Singapore: Academic freedom

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 Singapore

Academic freedom index

 Latest value 0.513
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 0.465
 Min - Max 0.422 - 0.513
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for Singapore from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Singapore during that period was 0.465 index points with a minimum of 0.422 index points in 1980 and a maximum of 0.513 index points in 2022. The latest value from 2022 is 0.513 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
Singapore - Academic freedom - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Singapore - 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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