Cuba: Freedom of expression

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 Cuba

Freedom of expression

 Latest value 0.101
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 0.057
 Min - Max 0.035 - 0.133
 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 0.057 index points with a minimum of 0.035 index points in 1971 and a maximum of 0.133 index points in 2018. The latest value from 2022 is 0.101 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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Cuba - Freedom of expression - Recent values chart

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Cuba - 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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 Electoral democracy index 0.178 2022 index points
 Liberal democracy index 0.056 2022 index points
 Participatory democracy index 0.088 2022 index points
 Deliberative democracy index 0.098 2022 index points
 Egalitarian democracy index 0.229 2022 index points
 Government accountability -1.060 2022 index points
 Freedom of expression 0.101 2022 index points
 Political corruption 0.613 2022 index points
 Women political empowerment 0.677 2022 index points
 Academic freedom 0.093 2022 index points
 Parliamentary elections 0.00 2022 1 elections, 0 otherwise
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