Saudi Arabia: Women political empowerment

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 Saudi Arabia

Women political empowerment index

 Latest value 0.293
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 2003 - 2022
 Average 0.208
 Min - Max 0.102 - 0.300
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for Saudi Arabia from 2003 to 2022. The average value for Saudi Arabia during that period was 0.208 index points with a minimum of 0.102 index points in 2003 and a maximum of 0.3 index points in 2019. The latest value from 2022 is 0.293 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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Recent values chart
Saudi Arabia - Women political empowerment - Recent values chart

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Saudi Arabia - Women political empowerment - historical chart - 2003-2022




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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 Electoral democracy index 0.016 2022 index points
 Liberal democracy index 0.043 2022 index points
 Participatory democracy index 0.026 2022 index points
 Deliberative democracy index 0.060 2022 index points
 Egalitarian democracy index 0.109 2022 index points
 Government accountability -1.242 2022 index points
 Freedom of expression 0.117 2022 index points
 Political corruption 0.348 2022 index points
 Women political empowerment 0.293 2022 index points
 Academic freedom 0.062 2022 index points
 Parliamentary elections 0.00 2022 1 elections, 0 otherwise
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