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

The average for 2024 based on 45 countries was 2 points. The highest value was in Belarus: 7 points and the lowest value was in Andorra: 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
Belarus 7 1 1991 - 2024
Russia 7 2 1991 - 2024
Bosnia & Herz. 5 3 1992 - 2024
Turkey 5 4 1972 - 2024
Serbia 4 5 2006 - 2024
Ukraine 4 6 1991 - 2024
Albania 3 7 1972 - 2024
Hungary 3 8 1972 - 2024
Moldova 3 9 1991 - 2024
Monaco 3 10 1972 - 2024
Montenegro 3 11 2006 - 2024
North Macedonia 3 12 1992 - 2024
Bulgaria 2 13 1972 - 2024
Croatia 2 14 1991 - 2024
Greece 2 15 1972 - 2024
Liechtenstein 2 16 1972 - 2024
Malta 2 17 1972 - 2024
Poland 2 18 1972 - 2024
Romania 2 19 1972 - 2024
Andorra 1 20 1972 - 2024
Austria 1 21 1972 - 2024
Belgium 1 22 1972 - 2024
Cyprus 1 23 1972 - 2024
Czechia 1 24 1993 - 2024
Denmark 1 25 1972 - 2024
Estonia 1 26 1991 - 2024
Finland 1 27 1972 - 2024
France 1 28 1972 - 2024
Germany 1 29 1990 - 2024
Iceland 1 30 1972 - 2024
Ireland 1 31 1972 - 2024
Italy 1 32 1972 - 2024
Latvia 1 33 1991 - 2024
Lithuania 1 34 1991 - 2024
Luxembourg 1 35 1972 - 2024
Netherlands 1 36 1972 - 2024
Norway 1 37 1972 - 2024
Portugal 1 38 1972 - 2024
San Marino 1 39 1972 - 2024
Slovakia 1 40 1993 - 2024
Slovenia 1 41 1991 - 2024
Spain 1 42 1972 - 2024
Sweden 1 43 1972 - 2024
Switzerland 1 44 1972 - 2024
UK 1 45 1972 - 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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