This document provides a summary of popular attitudes regarding the demand for and supply of democracy in Madagascar as revealed over the course of two Afrobarometer surveys conducted between 2005 and 2008 (May-June 2005, N=1350; June-July 2008, N=1350). Samples of this size yield a margin of error of +/- 3 percent at a confidence level of 95 percent. The charts that follow capture perceptions of:
- The meaning of democracy;
- The demand for democracy (including individual support for democracy, patience with democracy and rejection of military rule, one-party rule, and one-man rule);
- Support for democratic institutions (including attitudes towards elections, term limits, multi-party rule, and checks on presidential powers); and
- The supply of democracy (including satisfaction with democracy and the perceived extent of democracy, quality of elections and the protection of key freedoms).
L’adhésion aux principes démocratiques et l’appréciation sur l’état de la démocratie
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