Ranking of Countries by Quality of Democracy

Improvers and Decliners (global & Europe)


Complete Ranking: Total Value Index 2017 (Context Measurement)

Dataset of the Democracy Matrix V.1.1
Rank Country Total Value Index Classification
1 Norway 0.946 Working Democracy
2 Denmark 0.939 Working Democracy
3 Switzerland 0.926 Working Democracy
4 Netherlands 0.921 Working Democracy
5 Sweden 0.92 Working Democracy
6 Germany 0.919 Working Democracy
7 Estonia 0.919 Working Democracy
8 Finland 0.917 Working Democracy
9 Belgium 0.911 Working Democracy
10 Australia 0.908 Working Democracy
11 Iceland 0.896 Working Democracy
12 Portugal 0.894 Working Democracy
13 New Zealand 0.889 Working Democracy
14 Ireland 0.887 Working Democracy
15 Costa Rica 0.886 Working Democracy
16 Luxembourg 0.884 Working Democracy
17 Austria 0.88 Working Democracy
18 United Kingdom 0.88 Working Democracy
19 Canada 0.877 Working Democracy
20 South Korea 0.876 Working Democracy
21 France 0.869 Working Democracy
22 Spain 0.866 Working Democracy
23 Uruguay 0.86 Working Democracy
24 Lithuania 0.857 Working Democracy
25 Italy 0.856 Working Democracy
26 Japan 0.856 Working Democracy
27 Slovenia 0.843 Working Democracy
28 Cyprus 0.839 Working Democracy
29 Chile 0.836 Working Democracy
30 Czech Republic 0.829 Working Democracy
31 Latvia 0.82 Working Democracy
32 Cape Verde 0.818 Working Democracy
33 Greece 0.812 Deficient Democracy
34 United States of America 0.811 Working Democracy
35 Taiwan 0.802 Deficient Democracy
36 Slovakia 0.802 Deficient Democracy
37 Barbados 0.797 Deficient Democracy
38 Israel 0.765 Deficient Democracy
39 Trinidad and Tobago 0.759 Deficient Democracy
40 Vanuatu 0.758 Deficient Democracy
41 Tunisia 0.752 Deficient Democracy
42 Botswana 0.747 Deficient Democracy
43 Mauritius 0.745 Deficient Democracy
44 Jamaica 0.733 Deficient Democracy
45 Poland 0.732 Deficient Democracy
46 Namibia 0.728 Deficient Democracy
47 Bulgaria 0.716 Deficient Democracy
48 Panama 0.712 Deficient Democracy
49 Argentina 0.705 Deficient Democracy
50 NA 0.704 Deficient Democracy
51 South Africa 0.7 Deficient Democracy
52 Georgia 0.688 Deficient Democracy
53 Croatia 0.687 Deficient Democracy
54 Hungary 0.684 Deficient Democracy
55 Benin 0.667 Deficient Democracy
56 Suriname 0.665 Deficient Democracy
57 Peru 0.665 Deficient Democracy
58 Senegal 0.659 Deficient Democracy
59 Seychelles 0.658 Deficient Democracy
60 Mongolia 0.647 Deficient Democracy
61 Brazil 0.638 Deficient Democracy
62 Bhutan 0.63 Hybrid Regime
63 Solomon Islands 0.62 Hybrid Regime
64 Ghana 0.608 Hybrid Regime
65 Burkina Faso 0.607 Hybrid Regime
66 Singapore 0.607 Hybrid Regime
67 Guyana 0.606 Deficient Democracy
68 Romania 0.605 Hybrid Regime
69 Indonesia 0.603 Deficient Democracy
70 Hong Kong 0.6 Hybrid Regime
71 Timor-Leste 0.597 Hybrid Regime
72 The Gambia 0.591 Hybrid Regime
73 Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.59 Hybrid Regime
74 Tanzania 0.588 Deficient Democracy
75 Lesotho 0.582 Hybrid Regime
76 Mexico 0.581 Hybrid Regime
77 Nepal 0.578 Deficient Democracy
78 Sri Lanka 0.577 Hybrid Regime
79 Albania 0.577 Deficient Democracy
80 Colombia 0.576 Hybrid Regime
81 Moldova 0.575 Hybrid Regime
82 Liberia 0.573 Deficient Democracy
83 Malawi 0.567 Hybrid Regime
84 Macedonia 0.566 Hybrid Regime
85 Bolivia 0.558 Hybrid Regime
86 Nigeria 0.545 Hybrid Regime
87 Montenegro 0.539 Hybrid Regime
88 India 0.535 Hybrid Regime
89 Kosovo 0.533 Hybrid Regime
90 Fiji 0.532 Hybrid Regime
91 El Salvador 0.532 Hybrid Regime
92 Mali 0.532 Hybrid Regime
93 Côte d'Ivoire 0.531 Hybrid Regime
94 Kyrgyzstan 0.525 Hybrid Regime
95 Niger 0.52 Hybrid Regime
96 Guatemala 0.518 Hybrid Regime
97 Ecuador 0.518 Hybrid Regime
98 Sierra Leone 0.49 Hybrid Regime
99 Serbia 0.486 Hybrid Regime
100 Kuwait 0.484 Hybrid Regime
101 Mozambique 0.476 Hybrid Regime
102 Burma/Myanmar 0.475 Hybrid Regime
103 Philippines 0.471 Hybrid Regime
104 Gabon 0.469 Hybrid Regime
105 Morocco 0.468 Hybrid Regime
106 Lebanon 0.463 Hybrid Regime
107 Somaliland 0.456 Hybrid Regime
108 Uganda 0.455 Hybrid Regime
109 Papua New Guinea 0.452 Hybrid Regime
110 Comoros 0.441 Hybrid Regime
111 Zambia 0.435 Hybrid Regime
112 Kenya 0.432 Hybrid Regime
113 Armenia 0.417 Hybrid Regime
114 Togo 0.408 Hybrid Regime
115 Jordan 0.408 Autocracy
116 Ukraine 0.402 Hybrid Regime
117 Madagascar 0.399 Autocracy
118 Central African Republic 0.395 Hybrid Regime
119 Pakistan 0.392 Hybrid Regime
120 Malaysia 0.392 Autocracy
121 Guinea-Bissau 0.387 Autocracy
122 Algeria 0.381 Hybrid Regime
123 Honduras 0.38 Autocracy
124 Iraq 0.377 Hybrid Regime
125 Dominican Republic 0.376 Hybrid Regime
126 Guinea 0.358 Autocracy
127 Rwanda 0.356 Autocracy
128 Vietnam, Democratic Republic 0.355 Autocracy
129 Maldives 0.335 Autocracy
130 Haiti 0.334 Autocracy
131 Zimbabwe 0.333 Autocracy
132 Zanzibar 0.329 Autocracy
133 Afghanistan 0.311 Autocracy
134 Angola 0.306 Autocracy
135 Cameroon 0.306 Autocracy
136 Mauritania 0.298 Autocracy
137 Bangladesh 0.296 Autocracy
138 Iran 0.291 Autocracy
139 Turkey 0.277 Autocracy
140 Djibouti 0.268 Autocracy
141 Russia 0.264 Autocracy
142 Kazakhstan 0.255 Autocracy
143 Belarus 0.246 Autocracy
144 Congo, Republic 0.242 Autocracy
145 Ethiopia 0.239 Autocracy
146 Oman 0.237 Autocracy
147 Sudan 0.233 Autocracy
148 Congo, Democratic Republic 0.232 Autocracy
149 Swaziland 0.216 Autocracy
150 United Arab Emirates 0.21 Autocracy
151 Egypt 0.207 Autocracy
152 Cambodia 0.205 Autocracy
153 Chad 0.195 Autocracy
154 Thailand 0.171 Autocracy
155 Uzbekistan 0.145 Autocracy
156 Cuba 0.142 Autocracy
157 Azerbaijan 0.124 Autocracy
158 Equatorial Guinea 0.115 Autocracy
159 Tajikistan 0.108 Autocracy
160 Laos 0.105 Autocracy
161 Turkmenistan 0.092 Autocracy
162 Burundi 0.087 Autocracy
163 North Korea 0.037 Autocracy
164 China O Autocracy
165 Eritrea O Autocracy
166 Libya O Hybrid Regime
167 Palestine/Gaza O Autocracy
168 Palestine/West Bank O Hybrid Regime
169 Qatar O Autocracy
170 Saudi Arabia O Autocracy
171 South Sudan O Autocracy
172 Syria O Autocracy
173 Yemen O Autocracy