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The ranking

RankCountryNote
1Iceland0,75
-Norway0,75
3Estonia1,00
-Slovakia1,00
5Belgium1,50
-Finland1,50
-Sweden1,50
8Denmark2,00
-Ireland2,00
-Portugal2,00
11Switzerland3,00
12Latvia3,50
-Netherlands3,50
14Czech Republic4,00
15New Zealand4,17
16Austria4,25
17Hungary4,50
18Canada4,88
19Trinidad and Tobago5,00
20Germany5,75
21Costa Rica6,50
-Slovenia6,50
23Lithuania7,00
24United Kingdom8,25
25Mauritius8,50
-Namibia8,50
27Jamaica8,63
28Australia8,79
29Ghana9,00
30Greece9,25
31France9,75
32Taiwan10,00
33Spain10,25
34Bosnia and Herzegovina11,17
35Italy11,25
36Macedonia11,50
37Japan11,75
-Uruguay11,75
39Chile12,13
-South Korea12,13
41Croatia12,50
42Romania12,75
43South Africa13,00
44Israel (Israeli territory)13,25
45Cape Verde14,00
-Cyprus14,00
47Nicaragua14,25
48United States of America14,50
49Togo15,17
50Mauritania15,50
51Bulgaria16,25
52Mali16,50
53Benin17,00
54Panama17,88
55Tanzania18,00
56Ecuador18,50
-Poland18,50
58Cyprus (North)19,00
-Montenegro19,00n. c.
60Kosovo19,75
61Hong-Kong20,00
-Madagascar20,00
63Kuwait20,17
64El Salvador20,20
65United Arab Emirates20,25
66Georgia20,83
67Serbia21,00
68Bolivia21,50
-Burkina Faso21,50
-Zambia21,50
71Central African Republic22,50
72Dominican Republic22,75
73Mozambique23,00
74Mongolia23,40
75Botswana23,50
-Haiti23,50
77Armenia23,63
78Kenya23,75
79Qatar24,00
80Congo24,50
81Moldova24,75
82Argentina24,83
83Senegal25,00
84Brazil25,25
85Cambodia25,33
-Liberia25,33
87Albania25,50
-Honduras25,50
-Niger25,50
90Paraguay26,10
91Angola26,50
92Malawi26,75
-Ukraine26,75
94Côte d’Ivoire27,00
-Timor-Leste27,00
96Comoros28,00
-Uganda28,00
98Lebanon28,75
99Lesotho29,50
100Indonesia30,50
101Turkey31,25
102Gabon31,50
103Israel (extra-territorial)32,00
104Guatemala33,00
-Seychelles33,00
106Morocco33,25
107Fiji33,50
-Guinea33,50
-Guinea-Bissau33,50
110Kyrgyzstan33,60
111Cameroon36,00
-United States of America (extra-territorial)36,00
113Chad36,50
114Venezuela36,88
115Tajikistan37,00
116Bhutan37,17
117Peru37,38
118Bahrein38,00
119Tonga38,25
120India39,33
121Sierra Leone39,50
122Jordan40,21
123Algeria40,50
124Malaysia41,00
125Kazakhstan41,63
126Colombia42,33
127Burundi43,40
128Philippines44,75
129Maldives45,17
130Gambia48,25
131Nigeria49,83
132Djibouti50,25
133Democratic Republic of Congo50,50
134Bangladesh53,17
135Thailand53,50
136Mexico53,63
137Nepal53,75
138Swaziland54,50
139Azerbaijan55,40
140Sudan55,75
141Singapore56,00
142Afghanistan56,50
143Yemen56,67
144Russia56,90
145Tunisia57,00
146Egypt58,00
147Rwanda58,88
148Saudi Arabia59,75
149Zimbabwe62,00
150Ethiopia63,00
151Belarus63,63
152Pakistan64,83
153Equatorial Guinea65,25
154Syria66,00
155Libya66,50
156Sri Lanka67,50
157Iraq67,83
158Palestinian Territories69,83
159Somalia71,50
160Uzbekistan74,88
161Laos75,00
162Vietnam79,25
163China89,00
164Burma93,75
165Cuba96,17
166Iran96,50
167Turkmenistan103,75
168North Korea108,75
169Eritrea114,75



How the index was compiled
Questionnaire for compiling a 2007 world press freedom index

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


Index 2007
  The ranking
RankCountryNote
1Iceland0,75
-Norway0,75
3Estonia1,00
-Slovakia1,00
5Belgium1,50
-Finland1,50
-Sweden1,50
8Denmark2,00
-Ireland2,00
-Portugal2,00
11Switzerland3,00
12Latvia3,50
-Netherlands3,50
14Czech Republic4,00
15New Zealand4,17
16Austria4,25
17Hungary4,50
18Canada4,88
19Trinidad and Tobago5,00
20Germany5,75
21Costa Rica6,50
-Slovenia6,50
23Lithuania7,00
24United Kingdom8,25
25Mauritius8,50
-Namibia8,50
27Jamaica8,63
28Australia8,79
29Ghana9,00
30Greece9,25
31France9,75
32Taiwan10,00
33Spain10,25
34Bosnia and Herzegovina11,17
35Italy11,25
36Macedonia11,50
37Japan11,75
-Uruguay11,75
39Chile12,13
-South Korea12,13
41Croatia12,50
42Romania12,75
43South Africa13,00
44Israel (Israeli territory)13,25
45Cape Verde14,00
-Cyprus14,00
47Nicaragua14,25
48United States of America14,50
49Togo15,17
50Mauritania15,50
51Bulgaria16,25
52Mali16,50
53Benin17,00
54Panama17,88
55Tanzania18,00
56Ecuador18,50
-Poland18,50
58Cyprus (North)19,00
-Montenegro19,00n. c.
60Kosovo19,75
61Hong-Kong20,00
-Madagascar20,00
63Kuwait20,17
64El Salvador20,20
65United Arab Emirates20,25
66Georgia20,83
67Serbia21,00
68Bolivia21,50
-Burkina Faso21,50
-Zambia21,50
71Central African Republic22,50
72Dominican Republic22,75
73Mozambique23,00
74Mongolia23,40
75Botswana23,50
-Haiti23,50
77Armenia23,63
78Kenya23,75
79Qatar24,00
80Congo24,50
81Moldova24,75
82Argentina24,83
83Senegal25,00
84Brazil25,25
85Cambodia25,33
-Liberia25,33
87Albania25,50
-Honduras25,50
-Niger25,50
90Paraguay26,10
91Angola26,50
92Malawi26,75
-Ukraine26,75
94Côte d’Ivoire27,00
-Timor-Leste27,00
96Comoros28,00
-Uganda28,00
98Lebanon28,75
99Lesotho29,50
100Indonesia30,50
101Turkey31,25
102Gabon31,50
103Israel (extra-territorial)32,00
104Guatemala33,00
-Seychelles33,00
106Morocco33,25
107Fiji33,50
-Guinea33,50
-Guinea-Bissau33,50
110Kyrgyzstan33,60
111Cameroon36,00
-United States of America (extra-territorial)36,00
113Chad36,50
114Venezuela36,88
115Tajikistan37,00
116Bhutan37,17
117Peru37,38
118Bahrein38,00
119Tonga38,25
120India39,33
121Sierra Leone39,50
122Jordan40,21
123Algeria40,50
124Malaysia41,00
125Kazakhstan41,63
126Colombia42,33
127Burundi43,40
128Philippines44,75
129Maldives45,17
130Gambia48,25
131Nigeria49,83
132Djibouti50,25
133Democratic Republic of Congo50,50
134Bangladesh53,17
135Thailand53,50
136Mexico53,63
137Nepal53,75
138Swaziland54,50
139Azerbaijan55,40
140Sudan55,75
141Singapore56,00
142Afghanistan56,50
143Yemen56,67
144Russia56,90
145Tunisia57,00
146Egypt58,00
147Rwanda58,88
148Saudi Arabia59,75
149Zimbabwe62,00
150Ethiopia63,00
151Belarus63,63
152Pakistan64,83
153Equatorial Guinea65,25
154Syria66,00
155Libya66,50
156Sri Lanka67,50
157Iraq67,83
158Palestinian Territories69,83
159Somalia71,50
160Uzbekistan74,88
161Laos75,00
162Vietnam79,25
163China89,00
164Burma93,75
165Cuba96,17
166Iran96,50
167Turkmenistan103,75
168North Korea108,75
169Eritrea114,75
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