Guinea-Bissau: Academic freedom

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 Guinea-Bissau

Academic freedom index

 Latest value 0.727
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1979 - 2022
 Average 0.635
 Min - Max 0.530 - 0.761
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for Guinea-Bissau from 1979 to 2022. The average value for Guinea-Bissau during that period was 0.635 index points with a minimum of 0.53 index points in 1981 and a maximum of 0.761 index points in 2021. The latest value from 2022 is 0.727 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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Recent values chart
Guinea-Bissau - Academic freedom - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Guinea-Bissau - Academic freedom - historical chart - 1979-2022




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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 Presidential elections 0.00 2022 1 elections, 0 otherwise
 Parliamentary elections 0.00 2022 1 elections, 0 otherwise
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