Uzbekistan: Freedom of expression

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 Uzbekistan

Freedom of expression

 Latest value 0.262
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1990 - 2022
 Average 0.116
 Min - Max 0.035 - 0.274
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for Uzbekistan from 1990 to 2022. The average value for Uzbekistan during that period was 0.116 index points with a minimum of 0.035 index points in 2001 and a maximum of 0.274 index points in 2021. The latest value from 2022 is 0.262 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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Uzbekistan - Freedom of expression - Recent values chart

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Uzbekistan - 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 0.221 2022 index points
 Liberal democracy index 0.081 2022 index points
 Participatory democracy index 0.064 2022 index points
 Deliberative democracy index 0.160 2022 index points
 Egalitarian democracy index 0.160 2022 index points
 Government accountability -0.555 2022 index points
 Freedom of expression 0.262 2022 index points
 Political corruption 0.829 2022 index points
 Women political empowerment 0.645 2022 index points
 Academic freedom 0.303 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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