The Sant Esteve church in Andorra, with a background view of the Pyrenees Mountains. Editorial credit: Repina Valeriya / Shutterstock.com.

Andorra

Andorra has a parliamentary system of government and regularly holds free and fair elections. Political rights and civil liberties are generally respected. However, the country has strict naturalization criteria, and more than 50 percent of the population consists of noncitizens who do not have the right to vote. Among other outstanding concerns, abortion remains completely prohibited, and there is a notable wage gap between men and women. The small Muslim and Jewish communities lack dedicated cemeteries, and the country has no recognized mosque.

Freedom in the World 2023

Freedom in the World — Andorra Country Report

Andorra is rated Free in Freedom in the World 2023, Freedom House's annual study of political rights and civil liberties worldwide.