Table 2


World population fractions      
("fraction democratic")      
     
Year No. of Polities F (x 100) F/(1-F)
(a) Experimental democracy      
1450 1 0.05 0.0005
1500 2 0.24 0.002
1550 2 0.78 0.008
1600 3 1.96 0.02
1650 1 0.37 0.004
1700 2 1.11 0.011
1750 3 1.56 0.016
1790 3 4.74 0.05
1800 2 1.87 0.019
(b) Institutional democracy      
1800 1 0.58 0.006
1810 1 0.74 0.008
1820 1 0.93 0.009
1830 3 1.37 0.014
1840 3 3.88 0.004
1850 6 7.52 0.081
1860 7 5.43 0.057
1870 10 6.75 0.072
1880 13 11.56 0.131
1890 12 11.91 0.135
1900 14 12.32 0.141
1910 15 13.07 0.15
1920 29 20.63 0.26
1930 26 18.33 0.224
1940 15 11.35 0.128
1950 29 34.45 0.526
1960 41 41.32 0.704
1970 37 36.43 0.573
1980 43 38.07 0.615
1986 46 39.61 0.656


Last Updated on 7/3/97
By Alexandre Tiersky