Rankings

The press Change

Show me

Abuse against journalists

100=worst 2019

  1. Rank
    1
    Country
    Syria
    Result
    81.5
  2. Rank
    2
    Country
    China
    Result
    80.0
  3. Rank
    3
    Country
    Eritrea
    Result
    72.2
  4. Rank
    4
    Country
    Afghanistan
    Result
    72.1
  5. Rank
    5
    Country
    Yemen
    Result
    69.4
  6. Rank
    6
    Country
    Mexico
    Result
    68.5
  7. Rank
    7
    Country
    Azerbaijan
    Result
    66.7
  8. Rank
    8
    Country
    Bahrain
    Result
    65.6
  9. Rank
    9
    Country
    Saudi Arabia
    Result
    65.5
  10. Rank
    10
    Country
    India
    Result
    65.3
  11. Rank
    11
    Country
    Vietnam
    Result
    64.2
  12. Rank
    12
    Country
    Turkey
    Result
    63.9
  13. Rank
    13
    Country
    United States
    Result
    63.0
  14. Rank
    14
    Country
    Egypt
    Result
    62.8
  15. Rank
    15
    Country
    Iran
    Result
    59.6
  16. Rank
    16
    Country
    Colombia
    Result
    59.0
  17. Rank
    17
    Country
    Brazil
    Result
    58.9
  18. Rank
    18
    Country
    West Bank & Gaza
    Result
    57.5
  19. Rank
    19
    Country
    Pakistan
    Result
    57.2
  20. Rank
    20
    Country
    Laos
    Result
    56.4
  21. Rank
    21
    Country
    Central African Rep.
    Result
    56.0
  22. Rank
    Country
    Philippines
    Result
    56.0
  23. Rank
    23
    Country
    Bangladesh
    Result
    55.5
  24. Rank
    24
    Country
    Somalia
    Result
    53.1
  25. Rank
    25
    Country
    Ecuador
    Result
    51.9
  26. Rank
    Country
    North Korea
    Result
    51.9
  27. Rank
    27
    Country
    Russia
    Result
    50.7
  28. Rank
    28
    Country
    Nicaragua
    Result
    49.4
  29. Rank
    29
    Country
    Uzbekistan
    Result
    48.2
  30. Rank
    30
    Country
    United Arab Emirates
    Result
    47.4

Index key & notes

Notes

Based on the intensity of abuse and violence against the media in 2018.

Source: Reporters Without Borders