Democratic People's Republic of Korea
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Surface area 120 540  km 2 Capital P'yongyang UN Status UN member since 17 September 1991 Currency North Korean Won Currency code KPW Internet top-level domain (TLD) KP National Statistical Office National Statistical Office of Democratic People's Republic of Korea
Political Rights in Democratic People's Republic of Korea
The political rights category contains numerical rating between 1 and 7, with 1 representing the most free and 7 the least free. The ratings process is based on a checklist of 10 political rights questions. The political rights questions are grouped into three subcategories: Electoral Process (3 questions), Political Pluralism and Participation (4), and Functioning of Government (3). Scores are awarded to each of these questions on a scale of 0 to 4, where a score of 0 represents the smallest degree and 4 the greatest degree of rights present. The highest score that can be awarded to the political rights checklist is 40 (or a total score of 4 for each of the 10 questions). The total score awarded to the political rights checklist determines the political rights rating. The rating of 1 through 7, with 1 representing the highest and 7 the lowest level of freedom, corresponds to a range of total scores.
See also: Political Rights in Asia Political Rights in the world