Yemen: Academic freedom

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 Yemen

Academic freedom index

 Latest value 0.145
 Year 2022
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1970 - 2022
 Average 0.284
 Min - Max 0.134 - 0.502
 Source Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem)
For that indicator, we provide data for Yemen from 1970 to 2022. The average value for Yemen during that period was 0.284 index points with a minimum of 0.134 index points in 2017 and a maximum of 0.502 index points in 2012. The latest value from 2022 is 0.145 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
Yemen - Academic freedom - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Yemen - Academic freedom - historical chart - 1970-2022




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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 Electoral democracy index 0.123 2022 index points
 Liberal democracy index 0.045 2022 index points
 Participatory democracy index 0.069 2022 index points
 Deliberative democracy index 0.030 2022 index points
 Egalitarian democracy index 0.026 2022 index points
 Government accountability -0.653 2022 index points
 Freedom of expression 0.183 2022 index points
 Political corruption 0.912 2022 index points
 Women political empowerment 0.170 2022 index points
 Academic freedom 0.145 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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