The Observatory of Religious Freedom in Latin America provides the following indicators describing the state of religious freedom in Latin America:

  • A table of the scores of Latin American countries on the most used Religious Freedom Assessment Tools, which are quantitative tools that measure aspects of religious freedom. The table can be downloaded here.
  • A table of the constitutional provisions for religious freedom in Latin American countries. Available here.
  • Data from the Religion and State Project by Professor Jonathan Fox at Bar-Ilan University (Israel), which describes government involvement in religion. The codebook and dataset can be downloaded here. OLIRE has translated its codebook into Spanish, which can be downloaded here.
  • Our own Violent Incidents Database, which records all known incidents of violations of religious freedom in Latin America. Read more here.


The Observatory of Religious Freedom in Latin America is a program of the Foundation Platform for Social Transformation, a registered charity in Voorburg, The Netherlands under Chamber of Commerce #50264249.

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