Denmark: Academic freedom

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 Denmark

Academic freedom index

 Latest value 0.910
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 0.960
 Min - Max 0.910 - 0.972
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for Denmark from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Denmark during that period was 0.96 index points with a minimum of 0.91 index points in 2022 and a maximum of 0.972 index points in 1967. The latest value from 2022 is 0.91 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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Denmark - Academic freedom - Recent values chart

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Denmark - 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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