Global State of Democracy Indices

The Global State of Democracy indices depict democratic trends at the country, regional and global levels across a broad range of different attributes of democracy from1975–2015.

The indices present data for 155 countries around the world and consist of 5 main democracy attributes and 16 subattribute scores per country per year.

All scoring runs from 0 to 1, with 0 representing the lowest achievement in the whole sample and 1 the highest. The data underlying the indices is based on 98 indicators developed by various scholars and organizations.

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