Consolidated Authoritarian Regime
DEMOCRACY-PERCENTAGE Democracy Percentage 5.95 100
DEMOCRACY-SCORE Democracy Score 1.36 7
Last Year's Democracy Percentage & Status
5 100 Consolidated Authoritarian Regime
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 2022

  • Local Democratic Governance rating improved from 1.50 to 1.75 due to the introduction of direct elections for village akims, thereby institutionalizing a change in the structure of representation at the local level.

As a result, Kazakhstan’s Democracy Score improved from 1.32 to 1.36.

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