Malaysia: Liberal democracy index

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 Malaysia

Liberal democracy index

 Latest value 0.304
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 0.195
 Min - Max 0.133 - 0.335
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for Malaysia from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Malaysia during that period was 0.195 index points with a minimum of 0.133 index points in 1970 and a maximum of 0.335 index points in 2019. The latest value from 2022 is 0.304 index points. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 171 countries is 0.389 index points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Malaysia - Liberal democracy index  - Recent values chart

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Malaysia - Liberal democracy index  - historical chart - 1960-2022




Definition: Measures the protection of individual rights and freedoms within a political system.


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 Electoral democracy index 0.438 2022 index points
 Liberal democracy index 0.304 2022 index points
 Participatory democracy index 0.255 2022 index points
 Deliberative democracy index 0.323 2022 index points
 Egalitarian democracy index 0.339 2022 index points
 Government accountability 0.517 2022 index points
 Freedom of expression 0.597 2022 index points
 Political corruption 0.386 2022 index points
 Women political empowerment 0.796 2022 index points
 Academic freedom 0.447 2022 index points
 Parliamentary elections 1.00 2022 1 elections, 0 otherwise
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