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Government > Democracy > Civil and political liberties: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Civil and political liberties
Units: Index Ranging from 7 (High Levels of Liberties) to 1 (Low
Units: This is the average of two indicators - civil liberties and political liberties..

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 CanadaCanada 6 2001
2 NetherlandsNetherlands 6 2001
3 NorwayNorway 6 2001
4 FinlandFinland 6 2001
5 PortugalPortugal 6 2001
6 IrelandIreland 6 2001
7 AustraliaAustralia 6 2001
8 DenmarkDenmark 6 2001
9 New ZealandNew Zealand 6 2001
10 United StatesUnited States 6 2001
11 SwedenSweden 6 2001
12 AustriaAustria 6 2001
13 SwitzerlandSwitzerland 6 2001
14 UruguayUruguay 6 2001
15 IcelandIceland 6 2001
High income OECD countries averageHigh income OECD countries average 5.67 2001
Group of 7 countries (G7) averageGroup of 7 countries (G7) average 5.64 2001
Eurozone averageEurozone average 5.63 2001
European Union averageEuropean Union average 5.52 2001
16 FranceFrance 5.5 2001
17 SlovakiaSlovakia 5.5 2001
18 PanamaPanama 5.5 2001
19 Costa RicaCosta Rica 5.5 2001
20 EstoniaEstonia 5.5 2001
21 ItalyItaly 5.5 2001
22 HungaryHungary 5.5 2001
23 United KingdomUnited Kingdom 5.5 2001
24 LithuaniaLithuania 5.5 2001
25 ArgentinaArgentina 5.5 2001
26 SloveniaSlovenia 5.5 2001
27 SpainSpain 5.5 2001
28 Czech RepublicCzech Republic 5.5 2001
29 South AfricaSouth Africa 5.5 2001
30 LatviaLatvia 5.5 2001
31 JapanJapan 5.5 2001
32 BelgiumBelgium 5.5 2001
33 GermanyGermany 5.5 2001
34 PolandPoland 5.5 2001
NATO countries averageNATO average 5.27 2001
35 DominicaDominica 5 2001
36 South KoreaSouth Korea 5 2001
37 IsraelIsrael 5 2001
38 Trinidad and TobagoTrinidad+ 5 2001
39 GreeceGreece 5 2001
40 BotswanaBotswana 5 2001
41 BoliviaBolivia 5 2001
42 JamaicaJamaica 5 2001
43 BeninBenin 5 2001
44 RomaniaRomania 5 2001
45 ChileChile 5 2001
46 El SalvadorEl Salvador 4.5 2001
47 ThailandThailand 4.5 2001
48 PhilippinesPhilippines 4.5 2001
49 Papua New GuineaPapua NG 4.5 2001
50 MexicoMexico 4.5 2001
51 GhanaGhana 4.5 2001
52 IndiaIndia 4.5 2001
53 MongoliaMongolia 4.5 2001
54 MaliMali 4.5 2001
55 BulgariaBulgaria 4.5 2001
56 CroatiaCroatia 4.5 2001
57 NamibiaNamibia 4.5 2001
Non-religious countries averageNon-religious countries average 4.29 2001
Cold countries averageCold countries average 4.28 2001
Former Spanish colonies averageFormer Spanish colonies average 4.14 2001
58 MadagascarMadagascar 4 2001
59 MalawiMalawi 4 2001
60 EcuadorEcuador 4 2001
61 MoldovaMoldova 4 2001
62 BrazilBrazil 4 2001
63 NicaraguaNicaragua 4 2001
64 HondurasHonduras 4 2001
Emerging markets averageEmerging markets average 3.98 2001
65 IndonesiaIndonesia 3.5 2001
66 Central African RepublicCentral Africa 3.5 2001
67 BangladeshBangladesh 3.5 2001
68 NepalNepal 3.5 2001
69 SenegalSenegal 3.5 2001
70 Republic of MacedoniaMacedonia Rep. 3.5 2001
71 ParaguayParaguay 3.5 2001
72 GuatemalaGuatemala 3.5 2001
73 PeruPeru 3.5 2001
74 MozambiqueMozambique 3.5 2001
75 Sri LankaSri Lanka 3.5 2001
76 Burkina FasoBurkina Faso 3 2001
77 TanzaniaTanzania 3 2001
78 NigeriaNigeria 3 2001
79 ColombiaColombia 3 2001
80 VenezuelaVenezuela 3 2001
81 JordanJordan 3 2001
82 ArmeniaArmenia 3 2001
83 UkraineUkraine 3 2001
84 NigerNiger 3 2001
Former Soviet republics averageFormer Soviet republics average 2.54 2001
85 Bosnia and HerzegovinaBosnia+ 2.5 2001
86 TurkeyTurkey 2.5 2001
87 Sierra LeoneSierra Leone 2.5 2001
88 MoroccoMorocco 2.5 2001
89 GabonGabon 2.5 2001
90 AlbaniaAlbania 2.5 2001
91 Guinea-BissauGuinea-Bissau 2.5 2001
92 KuwaitKuwait 2.5 2001
93 ZambiaZambia 2.5 2001
South Asia averageSouth Asia average 2.5 2001
Former French colonies averageFormer French colonies average 2.15 2001
94 EthiopiaEthiopia 2 2001
95 MalaysiaMalaysia 2 2001
96 TogoTogo 2 2001
97 RussiaRussia 2 2001
98 Democratic Republic of the CongoCongo, DR. 2 2001
South and Central Asia averageSouth and Central Asia average 1.95 2001
Muslim countries averageMuslim countries average 1.71 2001
Failed states averageFailed states average 1.58 2001
Middle Eastern and North Africa averageMiddle Eastern and North Africa average 1.53 2001
99 LiberiaLiberia 1.5 2001
100 GuineaGuinea 1.5 2001
101 LebanonLebanon 1.5 2001
102 ZimbabweZimbabwe 1.5 2001
103 MauritaniaMauritania 1.5 2001
104 PakistanPakistan 1.5 2001
105 OmanOman 1.5 2001
106 United Arab EmiratesUAE 1.5 2001
107 AzerbaijanAzerbaijan 1.5 2001
108 KenyaKenya 1.5 2001
109 Cote d'IvoireCote d'Ivoire 1.5 2001
110 ChadChad 1.5 2001
111 UgandaUganda 1.5 2001
112 AlgeriaAlgeria 1.5 2001
113 HaitiHaiti 1.5 2001
114 EgyptEgypt 1.5 2001
115 KazakhstanKazakhstan 1.5 2001
116 KyrgyzstanKyrgyzstan 1.5 2001
117 TunisiaTunisia 1.5 2001
OPEC countries averageOPEC countries average 1.39 2001
118 TajikistanTajikistan 1 2001
119 CambodiaCambodia 1 2001
120 The GambiaThe Gambia 1 2001
121 BelarusBelarus 1 2001
122 IranIran 1 2001
123 BurundiBurundi 1 2001
124 CameroonCameroon 0.5 2001
125 RwandaRwanda 0.5 2001
126 UzbekistanUzbekistan 0.5 2001
127 SomaliaSomalia 0.5 2001
128 LaosLaos 0.5 2001
129 ChinaChina 0.5 2001
130 VietnamVietnam 0.5 2001
131 BhutanBhutan 0.5 2001
132 TurkmenistanTurkmenistan 0.0 2001
133 LibyaLibya 0.0 2001
134 SudanSudan 0.0 2001
135 SyriaSyria 0.0 2001
136 Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia 0.0 2001
137 CubaCuba 0.0 2001
138 IraqIraq 0.0 2001
139 North KoreaNorth Korea 0.0 2001
140 BurmaBurma 0.0 2001

Citation

"All countries compared for Government > Democracy > Civil and political liberties", Freedom House, Freedom in the World 2000-2001, New York: Freedom House, 2001. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Government/Democracy/Civil-and-political-liberties

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