Topics Freedom of movement

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 citizens the right to travel and reside anywhere within the state, and to travel to and from other countries. The right does not normally grant non-citizens access to the state.


Rights and Duties

Survey Questions

  • Does the constitution provide for freedom of movement?