Home » Human Freedom Index 2020

Human Freedom Index 2020

Published By:

The Human Freedom Index report for 2020 is co‐published by the Cato Institute and the Fraser Institute.


The Human Freedom Index presents the state of human freedom in the world. It is based on broad measure that encompasses personal, civil, and economic freedom.

This sixth annual index used 76 distinct indicators of personal and economic freedom. On a scale of 0 to 10, where 10 represents more freedom, the average human freedom rating for 162 countries in 2018 was 6.93.

India’s Rank:

India has been ranked 111th out of 162 countries, with an overall human freedom score is 6.43. In personal freedom score India scored 6.30 out of 10, and 6.56 in economic freedom.

Some other Countries Rank:

New Zealand (1), Switzerland (2), Hong Kong (3), Denmark (4), Australia (5), Canada (6), United Kingdom and the United States (tied in 17th place), Nepal (92), Sri Lanka (94), Bhutan (108), Russia (115), China (129), Bangladesh (139), Pakistan (140), Iran (158), Yemen (159), Venezuela (160), Sudan ( 161), Syrian Arab Republic (162)

Source: cato.org

Also Read:

Scroll to Top