Latvia: Academic freedom

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 Latvia

Academic freedom index

 Latest value 0.954
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1990 - 2022
 Average 0.929
 Min - Max 0.756 - 0.968
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for Latvia from 1990 to 2022. The average value for Latvia during that period was 0.929 index points with a minimum of 0.756 index points in 1990 and a maximum of 0.968 index points in 2019. The latest value from 2022 is 0.954 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
Latvia - Academic freedom - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Latvia - Academic freedom - historical chart - 1990-2022




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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