Uruguay: Freedom of expression

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 Uruguay

Freedom of expression

 Latest value 0.867
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 0.752
 Min - Max 0.051 - 0.982
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for Uruguay from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Uruguay during that period was 0.752 index points with a minimum of 0.051 index points in 1976 and a maximum of 0.982 index points in 2019. The latest value from 2022 is 0.867 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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Uruguay - Freedom of expression - Recent values chart

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Uruguay - 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 0.804 2022 index points
 Liberal democracy index 0.715 2022 index points
 Participatory democracy index 0.639 2022 index points
 Deliberative democracy index 0.662 2022 index points
 Egalitarian democracy index 0.632 2022 index points
 Government accountability 1.422 2022 index points
 Freedom of expression 0.867 2022 index points
 Political corruption 0.087 2022 index points
 Women political empowerment 0.879 2022 index points
 Academic freedom 0.852 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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