Sudan: Academic freedom

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 Sudan

Academic freedom index

 Latest value 0.317
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 0.212
 Min - Max 0.169 - 0.374
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for Sudan from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Sudan during that period was 0.212 index points with a minimum of 0.169 index points in 1989 and a maximum of 0.374 index points in 2019. The latest value from 2022 is 0.317 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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Sudan - Academic freedom - Recent values chart

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Sudan - 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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 Electoral democracy index 0.169 2022 index points
 Liberal democracy index 0.074 2022 index points
 Participatory democracy index 0.090 2022 index points
 Deliberative democracy index 0.063 2022 index points
 Egalitarian democracy index 0.102 2022 index points
 Government accountability -0.204 2022 index points
 Freedom of expression 0.418 2022 index points
 Political corruption 0.407 2022 index points
 Women political empowerment 0.311 2022 index points
 Academic freedom 0.317 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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