What are access modifiers?

Modifier Used with Description
public Outer classes, interfaces, constructors, Inner classes, methods and field variables A class or interface may be accessed from outside the package. Constructors, inner classes, methods and field variables may be accessed wherever their class is accessed.
protected Constructors, inner classes, methods, and field variables. Accessed by other classes in the same package or any subclasses of the class in which they are referred (i.e. same package or different package).
private Constructors, inner classes, methods and field variables, Accessed only within the class in which they are declared
No modifier : (Package by default). Outer classes, inner classes, interfaces, constructors, methods, and field variables Accessed only from within the package in which they are declared.
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