2016 Index of Economic Freedom

Guinea-Bissau

overall score51.8
world rank145
Rule of Law

Property Rights20.0

Freedom From Corruption19.0

Limited Government

Government Spending94.1

Fiscal Freedom89.3

Regulatory Efficiency

Business Freedom36.7

Labor Freedom61.1

Monetary Freedom78.5

Open Markets

Trade Freedom59.4

Investment Freedom30.0

Financial Freedom30.0

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Quick Facts
  • Population:
    • 1.7 million
  • GDP (PPP):
    • $2.5 billion
    • 2.5% growth
    • 2.8% 5-year compound annual growth
    • $1,436 per capita
  • Unemployment:
    • 6.9%
  • Inflation (CPI):
    • -1.0%
  • FDI Inflow:
    • $21.5 million
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Regional Ranking

rank country overall change
1Mauritius74.7-1.7
2Botswana71.11.3
3Cabo Verde66.50.1
4Rwanda63.1-1.7
5Ghana630.0
6Seychelles62.24.7
7South Africa61.9-0.7
8Namibia61.92.3
9Madagascar61.1-0.6
10Côte d'Ivoire 601.5
11Swaziland59.7-0.2
12Benin59.30.5
13Uganda59.3-0.4
14Burkina Faso59.10.5
15Gabon590.7
16Zambia58.80.1
17Tanzania58.51.0
18Senegal58.10.3
19Kenya57.51.9
20Nigeria57.51.9
21The Gambia57.1-0.4
22São Tomé and Príncipe 56.73.4
23Mali56.50.1
24Djibouti56-1.5
25Mauritania54.81.5
26Niger54.3-0.3
27Cameroon54.22.3
28Burundi53.90.2
29Togo53.60.6
30Guinea53.31.2
31Mozambique 53.2-1.6
32Comoros52.40.3
33Sierra Leone52.30.6
34Liberia52.2-0.5
35Guinea-Bissau51.8-0.2
36Malawi51.8-3.0
37Ethiopia51.50.0
38Lesotho50.61.0
39Angola48.91.0
40Democratic Republic of Congo46.41.4
41Chad46.30.4
42Central African Republic45.2-0.7
43Equatorial Guinea43.73.3
44Republic of Congo 42.80.1
45Eritrea42.73.8
46Zimbabwe38.20.6
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