Namibia: Civil liberties

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 Namibia

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

 Latest value 2
 Year 2020
 Measure points
 Data availability 1972 - 2020
 Average 3
 Min - Max 2 - 5
 Source The Freedom House
For that indicator, we provide data for Namibia from 1972 to 2020. The average value for Namibia during that period was 3 points with a minimum of 2 points in 1992 and a maximum of 5 points in 1972. The latest value from 2020 is 2 points. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 195 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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Namibia - Civil liberties - recent values

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Namibia - Civil liberties - historical chart - 1972-2020




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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 Regulatory quality -0.02 2022 points
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 Political stability 0.56 2022 points
 Corruption perceptions - Transparency International 49 2022 points
 Political rights 2 2020 points
 Civil liberties 2 2020 points
 Competitiveness 54.50 2019 points
 Cost of starting a business 8.90 2019 percent of per capita GNI
 Shadow economy 21.78 2015 percent
 Informal economy, MIMIC method 30.40 2020 percent
 Informal economy, DGE method 24.70 2020 percent
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