Democracy Index: most democratic countries 2019

This statistic shows the 30 most democratic countries according to the 2019 edition of the Economist Intelligence Unit's Democracy Index. Countries are given a score from 0 to 10 with scores closer to 10 meaning the country is more democratic. In 2019, the United States of America scored 7.96, putting it in 25th place among those countries assessed.

30 most democratic countries worldwide according to the Democracy Index in 2019

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Source

Release date

January 2020

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2019

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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