Cuba: Academic freedom

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 Cuba

Academic freedom index

 Latest value 0.093
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 0.069
 Min - Max 0.031 - 0.140
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for Cuba from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Cuba during that period was 0.069 index points with a minimum of 0.031 index points in 1977 and a maximum of 0.14 index points in 1960. The latest value from 2022 is 0.093 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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Cuba - Academic freedom - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Cuba - 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 0.00 2022 1 elections, 0 otherwise
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