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With the exceptions mentioned below, the sums are added within each category, multiplied by ten, and divided by the total number of questions within the category.
There are a few modifying dependencies, which are explained much more precisely than the main rule procedures.
Average regional scores in 2012 were very similar to scores in 2011.
An exception is the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) where the average score increased by more than a tenth of a point, from 3.62 to 3.73 and three countries moved from authoritarian to hybrid regimes (Egypt, Libya, Morocco).
These nations are often absolute dictatorships, may have some conventional institutions of democracy but with meager significance, infringements and abuses of civil liberties are commonplace, elections (if they take place) are not fair and free, the media is often state-owned or controlled by groups associated with the ruling regime, the judiciary is not independent, and the presence of omnipresent censorship and suppression of governmental criticism.
According to the issue of the index for 2012, Norway scored a total of 9.93 on a scale from zero to ten, keeping the first-place position it has held since 2010, when it replaced Sweden as the highest-ranked country in the index.
It was higher in 41 ranked countries, and it stayed the same in 78.
In nine countries there was a change in regime type between 20; in four of these there was regression.
The Democracy Index score was lower in 2011 than in 2010 in 48 countries out of the 167 that are covered.These nations have a valid system of governmental checks and balances, independent judiciary whose decisions are enforced, governments that function adequately, and media that is diverse and independent.These nations have only limited problems in democratic functioning.Tunisia, Mauritania, Egypt, and Niger were all upgraded to hybrid regimes, and Zambia moved up to the flawed democracy category.In 2016, the United States was downgraded from a full democracy to a flawed democracy; its score, which had been experiencing a persistent downward trend, crossed the threshold from 8.05 in 2015 to 7.98 in 2016.