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

The average for 2024 based on 11 countries was 5 points. The highest value was in Burma (Myanmar): 7 points and the lowest value was in India: 2 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
Burma 7 1 1972 - 2024
Cambodia 7 2 1972 - 2024
Laos 7 3 1972 - 2024
Vietnam 7 4 1976 - 2024
Brunei 6 5 1972 - 2024
Thailand 5 6 1972 - 2024
Malaysia 4 7 1972 - 2024
Singapore 4 8 1972 - 2024
Indonesia 3 9 1972 - 2024
Philippines 3 10 1972 - 2024
India 2 11 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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