Malaysia: Women political empowerment

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 Malaysia

Women political empowerment index

 Latest value 0.796
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 0.636
 Min - Max 0.571 - 0.796
 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 0.636 index points with a minimum of 0.571 index points in 1969 and a maximum of 0.796 index points in 2022. The latest value from 2022 is 0.796 index points. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 171 countries is 0.729 index points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Malaysia - Women political empowerment - Recent values chart

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Malaysia - Women political empowerment - historical chart - 1960-2022




Definition: Measures fundamental civil liberties, women’s open discussion of political issues and participation in civil society organizations, and the representation of women in formal political positions.


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 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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