USA: Participatory democracy index

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 USA

Participatory democracy index

 Latest value 0.582
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 0.586
 Min - Max 0.438 - 0.660
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for the USA from 1960 to 2022. The average value for the USA during that period was 0.586 index points with a minimum of 0.438 index points in 1960 and a maximum of 0.66 index points in 2009. The latest value from 2022 is 0.582 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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USA - 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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 Egalitarian democracy index 0.582 2022 index points
 Government accountability 1.583 2022 index points
 Freedom of expression 0.957 2022 index points
 Political corruption 0.073 2022 index points
 Women political empowerment 0.906 2022 index points
 Academic freedom 0.788 2022 index points
 Presidential elections 0.00 2022 1 elections, 0 otherwise
 Parliamentary elections 1.00 2022 1 elections, 0 otherwise
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