Scandinavia continues to lead the world in press freedom, taking four of the top five spots in the World Press Freedom Index 2019

How the index rates countries

Good

Problematic

Very bad

Satisfactory

Bad

The UK ranked 33rd

behind France (32nd)

and Spain (29th)

Jamaica (eighth) and

Costa Rica (10th)

lead the Americas

for press freedom

Turkmenistan has replaced North Korea at the bottom of the index

Scandinavia continues to lead the world in press freedom, taking four of the top five spots in the World Press Freedom Index 2019

Jamaica (eighth) and

Costa Rica (10th) lead the

Americas for press freedom

The UK ranked 33rd

behind France (32nd)

and Spain (29th)

Ethiopia has progressed

40 places since last

year to reach 110th

How the index

rates countries

Good

Satisfactory

Problematic

Bad

Turkmenistan has replaced North

Korea at the bottom of the index

Very bad