Freedom on the Net 2016

Table of Country Scores

Freedom on the Net scores are based on a scale of 0 to 100 with 0 representing the best level of freedom on the net progress and 100 the worst. The 2016 ratings reflect the period of June 1, 2015 through May 31, 2016.

Status Total Score Obstacles to Access Limits on Content Violations of User Rights
Myanmar Not Free 61 17 17 27
Malaysia Partly Free 45 9 16 20
Japan Free 22 4 7 11
Cambodia Not Free 52 15 15 22
Bangladesh Partly Free 56 14 14 28
Ecuador Partly Free 41 8 12 21
Cuba Not Free 79 21 26 32
Colombia Partly Free 32 8 8 16
Brazil Partly Free 32 8 7 17
Uzbekistan Not Free 79 20 28 31
Iceland Free 6 1 1 4
Zimbabwe Not Free 56 15 16 25
Zambia Partly Free 38 11 10 17
Uganda Partly Free 42 13 11 18
Sudan Not Free 64 16 18 30
South Africa Free 25 8 6 11
Rwanda Partly Free 51 10 21 20
Gambia, The Not Free 67 18 22 27
Kyrgyzstan Partly Free 35 10 7 18
Russia Not Free 65 10 23 32
Hungary Free 27 5 10 12
United Kingdom Free 23 2 5 16
Belarus Not Free 62 13 21 28
Vietnam Not Free 76 14 28 34
Venezuela Partly Free 60 18 17 25
Indonesia Partly Free 44 11 14 19
Ukraine Partly Free 38 8 11 19
India Partly Free 41 12 9 20
Italy Free 25 4 6 15
Nigeria Partly Free 34 10 7 17
Kazakhstan Not Free 63 14 23 26
United States Free 18 3 2 13
Thailand Not Free 66 10 23 33
Sri Lanka Partly Free 44 14 12 18
Malawi Partly Free 41 16 10 15
South Korea Partly Free 36 3 15 18
Singapore Partly Free 41 6 14 21
Germany Free 19 3 5 11
Philippines Free 26 9 5 12
Pakistan Not Free 69 18 20 31
France Free 25 3 6 16
Armenia Free 30 6 10 14
Estonia Free 6 0 3 3
China Not Free 88 18 30 40
Canada Free 16 3 4 9
Azerbaijan Partly Free 57 14 19 24
Mexico Partly Free 38 8 10 20
Jordan Partly Free 51 13 16 22
Iran Not Free 87 19 31 37
Lebanon Partly Free 45 13 12 20
United Arab Emirates Not Free 68 14 22 32
Kenya Free 29 8 7 14
Turkey Not Free 61 13 21 27
Argentina Free 27 6 9 12
Egypt Not Free 63 15 15 33
Bahrain Not Free 71 10 27 34
Ethiopia Not Free 83 23 28 32
Georgia Free 25 8 6 11
Australia Free 21 2 6 13
Angola Partly Free 40 14 7 19
Saudi Arabia Not Free 72 14 24 34
Syria Not Free 87 24 26 37
Morocco Partly Free 44 12 9 23
Libya Partly Free 58 20 13 25
Tunisia Partly Free 38 10 8 20