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

The average for 2024 based on 18 countries was 6 points. The highest value was in Bahrain: 7 points and the lowest value was in Iraq: 5 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
Bahrain 7 1 1972 - 2024
Djibouti 7 2 1977 - 2024
Iran 7 3 1972 - 2024
Libya 7 4 1972 - 2024
Saudi Arabia 7 5 1972 - 2024
Syria 7 6 1972 - 2024
UA Emirates 7 7 1972 - 2024
Yemen 7 8 1990 - 2024
Algeria 6 9 1972 - 2024
Egypt 6 10 1972 - 2024
Jordan 6 11 1972 - 2024
Oman 6 12 1972 - 2024
Qatar 6 13 1972 - 2024
Iraq 5 14 1972 - 2024
Kuwait 5 15 1972 - 2024
Lebanon 5 16 1972 - 2024
Morocco 5 17 1972 - 2024
Tunisia 5 18 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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