Spain: Electoral democracy index

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 Spain

Electoral democracy index

 Latest value 0.873
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 0.658
 Min - Max 0.070 - 0.893
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for Spain from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Spain during that period was 0.658 index points with a minimum of 0.07 index points in 1960 and a maximum of 0.893 index points in 1994. The latest value from 2022 is 0.873 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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Spain - Electoral democracy index - Recent values chart

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Spain - 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 0.873 2022 index points
 Liberal democracy index 0.791 2022 index points
 Participatory democracy index 0.618 2022 index points
 Deliberative democracy index 0.765 2022 index points
 Egalitarian democracy index 0.724 2022 index points
 Government accountability 1.649 2022 index points
 Freedom of expression 0.934 2022 index points
 Political corruption 0.059 2022 index points
 Women political empowerment 0.954 2022 index points
 Academic freedom 0.938 2022 index points
 Parliamentary elections 0.00 2022 1 elections, 0 otherwise
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