RANKING THE WORLD BY ECONOMIC FREEDOM

Rank Country

1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
32
33
34
35
36
37
38
39
40
41
42
43
44
45
46
47
48
49
50
51
52
53
54
55
56
57
58
59
60
61
62
63
64

Overall Score

Hong Kong
Singapore
Australia
New Zealand
Switzerland
Canada
Ireland
Denmark
United States
Bahrain
Chile
Mauritius
Luxembourg
Estonia
The Netherlands
United Kingdom
Finland
Cyprus
Macau
Japan
Austria
Sweden
Germany
Lithuania
Taiwan
Saint Lucia
Qatar
Czech Republic
Georgia
Norway
Spain
Belgium
Uruguay
Oman
South Korea
Armenia
Slovak Republic
Jordan
El Salvador
Botswana
Peru
Barbados
Israel
Iceland
Colombia
The Bahamas
United Arab Emirates
Mexico
Costa Rica
Saint Vincent and the
Grenadines
Hungary
Trinidad and Tobago
Malaysia
Saudi Arabia
Macedonia
Latvia
Malta
Jamaica
Panama
Bulgaria
Kuwait
Thailand
Romania
France

89.7
87.2
82.5
82.3
81.9
80.8
78.7
78.6
77.8
77.7
77.4
76.2
76.2
75.2
74.7
74.5
74.0
73.3
73.1
72.8
71.9
71.9
71.8
71.3
70.8
70.8
70.5
70.4
70.4
70.3
70.2
70.2
70.0
69.8
69.8
69.7
69.5
68.9
68.8
68.8
68.6
68.5
68.5
68.2
68.0
68.0
67.8
67.8
67.3
66.9
66.6
66.5
66.3
66.2
66.0
65.8
65.7
65.7
64.9
64.9
64.9
64.7
64.7
64.6

Rank Country

65
66
67
68
69
70
71
72
73
74
75
76
77
78
79
80
81
82
83
84
85
86
87
88
89
90
91
92
93
94
95
96
97
98
99
100
101
102
103
104
105
106
107
108
109
110
111
112
113
114
115
116
117
118
119
120
121
122
123
124
125
126
127
128
129

Overall Score

Cape Verde
Slovenia
Turkey
Poland
Portugal
Albania
Belize
Dominica
Namibia
South Africa
Rwanda
Montenegro
Paraguay
Kazakhstan
Guatemala
Uganda
Madagascar
Croatia
Kyrgyz Republic
Samoa
Burkina Faso
Fiji
Italy
Greece
Lebanon
Dominican Republic
Zambia
Azerbaijan
Morocco
Mongolia
Ghana
Egypt
Swaziland
Nicaragua
Honduras
Tunisia
Serbia
Cambodia
Bhutan
Bosnia and Herzegovina
The Gambia
Kenya
Sri Lanka
Tanzania
Mozambique
Gabon
Nigeria
Vanuatu
Brazil
Mali
The Philippines
Indonesia
Benin
Tonga
Malawi
Moldova
Senegal
Côte d’Ivoire
Pakistan
India
Djibouti
Niger
Yemen
Tajikistan
Suriname

64.6
64.6
64.2
64.1
64.0
64.0
63.8
63.3
62.7
62.7
62.7
62.5
62.3
62.1
61.9
61.7
61.2
61.1
61.1
60.6
60.6
60.4
60.3
60.3
60.1
60.0
59.7
59.7
59.6
59.5
59.4
59.1
59.1
58.8
58.6
58.5
58.0
57.9
57.6
57.5
57.4
57.4
57.1
57.0
56.8
56.7
56.7
56.7
56.3
56.3
56.2
56.0
56.0
55.8
55.8
55.7
55.7
55.4
55.1
54.6
54.5
54.3
54.2
53.5
53.1

Rank Country

130
131
132
133
134
135
136
137
138
139
140
141
142
143
144
145
146
147
148
149
150
151
152
153
154
155
156
157
158
159
160
161
162
163
164
165
166
167
168
169
170
171
172
173
174
175
176
177
178
179
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a

Overall Score

Bangladesh
Papua New Guinea
Algeria
Haiti
Mauritania
China
Cameroon
Guinea
Argentina
Vietnam
Syria
Laos
Seychelles
Russia
Ethiopia
Micronesia
Nepal
Bolivia
Burundi
Sierra Leone
São Tomé and Príncipe
Guyana
Central African Republic
Togo
Maldives
Belarus
Lesotho
Equatorial Guinea
Ecuador
Guinea–Bissau
Liberia
Angola
Solomon Islands
Uzbekistan
Ukraine
Chad
Kiribati
Comoros
Republic of Congo
Turkmenistan
Timor-Leste
Iran
Democratic Republic of
Congo
Libya
Burma
Venezuela
Eritrea
Cuba
Zimbabwe
North Korea
Afghanistan
Iraq
Liechtenstein
Sudan

53.0
52.6
52.4
52.1
52.1
52.0
51.8
51.7
51.7
51.6
51.3
51.3
51.2
50.5
50.5
50.3
50.1
50.0
49.6
49.6
49.5
49.4
49.3
49.1
48.3
47.9
47.5
47.5
47.1
46.5
46.5
46.2
45.9
45.8
45.8
45.3
44.8
43.8
43.6
43.6
42.8
42.1
40.7
38.6
37.8
37.6
36.7
27.7
22.1
1.0
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a

ECONOMIC FREEDOM SCORE
80–100
70–79.9
60–69.9
50–59.9
0–49.9

FREE
Mostly FREE
MODERATELY FREE
MOSTLY UNFREE
REPRESSED

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