Latvia

Consolidated Democracy
80
100
DEMOCRACY-PERCENTAGE Democracy Percentage 79.76 100
DEMOCRACY-SCORE Democracy Score 5.79 7
Last Year's Democracy Percentage & Status
80 100 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 2022

  • Judicial Framework and Independence rating declined from 6.25 to 6.00 to reflect the state’s failure to protect human rights in its management of the migration crisis on Latvia’s border with Belarus by preventing irregular migrants from applying for asylum.

As a result, Latvia’s Democracy Score declined from 5.82 to 5.79.

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  • Global Freedom Score

    88 100 free