India has ranked 46th position in the 2021 Democracy Index’s global ranking, according to The Economist Intelligence Unit. With the highest score of 9.75, Norway topped the Democracy Index 2021 by Economist Intelligence. The list was published on February 10, 2022. India scored 6.91 to rank 46th on the list. Our neighbour Pakistan has been placed further below in the hybrid regime with a rank of 104.
Top 10 countries in the list:
In the full democracy segment, Norway topped the charts. It had an overall score of 9.75.
2. New Zealand
New Zealand ranked second in the Democracy Index 2021 with an overall score of 9.37.
The beautiful nation Finland came in at number three on the Democracy Index 2021 with an overall score of 9.27.
Sweden slipped from the third position last year to the fourth rank, this year. It had an overall score of 9.26.
Iceland witnessed the biggest slump. It slipped to the fifth rank from the second position last year after it scored 9.18, overall this year.
In the Democracy Index 2021, published on February 10, 2022, Denmark ranked sixth with an overall score of 9.09.
Next on the list was Ireland with an overall score of 9.
Taiwan, which is currently hitting the headlines, ranked eighth on the Democracy Index 2021 with an overall score of 8.99.
The land of Kangaroos, Australia, came ninth on the list with an overall score of 8.90.
Switzerland shared the ninth position with Australia with an overall score of 8.90.
Important takeaways for all competitive exams:
- Economist Intelligence Unit Headquarters: London, United Kingdom;
- Economist Intelligence Unit Founded: 1946;
- Economist Intelligence Unit MD: Robin Bew.