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Civil liberties index, 7 (weak) - 1 (strong) in Asia:

The average for 2020 based on 47 countries was 5 points.The highest value was in North Korea: 7 points and the lowest value was in Japan: 1 points. The indicator is available from 1972 to 2020. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: points; Source: The Freedom House
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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).
Civil liberties around the world
Civil liberties in the European union
Civil liberties in Europe
Civil liberties in Africa
Civil liberties in North America
Civil liberties in South America
Civil liberties in Australia
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