Nicaragua: Electoral democracy index

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 Nicaragua

Electoral democracy index

 Latest value 0.177
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 0.352
 Min - Max 0.147 - 0.695
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for Nicaragua from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Nicaragua during that period was 0.352 index points with a minimum of 0.147 index points in 1979 and a maximum of 0.695 index points in 1994. The latest value from 2022 is 0.177 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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Nicaragua - Electoral democracy index - recent values

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Nicaragua - 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 0.177 2022 index points
 Liberal democracy index 0.034 2022 index points
 Participatory democracy index 0.114 2022 index points
 Deliberative democracy index 0.028 2022 index points
 Egalitarian democracy index 0.081 2022 index points
 Government accountability -1.042 2022 index points
 Freedom of expression 0.074 2022 index points
 Political corruption 0.927 2022 index points
 Women political empowerment 0.614 2022 index points
 Academic freedom 0.072 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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