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Freedom in the World 2018

Serbia

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Scoring Key: X / Y (Z)
X = Score Received
Y = Best Possible Score
Z = Change from Previous Year

Full Methodology

Freedom Status: 
Free

Freedom in the World Scores

(1=Most Free, 7=Least Free)

Quick Facts

Population: 
7,100,000
Capital: 
Belgrade
GDP/capita: 
$5,237
Press Freedom Status: 
Partly Free
Trend Arrow: 

Serbia received a downward trend arrow due to President Aleksandar Vučić’s continued consolidation of power, including through opaque party financing methods, politicization of law enforcement, and attempts to undermine critical journalists with financial investigations and smears in government-friendly media.

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The full report for this country or territory will be published as soon as it becomes available.

Scoring Key: X / Y (Z)
X = Score Received
Y = Best Possible Score
Z = Change from Previous Year

Full Methodology

Aggregate Score: 
73
Freedom Rating: 
2.5
Political Rights: 
3
Civil Liberties: 
2