Gabon: Freedom of expression

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 Gabon

Freedom of expression

 Latest value 0.704
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 0.545
 Min - Max 0.191 - 0.865
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for Gabon from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Gabon during that period was 0.545 index points with a minimum of 0.191 index points in 1960 and a maximum of 0.865 index points in 2017. The latest value from 2022 is 0.704 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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Gabon - Freedom of expression - Recent values chart

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Gabon - 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 0.369 2022 index points
 Liberal democracy index 0.209 2022 index points
 Participatory democracy index 0.252 2022 index points
 Deliberative democracy index 0.282 2022 index points
 Egalitarian democracy index 0.280 2022 index points
 Government accountability 0.201 2022 index points
 Freedom of expression 0.704 2022 index points
 Political corruption 0.826 2022 index points
 Women political empowerment 0.783 2022 index points
 Academic freedom 0.814 2022 index points
 Presidential elections 0.00 2022 1 elections, 0 otherwise
 Parliamentary elections 0.00 2022 1 elections, 0 otherwise
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