The Democracy Ranking of the Quality of Democracy

Annual ranking of all country-based democracies in the world

Quality of Democracy =
(freedom & other characteristics of the political system) &
(performance of the non-political dimensions)
The non-political dimensions are: gender, economy, knowledge, health, and the environment.

Dimensional structure and weights
  • Politics (50%)
  • Gender (10%)
  • Economy (10%)
  • Knowledge (10%)
  • Health (10%)
  • Environment (10%)

Comprehensive release: Democracy Ranking 2012 available now

Campbell, David F. J. / Thorsten D. Barth / Paul Pölzlbauer / Georg Pölzlbauer (2012).
Democracy Ranking (Edition 2012): The Quality of Democracy in the World. Vienna: Democracy Ranking

More Info


Latest News:

Ranking 2013

Our vision

The Democracy Ranking is interested in contributing to the global enhancement of the Quality of Democracy in a world-wide understanding and approach.

Ranking 2013
Mission Statement Objectives Democracy Ranking Theoretical Basis