Democracy index

THE WORLD IN 2OO7

Table 1

Economist Intelligence Unit democracy index 2006

Full democracies
Sweden
Iceland
Netherlands
Norway
Denmark
Finland
Luxembourg
Australia
Canada
Switzerland
Ireland
New Zealand
Germany
Austria
Malta
Spain
US
Czech Republic
Portugal
Belgium
Japan
Greece
UK
France
Mauritius
Costa Rica
Slovenia
Uruguay
Flawed democracies
South Africa
Chile
South Korea
Taiwan
Estonia
Italy
India
Botswana
Cyprus
Hungary
Cape Verde
Lithuania
Slovakia
Brazil
Latvia
Panama
Jamaica
Poland
Israel
Trinidad and Tobago
Bulgaria
Romania
Croatia
Ukraine
Mexico
Argentina
Serbia

Category scores
I Electoral process II Functioning
III Political
and pluralism
of government
participation

Rank

Overall
score

IV Political
culture

V Civil
liberties

1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11=
11=
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20=
20=
22
23
24
25=
25=
27=
27=

9.88
9.71
9.66
9.55
9.52
9.25
9.10
9.09
9.07
9.02
9.01
9.01
8.82
8.69
8.39
8.34
8.22
8.17
8.16
8.15
8.15
8.13
8.08
8.07
8.04
8.04
7.96
7.96

10.00
10.00
9.58
10.00
10.00
10.00
10.00
10.00
9.17
9.58
9.58
10.00
9.58
9.58
9.17
9.58
8.75
9.58
9.58
9.58
9.17
9.58
9.58
9.58
9.17
9.58
9.58
10.00

10.00
9.64
9.29
9.64
9.64
10.00
9.29
8.93
9.64
9.29
8.93
8.57
8.57
8.21
8.21
7.86
7.86
6.79
8.21
8.21
7.86
7.50
8.57
7.50
8.21
8.21
7.86
8.21

10.00
8.89
9.44
10.00
8.89
7.78
7.78
7.78
7.78
7.78
7.78
8.33
7.78
7.78
6.11
6.11
7.22
7.22
6.11
6.67
5.56
6.67
5.00
6.67
5.00
6.11
6.67
5.00

9.38
10.00
10.00
8.13
9.38
8.75
8.75
8.75
8.75
8.75
8.75
8.13
8.75
8.75
8.75
8.75
8.75
8.13
7.50
6.88
8.75
7.50
8.13
7.50
8.13
6.88
6.88
6.88

10.00
10.00
10.00
10.00
9.71
9.71
9.71
10.00
10.00
9.71
10.00
10.00
9.41
9.12
9.71
9.41
8.53
9.12
9.41
9.41
9.41
9.41
9.12
9.12
9.71
9.41
8.82
9.71

29
30
31
32
33
34
35
36=
36=
38
39=
39=
41
42
43
44
45
46
47
48
49
50
51
52
53
54
55

7.91
7.89
7.88
7.82
7.74
7.73
7.68
7.60
7.60
7.53
7.43
7.43
7.40
7.38
7.37
7.35
7.34
7.30
7.28
7.18
7.10
7.06
7.04
6.94
6.67
6.63
6.62

8.75
9.58
9.58
9.58
9.58
9.17
9.58
9.17
9.17
9.58
9.17
9.58
9.58
9.58
9.58
9.58
9.17
9.58
9.17
9.17
9.58
9.58
9.17
9.58
8.75
8.75
9.17

7.86
8.93
7.14
7.50
7.50
6.43
8.21
7.86
6.79
6.79
7.86
6.43
7.50
7.86
6.43
7.14
7.14
6.07
6.64
6.79
5.71
6.07
6.07
5.71
6.07
5.00
5.36

7.22
5.00
7.22
6.67
5.00
6.11
5.56
5.00
6.67
5.00
5.00
6.67
6.11
4.44
6.11
5.56
5.00
6.11
7.78
6.11
6.67
6.11
6.11
5.56
5.00
5.56
5.00

6.88
6.25
7.50
5.63
7.50
8.13
5.63
6.88
6.25
6.88
6.88
5.63
5.00
5.63
5.63
5.63
6.25
5.63
7.50
5.63
5.00
5.00
5.63
5.63
5.00
5.63
5.63

8.82
9.71
7.94
9.71
9.12
8.82
9.41
9.12
9.12
9.41
8.24
8.82
8.82
9.41
9.12
8.82
9.12
9.12
5.29
8.24
8.53
8.53
8.24
8.24
8.53
8.24
7.94

3

35 5.39 4.75 4.33 6.92 5.75 6.00 4.54 6.00 6.50 5.00 6.47 6.21 4.56 3.07 6.00 4.71 5.08 5.92 8.91 5.21 1.00 5.29 6.25 5.35 5.24 7.78 5.63 8.06 7.00 5.89 3.57 6.50 3.43 4.25 5.25 6.29 5.25 5.43 4.56 6.51 4.33 5.79 2.59 5.94 5.58 4.00 4.00 5.64 3.00 5.14 5.94 7.88 5.12 7.67 7.29 6.16 6.82 5.44 2.43 3.01 Category scores I Electoral process II Functioning III Political and pluralism of government participation 9.02 4.44 9.00 5.94 7.50 6.75 5.50 5.75 6.18 5.17 6.33 5.44 3.92 7.11 6.50 7.63 7.60 6.29 6.00 5.78 5.17 4.17 5.29 3.67 7.33 5.01 5.94 5.93 3.57 5.35 9.33 4.38 5.33 4.07 4.44 3.98 83 84 85= 85= 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 5.47 4.89 6.38 5.98 5.90 4.43 4.78 8.79 6.50 3.33 7.07 3.89 6.36 5.14 5.71 3.47 6.17 4.25 5.71 4.33 6.75 3.44 5.08 5.41 6.13 6.13 5.24 7.59 6.83 6.35 8.56 8.41 6.37 5.63 6.00 3.92 5.71 3.33 4.36 4.63 5.75 6.76 5.33 5.47 8.59 7.00 5.48 6.44 9.76 8.83 6.33 2.21 5.63 7.25 4.00 5.44 8.25 6.92 6.76 8.24 9.36 3.89 4.25 6.58 4.78 3.00 8.25 5.36 5.00 4.43 5.00 6.75 4.38 6.11 7.77 4.42 5.33 5.33 6.64 3.41 4.93 3.75 5.53 6.76 5.50 7.83 7.38 6.22 8.00 7.38 3.68 5.00 8.71 4.82 5.13 5.33 7.66 5.38 6.47 7.65 7.44 9.89 8.06 4.88 5.00 7.89 2.06 8.33 5.00 9.17 5.44 8.89 7.88 4.64 5.12 6.64 5.94 7.00 4.59 5.64 5.42 5.97 4.41 4.63 7.24 7.00 7.17 6.25 5.88 4.08 4.29 3.18 7.79 5.11 4.58 6.64 2.00 3.25 6.25 3.94 7.65 9.00 6.56 3.40 6.88 6.54 6.56 9.35 6.00 6.93 4.42 4.78 5.43 3.63 4.67 5.42 5.00 5.24 8.44 4.71 2.72 4.41 6.15 4.44 2.75 4.25 7.00 7.4 Democracy index Mongolia Sri Lanka Montenegro Namibia Papua New Guinea Suriname Moldova Lesotho Philippines Indonesia Timor Leste Colombia Macedonia Honduras El Salvador Paraguay Benin Guyana Dom Rep Bangladesh Peru Guatemala Hong Kong Palestine Mali Malaysia Bolivia Hybrid regimes Albania Singapore Madagascar Lebanon Bosnia and Hercegovina Turkey Nicaragua Thailand Fiji Ecuador Venezuela Senegal Ghana Mozambique Zambia Liberia Tanzania Uganda Kenya Russia Malawi Georgia Cambodia Ethiopia Burundi Gambia Haiti Armenia Kyrgyzstan Iraq THE WORLD IN 2OO7 Rank 56 57 58 59= 59= 61 62 63= 63= 65= 65= 67 68 69 70 71= 71= 73 74 75= 75= 77 78 79 80 81= 81= Overall score 6.50 5.24 6.29 3.11 6.16 6.00 6.12 6.78 5.92 8.28 5.00 4.89 5.18 5.07 3.63 2.07 4.24 7.71 4.22 6.75 5.29 4.15 6.00 3.63 5.63 V Civil liberties 8.29 6.25 3.94 7.71 6.00 4.75 5.75 3.24 8.75 6.25 2.50 6.00 3.38 4.17 5.99 5.33 5.44 4.63 6.70 5.92 5.52 6.71 5.00 4.14 3.53 8.25 4.25 7.48 6.19 4.44 9.56 IV Political culture 5.44 9.00 1.25 4.78 3.88 5.25 6.00 5.35 7.71 7.86 0.07 7.25 5.03 6.71 4.88 6.17 4.25 5.56 5.00 5.12 .22 5.44 7.

57 3.59 1.50 1.11 1.37 2.88 1.63 6.67 0.00 2.00 1.43 2.78 2.58 0.79 3.75 5.18 2.63 5.00 5.00 0.86 2.00 0.06 3.13 5.12 3.00 3.98 2.56 IV Political culture 4.22 2.59 0.82 3.41 2.88 4.18 4.62 3.00 5.63 5.00 3.00 0.65 2.79 3.38 3.29 3.13 5.47 3.21 1.78 2.63 5.35 1.77 1.00 2.38 6.92 1.53 5.63 5.47 2.14 3.75 1.11 2.00 1.61 1.00 1.35 2.08 0.12 2.00 5.82 3.08 0.43 3.31 2.11 2.92 3.76 0.38 3.38 5.38 5.33 3.63 4.79 1.88 4.00 2.63 2.67 1.62 2.67 1.00 3.11 0.11 1.78 0.43 1.33 2.44 2.33 6.53 4.89 4.67 2.82 3.35 1.00 0.11 3.25 2.64 3.82 2.90 3.22 2.86 0.88 3.67 0.53 5.22 2.11 2.19 3.22 1.00 5.89 2.12 3.56 0.53 3.42 3.58 3.25 5.06 2.65 1.08 0.82 5.00 4.00 5.10 2.84 1.22 1.57 1.63 5.79 0.36 2.83 0.09 3.50 2.78 2.11 2.22 3.88 5.65 0.21 3.79 2.75 0.25 3.67 2.63 6.08 2.00 1.65 1.50 2.06 1.78 2.67 3.79 3.36 3.08 0.06 3.56 1.79 1.50 0.00 0.17 0.82 4.00 5.41 5.25 0.00 6.22 1.75 2.00 5.88 6.22 1.03 Category scores I Electoral process II Functioning III Political and pluralism of government participation 4.14 0.62 2.63 5.82 3.38 5.89 4.75 1.08 0.78 2.09 2.85 1.29 4.24 4.24 3.25 V Civil liberties 5.52 3.22 3.00 0.25 3.00 3.50 6.33 3.53 2.63 5.82 2.56 3.63 4.92 3.21 4.47 2.22 2.08 1.93 2.64 2.25 5.36 3.07 2.07 0.00 5.24 2.72 2.94 3.86 3.33 1.33 2.57 4.44 2.88 1.86 2.82 3.78 2.18 1.72 3.25 1.82 3.76 2.07 2.90 2.14 2.21 2.56 0.Democracy index THE WORLD IN 2OO7 Authoritarian regimes Pakistan Jordan Comoros Morocco Egypt Rwanda Burkina Faso Kazakhstan Sierra Leone Niger Bahrain Cuba Nigeria Nepal Côte d’Ivoire Belarus Azerbaijan Cameroon Congo Brazzaville Algeria Mauritania Kuwait Afghanistan Tunisia Yemen China Swaziland Iran Sudan Qatar Oman Democratic Republic of Congo Vietnam Gabon Bhutan Zimbabwe Tajikistan UAE Angola Djibouti Syria Eritrea Laos Equatorial Guinea Guinea Guinea-Bissau Saudi Arabia Uzbekistan Libya Turkmenistan Myanmar Togo Chad Central Africa North Korea Rank Overall score 113= 113= 115= 115= 115= 118 119 120 121 122 123 124= 124= 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135= 135= 137 138 139= 139= 141 142 143 144 145 146 147= 147= 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 3.29 4.59 3.79 0.38 4.59 3.11 1.90 3.38 3.54 3.57 2.78 3.97 2.67 1.00 1.47 2.63 3.90 3.64 1.67 5.79 2.00 5.22 3.24 3.27 3.00 0.50 0.86 0.00 2.02 2.00 5 .78 2.71 1.00 4.25 5.14 1.77 2.86 3.35 1.17 3.83 5.14 2.17 1.75 3.42 2.41 3.00 1.59 4.83 1.22 2.52 3.79 0.75 4.34 3.76 3.75 5.00 0.78 1.79 0.36 0.21 2.41 5.36 4.83 0.33 3.42 0.42 2.47 0.83 1.00 4.00 0.94 2.75 3.78 2.65 1.75 5.64 0.00 0.63 3.08 3.89 1.64 0.38 5.21 4.45 2.93 2.50 0.71 4.00 0.63 5.79 3.78 3.92 1.57 2.36 2.31 3.

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