Italy: Civil liberties

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

 Latest value 1
 Year 2024
 Measure points
 Data availability 1972 - 2024
 Average 1
 Min - Max 1 - 3
 Source The Freedom House
For that indicator, we provide data for Italy from 1972 to 2024. The average value for Italy during that period was 1 points with a minimum of 1 points in 1976 and a maximum of 3 points in 1993. The latest value from 2024 is 1 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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Italy - Civil liberties - historical chart - 1972-2024

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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 Corruption perceptions - Transparency International 56 2022 points
 Political rights 1 2024 points
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 Competitiveness 71.50 2019 points
 Cost of starting a business 13.80 2019 percent of per capita GNI
 Shadow economy 22.97 2015 percent
 Informal economy, MIMIC method 29.80 2020 percent
 Informal economy, DGE method 26.10 2020 percent
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