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Press freedom index: most free

Scores: 1=best, 100=worst 2018

  1. Rank
    1
    Country
    Norway
    Result
    7.6
  2. Rank
    2
    Country
    Sweden
    Result
    8.3
  3. Rank
    3
    Country
    Netherlands
    Result
    10.0
  4. Rank
    4
    Country
    Finland
    Result
    10.3
  5. Rank
    5
    Country
    Jamaica
    Result
    11.3
  6. Rank
    Country
    Switzerland
    Result
    11.3
  7. Rank
    7
    Country
    Belgium
    Result
    13.2
  8. Rank
    8
    Country
    New Zealand
    Result
    13.6
  9. Rank
    9
    Country
    Austria
    Result
    14.0
  10. Rank
    Country
    Costa Rica
    Result
    14.0
  11. Rank
    Country
    Denmark
    Result
    14.0
  12. Rank
    12
    Country
    Estonia
    Result
    14.1
  13. Rank
    Country
    Iceland
    Result
    14.1
  14. Rank
    14
    Country
    Portugal
    Result
    14.2
  15. Rank
    15
    Country
    Germany
    Result
    14.4
  16. Rank
    16
    Country
    Ireland
    Result
    14.6
  17. Rank
    17
    Country
    Luxembourg
    Result
    14.7
  18. Rank
    18
    Country
    Canada
    Result
    15.3
  19. Rank
    19
    Country
    Australia
    Result
    15.5
  20. Rank
    20
    Country
    Uruguay
    Result
    15.6
  21. Rank
    21
    Country
    Suriname
    Result
    16.4
  22. Rank
    22
    Country
    Ghana
    Result
    18.4
  23. Rank
    23
    Country
    Latvia
    Result
    19.6
  24. Rank
    24
    Country
    Cyprus
    Result
    19.9
  25. Rank
    25
    Country
    Namibia
    Result
    20.2
  26. Rank
    26
    Country
    Slovakia
    Result
    20.3
  27. Rank
    27
    Country
    South Africa
    Result
    20.4
  28. Rank
    28
    Country
    Liechtenstein
    Result
    20.5
  29. Rank
    Country
    Spain
    Result
    20.5
  30. Rank
    30
    Country
    Slovenia
    Result
    21.7

Index key & notes

Notes

Based on 87 questions on topics such as media independence, censorship and transparency.

Source: Reporters Without Borders