Thailand: Academic freedom

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Academic freedom index

 Latest value 0.278
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 0.352
 Min - Max 0.121 - 0.584
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for Thailand from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Thailand during that period was 0.352 index points with a minimum of 0.121 index points in 2015 and a maximum of 0.584 index points in 2001. The latest value from 2022 is 0.278 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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Thailand - Academic freedom - recent values

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Thailand - 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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 Freedom of expression 0.296 2022 index points
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 Women political empowerment 0.669 2022 index points
 Academic freedom 0.278 2022 index points
 Parliamentary elections 0.00 2022 1 elections, 0 otherwise
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