South Korea: Participatory democracy index

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 South Korea

Participatory democracy index

 Latest value 0.539
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 0.322
 Min - Max 0.063 - 0.604
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for South Korea from 1960 to 2022. The average value for South Korea during that period was 0.322 index points with a minimum of 0.063 index points in 1962 and a maximum of 0.604 index points in 2018. The latest value from 2022 is 0.539 index points. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 171 countries is 0.322 index points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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South Korea - Participatory democracy index - Recent values chart

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South Korea - Participatory democracy index - historical chart - 1960-2022




Definition: Measures the extent of citizen engagement and participation in public decision-making processes.

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 Electoral democracy index 0.812 2022 index points
 Liberal democracy index 0.732 2022 index points
 Participatory democracy index 0.539 2022 index points
 Deliberative democracy index 0.682 2022 index points
 Egalitarian democracy index 0.698 2022 index points
 Government accountability 1.478 2022 index points
 Freedom of expression 0.889 2022 index points
 Political corruption 0.129 2022 index points
 Women political empowerment 0.882 2022 index points
 Academic freedom 0.866 2022 index points
 Presidential elections 1.00 2022 1 elections, 0 otherwise
 Parliamentary elections 0.00 2022 1 elections, 0 otherwise
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