Colombia: Academic freedom

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 Colombia

Academic freedom index

 Latest value 0.708
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 0.547
 Min - Max 0.377 - 0.745
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for Colombia from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Colombia during that period was 0.547 index points with a minimum of 0.377 index points in 1980 and a maximum of 0.745 index points in 2011. The latest value from 2022 is 0.708 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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Colombia - Academic freedom - Recent values chart

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Colombia - 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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 Parliamentary elections 1.00 2022 1 elections, 0 otherwise
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