SDG 16 · Indicator

Press Freedom Index

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Ratings provide a visual representation of a country’s performance on the indicator.


Legend

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SDG achieved

Challenges remain

Significant challenges remain

Major challenges remain

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Description

Degree of freedom available to journalists in 180 countries and regions, determined by pooling the responses of experts to a questionnaire devised by RSF.

Long-Term Objective

Average of 5 best performers

The long-term objective for this indicator is a value of 10.

Reference

Reporters sans frontières (2019). World Press Freedom Index 2019. Available from: https://rsf.org/en/ranking/2019

Press Freedom Index