South Korea: Civil liberties index, 7 (weak) - 1 (strong)
For that indicator, we provide data for South Korea from 1972 to 2020. The average value for South Korea during that period was 3 points with a minimum of 2 points in 1993 and a maximum of 6 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.
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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).