Thailand: Freedom of expression

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 Thailand

Freedom of expression

 Latest value 0.296
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 0.402
 Min - Max 0.174 - 0.627
 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 0.402 index points with a minimum of 0.174 index points in 2015 and a maximum of 0.627 index points in 1994. The latest value from 2022 is 0.296 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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Thailand - Freedom of expression - recent values

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




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


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Electoral democracy index 0.206 2022 index points
 Liberal democracy index 0.179 2022 index points
 Participatory democracy index 0.109 2022 index points
 Deliberative democracy index 0.073 2022 index points
 Egalitarian democracy index 0.160 2022 index points
 Government accountability -0.053 2022 index points
 Freedom of expression 0.296 2022 index points
 Political corruption 0.727 2022 index points
 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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