Topics Right to privacy

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 protection against government intrusion into their property, papers, person, or communications without proper authorization. Also protects against such intrusions by private individuals.


Rights and Duties

Survey Questions

  • Does the constitution provide for a right of privacy?