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The ranking

CountryScore
1Finland0,50
-Iceland0,50
-Ireland0,50
-Netherlands0,50
5Czech Republic0,75
6Estonia2,00
-Norway2,00
8Slovakia2,50
-Switzerland2,50
10Hungary3,00
-Latvia3,00
-Portugal3,00
-Slovenia3,00
14Belgium4,00
-Sweden4,00
16Austria4,50
-Bolivia4,50
-Canada4,50
19Bosnia and Herzegovina5,00
-Denmark5,00
-New-Zealand5,00
-Trinidad and Tobago5,00
23Benin5,50
-Germany5,50
-Jamaica5,50
26Namibia6,00
27Lithuania6,50
-United Kingdom6,50
29Costa Rica6,67
30Cyprus7,50
31South Korea7,75
32Greece8,00
-Mauritius8,00
34Ghana8,50
35Australia9,00
-Bulgaria9,00
-France9,00
-Mali9,00
39Panama9,50
40Italy9,90
41El Salvador10,00
-Spain10,00
43Taiwan10,50
44South Africa11,25
45Cape Verde11,50
-Macedonia11,50
-Mozambique11,50
-Serbia and Montenegro11,50
49Chile11,63
50Israel12,00
51Japan12,50
52Dominican Republic12,75
53Botswana13,00
-Croatia13,00
-Tonga13,00
-United States of America13,00
57Uruguay13,75
58Fiji14,00
-Hong-Kong14,00
-Poland14,00
-Romania14,00
62Central African Republic14,50
-Cyprus (North)14,50
-Guinea-Bissau14,50
-Honduras14,50
66Madagascar15,00
-Togo15,00
68Ecuador15,25
69Nicaragua15,50
70Burkina Faso16,00
-Kosovo16,00
-Lesotho16,00
73Congo17,00
-Kuwait17,00
75Brazil17,17
76Argentina17,30
77Mauritania17,50
-Senegal17,50
-United Arab Emirates17,50
80Albania18,00
-Qatar18,00
82Paraguay18,25
83Timor-Leste18,50
84Liberia19,00
85Moldova19,17
86Mongolia19,25
87Haiti19,50
88Tanzania19,82
89Georgia21,00
90Guatemala21,25
91Angola21,50
92Malaysia22,25
93Comoros22,50
-Zambia22,50
95Niger24,50
-Seychelles24,50
97Morocco24,83
98Bhutan25,00
-Côte d’Ivoire25,00
-Turkey25,00
101Armenia25,50
-Malawi25,50
103Indonesia26,00
-Sierra Leone26,00
105India26,50
-Ukraine26,50
107Lebanon27,00
108Cambodia27,25
109Guinea27,50
-Jordan27,50
111Bahrein28,00
112Cameroon28,25
-Peru28,25
114Gabon28,50
115Venezuela29,00
116Uganda29,83
117Tajikistan30,00
118Kenya30,25
119United States of America (extra-territorial)31,50
120Nigeria32,23
121Djibouti33,00
122Thailand33,50
123Kyrgyzstan34,00
124Chad35,50
125Burundi39,83
126Algeria40,00
127Swaziland40,50
128Kazakhstan41,00
-Rwanda41,00
130Afghanistan44,25
131Colombia44,75
132Mexico45,83
133Egypt46,25
134Palestinian Authority46,75
135Azerbaijan47,00
-Israel (extra-territorial)47,00
137Bangladesh48,00
-Equatorial Guinea48,00
139Sudan48,13
140Zimbabwe50,00
141Sri Lanka50,75
142Democratic Republic of Congo51,00
-Philippines51,00
144Maldives51,25
-Somalia51,25
146Singapore51,50
147Russia52,50
148Tunisia53,75
149Gambia54,00
-Yemen54,00
151Belarus57,00
152Libya62,50
153Syria63,00
154Iraq66,83
155Vietnam67,25
156Laos67,50
157Pakistan70,33
158Uzbekistan71,00
159Nepal73,50
160Ethiopia75,00
161Saudi Arabia76,00
162Iran90,88
163China94,00
164Burma94,75
165Cuba95,00
166Eritrea97,50
167Turkmenistan98,50
168North Korea109,00



Questionnaire for compiling a 2006 world press freedom index
How the index was compiled

Evaluation by region:
- Americas
- Asia
- Europe
- Middle-East
- Africa


Africa Index

Americas Index

Asia Index

Europe Index

Middle-East Index

Index
  The ranking
CountryScore
1Finland0,50
-Iceland0,50
-Ireland0,50
-Netherlands0,50
5Czech Republic0,75
6Estonia2,00
-Norway2,00
8Slovakia2,50
-Switzerland2,50
10Hungary3,00
-Latvia3,00
-Portugal3,00
-Slovenia3,00
14Belgium4,00
-Sweden4,00
16Austria4,50
-Bolivia4,50
-Canada4,50
19Bosnia and Herzegovina5,00
-Denmark5,00
-New-Zealand5,00
-Trinidad and Tobago5,00
23Benin5,50
-Germany5,50
-Jamaica5,50
26Namibia6,00
27Lithuania6,50
-United Kingdom6,50
29Costa Rica6,67
30Cyprus7,50
31South Korea7,75
32Greece8,00
-Mauritius8,00
34Ghana8,50
35Australia9,00
-Bulgaria9,00
-France9,00
-Mali9,00
39Panama9,50
40Italy9,90
41El Salvador10,00
-Spain10,00
43Taiwan10,50
44South Africa11,25
45Cape Verde11,50
-Macedonia11,50
-Mozambique11,50
-Serbia and Montenegro11,50
49Chile11,63
50Israel12,00
51Japan12,50
52Dominican Republic12,75
53Botswana13,00
-Croatia13,00
-Tonga13,00
-United States of America13,00
57Uruguay13,75
58Fiji14,00
-Hong-Kong14,00
-Poland14,00
-Romania14,00
62Central African Republic14,50
-Cyprus (North)14,50
-Guinea-Bissau14,50
-Honduras14,50
66Madagascar15,00
-Togo15,00
68Ecuador15,25
69Nicaragua15,50
70Burkina Faso16,00
-Kosovo16,00
-Lesotho16,00
73Congo17,00
-Kuwait17,00
75Brazil17,17
76Argentina17,30
77Mauritania17,50
-Senegal17,50
-United Arab Emirates17,50
80Albania18,00
-Qatar18,00
82Paraguay18,25
83Timor-Leste18,50
84Liberia19,00
85Moldova19,17
86Mongolia19,25
87Haiti19,50
88Tanzania19,82
89Georgia21,00
90Guatemala21,25
91Angola21,50
92Malaysia22,25
93Comoros22,50
-Zambia22,50
95Niger24,50
-Seychelles24,50
97Morocco24,83
98Bhutan25,00
-Côte d’Ivoire25,00
-Turkey25,00
101Armenia25,50
-Malawi25,50
103Indonesia26,00
-Sierra Leone26,00
105India26,50
-Ukraine26,50
107Lebanon27,00
108Cambodia27,25
109Guinea27,50
-Jordan27,50
111Bahrein28,00
112Cameroon28,25
-Peru28,25
114Gabon28,50
115Venezuela29,00
116Uganda29,83
117Tajikistan30,00
118Kenya30,25
119United States of America (extra-territorial)31,50
120Nigeria32,23
121Djibouti33,00
122Thailand33,50
123Kyrgyzstan34,00
124Chad35,50
125Burundi39,83
126Algeria40,00
127Swaziland40,50
128Kazakhstan41,00
-Rwanda41,00
130Afghanistan44,25
131Colombia44,75
132Mexico45,83
133Egypt46,25
134Palestinian Authority46,75
135Azerbaijan47,00
-Israel (extra-territorial)47,00
137Bangladesh48,00
-Equatorial Guinea48,00
139Sudan48,13
140Zimbabwe50,00
141Sri Lanka50,75
142Democratic Republic of Congo51,00
-Philippines51,00
144Maldives51,25
-Somalia51,25
146Singapore51,50
147Russia52,50
148Tunisia53,75
149Gambia54,00
-Yemen54,00
151Belarus57,00
152Libya62,50
153Syria63,00
154Iraq66,83
155Vietnam67,25
156Laos67,50
157Pakistan70,33
158Uzbekistan71,00
159Nepal73,50
160Ethiopia75,00
161Saudi Arabia76,00
162Iran90,88
163China94,00
164Burma94,75
165Cuba95,00
166Eritrea97,50
167Turkmenistan98,50
168North Korea109,00
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