Liberia: Freedom of expression

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 Liberia

Freedom of expression

 Latest value 0.871
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 0.427
 Min - Max 0.063 - 0.904
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for Liberia from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Liberia during that period was 0.427 index points with a minimum of 0.063 index points in 1982 and a maximum of 0.904 index points in 2006. The latest value from 2022 is 0.871 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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Liberia - Freedom of expression - Recent values chart

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Liberia - Freedom of expression - historical chart - 1960-2022




Definition: Measures the government respect for press and media freedom, political discussion, and academic and cultural expression.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Electoral democracy index 0.634 2022 index points
 Liberal democracy index 0.461 2022 index points
 Participatory democracy index 0.350 2022 index points
 Deliberative democracy index 0.428 2022 index points
 Egalitarian democracy index 0.410 2022 index points
 Government accountability 1.051 2022 index points
 Freedom of expression 0.871 2022 index points
 Political corruption 0.839 2022 index points
 Women political empowerment 0.846 2022 index points
 Academic freedom 0.763 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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