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Press freedom index in Africa

Africa (Score, 0=Complete Freedom, 100=No Freedom at all in 2018)

Eritrea is the top country by press freedom index among 53 countries. As of 2018, press freedom index in Eritrea was 84.24 score, 0=complete freedom, 100=no freedom at all that accounts for 4.17 % of total press freedom index. The top 5 countries (others are Sudan, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, and Somalia) account for 17.61 % of it. The total press freedom index was estimated at 2,019.78 score, 0=complete freedom, 100=no freedom at all in 2018.

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Eritrea 84.24 RSF
Sudan 71.13 RSF
Djibouti 70.77 RSF
Equatorial Guinea 66.47 RSF
Somalia 63.04 RSF
Libya 56.79 RSF
Egypt 56.72 RSF
Burundi 55.26 RSF
Rwanda 52.9 RSF
Democratic Republic of the Congo 51.6 RSF
Eswatini 51.46 RSF
Ethiopia 50.17 RSF
South Sudan 46.88 RSF
Algeria 43.13 RSF
Morocco 43.13 RSF
Cameroon 40.92 RSF
Zimbabwe 40.53 RSF
Chad 38.45 RSF
Gambia 38.36 RSF
Angola 38.35 RSF
Nigeria 37.41 RSF
Uganda 36.77 RSF
Mali 36.15 RSF
Congo 35.42 RSF
Zambia 35.36 RSF
Central African Republic 35.25 RSF
Gabon 32.37 RSF
Guinea 31.9 RSF
Mozambique 31.12 RSF
Tunisia 30.91 RSF
Kenya 30.82 RSF
United Republic of Tanzania 30.65 RSF
Liberia 30.33 RSF
Togo 30.23 RSF
Seychelles 30.17 RSF
Benin 30.16 RSF
Guinea Bissau 30.09 RSF
Côte d'Ivoire 30.08 RSF
Sierra Leone 29.98 RSF
Mauritania 29.09 RSF
Lesotho 28.78 RSF
Malawi 27.43 RSF
Niger 27.4 RSF
Mauritius 26.45 RSF
Madagascar 26.2 RSF
Senegal 25.61 RSF
Comoros 25.3 RSF
Botswana 25.29 RSF
Burkina Faso 23.33 RSF
Cabo Verde 20.39 RSF
South Africa 20.39 RSF
Namibia 20.24 RSF
Ghana 18.41 RSF
World Rankings
International Property Rights Index 4.7 Score, 10=Highest property rights, 0=Lowest property rights in 2013 PRA
Knowledge Economy Index 2.55 index (0 = lowest & 10 = highest) in 2012 WB

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