Austria: Academic freedom

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 Austria

Academic freedom index

 Latest value 0.883
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 0.950
 Min - Max 0.883 - 0.975
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for Austria from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Austria during that period was 0.95 index points with a minimum of 0.883 index points in 2022 and a maximum of 0.975 index points in 2002. The latest value from 2022 is 0.883 index points. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 171 countries is 0.611 index points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Austria - Academic freedom - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Austria - Academic freedom - historical chart - 1960-2022




Definition: Measures academics' rights to teach and discuss, carry out research, express freely their opinion with no censorship and the freedom to participate in professional or representative academic bodies.


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 Presidential elections 1.00 2022 1 elections, 0 otherwise
 Parliamentary elections 0.00 2022 1 elections, 0 otherwise
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