Ranking of Countries by Quality of Democracy

Improvers and Decliners (global & Europe)


Complete Ranking: Total Value Index 2018 (Context Measurement)

Dataset of the Democracy Matrix V.2
Rank Country Total Value Index Classification
1 Denmark 0.943 Working Democracy
2 Norway 0.941 Working Democracy
3 Sweden 0.934 Working Democracy
4 Estonia 0.933 Working Democracy
5 Switzerland 0.931 Working Democracy
6 Netherlands 0.927 Working Democracy
7 Finland 0.922 Working Democracy
8 Belgium 0.913 Working Democracy
9 Australia 0.911 Working Democracy
10 New Zealand 0.91 Working Democracy
11 Germany 0.909 Working Democracy
12 Portugal 0.908 Working Democracy
13 Iceland 0.904 Working Democracy
14 Spain 0.9 Working Democracy
15 Uruguay 0.891 Working Democracy
16 Costa Rica 0.89 Working Democracy
17 Luxembourg 0.89 Working Democracy
18 Canada 0.888 Working Democracy
19 Ireland 0.882 Working Democracy
20 United Kingdom 0.88 Working Democracy
21 South Korea 0.876 Working Democracy
22 Japan 0.869 Working Democracy
23 Slovenia 0.859 Working Democracy
24 Austria 0.858 Working Democracy
25 France 0.856 Working Democracy
26 Italy 0.855 Working Democracy
27 Lithuania 0.855 Working Democracy
28 Czech Republic 0.838 Working Democracy
29 Latvia 0.833 Working Democracy
30 Taiwan 0.832 Working Democracy
31 Barbados 0.831 Working Democracy
32 United States of America 0.83 Working Democracy
33 Cyprus 0.825 Working Democracy
34 Cape Verde 0.816 Working Democracy
35 Slovakia 0.812 Deficient Democracy
36 Chile 0.811 Deficient Democracy
37 Mauritius 0.798 Deficient Democracy
38 Trinidad and Tobago 0.797 Deficient Democracy
39 Greece 0.791 Deficient Democracy
40 Tunisia 0.789 Deficient Democracy
41 Vanuatu 0.774 Deficient Democracy
42 Jamaica 0.768 Deficient Democracy
43 Argentina 0.768 Deficient Democracy
44 Israel 0.762 Deficient Democracy
45 Botswana 0.754 Deficient Democracy
46 Malta 0.753 Deficient Democracy
47 Poland 0.747 Deficient Democracy
48 Georgia 0.722 Deficient Democracy
49 São Tomé and Príncipe 0.721 Deficient Democracy
50 Panama 0.71 Deficient Democracy
51 Peru 0.709 Deficient Democracy
52 Croatia 0.708 Deficient Democracy
53 Suriname 0.706 Deficient Democracy
54 South Africa 0.696 Deficient Democracy
55 Bulgaria 0.696 Deficient Democracy
56 Seychelles 0.689 Deficient Democracy
57 Senegal 0.683 Deficient Democracy
58 Namibia 0.679 Deficient Democracy
59 Mongolia 0.668 Deficient Democracy
60 Benin 0.668 Deficient Democracy
61 Ghana 0.654 Hybrid Regime
62 Bhutan 0.647 Hybrid Regime
63 Guyana 0.64 Deficient Democracy
64 Malawi 0.639 Deficient Democracy
65 The Gambia 0.638 Deficient Democracy
66 Burkina Faso 0.638 Hybrid Regime
67 Indonesia 0.634 Deficient Democracy
68 Sri Lanka 0.633 Hybrid Regime
69 Nepal 0.63 Deficient Democracy
70 Timor-Leste 0.622 Hybrid Regime
71 Hungary 0.615 Deficient Democracy
72 Mexico 0.611 Hybrid Regime
73 Brazil 0.605 Hybrid Regime
74 Côte d'Ivoire 0.604 Hybrid Regime
75 Moldova 0.6 Hybrid Regime
76 Tanzania 0.596 Deficient Democracy
77 Hong Kong 0.595 Hybrid Regime
78 India 0.594 Deficient Democracy
79 Lesotho 0.591 Hybrid Regime
80 Ecuador 0.591 Hybrid Regime
81 Bolivia 0.59 Hybrid Regime
82 Albania 0.587 Deficient Democracy
83 Niger 0.586 Hybrid Regime
84 Nigeria 0.585 Hybrid Regime
85 Solomon Islands 0.582 Hybrid Regime
86 Fiji 0.575 Deficient Democracy
87 Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.574 Hybrid Regime
88 Sierra Leone 0.571 Hybrid Regime
89 Romania 0.568 Hybrid Regime
90 Colombia 0.565 Hybrid Regime
91 Macedonia 0.564 Hybrid Regime
92 Kyrgyzstan 0.561 Hybrid Regime
93 Kosovo 0.561 Hybrid Regime
94 Paraguay 0.555 Hybrid Regime
95 Malaysia 0.552 Hybrid Regime
96 Liberia 0.55 Hybrid Regime
97 Montenegro 0.542 Hybrid Regime
98 Singapore 0.538 Hybrid Regime
99 El Salvador 0.533 Hybrid Regime
100 Mozambique 0.512 Hybrid Regime
101 Morocco 0.498 Hybrid Regime
102 Kuwait 0.493 Hybrid Regime
103 Lebanon 0.485 Hybrid Regime
104 Burma/Myanmar 0.483 Hybrid Regime
105 Kenya 0.483 Hybrid Regime
106 Serbia 0.482 Hybrid Regime
107 Guatemala 0.482 Hybrid Regime
108 Mali 0.482 Hybrid Regime
109 Philippines 0.469 Hybrid Regime
110 Gabon 0.466 Hybrid Regime
111 Zambia 0.463 Hybrid Regime
112 Papua New Guinea 0.462 Hybrid Regime
113 Uganda 0.46 Hybrid Regime
114 Dominican Republic 0.459 Hybrid Regime
115 Jordan 0.453 Hybrid Regime
116 Madagascar 0.446 Hybrid Regime
117 Somaliland 0.441 Hybrid Regime
118 Iraq 0.438 Hybrid Regime
119 Guinea-Bissau 0.426 Hybrid Regime
120 Ukraine 0.42 Hybrid Regime
121 Central African Republic 0.415 Hybrid Regime
122 Comoros 0.414 Hybrid Regime
123 Honduras 0.399 Autocracy
124 Pakistan 0.389 Hybrid Regime
125 Angola 0.374 Autocracy
126 Maldives 0.367 Hybrid Regime
127 Togo 0.362 Hybrid Regime
128 Rwanda 0.361 Hybrid Regime
129 Afghanistan 0.359 Hybrid Regime
130 Zanzibar 0.341 Autocracy
131 Ethiopia 0.34 Autocracy
132 Algeria 0.339 Hybrid Regime
133 Guinea 0.331 Hybrid Regime
134 Mauritania 0.322 Autocracy
135 Haiti 0.315 Autocracy
136 Turkey 0.315 Autocracy
137 Djibouti 0.31 Autocracy
138 Swaziland 0.307 Autocracy
139 Zimbabwe 0.303 Autocracy
140 Russia 0.284 Autocracy
141 Vietnam, Democratic Republic 0.277 Autocracy
142 Iran 0.272 Autocracy
143 Belarus 0.27 Autocracy
144 Cameroon 0.265 Autocracy
145 Congo, Democratic Republic 0.263 Autocracy
146 Congo, Republic 0.257 Autocracy
147 Oman 0.245 Autocracy
148 Kazakhstan 0.239 Autocracy
149 Egypt 0.225 Autocracy
150 Sudan 0.224 Autocracy
151 Chad 0.204 Autocracy
152 Cambodia 0.198 Autocracy
153 Uzbekistan 0.187 Autocracy
154 Thailand 0.181 Autocracy
155 United Arab Emirates 0.181 Autocracy
156 Cuba 0.166 Autocracy
157 Venezuela 0.151 Autocracy
158 Tajikistan 0.122 Autocracy
159 Azerbaijan 0.12 Autocracy
160 Laos 0.111 Autocracy
161 Equatorial Guinea 0.11 Autocracy
162 Turkmenistan 0.107 Autocracy
163 North Korea 0.038 Autocracy
164 Burundi O Autocracy
165 China O Autocracy
166 Eritrea O Autocracy
167 Libya O Hybrid Regime
168 Palestine/Gaza O Autocracy
169 Palestine/West Bank O Hybrid Regime
170 Qatar O Autocracy
171 Saudi Arabia O Autocracy
172 Somalia O Autocracy
173 South Sudan O Autocracy
174 Syria O Autocracy
175 Yemen O Autocracy