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The Kingdom of Spain is a parliamentary democracy headed by a constitutional monarch. The country has a bicameral parliament, known as the General Courts or National Assembly, consisting of the Congress of Deputies (lower house) and the Senate (upper house). The head of the largest political party or coalition in the Congress of Deputies usually is named to head the government as president of the Council of Ministers, the equivalent of prime minister. Observers consider the national elections to be free and fair. The government had mechanisms in place to identify and punish officials who commit human rights abuses.

The overall score indicates that there are medium risks of potential human rights violations in this country. This may also include the tourism sector. Relevant risks for the tourism sector are, e.g.:
  • Existence of criminal libel laws

For better comparability, we have converted the original scores of the indices to a uniform scale of 1-100 (1 most negative, 100 most positive).

In the following table you find these recalculated values and the original score in brackets behind them.

For information and a link to the original index click on "?" in the table.

The Overall Score is the geometric mean of all converted values for each country. It is subcategorized in five risk categories with colour gradations that can be seen in the map.

You can find more details on the methodology here.

70,0/100 (2)
90,5/100 (0,905)
74,1/100 (0,741)
77,0/100 (2,3)
87,2/100 (12,8)
87,5/100 (T1)
78,8/100 (0,788)
73,0/100 (0,73)
63,0/100 (44,4)
90,0/100 (90)
56,6/100 (56,6)
61,0/100 (61)
82,0/100 (82)