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Best And Worst Countries For Democracy

Geoff Riley

2nd February 2018

The Economist Intelligence Unit has published their latest rankings for the strength of democracies across the world. It will come as no surprise that North Korea languishes at the foot of the table, but who comes top?

Some of the criteria used includes the extent and protection of civil liberties, the electoral process and pluralism alongside measures of political participation and political culture. The latest data finds that less than half the world's population live in some form of democracy.

Best and worst countries for demoracy

Geoff Riley

Geoff Riley FRSA has been teaching Economics for over thirty years. He has over twenty years experience as Head of Economics at leading schools. He writes extensively and is a contributor and presenter on CPD conferences in the UK and overseas.

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