Czech Republic

Consolidated Democracy
DEMOCRACY-PERCENTAGE Democracy Percentage 77.38 100
DEMOCRACY-SCORE Democracy Score 5.64 7
Last Year's Democracy Percentage & Status
79 100 Consolidated Democracy
The ratings are based on a scale of 1 to 7, with 7 representing the highest level of democratic progress and 1 the lowest. The Democracy Score is an average of ratings for the categories tracked in a given year. The Democracy Percentage, introduced in 2020, is a translation of the Democracy Score to the 0-100 scale, where 0 equals least democratic and 100 equals most democratic.

header1 Score changes in 2020

  • Independent Media rating declined from 5.25 to 5.00 to reflect the cumulative impact of oligarchs’ increased influence in the media sector.
  • Judicial Framework and Independence rating declined from 6.25 to 6.00 to reflect attempts at executive interference in the justice system, particularly around the fraud investigation into Prime Minister Andrej Babis.
The full Nations in Transit 2020 narrative report for Czech Republic will be posted as soon as it becomes available. Other Freedom House Czech Republic content can be found on the Czech Republic portal page.

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