Dataset: Trends in Asian Democratization (2008-2022)
Le Dong Hai Nguyen | May 4, 2022
Between 2008 and 2019, the aggregate average of the democracy index for all Asia-Pacific countries as published by Freedom House saw a 2.67 points increase. During the same period, the world average saw a 2.76 points decrease.
Yet, in the span of just two years since the pandemic hit in early 2020, the region’s democracy index has suffered a massive plunge.
Data compiled and calculated by the author on basis of data publicly available on Freedom House. Released under CC BY 4.0 license.