Are political democracies on the decline? This graphic shows the global composition of political regimes over 200 years.
Only 93 countries enjoy a basic level of democratic rights as of 2020. Find out how this has changed in 200 years.
The global average economic freedom score is at the highest its been in 27 years. Here we map the economic freedom score of nearly every country.
Has the world become more or less free? To find out, this graphic highlights the changing state of democracy in 167 countries since 2006.
At the start of the 19th century, less than 1% of humanity lived under democratic rule. See how systems of government have changed over the last...
This map shows the 25 oldest democracies in the world, based on how long current democratic governments have been in continuous power.