A decade of decline for democracy

Declined

Improved

15

14

13

12

11

10

09

08

07

2006

20

20

0

40

40

60

72

43

32

58

54

40

42

61

54

49

67

37

34

34

60

59

38

43

59

56

60

Number of countries where freedom has either improved on declined

Declined

Improved

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

2006

20

20

0

40

40

60

72

43

32

58

54

40

42

61

54

49

67

37

34

34

60

59

38

43

59

56

60

Number of countries where freedom has either improved on declined