Democracy Index: most democratic countries 2020

According to the Democracy Index, Norway was deemed the most democratic country in 2020. Countries are given a score from 0 to 10 with scores closer to 10 meaning the country is more democratic. In 2020, Norway scored 9.81 points in 2020. By comparison, the United States of America scored 7.92, putting it in 25th place among those countries assessed.

30 most democratic countries worldwide according to the Democracy Index in 2020

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Source

Release date

February 2021

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2020

Supplementary notes

The Democracy Index is an index created by the Economist Intelligence Unit that seeks to rank the quality of select democracies around the world. Countries are given a score of 0 to 10 for the following categories; electoral process and pluralism, functioning of government, political participation, political culture, and civil liberties. 10 is the the highest possible score where countries with scores closer to 10 are considered more democratic.

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