Vietnam: Academic freedom

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 Vietnam

Academic freedom index

 Latest value 0.338
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 0.182
 Min - Max 0.035 - 0.338
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for Vietnam from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Vietnam during that period was 0.182 index points with a minimum of 0.035 index points in 1976 and a maximum of 0.338 index points in 2022. The latest value from 2022 is 0.338 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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Recent values chart
Vietnam - Academic freedom - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Vietnam - 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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 Parliamentary elections 0.00 2022 1 elections, 0 otherwise
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