Peru: Academic freedom

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 Peru

Academic freedom index

 Latest value 0.938
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 0.728
 Min - Max 0.486 - 0.953
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for Peru from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Peru during that period was 0.728 index points with a minimum of 0.486 index points in 1974 and a maximum of 0.953 index points in 2021. The latest value from 2022 is 0.938 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
Peru - Academic freedom - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Peru - 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 0.870 2022 index points
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 Women political empowerment 0.809 2022 index points
 Academic freedom 0.938 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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