Nations in Transit 2013 - Montenegro

Capital: Podgorica
Population: 0.6 million
GNI/capita, PPP: US$13,700

Source: The data above are drawn from The World Bank, World Development Indicators 2013. 

*Starting with the 2005 edition, Freedom House introduced separate analysis and ratings for national democratic governance and local democratic governance, to provide readers with more detailed and nuanced analysis of these two important subjects.

NOTE: The ratings reflect the consensus of Freedom House, its academic advisers, and the author(s) of this report. The opinions expressed in this report are those of the author(s). The ratings are based on a scale of 1 to 7, with 1 representing the highest level of democratic progress and 7 the lowest. The Democracy Score is an average of ratings for the categories tracked in a given year.

2013 Scores

Democracy Score

3.82

Regime Classification

Semi-Consolidated Democracy

National Democratic Governance

4.25

Electoral Process

3.25

Civil Society

2.75

Independent Media

4.25

Local Democratic Governance

3.25

Judicial Framework and Independence

4.00

Corruption

5.00