Hong Kong: Civil liberties

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 Hong Kong

Civil liberties index, 7 (weak) - 1 (strong)

 Latest value 4
 Year 2024
 Measure points
 Data availability 2017 - 2024
 Average 3
 Min - Max 2 - 4
 Source The Freedom House
For that indicator, we provide data for Hong Kong from 2017 to 2024. The average value for Hong Kong during that period was 3 points with a minimum of 2 points in 2017 and a maximum of 4 points in 2022. The latest value from 2024 is 4 points. For comparison, the world average in 2024 based on 194 countries is 3 points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Definition: The Civil Liberties index from the Freedom House evaluate the following: freedom of expression and belief, associational and organizational rights, rule of law, and personal autonomy and individual rights. The rating ranges from 1 (strong liberties) to 7 (no liberties).

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 Rule of law 1.28 2022 points
 Government effectiveness 1.59 2022 points
 Control of corruption 1.61 2022 points
 Regulatory quality 1.59 2022 points
 Voice and accountability -0.41 2022 points
 Political stability 0.61 2022 points
 Corruption perceptions - Transparency International 76 2022 points
 Political rights 6 2024 points
 Civil liberties 4 2024 points
 Competitiveness 83.10 2019 points
 Cost of starting a business 0.50 2019 percent of per capita GNI
 Shadow economy 12.39 2015 percent
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