Countries and Territories
Freedom House rates people’s access to political rights and civil liberties in 210 countries and territories through its annual Freedom in the World report. Individual freedoms—ranging from the right to vote to freedom of expression and equality before the law—can be affected by state or nonstate actors. Click on a country name below to access the full country narrative report.
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Total Score and Status
Political Rights
Civil Liberties
Abkhazia*40Partly Free17
Afghanistan27Not Free13
Albania66Partly Free27
Algeria32Not Free10
Andorra93Free38
Angola31Not Free10
Antigua and Barbuda85Free33
Argentina84Free35
Armenia55Partly Free22
Australia97Free40
Austria93Free37
Azerbaijan10Not Free2
Bahrain12Not Free2
Bangladesh39Partly Free15
Barbados95Free38
Belarus11Not Free2
Belgium96Free39
Belize87Free34
Benin65Partly Free21
Bhutan61Partly Free30
Bolivia66Partly Free27
Bosnia and Herzegovina53Partly Free19
Botswana72Free28
Brazil74Free31
Brunei28Not Free7
Bulgaria78Free33
Burkina Faso54Partly Free23
Burundi14Not Free4
Cabo Verde92Free38
Cambodia24Not Free5
Cameroon16Not Free7
Canada98Free40
Central African Republic9Not Free3
Chad17Not Free3
Chile93Free38
China9Not Free-2
Colombia65Partly Free29
Comoros42Partly Free16
Costa Rica91Free38
Crimea*7Not Free-2
Croatia85Free36
Cuba13Not Free1
Cyprus94Free38
Czech Republic91Free36
Côte d'Ivoire44Partly Free16
Democratic Republic of the Congo20Not Free5
Denmark97Free40
Djibouti24Not Free5
Dominica93Free37
Dominican Republic67Partly Free26
Eastern Donbas*4Not Free-1
Ecuador67Partly Free27
Egypt18Not Free6
El Salvador63Partly Free30
Equatorial Guinea5Not Free0
Eritrea2Not Free1
Estonia94Free38
Eswatini19Not Free1
Ethiopia22Not Free9
Fiji60Partly Free24
Finland100Free40
France90Free38
Gabon22Not Free3
Gaza Strip*11Not Free3
Georgia60Partly Free23
Germany94Free39
Ghana82Free35
Greece87Free37
Grenada89Free37
Guatemala52Partly Free21
Guinea38Partly Free14
Guinea-Bissau44Partly Free17
Guyana73Free30
Haiti37Partly Free15
Honduras44Partly Free19
Hong Kong*52Partly Free15
Hungary69Partly Free26
Iceland94Free37
India67Partly Free34
Indian Kashmir*27Not Free7
Indonesia59Partly Free30
Iran16Not Free6
Iraq29Not Free16
Ireland97Free39
Israel76Free33
Italy90Free36
Jamaica80Free34
Japan96Free40
Jordan34Not Free11
Kazakhstan23Not Free5
Kenya48Partly Free19
Kiribati93Free37
Kosovo54Partly Free23
Kuwait37Partly Free14
Kyrgyzstan28Not Free4
Laos13Not Free2
Latvia89Free37
Lebanon43Partly Free13
Lesotho63Partly Free27
Liberia60Partly Free27
Libya9Not Free1
Liechtenstein90Free33
Lithuania90Free38
Luxembourg97Free38
Madagascar60Partly Free27
Malawi66Partly Free29
Malaysia51Partly Free21
Maldives40Partly Free19
Mali33Not Free9
Malta90Free35
Marshall Islands93Free38
Mauritania35Partly Free14
Mauritius87Free37
Mexico61Partly Free27
Micronesia92Free37
Moldova61Partly Free26
Monaco83Free26
Mongolia84Free36
Montenegro63Partly Free24
Morocco37Partly Free13
Mozambique43Partly Free14
Myanmar28Not Free13
Nagorno-Karabakh*35Partly Free16
Namibia77Free31
Nauru77Free34
Nepal56Partly Free25
Netherlands98Free40
New Zealand99Free40
Nicaragua30Not Free10
Niger48Partly Free20
Nigeria45Partly Free21
North Korea3Not Free0
North Macedonia66Partly Free27
Northern Cyprus*78Free28
Norway100Free40
Oman23Not Free6
Pakistan37Partly Free15
Pakistani Kashmir*28Not Free9
Palau92Free37
Panama83Free35
Papua New Guinea62Partly Free23
Paraguay65Partly Free28
Peru71Partly Free29
Philippines56Partly Free25
Poland82Free34
Portugal96Free39
Qatar25Not Free7
Republic of the Congo20Not Free2
Romania83Free35
Russia20Not Free5
Rwanda21Not Free8
Samoa81Free30
San Marino93Free38
Saudi Arabia7Not Free1
Senegal71Partly Free29
Serbia64Partly Free22
Seychelles77Free34
Sierra Leone65Partly Free28
Singapore48Partly Free19
Slovakia90Free37
Slovenia95Free39
Solomon Islands79Free30
Somalia7Not Free1
Somaliland*42Partly Free18
South Africa79Free33
South Korea83Free33
South Ossetia*10Not Free2
South Sudan2Not Free-2
Spain90Free37
Sri Lanka56Partly Free23
St. Kitts and Nevis89Free35
St. Lucia91Free37
St. Vincent and the Grenadines91Free36
Sudan17Not Free2
Suriname79Free34
Sweden100Free40
Switzerland96Free39
Syria1Not Free-3
São Tomé and Príncipe84Free35
Taiwan94Free38
Tajikistan8Not Free0
Tanzania34Partly Free12
Thailand30Not Free5
The Bahamas91Free38
The Gambia46Partly Free20
Tibet*1Not Free-2
Timor-Leste72Free33
Togo43Partly Free15
Tonga79Free30
Transnistria*20Not Free8
Trinidad and Tobago82Free33
Tunisia71Free32
Turkey32Not Free16
Turkmenistan2Not Free0
Tuvalu93Free37
Uganda34Not Free11
Ukraine60Partly Free26
United Arab Emirates17Not Free5
United Kingdom93Free39
United States83Free32
Uruguay98Free40
Uzbekistan11Not Free2
Vanuatu82Free33
Venezuela14Not Free1
Vietnam19Not Free3
West Bank*25Not Free4
Western Sahara*4Not Free-3
Yemen11Not Free1
Zambia52Partly Free20
Zimbabwe28Not Free11
Global freedom statuses are calculated on a weighted scale. See the methodology.
* Indicates a territory as opposed to an independent country.
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