index of human freedom

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Human freedom waning in many countries

The index spotlights fundamental rights such as freedom of speech, religion, association and assembly.

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The Human Freedom Index tracks the evolution of freedom globally.

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The Fraser Institute has embarked on an ambitious and important effort to create a comprehensive index of human freedom. As a trailblazer in the study and measurement of economic freedom, the Fraser Institute has long recognized that existing attempts to measure freedom have been imperfect—blurring various definitions of freedom, using subjective rather than objective measures, and either failing to account for economic freedom or focusing exclusively on it.