The Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute

August 17, 2015 08:30 ET

The Fraser Institute/Media Advisory: Which Countries Have the Most Human Freedoms? Human Freedom Index to be Released on Tuesday, August 18

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Aug. 17, 2015) - On Tuesday, August 18, the Fraser Institute and a network of international think-tanks will release the Human Freedom Index, a global measurement of personal, civil, and economic freedoms.

The report compares the level of human freedom in 152 countries using 76 indicators in areas that include freedom of speech, religion, individual economic choice, and women's freedoms.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired at 5:30 a.m. (Eastern) on August 18.

The full report will also be available as a free PDF download at and

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The Fraser Institute is an independent Canadian public policy research and educational organization with offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, and Montreal and ties to a global network of think-tanks in 87 countries. Its mission is to improve the quality of life for Canadians, their families and future generations by studying, measuring and broadly communicating the effects of government policies, entrepreneurship and choice on their well-being. To protect the Institute's independence, it does not accept grants from governments or contracts for research. Visit

Contact Information

  • Media Contacts:
    Fred McMahon
    Michael A. Walker Research Chair in Economic Freedom
    Fraser Institute

    For interviews with Mr. McMahon, please contact:
    Aanand Radia
    Media Relations Specialist
    Fraser Institute
    (416) 363-6575 Ext. 238