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Kyrgyzstan ranked 81st out of 165 in Human Freedom Index

Kyrgyzstan took the 81st place out of 165 countries in the Human Freedom Index 2023. The country’s score is 7.18 points. The ranking was compiled by the Cato Institute (USA) jointly with the Canadian Fraser Institute.

The Human Freedom Index is a broadly comprehensive measure that encompasses both personal and economic freedom, then merges the two into a single value titled simply "human freedom."

The personal freedom index of Kyrgyzstan is 7.18 points, economic freedom - 7.17 points.

The Human Freedom Index gives each country a score from 0 to 10, wherein a score of 10 represents the most freedom and 0 represents no freedom at all.

At least 82 indicators are used in the ranking to quantify degrees of freedom in 165 countries. Among them are the rule of law, security and safety, freedom of movement, religion, civil society, expression and information, relationships, size of government, legal system and property rights, access to sound money

and freedom to trade internationally. Countries with the highest Human Freedom Index scores are considered among the freest countries in the world.

The top 10 countries in the ranking are Switzerland, New Zealand, Denmark, Estonia, Ireland, Finland, Canada, Australia, Sweden and Luxembourg.

Russia takes the 126th place, Kazakhstan -106th, Tajikistan - 153rd, Belarus - 109th, Ukraine - 98th, China – 150th, and the United States - 15th place.

Yemen, Venezuela and Syria, which scored 3.66 points, take the last places in the ranking.