Human Freedom Index, economic freedom

scale 0-10, 2008–2016

Info Edit
Country200820092010201120122013201420152016
Albania7.227.317.357.247.207.277.487.537.54
Algeria5.165.185.075.064.955.045.014.834.99
Angola4.415.145.305.165.285.255.135.445.17
Argentina5.885.825.595.585.044.884.494.984.84
Armenia7.597.557.567.717.757.697.707.597.57
Australia8.087.978.028.017.967.928.028.007.98
Austria7.707.667.627.657.627.637.687.647.58
Azerbaijan6.156.065.976.156.326.206.406.386.49
Bahamas7.587.497.387.327.317.337.327.357.34
Bahrain7.427.297.477.497.337.337.367.377.56
Bangladesh6.076.306.356.346.246.376.306.336.30
Barbados6.226.566.636.636.676.686.636.506.43
Belarus6.23
Belgium7.307.287.397.387.357.377.597.437.32
Belize7.327.076.527.127.137.036.906.816.86
Benin5.996.106.056.005.746.445.945.785.98
Bhutan6.936.997.117.02
Bolivia6.096.306.356.316.386.406.216.056.23
Bosnia and Herzegovina6.566.566.636.706.796.616.786.636.60
Botswana6.856.767.027.227.257.277.247.357.43
Brazil6.316.246.466.456.246.055.935.755.75
Brunei7.076.927.076.756.896.776.93
Bulgaria7.177.297.307.377.377.337.377.407.41
Burkina Faso5.955.905.935.955.815.966.026.036.05
Burma (Myanmar)3.864.224.064.445.005.355.365.325.42
Burundi5.015.435.185.235.225.965.975.875.92
Cambodia7.086.986.927.177.167.207.17
Cameroon5.575.856.086.036.055.955.905.795.82
Canada8.048.018.017.957.998.038.227.917.98
Cape Verde6.386.536.566.626.566.676.68
Central African Republic5.185.205.045.064.935.715.164.635.11
Chad4.845.165.444.974.724.994.975.235.44
Chile7.807.877.897.917.817.887.847.797.80
China6.276.316.266.326.376.396.386.396.46
Colombia6.606.706.746.826.726.676.586.556.50
Congo (Brazzaville)4.694.904.744.484.394.554.694.815.02
Congo (Kinshasa)5.165.285.385.285.205.365.235.785.67
Costa Rica7.377.377.287.577.537.487.507.517.55
Croatia6.726.786.686.906.936.907.007.046.96
Cyprus7.747.777.737.677.477.077.337.697.71
Czech Republic7.217.177.227.267.427.377.467.497.56
Denmark7.887.667.777.717.567.687.817.757.77
Dominican Republic6.466.957.167.187.037.247.267.247.18
Ecuador6.025.925.875.886.035.885.666.096.06
Egypt6.436.216.356.186.146.015.785.775.72
El Salvador7.537.407.217.147.097.207.357.147.15
Estonia7.777.707.827.747.687.707.797.937.86
Ethiopia5.355.785.605.165.585.535.465.555.73
Fiji7.267.086.937.046.846.446.636.826.79
Finland7.817.717.797.877.817.707.797.717.65
France7.427.437.427.337.277.237.367.357.25
Gabon5.855.805.545.445.375.425.575.785.84
Gambia7.247.046.877.327.357.227.34
Georgia7.577.417.507.647.757.878.027.988.02
Germany7.507.557.597.687.647.667.677.677.69
Ghana6.826.876.756.766.446.556.416.526.60
Greece7.106.966.816.696.676.886.816.456.46
Guatemala7.217.157.157.227.417.667.657.697.64
Guinea5.655.625.745.93
Guinea Bissau4.815.195.055.625.965.075.355.585.25
Guyana6.406.336.216.316.306.046.216.526.31
Haiti6.766.796.216.296.006.366.586.546.51
Honduras7.287.167.217.287.167.137.267.357.06
Hong Kong9.199.099.028.998.968.969.008.978.97
Hungary7.207.277.317.387.337.347.367.197.22
Iceland7.346.906.486.866.947.027.237.257.22
India6.476.396.396.576.546.366.236.616.63
Indonesia6.396.556.856.876.847.017.027.007.16
Iran6.065.915.915.634.965.044.895.406.03
Iraq5.40
Ireland7.877.767.677.837.988.048.128.258.07
Israel7.207.147.327.357.367.427.457.477.49
Italy7.076.977.197.227.227.197.257.317.27
Ivory Coast5.505.695.695.705.645.906.005.936.00
Jamaica7.277.266.977.007.147.307.137.257.18
Japan7.657.527.597.497.667.547.527.467.47
Jordan7.177.237.457.487.567.657.547.477.46
Kazakhstan7.047.076.946.977.147.137.237.267.11
Kenya6.776.906.926.947.097.127.107.117.20
Kuwait7.037.106.956.936.936.846.776.596.75
Kyrgyzstan6.826.916.616.626.676.766.966.816.93
Laos6.926.976.91
Latvia7.527.337.237.347.567.687.817.727.64
Lebanon7.217.186.966.976.987.016.99
Lesotho6.076.036.086.216.196.326.476.496.38
Liberia7.186.876.56
Libya4.784.814.894.74
Lithuania7.447.557.477.507.527.727.917.867.86
Luxembourg7.627.517.537.487.467.617.787.647.60
Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.)6.836.896.937.117.237.197.247.167.13
Madagascar6.076.286.416.216.486.606.446.316.19
Malawi6.176.226.276.526.185.925.945.765.86
Malaysia6.616.606.856.866.857.077.107.156.92
Mali5.896.046.045.925.995.955.815.825.80
Malta7.597.647.597.677.637.667.807.727.73
Mauritania5.986.045.775.785.685.605.685.705.96
Mauritius7.967.857.988.058.158.128.028.028.01
Mexico6.666.536.676.686.716.776.856.886.90
Moldova6.916.666.586.706.646.556.656.576.64
Mongolia6.737.037.067.177.027.177.327.387.40
Montenegro7.197.167.337.147.257.087.176.747.04
Morocco6.226.266.416.476.346.376.286.366.37
Mozambique5.675.475.515.775.935.785.755.635.50
Namibia6.836.936.846.616.796.636.756.616.40
Nepal6.035.866.206.126.126.366.456.506.53
Netherlands7.587.447.487.587.547.627.747.737.71
New Zealand8.408.278.338.398.478.488.488.488.49
Nicaragua7.127.097.187.317.367.347.307.277.27
Niger5.395.705.915.805.555.695.795.746.01
Nigeria6.035.896.126.346.226.396.386.396.32
Norway7.637.507.477.567.587.607.627.657.60
Oman7.087.137.016.917.046.987.056.646.76
Pakistan5.976.126.176.236.156.145.895.926.00
Panama7.247.257.227.137.347.387.487.577.58
Papua New Guinea6.776.836.876.836.916.966.286.176.25
Paraguay6.506.566.746.806.896.956.876.916.95
Peru7.507.517.647.627.577.527.537.477.43
Philippines6.726.667.057.227.277.547.407.437.34
Poland7.007.167.127.247.327.257.437.367.27
Portugal7.217.177.007.277.317.527.607.557.51
Qatar7.357.237.507.547.687.437.49
Romania7.327.457.307.347.477.637.747.707.69
Russia6.526.436.546.566.656.626.596.656.83
Rwanda6.756.897.237.457.327.407.437.567.48
Saudi Arabia6.716.676.426.556.556.246.52
Senegal5.876.055.955.905.906.206.236.156.22
Serbia6.556.586.566.646.556.686.716.766.85
Seychelles7.247.467.337.23
Sierra Leone5.986.186.226.186.276.126.005.785.75
Singapore8.928.778.768.768.648.648.848.848.84
Slovakia7.607.427.477.487.387.387.447.247.30
Slovenia7.017.026.826.836.846.757.017.087.05
South Africa6.726.827.057.126.987.086.876.846.65
South Korea7.467.357.517.527.457.367.557.557.53
Spain7.377.277.327.457.357.357.457.537.56
Sri Lanka6.266.356.636.776.736.646.586.636.49
Sudan5.36
Suriname6.646.356.646.726.786.856.36
Swaziland6.416.586.446.566.476.446.46
Sweden7.407.397.587.577.487.447.627.657.44
Switzerland8.248.268.308.238.208.228.318.378.39
Syria5.625.795.966.185.274.074.974.965.02
Taiwan7.497.397.707.717.717.727.767.767.89
Tajikistan6.286.396.756.556.686.656.72
Tanzania6.206.426.706.766.626.856.766.926.92
Thailand6.806.696.656.596.586.616.626.806.85
Timor Leste6.006.896.696.646.686.606.55
Togo5.675.575.555.455.336.255.795.695.82
Trinidad and Tobago6.746.616.616.656.606.776.756.486.73
Tunisia6.686.716.496.976.406.356.486.336.29
Turkey6.866.796.837.036.996.866.876.846.84
Uganda7.217.367.447.267.287.387.317.307.41
Ukraine5.875.895.906.156.246.055.915.405.98
United Arab Emirates7.687.407.567.697.717.687.567.457.50
United Kingdom7.998.087.897.907.917.967.918.018.00
United States8.177.957.817.767.887.747.817.938.03
Uruguay7.127.057.337.397.347.267.147.157.16
Venezuela4.224.363.963.913.823.323.282.962.88
Vietnam6.196.456.336.246.406.376.326.306.42
Yemen6.126.196.176.336.746.076.34
Zambia7.157.137.357.347.196.956.996.746.61
Zimbabwe4.554.504.464.935.065.305.636.016.06

Economic freedom exists when there is voluntary exchange, competition, personal choice, and protection of persons and their property.

Source: Human Freedom Index