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Uruguay's Press Freedom

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Freedom of the press is the right to circulate opinions in print without censorship by the government.

The data below is a relative index on a scale of 0-100 comparing each countries freedom to all others in the database. 100 = country with most freedom, 0= least freedom.

Uruguay has a Press Freedom Index of 77.7 ranking it 40th of 150 in the global listings.

Uruguay's data is highlighted in the table below, use the filter and sort order options to allow easy comparison with other countries.

Base data source: RSF Reporters Without Borders, Paris
Data indexed by: World Economics, London


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Norway 100.0
Denmark 97.4
Sweden 95.9
Estonia 95.9
Finland 95.4
Ireland 95.3
Portugal 94.0
Costa Rica 92.7
Lithuania 90.8
New Zealand 90.2
Jamaica 90.0
Switzerland 89.3
Iceland 89.2
Germany 88.5
Namibia 88.3
Canada 88.2
Czech Republic 86.9
Luxembourg 86.1
Latvia 85.5
Belgium 85.1
United Kingdom 85.0
Trinidad and Tobago 84.9
France 84.8
Slovak Republic 84.6
Netherlands 84.1
Argentina 83.4
Dominican Republic 83.0
Austria 82.8
Spain 82.8
Bhutan 82.5
Guyana 82.5
South Africa 81.6
Cabo Verde 81.3
Cote d'Ivoire 80.4
Australia 79.6
Moldova 79.3
Burkina Faso 78.9
United States 78.5
Korea, Rep. 77.8
Uruguay 77.7
Sierra Leone 76.7
Croatia 76.0
Gambia 74.7
Armenia 74.4
Slovenia 74.0
Romania 73.9
North Macedonia 73.9
Italy 73.6
Niger 73.2
Ghana 72.8
Papua New Guinea 71.9
Mauritius 71.3
Cyprus 71.2
Bosnia and Herzegovina 70.8
Poland 70.8
Haiti 69.7
Ecuador 69.7
Kenya 69.7
Japan 69.5
Kyrgyzstan 69.3
Senegal 68.1
Panama 67.8
Liberia 67.7
Nepal 67.6
Peru 66.6
Serbia 66.4
Malta 66.4
Malawi 66.3
Chile 65.4
Comoros 64.9
Guinea 64.6
Hungary 64.5
Israel 64.3
Lesotho 64.1
Georgia 64.0
Mongolia 63.9
Bulgaria 63.8
Guinea Bissau 63.5
Congo, Rep. 63.3
Tunisia 63.1
Botswana 63.1
Paraguay 63.0
Mauritania 62.7
Madagascar 62.6
Togo 61.7
Angola 61.7
Central African Republic 61.5
Albania 60.9
Chad 60.6
Gabon 60.4
Ukraine 60.2
Burundi 60.2
Greece 59.9
Brazil 59.8
Zambia 59.8
Mali 58.8
El Salvador 58.4
Malaysia 55.6
Ethiopia 54.5
Thailand 54.1
Mozambique 53.8
Indonesia 53.2
Cameroon 53.0
Qatar 52.9
Jordan 52.5
Benin 52.2
Tanzania 52.1
Kazakhstan 52.1
Guatemala 51.7
Bolivia 51.4
Congo, Dem. Rep 51.4
Mexico 51.3
Nigeria 50.5
Lebanon 50.3
Eswatini 50.1
Uganda 50.0
Uzbekistan 49.4
Algeria 49.1
Morocco 49.0
Rwanda 48.8
Zimbabwe 48.5
United Arab Emirates 48.0
Singapore 47.7
Cambodia 46.9
Libya 46.6
Colombia 45.8
Sri Lanka 45.5
Philippines 45.2
Hong Kong 44.9
Turkey 44.5
India 44.3
Sudan 44.2
Tajikistan 43.5
Belarus 42.8
Azerbaijan 42.5
Russia 41.9
Afghanistan 41.3
Pakistan 41.0
Kuwait 40.9
Nicaragua 40.0
Laos 39.5
Bangladesh 39.5
Oman 38.8
Honduras 37.4
Saudi Arabia 36.4
Bahrain 33.4
Egypt 32.6
Yemen, Rep. 31.5
Vietnam 28.2
China 27.2
Myanmar 27.0
Turkmenistan 27.0



Key:
Index numbers shown on a scale of 0-100.
         Press Freedom: 0 = Low press freedom, 100 = High press freedom.

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