Rwanda: Freedom of expression

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 Rwanda

Freedom of expression

 Latest value 0.238
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 0.247
 Min - Max 0.135 - 0.325
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for Rwanda from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Rwanda during that period was 0.247 index points with a minimum of 0.135 index points in 1995 and a maximum of 0.325 index points in 2014. The latest value from 2022 is 0.238 index points. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 171 countries is 0.630 index points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Rwanda - Freedom of expression - Recent values chart

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Rwanda - Freedom of expression - historical chart - 1960-2022




Definition: Measures the government respect for press and media freedom, political discussion, and academic and cultural expression.


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 Liberal democracy index 0.117 2022 index points
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 Deliberative democracy index 0.213 2022 index points
 Egalitarian democracy index 0.211 2022 index points
 Government accountability -0.257 2022 index points
 Freedom of expression 0.238 2022 index points
 Political corruption 0.348 2022 index points
 Women political empowerment 0.753 2022 index points
 Academic freedom 0.089 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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