Poland: Electoral democracy index

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 Poland

Electoral democracy index

 Latest value 0.574
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 0.529
 Min - Max 0.188 - 0.894
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for Poland from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Poland during that period was 0.529 index points with a minimum of 0.188 index points in 1977 and a maximum of 0.894 index points in 2011. The latest value from 2022 is 0.574 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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Poland - 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 0.574 2022 index points
 Liberal democracy index 0.425 2022 index points
 Participatory democracy index 0.353 2022 index points
 Deliberative democracy index 0.358 2022 index points
 Egalitarian democracy index 0.494 2022 index points
 Government accountability 0.785 2022 index points
 Freedom of expression 0.611 2022 index points
 Political corruption 0.132 2022 index points
 Women political empowerment 0.828 2022 index points
 Academic freedom 0.738 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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