Ireland: Electoral democracy index

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 Ireland

Electoral democracy index

 Latest value 0.889
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 0.858
 Min - Max 0.790 - 0.897
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for Ireland from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Ireland during that period was 0.858 index points with a minimum of 0.79 index points in 1960 and a maximum of 0.897 index points in 2008. The latest value from 2022 is 0.889 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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Ireland - Electoral democracy index - Recent values chart

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Ireland - 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 0.889 2022 index points
 Liberal democracy index 0.824 2022 index points
 Participatory democracy index 0.634 2022 index points
 Deliberative democracy index 0.808 2022 index points
 Egalitarian democracy index 0.792 2022 index points
 Government accountability 1.799 2022 index points
 Freedom of expression 0.981 2022 index points
 Political corruption 0.041 2022 index points
 Women political empowerment 0.924 2022 index points
 Academic freedom 0.909 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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