Russia: Academic freedom

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 Russia

Academic freedom index

 Latest value 0.237
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 0.335
 Min - Max 0.019 - 0.790
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for Russia from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Russia during that period was 0.335 index points with a minimum of 0.019 index points in 1969 and a maximum of 0.79 index points in 1993. The latest value from 2022 is 0.237 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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Russia - Academic freedom - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Russia - 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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 Presidential elections 0.00 2022 1 elections, 0 otherwise
 Parliamentary elections 0.00 2022 1 elections, 0 otherwise
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