Barbados: Academic freedom

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 Barbados

Academic freedom index

 Latest value 0.916
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1962 - 2022
 Average 0.892
 Min - Max 0.858 - 0.916
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for Barbados from 1962 to 2022. The average value for Barbados during that period was 0.892 index points with a minimum of 0.858 index points in 1962 and a maximum of 0.916 index points in 2019. The latest value from 2022 is 0.916 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
Barbados - Academic freedom - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Barbados - Academic freedom - historical chart - 1962-2022




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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