Uruguay: Electoral democracy index

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 Uruguay

Electoral democracy index

 Latest value 0.804
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 0.686
 Min - Max 0.093 - 0.908
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for Uruguay from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Uruguay during that period was 0.686 index points with a minimum of 0.093 index points in 1976 and a maximum of 0.908 index points in 2010. The latest value from 2022 is 0.804 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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Uruguay - Electoral democracy index - Recent values chart

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Uruguay - 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 0.804 2022 index points
 Liberal democracy index 0.715 2022 index points
 Participatory democracy index 0.639 2022 index points
 Deliberative democracy index 0.662 2022 index points
 Egalitarian democracy index 0.632 2022 index points
 Government accountability 1.422 2022 index points
 Freedom of expression 0.867 2022 index points
 Political corruption 0.087 2022 index points
 Women political empowerment 0.879 2022 index points
 Academic freedom 0.852 2022 index points
 Presidential elections 0.00 2022 1 elections, 0 otherwise
 Parliamentary elections 0.00 2022 1 elections, 0 otherwise
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