Nations in Transit 2019

Lithuania

Consolidated Democracy
77
100
DEMOCRACY-PERCENTAGE Democracy Percentage 76.79 100
DEMOCRACY-SCORE Democracy Score 5.61 7
Last Year's Democracy Percentage & Status
77 100 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 2019

  • Judicial Framework and Independence score declined from 6.25 to 6.00. A series of scandals in the prison system revealed numerous cases of public misconduct. EU-wide surveys also revealed the underfinanced Lithuanian judicial system is vulnerable to business pressure as well as to violation of certain rights to due process.

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  • Global Freedom Score

    90 100 free