The Republic of Serbia is a parliamentary democracy with competitive multiparty elections, but in recent years the ruling Serbian Progressive Party (SNS) has steadily eroded political rights and civil liberties, putting pressure on independent media, the political opposition, and civil society organizations. Despite these trends, the country has continued to move toward membership in the European Union (EU).
Nations in Transit — Serbia Country Report
Categorized as a Transitional or Hybrid regime, Serbia receives a Democracy Percentage of 49 out of 100 in the Nations in Transit 2020 report.
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