Cameroon: Freedom of expression

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 Cameroon

Freedom of expression

 Latest value 0.574
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1961 - 2022
 Average 0.411
 Min - Max 0.093 - 0.688
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for Cameroon from 1961 to 2022. The average value for Cameroon during that period was 0.411 index points with a minimum of 0.093 index points in 1961 and a maximum of 0.688 index points in 2000. The latest value from 2022 is 0.574 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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Cameroon - Freedom of expression - Recent values chart

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Cameroon - Freedom of expression - historical chart - 1961-2022




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


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 Electoral democracy index 0.297 2022 index points
 Liberal democracy index 0.137 2022 index points
 Participatory democracy index 0.122 2022 index points
 Deliberative democracy index 0.122 2022 index points
 Egalitarian democracy index 0.191 2022 index points
 Government accountability -0.055 2022 index points
 Freedom of expression 0.574 2022 index points
 Political corruption 0.891 2022 index points
 Women political empowerment 0.764 2022 index points
 Academic freedom 0.264 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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