Sweden: Electoral democracy index

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 Sweden

Electoral democracy index

 Latest value 0.899
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 0.890
 Min - Max 0.777 - 0.924
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for Sweden from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Sweden during that period was 0.89 index points with a minimum of 0.777 index points in 1969 and a maximum of 0.924 index points in 2013. The latest value from 2022 is 0.899 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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Sweden - Electoral democracy index - Recent values chart

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Sweden - 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 0.899 2022 index points
 Liberal democracy index 0.870 2022 index points
 Participatory democracy index 0.643 2022 index points
 Deliberative democracy index 0.806 2022 index points
 Egalitarian democracy index 0.816 2022 index points
 Government accountability 1.887 2022 index points
 Freedom of expression 0.963 2022 index points
 Political corruption 0.008 2022 index points
 Women political empowerment 0.939 2022 index points
 Academic freedom 0.945 2022 index points
 Parliamentary elections 1.00 2022 1 elections, 0 otherwise
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