Russia: Electoral democracy index

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 Russia

Electoral democracy index

 Latest value 0.209
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 0.230
 Min - Max 0.092 - 0.502
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for Russia from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Russia during that period was 0.23 index points with a minimum of 0.092 index points in 1966 and a maximum of 0.502 index points in 1992. The latest value from 2022 is 0.209 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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Russia - Electoral democracy index - historical chart - 1960-2022




Definition: Measures the extent to which political power is gained and exercised through free and fair elections.

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 Electoral democracy index 0.209 2022 index points
 Liberal democracy index 0.071 2022 index points
 Participatory democracy index 0.142 2022 index points
 Deliberative democracy index 0.073 2022 index points
 Egalitarian democracy index 0.150 2022 index points
 Government accountability -0.604 2022 index points
 Freedom of expression 0.185 2022 index points
 Political corruption 0.739 2022 index points
 Women political empowerment 0.665 2022 index points
 Academic freedom 0.237 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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