Nicaragua: Academic freedom

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 Nicaragua

Academic freedom index

 Latest value 0.072
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 0.390
 Min - Max 0.072 - 0.826
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for Nicaragua from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Nicaragua during that period was 0.39 index points with a minimum of 0.072 index points in 2022 and a maximum of 0.826 index points in 1992. The latest value from 2022 is 0.072 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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Nicaragua - Academic freedom - Recent values chart

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Nicaragua - Academic freedom - historical chart - 1960-2022




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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 Freedom of expression 0.074 2022 index points
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 Women political empowerment 0.614 2022 index points
 Academic freedom 0.072 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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