Switzerland scores 2nd in the Democracy Ranking 2014

The Democracy Ranking compares 112 countries (democracies and half democracies) over a period of years 2009-2010 and 2012-2013 using more than 40 indicators such as politics, gender, economy, health care etc.

Switzerland has improved by 1.3 points from fourth to second place. Globally quality of democracy has progressed in average by 1.3 points per country.

Among the top ten countries figure all the Scandinavian countries as well as Germany, Ireland, Belgium, the Netherlands and New Zealand.

Source: www.s-ge.com