The data, shared via Freedom house, considers citizen’s access to political rights and civil liberties across 210 countries and territories worldwide.
The Freedom in the World 2021 narrative report gives every country a “global freedom score” out of 100.
Canada placed fifth in the world, with a total score of 98/100 in total.
When it comes to political rights, the country scored full marks with 40/40. A few points were dropped when it came to the civil liberties, with Canada scoring 58/60.
The only countries to rank ahead of Canada were New Zealand, Finland, Norway and Sweden, all of which scored 99 or above.