21.05.2016. Infographics: Ukraine has improved its ranking of democracy, Data Journalism Agency – Texty

According to Freedom House, Ukraine fell into the category of countries with “transitional government/ hybrid regime”. Also Georgia, Moldova, Macedonia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Albania fall into this category. Thus, Ukraine has improved its ranking of democracy from 4.75 points in 2014 to 4.68 points in 2016 (on a scale of 1 to 7, with 1 being the most democratic, and 7 the least).

Ukraine outperforms the average of post-Soviet and some Central European countries on several indicators — active civil society, free electoral process, and independent media. At the same time, Ukraine falls far short of the performance of EU member states because of the level of corruption, the independence judiciary and effective government.

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