Denmark: Freedom of expression

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 Denmark

Freedom of expression

 Latest value 0.988
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 0.991
 Min - Max 0.985 - 0.992
 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 0.991 index points with a minimum of 0.985 index points in 2019 and a maximum of 0.992 index points in 1967. The latest value from 2022 is 0.988 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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Denmark - Freedom of expression - Recent values chart

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Denmark - Freedom of expression - historical chart - 1960-2022




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


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Electoral democracy index 0.916 2022 index points
 Liberal democracy index 0.889 2022 index points
 Participatory democracy index 0.702 2022 index points
 Deliberative democracy index 0.877 2022 index points
 Egalitarian democracy index 0.878 2022 index points
 Government accountability 2.032 2022 index points
 Freedom of expression 0.988 2022 index points
 Political corruption 0.002 2022 index points
 Women political empowerment 0.961 2022 index points
 Academic freedom 0.910 2022 index points
 Parliamentary elections 1.00 2022 1 elections, 0 otherwise
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