Freedom on the Net 2017

Table of Country Scores

Scores are based on a scale of 0 (most free) to 100 (least free).

The 2017 ratings reflect the period of June 1, 2016 through May 31, 2017.

Status Total Score Obstacles to Access Limits on Content Violations of User Rights
Armenia Partly Free 32 7 10 15
Brazil Partly Free 33 8 8 17
Estonia Free 6 0 3 3
Sri Lanka Partly Free 43 13 12 18
Morocco Partly Free 45 11 10 24
United Arab Emirates Not Free 69 13 23 33
Hungary Free 29 4 11 14
United Kingdom Free 24 2 5 17
United States Free 21 3 4 14
South Africa Free 25 8 6 11
Turkey Not Free 66 13 23 30
Cambodia Partly Free 52 13 15 24
Nigeria Partly Free 34 9 7 18
Kazakhstan Not Free 62 13 23 26
Kyrgyzstan Partly Free 37 10 9 18
Malawi Partly Free 42 16 11 15
Argentina Free 27 6 7 14
Uganda Partly Free 41 11 9 21
Bangladesh Partly Free 54 13 15 26
Uzbekistan Not Free 77 19 27 31
Thailand Not Free 67 10 24 33
Saudi Arabia Not Free 72 14 24 34
Germany Free 20 3 6 11
Ecuador Partly Free 43 8 13 22
Iran Not Free 85 18 30 37
Rwanda Partly Free 53 10 22 21
Georgia Free 24 7 6 11
the Gambia Not Free 67 20 20 27
Azerbaijan Partly Free 58 13 20 25
Syria Not Free 86 23 26 37
Tunisia Partly Free 38 10 8 20
Lebanon Partly Free 46 14 12 20
Zambia Partly Free 41 12 12 17
Egypt Not Free 68 16 18 34
South Korea Partly Free 35 3 13 19
Australia Free 21 2 6 13
Cuba Not Free 79 21 26 32
Bahrain Not Free 71 10 27 34
France Free 26 3 7 16
Angola Partly Free 40 14 7 19
Zimbabwe Partly Free 56 16 15 25
Libya Partly Free 54 20 12 22
Belarus Not Free 64 14 20 30
Singapore Partly Free 41 6 14 21
Vietnam Not Free 76 14 28 34
Ethiopia Not Free 86 24 30 32
Indonesia Partly Free 47 10 15 22
Malaysia Partly Free 44 8 16 20
China Not Free 87 17 30 40
India Partly Free 41 12 9 20
Pakistan Not Free 71 19 20 32
Philippines Free 28 9 6 13
Myanmar Not Free 63 17 17 29
Japan Free 23 4 7 12
Jordan Partly Free 53 13 17 23
Kenya Free 29 7 7 15
Russia Not Free 66 11 23 32
Sudan Not Free 64 16 18 30
Ukraine Partly Free 45 9 16 20
Canada Free 15 2 4 9
Venezuela Not Free 63 19 18 26
Italy Free 25 4 6 15
Mexico Partly Free 39 7 10 22
Iceland Free 6 1 1 4
Colombia Partly Free 32 8 8 16