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Political rights index, 7 (weak) - 1 (strong), 2024:

The average for 2024 based on 11 countries was 2 points. The highest value was in Papua New Guinea: 4 points and the lowest value was in Australia: 1 points. The indicator is available from 1972 to 2024. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: points; Source: The Freedom House
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Countries Political rights, 2024 Global rank Available data
Papua N.G. 4 1 1975 - 2024
Fiji 3 2 1972 - 2024
Solomon Isl. 3 3 1978 - 2024
Tonga 2 4 1972 - 2024
Vanuatu 2 5 1980 - 2024
Australia 1 6 1972 - 2024
Kiribati 1 7 1979 - 2024
Micronesia 1 8 1991 - 2024
New Zealand 1 9 1972 - 2024
Palau 1 10 1994 - 2024
Tuvalu 1 11 1978 - 2024



Definition: The Political Rights ratings from the Freedom House evaluate three categories: electoral process, political pluralism and participation, and the functioning of government. The index ranges from 1 (strong rights) to 7 (weak rights).

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