Latvia: Electoral democracy index

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 Latvia

Electoral democracy index

 Latest value 0.821
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1990 - 2022
 Average 0.790
 Min - Max 0.558 - 0.835
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for Latvia from 1990 to 2022. The average value for Latvia during that period was 0.79 index points with a minimum of 0.558 index points in 1990 and a maximum of 0.835 index points in 2015. The latest value from 2022 is 0.821 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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Latvia - Electoral democracy index - Recent values chart

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Latvia - Electoral democracy index - historical chart - 1990-2022




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 0.821 2022 index points
 Liberal democracy index 0.730 2022 index points
 Participatory democracy index 0.583 2022 index points
 Deliberative democracy index 0.689 2022 index points
 Egalitarian democracy index 0.695 2022 index points
 Government accountability 1.539 2022 index points
 Freedom of expression 0.941 2022 index points
 Political corruption 0.104 2022 index points
 Women political empowerment 0.953 2022 index points
 Academic freedom 0.954 2022 index points
 Parliamentary elections 1.00 2022 1 elections, 0 otherwise
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