Ranking of Countries by Quality of Democracy

Improvers and Decliners (global & Europe)


Complete Ranking: Total Value Index 2019 (Context Measurement)

Dataset of the Democracy Matrix V.3
Rank Country Total Value Index Classification
1 Denmark 0.949 Working Democracy
2 Norway 0.947 Working Democracy
3 Sweden 0.941 Working Democracy
4 Germany 0.938 Working Democracy
5 Netherlands 0.934 Working Democracy
6 Belgium 0.933 Working Democracy
7 Finland 0.931 Working Democracy
8 Switzerland 0.929 Working Democracy
9 New Zealand 0.922 Working Democracy
10 Estonia 0.921 Working Democracy
11 Spain 0.916 Working Democracy
12 Uruguay 0.913 Working Democracy
13 Ireland 0.905 Working Democracy
14 Luxembourg 0.901 Working Democracy
15 Costa Rica 0.9 Working Democracy
16 Iceland 0.899 Working Democracy
17 Australia 0.897 Working Democracy
18 South Korea 0.894 Working Democracy
19 Portugal 0.892 Working Democracy
20 Austria 0.883 Working Democracy
21 United Kingdom 0.882 Working Democracy
22 France 0.877 Working Democracy
23 Italy 0.876 Working Democracy
24 Lithuania 0.872 Working Democracy
25 Japan 0.871 Working Democracy
26 Barbados 0.855 Working Democracy
27 Greece 0.852 Working Democracy
28 Latvia 0.845 Working Democracy
29 Cyprus 0.845 Deficient Democracy
30 Slovenia 0.844 Working Democracy
31 Taiwan 0.836 Working Democracy
32 Czech Republic 0.836 Working Democracy
33 Chile 0.832 Working Democracy
34 Cape Verde 0.831 Working Democracy
35 Slovakia 0.826 Deficient Democracy
36 United States of America 0.825 Working Democracy
37 Jamaica 0.817 Working Democracy
38 Tunisia 0.811 Deficient Democracy
39 Israel 0.81 Working Democracy
40 Trinidad and Tobago 0.798 Deficient Democracy
41 Vanuatu 0.795 Deficient Democracy
42 Mauritius 0.783 Deficient Democracy
43 Bhutan 0.772 Deficient Democracy
44 Poland 0.751 Deficient Democracy
45 Argentina 0.748 Deficient Democracy
46 Croatia 0.747 Deficient Democracy
47 Georgia 0.74 Deficient Democracy
48 São Tomé and Príncipe 0.735 Deficient Democracy
49 Malta 0.728 Deficient Democracy
50 Botswana 0.727 Deficient Democracy
51 Panama 0.722 Deficient Democracy
52 Peru 0.711 Deficient Democracy
53 South Africa 0.711 Deficient Democracy
54 Bulgaria 0.695 Deficient Democracy
55 Mongolia 0.69 Deficient Democracy
56 Senegal 0.69 Deficient Democracy
57 Ghana 0.688 Deficient Democracy
58 Seychelles 0.685 Deficient Democracy
59 Armenia 0.683 Deficient Democracy
60 Suriname 0.668 Deficient Democracy
61 Namibia 0.658 Deficient Democracy
62 The Gambia 0.651 Deficient Democracy
63 Sri Lanka 0.645 Deficient Democracy
64 Maldives 0.642 Deficient Democracy
65 Romania 0.636 Deficient Democracy
66 Timor-Leste 0.634 Deficient Democracy
67 Lesotho 0.63 Deficient Democracy
68 Nepal 0.628 Deficient Democracy
69 Solomon Islands 0.627 Deficient Democracy
70 Indonesia 0.622 Deficient Democracy
71 Hungary 0.617 Deficient Democracy
72 Mexico 0.615 Hybrid Regime
73 Guyana 0.614 Deficient Democracy
74 Colombia 0.61 Deficient Democracy
75 Albania 0.609 Deficient Democracy
76 Tanzania 0.605 Deficient Democracy
77 Burkina Faso 0.603 Hybrid Regime
78 Brazil 0.602 Deficient Democracy
79 Ecuador 0.596 Deficient Democracy
80 Kosovo 0.596 Deficient Democracy
81 North Macedonia 0.586 Deficient Democracy
82 Malaysia 0.579 Deficient Democracy
83 Benin 0.574 Hybrid Regime
84 Paraguay 0.568 Deficient Democracy
85 Niger 0.563 Hybrid Regime
86 Fiji 0.562 Hybrid Regime
87 Côte d'Ivoire 0.56 Hybrid Regime
88 Montenegro 0.557 Hybrid Regime
89 Kenya 0.556 Hybrid Regime
90 Malawi 0.555 Hybrid Regime
91 Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.555 Hybrid Regime
92 Sierra Leone 0.554 Hybrid Regime
93 El Salvador 0.552 Hybrid Regime
94 Singapore 0.551 Hybrid Regime
95 Liberia 0.543 Hybrid Regime
96 Ukraine 0.537 Hybrid Regime
97 Hong Kong 0.536 Hybrid Regime
98 India 0.532 Hybrid Regime
99 Kyrgyzstan 0.519 Hybrid Regime
100 Kuwait 0.517 Hybrid Regime
101 Mali 0.513 Hybrid Regime
102 Papua New Guinea 0.503 Hybrid Regime
103 Serbia 0.489 Hybrid Regime
104 Morocco 0.489 Hybrid Regime
105 Dominican Republic 0.488 Hybrid Regime
106 Lebanon 0.485 Hybrid Regime
107 Burma/Myanmar 0.484 Hybrid Regime
108 Zambia 0.478 Hybrid Regime
109 Nigeria 0.467 Hybrid Regime
110 Guatemala 0.462 Hybrid Regime
111 Jordan 0.462 Hybrid Regime
112 Guinea-Bissau 0.459 Moderate Autocracy
113 Madagascar 0.457 Moderate Autocracy
114 Philippines 0.439 Hybrid Regime
115 Somaliland 0.439 Moderate Autocracy
116 Gabon 0.423 Hybrid Regime
117 Mozambique 0.422 Hybrid Regime
118 Uganda 0.416 Hybrid Regime
119 Central African Republic 0.411 Hybrid Regime
120 Bolivia 0.407 Hybrid Regime
121 Angola 0.402 Moderate Autocracy
122 Iraq 0.4 Hybrid Regime
123 Ethiopia 0.38 Hybrid Regime
124 Mauritania 0.373 Moderate Autocracy
125 Comoros 0.367 Hybrid Regime
126 Afghanistan 0.366 Moderate Autocracy
127 Honduras 0.362 Moderate Autocracy
128 Togo 0.356 Hybrid Regime
129 Pakistan 0.346 Hybrid Regime
130 Rwanda 0.339 Moderate Autocracy
131 Zanzibar 0.336 Moderate Autocracy
132 Congo, Democratic Republic 0.331 Moderate Autocracy
133 Haiti 0.33 Moderate Autocracy
134 Guinea 0.318 Moderate Autocracy
135 Cameroon 0.292 Moderate Autocracy
136 Algeria 0.287 Moderate Autocracy
137 Djibouti 0.279 Moderate Autocracy
138 Turkey 0.275 Moderate Autocracy
139 Russia 0.273 Moderate Autocracy
140 Thailand 0.272 Moderate Autocracy
141 Iran 0.267 Moderate Autocracy
142 Zimbabwe 0.266 Moderate Autocracy
143 Vietnam, Democratic Republic 0.255 Moderate Autocracy
144 Kazakhstan 0.251 Moderate Autocracy
145 Bangladesh 0.247 Moderate Autocracy
146 Congo, Republic 0.242 Moderate Autocracy
147 Oman 0.241 Moderate Autocracy
148 Uzbekistan 0.24 Moderate Autocracy
149 Belarus 0.233 Moderate Autocracy
150 Eswatini 0.229 Moderate Autocracy
151 Chad 0.219 Moderate Autocracy
152 Egypt 0.218 Moderate Autocracy
153 Cambodia 0.199 Moderate Autocracy
154 Cuba 0.195 Moderate Autocracy
155 United Arab Emirates 0.149 Hard Autocracy
156 Venezuela 0.145 Moderate Autocracy
157 Azerbaijan 0.141 Hard Autocracy
158 Nicaragua 0.141 Moderate Autocracy
159 Tajikistan 0.131 Hard Autocracy
160 Equatorial Guinea 0.116 Hard Autocracy
161 Laos 0.113 Hard Autocracy
162 Turkmenistan 0.109 Hard Autocracy
163 Burundi 0.105 Hard Autocracy
164 Libya 0.098 Hard Autocracy
165 Palestine/West Bank 0.091 Hard Autocracy
166 Sudan 0.085 Hard Autocracy
167 Somalia 0.078 Hard Autocracy
168 Qatar 0.054 Hard Autocracy
169 Yemen 0.05 Hard Autocracy
170 South Sudan 0.05 Hard Autocracy
171 Palestine/Gaza 0.05 Hard Autocracy
172 China 0.049 Hard Autocracy
173 Saudi Arabia 0.047 Hard Autocracy
174 North Korea 0.046 Hard Autocracy
175 Syria 0.027 Hard Autocracy
176 Eritrea 0.019 Hard Autocracy