Consolidated Authoritarian Regime
DEMOCRACY-PERCENTAGE Democracy Percentage 5.36 100
DEMOCRACY-SCORE Democracy Score 1.32 7
Last Year's Democracy Percentage & Status
6 100 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. See the methodology.

header1 Score changes in 2023

  • Civil Society rating declined from 1.50 to 1.25 due to a violent government crackdown on protesters during the January unrest that killed at least 238 people.

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


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