Iran: Electoral democracy index

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 Iran

Electoral democracy index

 Latest value 0.182
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 0.159
 Min - Max 0.062 - 0.243
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for Iran from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Iran during that period was 0.159 index points with a minimum of 0.062 index points in 1962 and a maximum of 0.243 index points in 1999. The latest value from 2022 is 0.182 index points. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 171 countries is 0.500 index points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Iran - Electoral democracy index - Recent values chart

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Iran - Electoral democracy index - historical chart - 1960-2022




Definition: Measures the extent to which political power is gained and exercised through free and fair elections.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Electoral democracy index 0.182 2022 index points
 Liberal democracy index 0.105 2022 index points
 Participatory democracy index 0.047 2022 index points
 Deliberative democracy index 0.093 2022 index points
 Egalitarian democracy index 0.171 2022 index points
 Government accountability -0.523 2022 index points
 Freedom of expression 0.213 2022 index points
 Political corruption 0.777 2022 index points
 Women political empowerment 0.394 2022 index points
 Academic freedom 0.083 2022 index points
 Presidential elections 0.00 2022 1 elections, 0 otherwise
 Parliamentary elections 0.00 2022 1 elections, 0 otherwise
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