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Freedom in the World 2018

Somaliland *

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

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Freedom Status: 
Partly Free

Freedom in the World Scores

(1=Most Free, 7=Least Free)

Quick Facts

Population: 
3,500,000
Press Freedom Status: 
Partly Free
Ratings Change: 

Somaliland’s political rights rating improved from 5 to 4 due to the holding of a long-delayed presidential election.

Explanatory Note: 

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: 
44
Freedom Rating: 
4.5
Political Rights: 
4
Civil Liberties: 
5