Why do certain pages take so long to download?
Because there are over 200 columns in each page of statistics.
do I navigate the site?
The main menu topics (About Us, Audits, Countries, Help, Home, News,
Store, Search) appear at the top and bottom of every page.
The page header (home > help > faqs) shows your position in the
hierarchy of the site.
An online directory of human rights and democracy around the world.
is the World Democracy Audit?
149 countries with populations greater than 1 million are ranked according
to their democratic status.
do I get involved?
Submit questions/comments to the editor using the mailto link at the
bottom of the page. You will receive a personal reply with details of
how to join the mailing list.
do you rank countries?
Read the methodology.
often are the audits updated?
Every time a new report is published by a contributing agency. The democracy
audit changes 3 times a year.
is there a store if you are non-profit?
We do not currently receive any financial backing or sponsorship.
We do not use banner advertising.
This site is maintained by just one full-time member of staff.
E-commerce allows us to cover our overheads.
5% of all sales go to charity.
is World Audit for?
World Audit is for students, teachers, politicians, economists, risk-analysts
... anyone who needs to know the human rights record of a particular
country or group of countries.
What are the goals of World Audit?
To disseminate information about human rights and democracy.
To track current events that shape the future.
To monitor other non-profit agencies that specialise in particular areas
of human rights and democracy.
To provide a directory of internet sources for further reading.
To work with not-profit organisations that have no web-presence, offering
them use of our webspace and e-commerce facilities.
many people visit the site?
can be found by clicking here