While numerous political parties compete for power in Montenegro, the opposition is fragmented, and the governing Democratic Party of Socialists (DPS) has been in power since 1991. Corruption is a serious issue. Investigative journalists and journalists critical of the government face pressure.
Nations in Transit — Montenegro Country Report
Categorized as a Transitional or Hybrid regime, Montenegro receives a Democracy Percentage of 47 out of 100 in the Nations in Transit 2021 report.
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