Eritrea: Academic freedom

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Academic freedom index

 Latest value 0.016
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 0.035
 Min - Max 0.016 - 0.064
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for Eritrea from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Eritrea during that period was 0.035 index points with a minimum of 0.016 index points in 2022 and a maximum of 0.064 index points in 1960. The latest value from 2022 is 0.016 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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Eritrea - Academic freedom - Recent values chart

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Eritrea - 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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 Egalitarian democracy index 0.124 2022 index points
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 Freedom of expression 0.055 2022 index points
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 Women political empowerment 0.188 2022 index points
 Academic freedom 0.016 2022 index points
 Parliamentary elections 0.00 2022 1 elections, 0 otherwise
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