South Africa

Free
79
100
PR Political Rights 33 40
CL Civil Liberties 46 60
Last Year's Score & Status
79 100 Free
Global freedom statuses are calculated on a weighted scale. See the methodology.
The full Freedom in the World 2020 narrative report for South Africa will be posted as soon as it becomes available. Other Freedom House South Africa content can be found on the South Africa portal page.

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  • Global Freedom Score

    79 100 free
  • Internet Freedom Score

    72 100 free