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Appendix B: Journalism Freedom: 1980–2008 (Country Ratings from Freedom House) - Netherlands

Population (2010, proj.): 16,653,000

Gross National Income per Capita (current, 2007): $45,650

Date of Independence: Formally declared July 26, 1581; recognized by Spain January 30, 1648

Date of Last Constitution: Adopted 1815; amended most recently in 2002


As with other Western European nations, Dutch media are remarkably free. ...

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