Maldives: Electoral democracy index

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 Maldives

Electoral democracy index

 Latest value 0.583
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 0.247
 Min - Max 0.130 - 0.619
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for the Maldives from 1960 to 2022. The average value for the Maldives during that period was 0.247 index points with a minimum of 0.13 index points in 1966 and a maximum of 0.619 index points in 2009. The latest value from 2022 is 0.583 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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Maldives - Electoral democracy index - Recent values chart

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Maldives - 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 0.583 2022 index points
 Liberal democracy index 0.440 2022 index points
 Participatory democracy index 0.323 2022 index points
 Deliberative democracy index 0.430 2022 index points
 Egalitarian democracy index 0.402 2022 index points
 Government accountability 0.841 2022 index points
 Freedom of expression 0.750 2022 index points
 Political corruption 0.422 2022 index points
 Women political empowerment 0.553 2022 index points
 Academic freedom 0.615 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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