Degree of internet freedom in selected countries according to the Freedom House Index 2016 (index points)

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Index points
Estonia6
Iceland6
Canada16
United States18
Germany19
Australia21
Japan22
United Kingdom23
France25
Georgia25
Italy25
South Africa25
Philippines26
Argentina27
Hungary27
Kenya29
Armenia30
Brazil32
Colombia32
Nigeria34
Kyrgyzstan35
South Korea36
Mexico38
Tunisia38
Ukraine38
Zambia38
Angola40
Ecuador41
India41
Malawi41
Singapore41
Uganda42
Indonesia44
Morocco44
Sri Lanka44
Lebanon45
Malaysia45
Jordan51
Rwanda51
Cambodia52
Bangladesh56
Zimbabwe56
Azerbaijan57
Libya58
Venezuela60
Turkey61
Myanmar61
Belarus62
Egypt63
Kazakhstan63
Sudan64
Russia65
Thailand66
The Gambia67
UAE68
Pakistan69
Bahrain71
Saudi Arabia72
Vietnam76
Cuba79
Uzbekistan79
Ethiopia83
Iran87
Syria87
China (PRC)88

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The statistic shows the degree of Internet freedom in selected countries worldwide. According to the Freedom House Index, Syria and Iran occupied the penultimate place in internet freedom with 87 index points in 2015. Iceland was ranked first with 6 index points.
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Release date
November 2016
Region
Worldwide
Survey time period
June 1, 2015 to May 31, 2016
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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