Topics Freedom of religion

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 hold religious beliefs, and to freely practice those religious beliefs. This right is also commonly understood to include the right to change one's religion, or to have no religion at all.


Culture and Identity; Rights and Duties


church; secular

Survey Questions

  • Does the constitution provide for freedom of religion?