Sudan: Freedom of expression

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 Sudan

Freedom of expression

 Latest value 0.418
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 0.243
 Min - Max 0.114 - 0.522
 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 0.243 index points with a minimum of 0.114 index points in 2003 and a maximum of 0.522 index points in 1965. The latest value from 2022 is 0.418 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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Sudan - Freedom of expression - Recent values chart

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Sudan - 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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 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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