Benin: Academic freedom

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 Benin

Academic freedom index

 Latest value 0.846
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1970 - 2022
 Average 0.755
 Min - Max 0.620 - 0.869
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for Benin from 1970 to 2022. The average value for Benin during that period was 0.755 index points with a minimum of 0.62 index points in 1973 and a maximum of 0.869 index points in 2013. The latest value from 2022 is 0.846 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
Benin - Academic freedom - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Benin - Academic freedom - historical chart - 1970-2022




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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 Freedom of expression 0.771 2022 index points
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 Women political empowerment 0.823 2022 index points
 Academic freedom 0.846 2022 index points
 Presidential elections 0.00 2022 1 elections, 0 otherwise
 Parliamentary elections 0.00 2022 1 elections, 0 otherwise
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