Turkmenistan: Freedom of expression

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 Turkmenistan

Freedom of expression

 Latest value 0.059
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1990 - 2022
 Average 0.060
 Min - Max 0.033 - 0.219
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for Turkmenistan from 1990 to 2022. The average value for Turkmenistan during that period was 0.06 index points with a minimum of 0.033 index points in 1997 and a maximum of 0.219 index points in 1990. The latest value from 2022 is 0.059 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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Turkmenistan - Freedom of expression - Recent values chart

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Turkmenistan - Freedom of expression - historical chart - 1990-2022




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


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 Electoral democracy index 0.149 2022 index points
 Liberal democracy index 0.035 2022 index points
 Participatory democracy index 0.032 2022 index points
 Deliberative democracy index 0.025 2022 index points
 Egalitarian democracy index 0.088 2022 index points
 Government accountability -1.263 2022 index points
 Freedom of expression 0.059 2022 index points
 Political corruption 0.918 2022 index points
 Women political empowerment 0.429 2022 index points
 Academic freedom 0.017 2022 index points
 Presidential elections 1.00 2022 1 elections, 0 otherwise
 Parliamentary elections 0.00 2022 1 elections, 0 otherwise
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