Madagascar: Freedom of expression

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 Madagascar

Freedom of expression

 Latest value 0.677
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 0.476
 Min - Max 0.204 - 0.793
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for Madagascar from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Madagascar during that period was 0.476 index points with a minimum of 0.204 index points in 1976 and a maximum of 0.793 index points in 1994. The latest value from 2022 is 0.677 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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Madagascar - Freedom of expression - Recent values chart

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Madagascar - 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 0.495 2022 index points
 Liberal democracy index 0.259 2022 index points
 Participatory democracy index 0.293 2022 index points
 Deliberative democracy index 0.283 2022 index points
 Egalitarian democracy index 0.217 2022 index points
 Government accountability 0.630 2022 index points
 Freedom of expression 0.677 2022 index points
 Political corruption 0.804 2022 index points
 Women political empowerment 0.755 2022 index points
 Academic freedom 0.767 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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