Degree of internet freedom in selected countries according to the Freedom House Index 2017 (index points)

Freedom House Index: internet freedom in selected countries 2017 The statistic shows the degree of Internet freedom in selected countries worldwide. According to the Freedom House Index, China occupied the last place in internet freedom with 87 index points in 2017. Estonia and Iceland were ranked first with 6 index points.
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Index points
Estonia6
Iceland6
Canada15
Germany20
Australia21
United States21
Japan23
Georgia24
United Kingdom24
South Africa25
Italy25
France26
Argentina27
Philippines28
Kenya29
Hungary29
Armenia32
Colombia32
Brazil33
Nigeria34
South Korea35
Kyrgyzstan37
Tunisia38
Mexico39
Angola40
Zambia41
Uganda41
India41
Singapore41
Malawi42
Sri Lanka43
Ecuador43
Malaysia44
Ukraine45
Morocco45
Lebanon46
Indonesia47
Cambodia52
Rwanda53
Jordan53
Bangladesh54
Libya54
Zimbabwe56
Azerbaijan58
Kazakhstan62
Myanmar63
Venezuela63
Sudan64
Belarus64
Turkey66
Russia66
The Gambia67
Thailand67
Egypt68
UAE69
Pakistan71
Bahrain72
Saudi Arabia72
Vietnam76
Uzbekistan77
Cuba79
Iran85
Ethiopia86
Syria86
China (PRC)87
Index points
Estonia6
Iceland6
Canada15
Germany20
Australia21
United States21
Japan23
Georgia24
United Kingdom24
South Africa25
Italy25
France26
Argentina27
Philippines28
Kenya29
Hungary29
Armenia32
Colombia32
Brazil33
Nigeria34
South Korea35
Kyrgyzstan37
Tunisia38
Mexico39
Angola40
Zambia41
Uganda41
India41
Singapore41
Malawi42
Sri Lanka43
Ecuador43
Malaysia44
Ukraine45
Morocco45
Lebanon46
Indonesia47
Cambodia52
Rwanda53
Jordan53
Bangladesh54
Libya54
Zimbabwe56
Azerbaijan58
Kazakhstan62
Myanmar63
Venezuela63
Sudan64
Belarus64
Turkey66
Russia66
The Gambia67
Thailand67
Egypt68
UAE69
Pakistan71
Bahrain72
Saudi Arabia72
Vietnam76
Uzbekistan77
Cuba79
Iran85
Ethiopia86
Syria86
China (PRC)87
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The statistic shows the degree of Internet freedom in selected countries worldwide. According to the Freedom House Index, China occupied the last place in internet freedom with 87 index points in 2017. Estonia and Iceland were ranked first with 6 index points.
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Release date
November 2017
Region
Worldwide
Survey time period
June 1, 2016 to May 31, 2017
Supplementary notes
0 = most free, 100 = least free
Ratings are determined through an examination of three broad categories: obstacles to access, limits on content as well as violations of user rights.

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