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Greece

Greece Democracy Stats

Definitions

  • Civil and political liberties: Civil and political liberties
    Units: Index Ranging from 7 (High Levels of Liberties) to 1 (Low
    Units: This is the average of two indicators - civil liberties and political liberties.
  • Compulsory voting > Penalty: Sanctions applied for failing to vote. See http://www.int-idea.se/vt/analysis/Compulsory_Voting.cfm for more information
  • Democratic institutions rating: Democratic institutions
    Units: Scale ranging from -10 (autocratic) to +10 (democratic)
  • Female candidacy: Year in which women received the right to stand for election. Data refer to the year in which right to vote or stand for election on a universal and equal basis was recognized. Where two years are shown, the first refers to the first partial recognition of the right to stand for election.
  • Female ministers: Women in government at ministerial level in 2000 (as % of total). Data were provided by states based on their definition of national executive and may therefore include women serving as ministers and vice ministers and those holding other ministerial positions, including parliamentary secretaries.
  • Female parliamentarians: Seats in parliament held by women (as % of total). Data are as of 8 March 2002. Where there are lower and upper houses, data refer to the weighted average of women's shares of seats in both houses.
  • Female suffrage: Year in which women received the right to vote. Data refer to the year in which right to vote or stand for election on a universal and equal basis was recognized. Where two years are shown, the first refers to the first partial recognition of the right to vote.
  • First female parliamentarian: Year first woman elected or appointed to parliament.
  • Parliamentary elections > Registered voter turnout: The proportion of registered voters who actually voted.
  • Parliamentary elections > Total vote: The total number of votes cast in the relevant election. Total vote includes valid and invalid votes, as well as blank votes in cases where these are separated from invalid votes. More information on valid, invalid and blank votes can be found at aceproject.org
  • Parliamentary elections > Turnout: The number of votes divided by the Voting Age Population figure, expressed as a percentage.
  • Parliamentary elections > Voter registration: The number of registered voters. The figure represents the number of names on the voters' register at the time that the registration process closes, as reported by the electoral management body.
  • Parliamentary elections > Voting age population: International IDEA has chosen to use not only the reported registration rate to calculate turnout percentages, but also the voting age population (VAP) which includes all citizens above the legal voting age
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Civil and political liberties 5 2001 41st out of 140
Compulsory voting > Penalty "Explanation, other " (-) 2003
Democratic institutions rating 10 1999 15th out of 140
Female candidacy 1,927 2001 124th out of 161
Female ministers 16.7% 2000 47th out of 125
Female parliamentarians 8.7% 2002 108th out of 157
Female suffrage "1927 ,1952" 2001
First female parliamentarian 1952 (elected) 2001
Gender Parity Index in primary level enrolment 0.996 2005 42nd out of 149
Jew > Legal equality granted > Year 1830 1830
Parliamentary elections > Registered voter turnout 75% 2003 55th out of 152
Parliamentary elections > Total vote 7.03 million 2003 36th out of 154
Parliamentary elections > Turnout 89 2003 14th out of 117
Parliamentary elections > Voter registration 9.37 million 2003 41st out of 152
Parliamentary elections > Voting age population 7.89 million 2003 49th out of 163

SOURCES: Freedom House, Freedom in the World 2000-2001, New York: Freedom House, 2001; Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance 2003; Polity IV Project, University of Maryland, at Polity IV Project; IPU (Inter-Parliamentary Union). 1995. Women in Parliaments 1945-1995: A World Statistical Survey. Geneva and IPU (Inter-Parliamentary Union). 2001. Correspondence on year women received the right to vote and to stand for election and year first woman was elected or appointed to parliament. March. Geneva; IPU (Inter-Parliamentary Union). 2001. Correspondence on women in government at the ministerial level. March. Geneva; calculated on the basis of data on parliamentary seats from IPU (Inter-Parliamentary Union). 2002. Parline Database. March 2002; IPU (Inter-Parliamentary Union). 1995. Women in Parliaments 1945-1995: A World Statistical Survey. Geneva and IPU (Inter-Parliamentary Union). 2001. Correspondence on year women received the right to vote and to stand for election and year first woman was elected or appointed to parliament. March. Geneva.; Source: Millennium Development Goals Database | United Nations Statistics Division; Wikipedia: Jewish Emancipation

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