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Variables: Economic Freedom Index, scaled from 0 min to 100 max (ECONFREEINDEX)1

Economics: Freedom Index 0-100




Afghanistan South-Central Asia 48.9
Akrotiri Western Asia
Albania Southern Europe 64.4
Algeria Northern Africa 46.5
American Samoa Polynesia 75.1
Andorra Southern Europe
Angola Middle Africa 48.5
Anguilla Caribbean 76.4
Antarctica Antarctica
Antigua and Barbuda Caribbean
Argentina South America 50.4
Armenia Western Asia 70.3
Aruba Caribbean 75.8
Australia Australia/New Zealand 81.0
Austria Western Europe 72.3
Azerbaijan Western Asia 63.6
Bahamas, The Caribbean 61.1
Bahrain Western Asia 68.5
Bangladesh South-Central Asia 55.0
Barbados Caribbean 54.5
Belarus Eastern Europe 58.6
Belgium Western Europe 67.8
Belize Central America 58.6
Benin Western Africa 59.2
Bermuda Northern America 76.4
Bhutan South-Central Asia 58.4
Bolivia South America 47.7
Bosnia and Herzegovina Southern Europe 60.2
Botswana Southern Africa 70.1
Bougainville Melanesia
Brazil South America 52.9
British Indian Ocean Territory Eastern Africa
British Virgin Islands Caribbean 76.4
Brunei South-Eastern Asia 69.8
Bulgaria Eastern Europe 67.9
Burkina Faso Western Africa 59.6
Burma (Myanmar) South-Eastern Asia 52.5
Burundi Eastern Africa 53.2
Cambodia South-Eastern Asia 59.5
Cameroon Middle Africa 51.8
Canada Northern America 78.5
Cape Verde Western Africa 56.9
Caribbean Netherlands Caribbean 75.8
Cayman Islands Caribbean 76.4
Central African Republic Middle Africa 51.8
Chad Middle Africa 49.0
Channel Islands Northern Europe 76.4
Chile South America 76.5
China Eastern Asia 57.4
China-Tibet Eastern Asia
Christmas Island Australia/New Zealand
Cocos (Keeling) Islands Australia/New Zealand
Colombia South America 69.7
Comoros Eastern Africa 55.8
Congo, Democratic Republic of the Middle Africa 56.4
Congo, Republic of the Middle Africa 40.0
Cook Islands Polynesia 83.7
Costa Rica Central America 65.0
Cote d'Ivoire Western Africa 63.0
Croatia Southern Europe 59.4
Cuba Caribbean 33.9
Curacao Caribbean 75.8
Cyprus Western Asia 67.9
Czech Republic Eastern Europe 73.3
Denmark Northern Europe 75.1
Dhekelia Western Asia
Djibouti Eastern Africa 46.7
Dominica Caribbean 63.7
Dominican Republic Caribbean 62.9
Ecuador South America 49.3
Egypt Northern Africa 52.6
El Salvador Central America 64.1
Equatorial Guinea Middle Africa 45.0
Eritrea Eastern Africa 42.2
Estonia Northern Europe 79.1
Ethiopia Eastern Africa 52.7
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) South America 76.4
Faroe Islands Northern Europe 75.1
Fiji Melanesia 63.4
Finland Northern Europe 74.0
France Western Europe 63.3
French Guiana South America 63.3
French Polynesia Polynesia 63.3
Gabon Middle Africa 58.6
Gambia, The Western Africa 53.4
Georgia Western Asia 76.0
Germany Western Europe 73.8
Ghana Western Africa 56.2
Gibraltar Southern Europe 76.4
Greece Southern Europe 55.0
Greenland Northern America 75.1
Grenada Caribbean
Guadeloupe Caribbean 63.3
Guam Micronesia (region) 75.1
Guatemala Central America 63.0
Guernsey Northern Europe
Guinea Western Africa 47.6
Guinea-Bissau Western Africa 56.1
Guyana South America 58.5
Haiti Caribbean 49.6
Honduras Central America 58.8
Hong Kong Eastern Asia 89.8
Hungary Eastern Europe 65.8
Iceland Northern Europe 74.4
India South-Central Asia 52.6
Indonesia South-Eastern Asia 61.9
Iran South-Central Asia 50.5
Iraq Western Asia
Ireland Northern Europe 76.7
Isle of Man Northern Europe 76.4
Israel Western Asia 69.7
Italy Southern Europe 62.5
Jamaica Caribbean 69.5
Japan Eastern Asia 69.6
Jersey Northern Europe
Jordan Western Asia 66.7
Kazakhstan South-Central Asia 69.0
Kenya Eastern Africa 53.5
Kiribati Micronesia (region) 50.9
Korea, (North) Democratic Republic of Eastern Asia 4.9
Korea, (South) Republic of Eastern Asia 74.3
Kosovo Southern Europe 67.9
Kuwait Western Asia 65.1
Kyrgyzstan South-Central Asia 61.1
Laos South-Eastern Asia 54.0
Latvia Northern Europe 74.8
Lebanon Western Asia 53.3
Lesotho Southern Africa 53.9
Liberia Western Africa 49.1
Libya Northern Africa
Liechtenstein Western Europe
Lithuania Northern Europe 75.8
Luxembourg Western Europe 75.9
Macau Eastern Asia 70.7
Macedonia Southern Europe 70.7
Madagascar Eastern Africa 57.4
Malawi Eastern Africa 52.2
Malaysia South-Eastern Asia 73.8
Maldives South-Central Asia 50.3
Mali Western Africa 58.6
Malta Southern Europe 67.7
Marshall Islands Micronesia (region)
Martinique Caribbean 63.3
Mauritania Western Africa 54.4
Mauritius Eastern Africa 74.7
Mayotte Eastern Africa 63.3
Mexico Central America 63.6
Micronesia, Federated States of Micronesia (region) 54.1
Moldova Eastern Europe 58.0
Monaco Western Europe
Mongolia Eastern Asia 54.8
Montenegro Southern Europe 62.0
Montserrat Caribbean 76.4
Morocco Northern Africa 61.5
Mozambique Eastern Africa 49.9
Namibia Southern Africa 62.5
Nauru Micronesia (region)
Nepal South-Central Asia 55.1
Netherlands Western Europe 75.8
New Caledonia Melanesia 63.3
New Zealand Australia/New Zealand 83.7
Nicaragua Central America 59.2
Niger Western Africa 50.8
Nigeria Western Africa 57.1
Niue Polynesia 83.7
Norfolk Island Australia/New Zealand
Northern Cyprus Western Asia
Northern Mariana Islands Micronesia (region) 75.1
Norway Northern Europe 74.0
Occupied Palestinian Territories Western Asia
Oman Western Asia 62.1
Pakistan South-Central Asia 52.8
Palau Micronesia (region)
Panama Central America 66.3
Papua New Guinea Melanesia 50.9
Paraguay South America 62.4
Peru South America 68.9
Philippines South-Eastern Asia 65.6
Pitcairn Islands Polynesia 76.4
Poland Eastern Europe 68.3
Portugal Southern Europe 62.6
Puerto Rico Caribbean 75.1
Qatar Western Asia 73.1
Reunion Eastern Africa 63.3
Romania Eastern Europe 69.7
Russia Eastern Europe 57.1
Rwanda Eastern Africa 67.6
Saint Barthelemy Caribbean 63.3
Saint Helena Western Africa 76.4
Saint Kitts and Nevis Caribbean
Saint Lucia Caribbean 65.0
Saint Martin Caribbean 63.3
Saint Pierre and Miquelon Northern America 63.3
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Caribbean 65.2
Samoa Polynesia 58.4
San Marino Southern Europe
Sao Tome and Principe Middle Africa 55.4
Saudi Arabia Western Asia 64.4
Senegal Western Africa 55.9
Serbia Southern Europe 58.9
Seychelles Eastern Africa 61.8
Sierra Leone Western Africa 52.6
Singapore South-Eastern Asia 88.6
Sint Maarten Caribbean 75.8
Slovakia Eastern Europe 65.7
Slovenia Southern Europe 59.2
Solomon Islands Melanesia 55.0
Somalia Eastern Africa
Somaliland Eastern Africa
South Africa Southern Africa 62.3
South Sudan Eastern Africa
Spain Southern Europe 63.6
Spanish North Africa Northern Africa 63.6
Sri Lanka South-Central Asia 57.4
Sudan Northern Africa 48.8
Suriname South America 48.0
Svalbard Northern Europe
Swaziland Southern Africa 61.1
Sweden Northern Europe 74.9
Switzerland Western Europe 81.5
Syria Western Asia
Taiwan Eastern Asia 76.5
Tajikistan South-Central Asia 58.2
Tanzania Eastern Africa 58.6
Thailand South-Eastern Asia 66.2
Timor-Leste South-Eastern Asia 46.3
Togo Western Africa 53.2
Tokelau Polynesia 83.7
Tonga Polynesia 63.0
Trinidad and Tobago Caribbean 61.2
Tunisia Northern Africa 55.7
Turkey Western Asia 65.2
Turkmenistan South-Central Asia 47.4
Turks and Caicos Islands Caribbean 76.4
Tuvalu Polynesia
Uganda Eastern Africa 60.9
Ukraine Eastern Europe 48.1
United Arab Emirates Western Asia 76.9
United Kingdom Northern Europe 76.4
United States (General) Northern America 75.1
Uruguay South America 69.7
Uzbekistan South-Central Asia 52.3
Vanuatu Melanesia 67.4
Vatican City Southern Europe
Venezuela South America 27.0
Vietnam South-Eastern Asia 52.4
Virgin Islands (U.S.) Caribbean 75.1
Wallis and Futuna Polynesia 63.3
Western Sahara Northern Africa
Yemen Western Asia
Zambia Eastern Africa 55.8
Zimbabwe Eastern Africa 44.0


1 The Heritage Foundation/Wall Street Journal Index of Economic Freedom is a systematic, empirical measurement of economic freedom in countries throughout the world. A set of objective economic criteria are used to study and grade various countries for the annual publication of the Index of Economic Freedom. A dataset with these and the other international measures highlighted on the country pages can be downloaded from this website. Used with permission.

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