Rwanda: Academic freedom

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 Rwanda

Academic freedom index

 Latest value 0.089
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1963 - 2022
 Average 0.098
 Min - Max 0.051 - 0.166
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for Rwanda from 1963 to 2022. The average value for Rwanda during that period was 0.098 index points with a minimum of 0.051 index points in 1974 and a maximum of 0.166 index points in 1991. The latest value from 2022 is 0.089 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
Rwanda - Academic freedom - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Rwanda - Academic freedom - historical chart - 1963-2022




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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