Libya: Freedom of expression

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 Libya

Freedom of expression

 Latest value 0.523
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 0.179
 Min - Max 0.047 - 0.734
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for Libya from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Libya during that period was 0.179 index points with a minimum of 0.047 index points in 1980 and a maximum of 0.734 index points in 2012. The latest value from 2022 is 0.523 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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Recent values chart
Libya - Freedom of expression - Recent values chart

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Libya - 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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 Parliamentary elections 0.00 2022 1 elections, 0 otherwise
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