Eritrea: Freedom of expression

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 Eritrea

Freedom of expression

 Latest value 0.055
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 0.083
 Min - Max 0.015 - 0.323
 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 0.083 index points with a minimum of 0.015 index points in 2007 and a maximum of 0.323 index points in 1997. The latest value from 2022 is 0.055 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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Eritrea - Freedom of expression - Recent values chart

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Eritrea - 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 0.073 2022 index points
 Liberal democracy index 0.012 2022 index points
 Participatory democracy index 0.011 2022 index points
 Deliberative democracy index 0.033 2022 index points
 Egalitarian democracy index 0.124 2022 index points
 Government accountability -1.520 2022 index points
 Freedom of expression 0.055 2022 index points
 Political corruption 0.673 2022 index points
 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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