Topics Freedom of association

Constitute topics are built from the variables in the Comparative Constitutions Project’s dataset, which captures the content of world constitutions. The particular variables relevant to this topic are listed below, in the form of survey questions.

More information about the CCP’s research design is available here, including background information on how the team designed the inventory of constitutional topics as well as the full coding survey


Grants individuals the right to form groups or associations for any otherwise legal purpose. This also sometimes includes the right not to join or associate with a group.


Rights and Duties

Survey Questions

  • Does the constitution provide for freedom of association?