Press freedom index (0 = perfect - 100 = bad) by country - 2016

Press freedom index (0 = perfect - 100 = bad) by country Updated 20-04-2016

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Press freedom index (0 = perfect - 100 = bad)

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The map shows the indicator: Press freedom index (0 = perfect - 100 = bad). The data are for the different sovereign countries of the world.

Data source: Reporters without borders. The data correspond to the last date of registration provided by the source.

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Color of the countries with the lowest data: blue.

Color of the countries with the highest data: red.

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You will eventually find a ranking of the best and lowest records for sovereign countries. You can download the data per country in CSV format or view it below the article.

Ranking of statistics – Press freedom index (0 = perfect - 100 = bad)

The 5 highest records for sovereign countries (1 per country) since 2013 :

1 - Eritrea - Press freedom index (0 = perfect - 100 = bad) was 84.86 in 2015
2 - North Korea - Press freedom index (0 = perfect - 100 = bad) was 83.90 in 2013
3 - Turkmenistan - Press freedom index (0 = perfect - 100 = bad) was 83.44 in 2016
4 - Syria - Press freedom index (0 = perfect - 100 = bad) was 81.35 in 2016
5 - China - Press freedom index (0 = perfect - 100 = bad) was 80.96 in 2016

The 5 lowest records for sovereign countries (1 per country) since 2013 :

1 - Finland - Press freedom index (0 = perfect - 100 = bad) was 6.38 in 2013
2 - Netherlands - Press freedom index (0 = perfect - 100 = bad) was 6.46 in 2014
3 - Norway - Press freedom index (0 = perfect - 100 = bad) was 6.52 in 2014
4 - Luxembourg - Press freedom index (0 = perfect - 100 = bad) was 6.68 in 2013
5 - Andorra - Press freedom index (0 = perfect - 100 = bad) was 6.82 in 2014

Data table - Press freedom index (0 = perfect - 100 = bad)

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Ranking Country Data Date of information
1 Flag - Eritrea Eritrea 83.92 2016
2 Flag - North Korea North Korea 83.76 2016
3 Flag - Turkmenistan Turkmenistan 83.44 2016
4 Flag - Syria Syria 81.35 2016
5 Flag - China China 80.96 2016
6 Flag - Vietnam Vietnam 74.27 2016
7 Flag - Sudan Sudan 72.53 2016
8 Flag - Laos Laos 71.58 2016
9 Flag - Djibouti Djibouti 70.90 2016
10 Flag - Cuba Cuba 70.23 2016
11 Flag - Yemen Yemen 67.07 2016
12 Flag - Iran Iran 66.52 2016
13 Flag - Equatorial Guinea Equatorial Guinea 66.47 2016
14 Flag - Somalia Somalia 65.35 2016
15 Flag - Uzbekistan Uzbekistan 61.15 2016
16 Flag - Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia 59.72 2016
17 Flag - Libya Libya 57.89 2016
18 Flag - Azerbaijan Azerbaijan 57.89 2016
19 Flag - Bahrain Bahrain 54.86 2016
20 Flag - Rwanda Rwanda 54.61 2016
21 Flag - Kazakhstan Kazakhstan 54.55 2016
22 Flag - Egypt Egypt 54.45 2016
23 Flag - Iraq Iraq 54.35 2016
24 Flag - Belarus Belarus 54.32 2016
25 Flag - Burundi Burundi 54.10 2016
26 Flag - Brunei Brunei 53.85 2016
27 Flag - Singapore Singapore 52.96 2016
28 Flag - Swaziland Swaziland 52.37 2016
29 Flag - Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo 50.97 2016
30 Flag - Turkey Turkey 50.76 2016
31 Flag - Tajikistan Tajikistan 50.34 2016
32 Flag - Mexico Mexico 49.33 2016
33 Flag - Russia Russia 49.03 2016
34 Flag - Pakistan Pakistan 48.52 2016
35 Flag - Malaysia Malaysia 46.57 2016
36 Flag - Gambia Gambia 46.53 2016
37 Flag - Bangladesh Bangladesh 45.94 2016
38 Flag - Myanmar Myanmar 45.48 2016
39 Flag - Ethiopia Ethiopia 45.13 2016
40 Flag - Sri Lanka Sri Lanka 44.96 2016
41 Flag - South Sudan South Sudan 44.87 2016
42 Flag - Venezuela Venezuela 44.77 2016
43 Flag - Philippines Philippines 44.66 2016
44 Flag - Honduras Honduras 44.62 2016
45 Flag - Thailand Thailand 44.53 2016
46 Flag - Jordan Jordan 44.49 2016
47 Flag - Colombia Colombia 44.11 2016
48 Flag - India India 43.17 2016
49 Flag - Morocco Morocco 42.64 2016
50 Flag - Indonesia Indonesia 41.72 2016
51 Flag - Algeria Algeria 41.69 2016
52 Flag - Cambodia Cambodia 40.70 2016
53 Flag - Chad Chad 40.59 2016
54 Flag - Cameroon Cameroon 40.53 2016
55 Flag - Oman Oman 40.43 2016
56 Flag - Zimbabwe Zimbabwe 40.41 2016
57 Flag - Angola Angola 39.89 2016
58 Flag - Mali Mali 39.83 2016
59 Flag - Guatemala Guatemala 38.03 2016
60 Flag - Afghanistan Afghanistan 37.75 2016
61 Flag - United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates 36.73 2016
62 Flag - Macedonia Macedonia 36.09 2016
63 Flag - Qatar Qatar 35.97 2016
64 Flag - Nigeria Nigeria 35.90 2016
65 Flag - Republic of the Congo Republic of the Congo 35.84 2016
66 Flag - Zambia Zambia 35.08 2016
67 Flag - Bulgaria Bulgaria 34.46 2016
68 Flag - Maldives Maldives 34.17 2016
69 Flag - Paraguay Paraguay 33.63 2016
70 Flag - Central African Republic Central African Republic 33.60 2016
71 Flag - Ecuador Ecuador 33.21 2016
72 Flag - Guinea Guinea 33.08 2016
73 Flag - Ukraine Ukraine 32.93 2016
74 Flag - Montenegro Montenegro 32.79 2016
75 Flag - Brazil Brazil 32.62 2016
76 Flag - Nepal Nepal 32.62 2016
77 Flag - Kuwait Kuwait 32.59 2016
78 Flag - Israel Israel 32.58 2016
79 Flag - Uganda Uganda 32.58 2016
80 Flag - Gabon Gabon 32.20 2016
81 Flag - East Timor East Timor 32.02 2016
82 Flag - Lebanon Lebanon 31.95 2016
83 Flag - Bolivia Bolivia 31.78 2016
84 Flag - Tunisia Tunisia 31.60 2016
85 Flag - Kenya Kenya 31.16 2016
86 Flag - Bhutan Bhutan 30.73 2016
87 Flag - Liberia Liberia 30.71 2016
88 Flag - Seychelles Seychelles 30.60 2016
89 Flag - Panama Panama 30.59 2016
90 Flag - Greece Greece 30.35 2016
91 Flag - Togo Togo 30.31 2016
92 Flag - Mozambique Mozambique 30.25 2016
93 Flag - Côte d'Ivoire Côte d'Ivoire 30.17 2016
94 Flag - Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan 30.16 2016
95 Flag - Peru Peru 29.99 2016
96 Flag - Sierra Leone Sierra Leone 29.94 2016
97 Flag - Albania Albania 29.92 2016
98 Flag - Fiji Fiji 29.37 2016
99 Flag - Guinea-Bissau Guinea-Bissau 29.03 2016
100 Flag - Benin Benin 28.97 2016
101 Flag - Italy Italy 28.93 2016
102 Flag - Moldova Moldova 28.83 2016
103 Flag - Nicaragua Nicaragua 28.82 2016
104 Flag - Armenia Armenia 28.79 2016
105 Flag - Lesotho Lesotho 28.78 2016
106 Flag - Japan Japan 28.67 2016
107 Flag - Tanzania Tanzania 28.65 2016
108 Flag - South Korea South Korea 28.58 2016
109 Flag - Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina 28.45 2016
110 Flag - Hungary Hungary 28.17 2016
111 Flag - Malawi Malawi 28.12 2016
112 Flag - Senegal Senegal 27.99 2016
113 Flag - Georgia Georgia 27.96 2016
114 Flag - Croatia Croatia 27.91 2016
115 Flag - Dominican Republic Dominican Republic 27.90 2016
116 Flag - Mauritius Mauritius 27.69 2016
117 Flag - Mongolia Mongolia 27.61 2016
118 Flag - Serbia Serbia 27.60 2016
119 Flag - El Salvador El Salvador 27.20 2016
120 Flag - Guyana Guyana 27.07 2016
121 Flag - Madagascar Madagascar 27.04 2016
122 Flag - Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea 25.81 2016
123 Flag - Argentina Argentina 25.09 2016
124 Flag - Haiti Haiti 24.66 2016
125 Flag - Niger Niger 24.62 2016
126 Flag - Taiwan Taiwan 24.37 2016
127 Flag - Comoros Comoros 24.33 2016
128 Flag - Romania Romania 24.29 2016
129 Flag - Mauritania Mauritania 24.03 2016
130 Flag - Poland Poland 23.89 2016
131 Flag - Malta Malta 23.84 2016
132 Flag - France France 23.83 2016
133 Flag - Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago 23.29 2016
134 Flag - Botswana Botswana 22.91 2016
135 Flag - Burkina Faso Burkina Faso 22.66 2016
136 Flag - United States United States 22.49 2016
137 Flag - Slovenia Slovenia 22.26 2016
138 Flag - South Africa South Africa 21.92 2016
139 Flag - United Kingdom United Kingdom 21.70 2016
140 Flag - Tonga Tonga 21.24 2016
141 Flag - Antigua and Barbuda Antigua and Barbuda 21.02 2015
142 Flag - Belize Belize 20.61 2016
143 Flag - Lithuania Lithuania 19.95 2016
144 Flag - Spain Spain 19.92 2016
145 Flag - Andorra Andorra 19.87 2016
146 Flag - Cape Verde Cape Verde 19.82 2016
147 Flag - Chile Chile 19.23 2016
148 Flag - Samoa Samoa 18.80 2016
149 Flag - Liechtenstein Liechtenstein 18.36 2016
150 Flag - Cyprus Cyprus 18.26 2016
151 Flag - Ghana Ghana 17.95 2016
152 Flag - Australia Australia 17.84 2016
153 Flag - Latvia Latvia 17.38 2016
154 Flag - Portugal Portugal 17.27 2016
155 Flag - Suriname Suriname 16.70 2016
156 Flag - Czech Republic Czech Republic 16.66 2016
157 Flag - Uruguay Uruguay 15.88 2016
158 Flag - Iceland Iceland 15.30 2016
159 Flag - Canada Canada 15.26 2016
160 Flag - Namibia Namibia 15.15 2016
161 Flag - Germany Germany 14.80 2016
162 Flag - Luxembourg Luxembourg 14.43 2016
163 Flag - Estonia Estonia 14.31 2016
164 Flag - Belgium Belgium 14.18 2016
165 Flag - Slovakia Slovakia 13.26 2016
166 Flag - Austria Austria 13.18 2016
167 Flag - Jamaica Jamaica 12.45 2016
168 Flag - Ireland Ireland 12.40 2016
169 Flag - Sweden Sweden 12.33 2016
170 Flag - Switzerland Switzerland 11.76 2016
171 Flag - Costa Rica Costa Rica 11.10 2016
172 Flag - New Zealand New Zealand 10.01 2016
173 Flag - Denmark Denmark 8.89 2016
174 Flag - Norway Norway 8.79 2016
175 Flag - Netherlands Netherlands 8.76 2016
176 Flag - Finland Finland 8.59 2016