Poland: Academic freedom

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 Poland

Academic freedom index

 Latest value 0.738
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 0.616
 Min - Max 0.125 - 0.980
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for Poland from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Poland during that period was 0.616 index points with a minimum of 0.125 index points in 1982 and a maximum of 0.98 index points in 2009. The latest value from 2022 is 0.738 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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Poland - Academic freedom - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Poland - 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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 Egalitarian democracy index 0.494 2022 index points
 Government accountability 0.785 2022 index points
 Freedom of expression 0.611 2022 index points
 Political corruption 0.132 2022 index points
 Women political empowerment 0.828 2022 index points
 Academic freedom 0.738 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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