Democracy in Eritrea

Democracy Ratings

Freedom House 2018

Score:

7 out of 7

(where lower scores are more democratic)

Freedom Status:

Not Free

EIU Democracy Index 2017

Score:

2.37 out of 10

(where higher scores are more democratic)

World Ranking:

=151

Polity IV 2014

Score:

-7

(from -10 to 10, where higher scores are more democratic)

Category:

Autocracy

Political System

System of Government Presidential system
Presidential Electoral System n/a
Last Presidential Election n/a
Next Presidential Election n/a
Presidential Term Limits No
System of Appointment to Legislature

64 appointed

40 elected from within PFDJ

Number of Seats in Legislature 104
Female quota, representation in lower house Yes: reserved seats

Eritrea on DiA