St. Vincent and the Grenadines is among 88 countries designated as Free, in the Freedom in the World 2018 report released by Freedom House.
Freedom in the World is Freedom House’s flagship annual report, assessing the condition of political rights and civil liberties around the world. It is composed of numerical ratings and supporting descriptive texts for 195 countries and 14 territories.
For each country and territory, Freedom in the World analyzes the electoral process, political pluralism and participation, the functioning of the government, freedom of expression and of belief, associational and organizational rights, the rule of law, and personal autonomy and individual rights.
According to the 2018 report, St. Vincent and the Grenadines scored 1 out of 7 for Freedom Rating, Political Rights and Civil Liberties.
According to Freedom House, a Freedom in the World score of 1 means Most Free, while 7 mean Least Free.
St. Vincent and the Grenadines received an Aggregate Score of 90 out of 100, with 0=Least Free and 100=Most Free.
Other Caribbean countries included in the report are Antigua and Barbuda with an Aggregate Score of 83, Barbados (96), Dominica (93), Grenada (88), Guyana (74), Jamaica (77), St. Lucia (91) and Trinidad and Tobago (81).