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Democracy Report 2024

Democracy Report 2024:

India has declined to become “one of the worst autocracies,” according to the ‘Democracy Report 2024’ by the V-Dem Institute.

  • Report released by V-Dem Institute at Sweden’s University of Gothenburg
  • India ranks 104 in LDI, slipped to 110 in the Electoral Democracy Index, 92 in the Liberal Component Index
  • The report highlighted deteriorating components of democracy, such as freedom of expression, clean elections, media independence, and civil society participation
  • 42 countries and about 3 billion people affected by increasing autocratization
  • South and Central Asia second most autocratic region globally, Bhutan sole liberal democra
  • Indices V-Dem LDI combines indicators from the Liberal Component Index (LCI) and Electoral Democracy Index (EDI)
  • EDI Measures fairness of elections, freedom of expression, information, association, and suffrage
  • LCI Emphasizes the protection of individual and minority rights against state oppression and majority rule