Following the Freedom Barometer – Europe 2019 index, established by Friedrich Naumann Foundation, Georgia ranks 27th among 45 European countries with 69.06 points out of 100.
Georgia has improved its rate with 4,95 points compared with 2018.
Georgia's rate is better than that of Italy, Croatia, Bulgaria, Greece, and Hungary.
Georgia has a higher rating than all its neighbors.
Under the same research, Georgia ranks first based on the economic freedom indicator. The study highlights that Georgia is a leader with the improvement of the freedom of its economy.
Georgia shows a decrease only in the freedom of international trade (-0.08).
As for political freedom, Georgia ranks 35th, while the freedom of press holds a distinguished place in the report.
The country ranks 29th according to the rule of law.