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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 Canada 6 2001
2 Netherlands 6 2001
3 Norway 6 2001
4 Finland 6 2001
5 Portugal 6 2001
6 Ireland 6 2001
7 Australia 6 2001
8 Denmark 6 2001
9 New Zealand 6 2001
10 United States 6 2001
11 Sweden 6 2001
12 Austria 6 2001
13 Switzerland 6 2001
14 Uruguay 6 2001
15 Iceland 6 2001
High income OECD countries average (profile) 5.67 2001
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 5.64 2001
Eurozone average (profile) 5.63 2001
European Union average (profile) 5.52 2001
16 France 5.5 2001
17 Slovakia 5.5 2001
18 Panama 5.5 2001
19 Costa Rica 5.5 2001
20 Estonia 5.5 2001
21 Italy 5.5 2001
22 Hungary 5.5 2001
23 United Kingdom 5.5 2001
24 Lithuania 5.5 2001
25 Argentina 5.5 2001
26 Slovenia 5.5 2001
27 Spain 5.5 2001
28 Czech Republic 5.5 2001
29 South Africa 5.5 2001
30 Latvia 5.5 2001
31 Japan 5.5 2001
32 Belgium 5.5 2001
33 Germany 5.5 2001
34 Poland 5.5 2001
NATO countries average (profile) 5.27 2001
35 Dominica 5 2001
36 South Korea 5 2001
37 Israel 5 2001
38 Trinidad and Tobago 5 2001
39 Greece 5 2001
40 Botswana 5 2001
41 Bolivia 5 2001
42 Jamaica 5 2001
43 Benin 5 2001
44 Romania 5 2001
45 Chile 5 2001
46 El Salvador 4.5 2001
47 Thailand 4.5 2001
48 Philippines 4.5 2001
49 Papua New Guinea 4.5 2001
50 Mexico 4.5 2001
51 Ghana 4.5 2001
52 India 4.5 2001
53 Mongolia 4.5 2001
54 Mali 4.5 2001
55 Bulgaria 4.5 2001
56 Croatia 4.5 2001
57 Namibia 4.5 2001
Non-religious countries average (profile) 4.29 2001
Cold countries average (profile) 4.28 2001
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 4.14 2001
58 Madagascar 4 2001
59 Malawi 4 2001
60 Ecuador 4 2001
61 Moldova 4 2001
62 Brazil 4 2001
63 Nicaragua 4 2001
64 Honduras 4 2001
Emerging markets average (profile) 3.98 2001
65 Indonesia 3.5 2001
66 Central African Republic 3.5 2001
67 Bangladesh 3.5 2001
68 Nepal 3.5 2001
69 Senegal 3.5 2001
70 Republic of Macedonia 3.5 2001
71 Paraguay 3.5 2001
72 Guatemala 3.5 2001
73 Peru 3.5 2001
74 Mozambique 3.5 2001
75 Sri Lanka 3.5 2001
76 Burkina Faso 3 2001
77 Tanzania 3 2001
78 Nigeria 3 2001
79 Colombia 3 2001
80 Venezuela 3 2001
81 Jordan 3 2001
82 Armenia 3 2001
83 Ukraine 3 2001
84 Niger 3 2001
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 2.54 2001
85 Bosnia and Herzegovina 2.5 2001
86 Turkey 2.5 2001
87 Sierra Leone 2.5 2001
88 Morocco 2.5 2001
89 Gabon 2.5 2001
90 Albania 2.5 2001
91 Guinea-Bissau 2.5 2001
92 Kuwait 2.5 2001
93 Zambia 2.5 2001
South Asia average (profile) 2.5 2001
Former French colonies average (profile) 2.15 2001
94 Ethiopia 2 2001
95 Malaysia 2 2001
96 Togo 2 2001
97 Russia 2 2001
98 Democratic Republic of the Congo 2 2001
South and Central Asia average (profile) 1.95 2001
Muslim countries average (profile) 1.71 2001
failed states average (profile) 1.58 2001
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 1.53 2001
99 Liberia 1.5 2001
100 Guinea 1.5 2001
101 Lebanon 1.5 2001
102 Zimbabwe 1.5 2001
103 Mauritania 1.5 2001
104 Pakistan 1.5 2001
105 Oman 1.5 2001
106 United Arab Emirates 1.5 2001
107 Azerbaijan 1.5 2001
108 Kenya 1.5 2001
109 Cote d'Ivoire 1.5 2001
110 Chad 1.5 2001
111 Uganda 1.5 2001
112 Algeria 1.5 2001
113 Haiti 1.5 2001
114 Egypt 1.5 2001
115 Kazakhstan 1.5 2001
116 Kyrgyzstan 1.5 2001
117 Tunisia 1.5 2001
OPEC countries average (profile) 1.39 2001
118 Tajikistan 1 2001
119 Cambodia 1 2001
120 The Gambia 1 2001
121 Belarus 1 2001
122 Iran 1 2001
123 Burundi 1 2001
124 Cameroon 0.5 2001
125 Rwanda 0.5 2001
126 Uzbekistan 0.5 2001
127 Somalia 0.5 2001
128 Laos 0.5 2001
129 China 0.5 2001
130 Vietnam 0.5 2001
131 Bhutan 0.5 2001
132 Turkmenistan 0.0 2001
133 Libya 0.0 2001
134 Sudan 0.0 2001
135 Syria 0.0 2001
136 Saudi Arabia 0.0 2001
137 Cuba 0.0 2001
138 Iraq 0.0 2001
139 North Korea 0.0 2001
140 Burma 0.0 2001

Citation

"Countries Compared by Government > Democracy > Civil and political liberties. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", 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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