Ranking of Countries by Quality of Democracy

Improvers and Decliners (global & Europe)


Complete Ranking: Total Value Index 2020 (Context Measurement)

Dataset of the Democracy Matrix V.4
Rank Country Total Value Index Classification
1 Denmark 0.958 Working Democracy
2 Norway 0.956 Working Democracy
3 Finland 0.946 Working Democracy
4 Sweden 0.946 Working Democracy
5 Germany 0.944 Working Democracy
6 Switzerland 0.934 Working Democracy
7 Netherlands 0.93 Working Democracy
8 New Zealand 0.928 Working Democracy
9 Belgium 0.925 Working Democracy
10 Costa Rica 0.914 Working Democracy
11 Spain 0.912 Working Democracy
12 Luxembourg 0.905 Working Democracy
13 Australia 0.904 Working Democracy
14 Estonia 0.903 Working Democracy
15 Iceland 0.899 Working Democracy
16 Ireland 0.898 Working Democracy
17 United Kingdom 0.892 Working Democracy
18 Austria 0.89 Working Democracy
19 France 0.889 Working Democracy
20 South Korea 0.883 Working Democracy
21 Lithuania 0.879 Working Democracy
22 Italy 0.871 Working Democracy
23 Portugal 0.864 Working Democracy
24 Canada 0.86 Working Democracy
25 Japan 0.857 Working Democracy
26 Taiwan 0.847 Working Democracy
27 Uruguay 0.847 Deficient Democracy
28 Cyprus 0.846 Working Democracy
29 Chile 0.84 Working Democracy
30 Slovakia 0.836 Working Democracy
31 Greece 0.834 Working Democracy
32 Czech Republic 0.834 Working Democracy
33 Latvia 0.83 Working Democracy
34 Barbados 0.83 Working Democracy
35 Israel 0.821 Working Democracy
36 United States of America 0.811 Deficient Democracy
37 Cape Verde 0.792 Deficient Democracy
38 Jamaica 0.787 Deficient Democracy
39 Trinidad and Tobago 0.784 Deficient Democracy
40 Slovenia 0.782 Deficient Democracy
41 Tunisia 0.779 Deficient Democracy
42 Malta 0.774 Deficient Democracy
43 Vanuatu 0.769 Deficient Democracy
44 Argentina 0.763 Deficient Democracy
45 Croatia 0.763 Deficient Democracy
46 Romania 0.731 Deficient Democracy
47 South Africa 0.72 Deficient Democracy
48 Botswana 0.719 Deficient Democracy
49 Seychelles 0.716 Deficient Democracy
50 Peru 0.716 Deficient Democracy
51 Georgia 0.716 Deficient Democracy
52 Mauritius 0.715 Deficient Democracy
53 Suriname 0.714 Deficient Democracy
54 Poland 0.71 Deficient Democracy
55 São Tomé and Príncipe 0.707 Deficient Democracy
56 Bhutan 0.701 Deficient Democracy
57 Panama 0.691 Deficient Democracy
58 Namibia 0.685 Deficient Democracy
59 Ghana 0.682 Deficient Democracy
60 Bulgaria 0.672 Deficient Democracy
61 Moldova 0.665 Deficient Democracy
62 Mongolia 0.656 Deficient Democracy
63 Lesotho 0.644 Deficient Democracy
64 Burkina Faso 0.643 Deficient Democracy
65 Solomon Islands 0.641 Deficient Democracy
66 Armenia 0.639 Deficient Democracy
67 Maldives 0.636 Deficient Democracy
68 Kosovo 0.624 Deficient Democracy
69 The Gambia 0.622 Deficient Democracy
70 Sierra Leone 0.615 Deficient Democracy
71 Timor-Leste 0.612 Deficient Democracy
72 Guyana 0.605 Deficient Democracy
73 Nepal 0.603 Deficient Democracy
74 Ecuador 0.601 Deficient Democracy
75 Brazil 0.599 Deficient Democracy
76 Malawi 0.599 Deficient Democracy
77 Indonesia 0.587 Deficient Democracy
78 Hungary 0.585 Deficient Democracy
79 Albania 0.583 Deficient Democracy
80 North Macedonia 0.582 Deficient Democracy
81 Liberia 0.582 Deficient Democracy
82 Kenya 0.576 Hybrid Regime
83 Tanzania 0.567 Hybrid Regime
84 Colombia 0.566 Hybrid Regime
85 India 0.564 Hybrid Regime
86 Singapore 0.562 Hybrid Regime
87 Dominican Republic 0.562 Hybrid Regime
88 Paraguay 0.558 Deficient Democracy
89 Montenegro 0.554 Hybrid Regime
90 Mexico 0.553 Hybrid Regime
91 Burma/Myanmar 0.542 Hybrid Regime
92 Ukraine 0.54 Hybrid Regime
93 Sri Lanka 0.54 Deficient Democracy
94 Fiji 0.537 Hybrid Regime
95 Malaysia 0.536 Hybrid Regime
96 Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.531 Hybrid Regime
97 Bolivia 0.521 Hybrid Regime
98 Guatemala 0.504 Hybrid Regime
99 Benin 0.503 Hybrid Regime
100 Nigeria 0.503 Hybrid Regime
101 Kuwait 0.496 Hybrid Regime
102 Guinea-Bissau 0.492 Hybrid Regime
103 Papua New Guinea 0.49 Hybrid Regime
104 El Salvador 0.485 Hybrid Regime
105 Morocco 0.474 Hybrid Regime
106 Lebanon 0.474 Hybrid Regime
107 Hong Kong 0.464 Hybrid Regime
108 Zambia 0.456 Hybrid Regime
109 Jordan 0.454 Hybrid Regime
110 Kyrgyzstan 0.448 Hybrid Regime
111 Mali 0.448 Hybrid Regime
112 Philippines 0.443 Hybrid Regime
113 Gabon 0.443 Hybrid Regime
114 Mozambique 0.441 Hybrid Regime
115 Serbia 0.439 Moderate Autocracy
116 Somaliland 0.432 Moderate Autocracy
117 Côte d'Ivoire 0.431 Hybrid Regime
118 Madagascar 0.415 Moderate Autocracy
119 Uganda 0.409 Hybrid Regime
120 Angola 0.387 Moderate Autocracy
121 Togo 0.387 Hybrid Regime
122 Honduras 0.379 Moderate Autocracy
123 Pakistan 0.375 Hybrid Regime
124 Comoros 0.372 Hybrid Regime
125 Afghanistan 0.358 Moderate Autocracy
126 Mauritania 0.357 Moderate Autocracy
127 Iraq 0.354 Moderate Autocracy
128 Ethiopia 0.351 Hybrid Regime
129 Zanzibar 0.349 Hybrid Regime
130 Central African Republic 0.349 Moderate Autocracy
131 Haiti 0.346 Moderate Autocracy
132 Congo, Democratic Republic 0.337 Moderate Autocracy
133 Zimbabwe 0.336 Moderate Autocracy
134 Algeria 0.319 Moderate Autocracy
135 Thailand 0.3 Moderate Autocracy
136 Djibouti 0.291 Moderate Autocracy
137 Turkey 0.29 Moderate Autocracy
138 Cameroon 0.286 Moderate Autocracy
139 Kazakhstan 0.276 Moderate Autocracy
140 Guinea 0.275 Moderate Autocracy
141 Uzbekistan 0.269 Moderate Autocracy
142 Rwanda 0.269 Moderate Autocracy
143 Congo, Republic 0.266 Moderate Autocracy
144 Russia 0.262 Moderate Autocracy
145 Vietnam, Democratic Republic 0.254 Moderate Autocracy
146 Oman 0.251 Moderate Autocracy
147 Iran 0.25 Moderate Autocracy
148 Eswatini 0.239 Moderate Autocracy
149 Bangladesh 0.215 Moderate Autocracy
150 Chad 0.211 Moderate Autocracy
151 Egypt 0.21 Moderate Autocracy
152 Cambodia 0.178 Moderate Autocracy
153 United Arab Emirates 0.166 Hard Autocracy
154 Cuba 0.165 Moderate Autocracy
155 Belarus 0.139 Moderate Autocracy
156 Nicaragua 0.137 Moderate Autocracy
157 Azerbaijan 0.136 Hard Autocracy
158 Burundi 0.125 Hard Autocracy
159 Venezuela 0.118 Hard Autocracy
160 Equatorial Guinea 0.117 Hard Autocracy
161 Tajikistan 0.111 Hard Autocracy
162 Laos 0.101 Hard Autocracy
163 Libya 0.095 Hard Autocracy
164 Turkmenistan 0.09 Hard Autocracy
165 Somalia 0.082 Hard Autocracy
166 Palestine/West Bank 0.082 Hard Autocracy
167 Sudan 0.064 Hard Autocracy
168 Palestine/Gaza 0.055 Hard Autocracy
169 Qatar 0.054 Hard Autocracy
170 Syria 0.053 Hard Autocracy
171 South Sudan 0.053 Hard Autocracy
172 China 0.048 Hard Autocracy
173 Saudi Arabia 0.048 Hard Autocracy
174 Yemen 0.041 Hard Autocracy
175 North Korea 0.029 Hard Autocracy
176 Eritrea 0.017 Hard Autocracy