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Democracy index: least

Most democratic = 10 2017

  1. Rank
    1
    Country
    North Korea
    Result
    1.08
  2. Rank
    2
    Country
    Syria
    Result
    1.43
  3. Rank
    3
    Country
    Chad
    Result
    1.50
  4. Rank
    4
    Country
    Central African Rep.
    Result
    1.52
  5. Rank
    5
    Country
    Congo-Kinshasa
    Result
    1.61
  6. Rank
    6
    Country
    Turkmenistan
    Result
    1.72
  7. Rank
    7
    Country
    Equatorial Guinea
    Result
    1.81
  8. Rank
    8
    Country
    Saudi Arabia
    Result
    1.93
  9. Rank
    Country
    Tajikistan
    Result
    1.93
  10. Rank
    10
    Country
    Uzbekistan
    Result
    1.95
  11. Rank
    11
    Country
    Guinea-Bissau
    Result
    1.98
  12. Rank
    12
    Country
    Yemen
    Result
    2.07
  13. Rank
    13
    Country
    Sudan
    Result
    2.15
  14. Rank
    14
    Country
    Libya
    Result
    2.32
  15. Rank
    15
    Country
    Burundi
    Result
    2.33
  16. Rank
    16
    Country
    Eritrea
    Result
    2.37
  17. Rank
    Country
    Laos
    Result
    2.37
  18. Rank
    18
    Country
    Iran
    Result
    2.45
  19. Rank
    19
    Country
    Afghanistan
    Result
    2.55
  20. Rank
    20
    Country
    Azerbaijan
    Result
    2.65

Index key & notes

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Source: Economist Intelligence Unit