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Political Regime, 2015 No data Colony Autocracy (-10 to -6) Closed Anocracy (-5 to 0) Open Anocracy (1 to 5) Democracy (6 to 10) Political Regime, 1985 258 Changing political regimes around the world over a thirty-year period. The scale goes from -10 (full autocracy) to 10 (full democracy). Anocracies are those scoring between -5 and 5. “Colony” (coded as -20) includes not only colonies but also countries that were not yet sovereign states (e.g., the Czech Republic and Slovakia from 1945 to 1992). Source: Political Regime (OWID based on Polity IV and Wimmer & Min)