Barbados: Freedom of expression

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 Barbados

Freedom of expression

 Latest value 0.927
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 0.857
 Min - Max 0.654 - 0.927
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for Barbados from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Barbados during that period was 0.857 index points with a minimum of 0.654 index points in 1960 and a maximum of 0.927 index points in 2019. The latest value from 2022 is 0.927 index points. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 171 countries is 0.630 index points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Barbados - Freedom of expression - Recent values chart

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Barbados - Freedom of expression - historical chart - 1960-2022




Definition: Measures the government respect for press and media freedom, political discussion, and academic and cultural expression.

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 Parliamentary elections 1.00 2022 1 elections, 0 otherwise
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