2014 Index of Economic Freedom

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nameindex yearoverall scoreproperty rightsfreedom from corruptionfiscal freedomgovernment spendingbusiness freedomlabor freedommonetary freedomtrade freedominvestment freedomfinancial freedom
Afghanistan 2014 N/A N/A 10.0 91.2 84.2 63.1 75.0 74.3 N/A 65.0 N/A
Albania 2014 66.9 30.0 30.4 92.7 75.6 78.1 49.7 80.0 87.5 75.0 70.0
Algeria 2014 50.8 30.0 28.7 80.5 51.0 66.3 48.3 67.8 60.8 45.0 30.0
Angola 2014 47.7 15.0 17.7 87.7 55.3 47.5 40.1 63.6 70.1 40.0 40.0
Argentina 2014 44.6 15.0 29.5 63.5 49.9 53.9 44.9 60.0 68.9 30.0 30.0
Armenia 2014 68.9 30.0 26.7 86.5 81.3 83.1 78.5 77.0 85.5 70.0 70.0
Australia 2014 82.0 90.0 87.7 64.2 62.6 94.6 79.2 80.5 86.4 85.0 90.0
Austria 2014 72.4 90.0 75.5 51.0 23.5 76.3 80.5 79.5 87.8 90.0 70.0
Azerbaijan 2014 61.3 20.0 22.7 88.1 64.8 73.5 77.9 78.8 77.2 60.0 50.0
Bahrain 2014 75.1 60.0 49.4 99.9 71.4 76.3 82.0 78.4 78.6 75.0 80.0
Bangladesh 2014 54.1 20.0 23.3 72.5 92.3 70.8 51.9 65.9 59.0 55.0 30.0
Barbados 2014 68.3 80.0 77.9 74.0 49.8 72.8 78.4 74.6 60.6 55.0 60.0
Belarus 2014 50.1 20.0 24.6 89.2 61.2 73.4 77.7 33.9 81.4 30.0 10.0
Belgium 2014 69.9 80.0 74.2 44.8 14.8 89.9 72.7 79.5 87.8 85.0 70.0
Belize 2014 56.7 30.0 6.7 82.1 74.2 71.6 67.2 77.6 67.8 40.0 50.0
Benin 2014 57.1 30.0 29.5 68.3 86.1 51.0 50.5 75.4 60.0 70.0 50.0
Bhutan 2014 56.7 60.0 58.8 82.9 57.2 59.4 83.6 65.8 49.4 20.0 30.0
Bolivia 2014 48.4 10.0 28.1 87.1 62.5 53.4 29.9 70.0 77.6 15.0 50.0
Bosnia and Herzegovina 2014 58.4 20.0 33.9 82.9 27.4 55.5 62.4 80.1 86.9 75.0 60.0
Botswana 2014 72.0 70.0 61.2 81.0 69.8 68.5 69.7 72.4 82.7 75.0 70.0
Brazil 2014 56.9 50.0 37.9 68.8 54.1 53.8 49.8 69.9 69.3 55.0 60.0
Brunei Darussalam 2014 69.0 40.0 53.3 90.2 66.1 68.2 96.5 74.2 81.8 70.0 50.0
Bulgaria 2014 65.7 30.0 35.2 91.2 64.5 73.5 80.2 79.6 87.8 55.0 60.0
Burkina Faso 2014 58.9 30.0 31.3 83.0 82.3 60.7 55.0 78.8 67.8 60.0 40.0
Burma 2014 46.5 10.0 11.6 86.9 89.2 28.3 75.7 64.8 73.6 15.0 10.0
Burundi 2014 51.4 20.0 15.9 73.5 51.9 59.8 63.1 68.2 71.8 60.0 30.0
Cambodia 2014 57.4 30.0 18.7 90.8 88.4 36.6 50.2 77.9 71.0 60.0 50.0
Cameroon 2014 52.6 30.0 21.9 71.7 86.0 45.0 56.1 69.4 61.2 35.0 50.0
Canada 2014 80.2 90.0 87.7 79.7 47.3 89.3 83.1 76.3 88.3 80.0 80.0
Cape Verde 2014 66.1 70.0 54.9 77.4 68.6 63.8 48.0 79.1 69.6 70.0 60.0
Central African Republic 2014 46.7 10.0 20.6 65.1 92.6 33.9 40.4 72.5 51.8 50.0 30.0
Chad 2014 44.5 20.0 15.9 46.2 80.0 24.9 43.3 69.8 55.2 50.0 40.0
Chile 2014 78.7 90.0 72.3 76.5 83.8 69.3 69.3 84.1 82.0 90.0 70.0
China 2014 52.5 20.0 35.0 69.9 82.9 49.7 61.9 73.3 71.8 30.0 30.0
Colombia 2014 70.7 50.0 33.2 80.6 74.9 85.2 80.5 78.8 78.8 75.0 70.0
Comoros 2014 51.4 30.0 22.1 64.5 85.3 49.4 50.1 74.5 72.7 35.0 30.0
Costa Rica 2014 66.9 50.0 50.9 80.0 90.0 64.9 53.3 76.3 83.8 70.0 50.0
Côte d'Ivoire 2014 57.7 30.0 22.1 79.1 79.8 55.1 59.0 80.6 71.4 50.0 50.0
Croatia 2014 60.4 40.0 41.1 69.4 45.8 61.4 39.4 79.2 87.4 80.0 60.0
Cuba 2014 28.7 10.0 41.2 60.0 0.0 20.0 20.0 65.8 60.0 0.0 10.0
Cyprus 2014 67.6 70.0 64.0 79.7 36.2 79.7 70.2 78.8 82.8 65.0 50.0
Czech Republic 2014 72.2 70.0 45.3 81.7 43.8 70.1 84.0 79.4 87.8 80.0 80.0
Democratic Republic of Congo 2014 40.6 10.0 17.6 69.4 74.6 30.0 38.5 63.0 63.0 20.0 20.0
Denmark 2014 76.1 90.0 93.7 39.3 0.5 98.1 91.2 80.0 87.8 90.0 90.0
Djibouti 2014 55.9 30.0 30.9 80.6 62.8 42.7 65.1 77.2 54.8 65.0 50.0
Dominica 2014 65.2 60.0 53.5 72.9 61.7 75.0 70.7 85.8 72.7 70.0 30.0
Dominican Republic 2014 61.3 30.0 27.3 83.7 92.3 56.1 55.2 75.7 77.8 75.0 40.0
Ecuador 2014 48.0 20.0 26.0 79.8 41.8 52.8 52.0 66.1 71.8 30.0 40.0
Egypt 2014 52.9 20.0 28.6 85.6 69.6 62.7 45.7 60.5 71.4 45.0 40.0
El Salvador 2014 66.2 40.0 34.3 79.6 85.8 59.6 63.3 80.0 79.0 70.0 70.0
Equatorial Guinea 2014 44.4 10.0 16.6 75.5 62.6 43.4 41.5 75.4 53.8 35.0 30.0
Eritrea 2014 38.5 10.0 22.9 57.0 66.1 18.6 63.6 57.6 69.1 0.0 20.0
Estonia 2014 75.9 90.0 64.2 80.4 56.0 77.6 55.9 76.9 87.8 90.0 80.0
Ethiopia 2014 50.0 30.0 27.0 77.5 89.9 57.8 54.7 59.0 64.2 20.0 20.0
Fiji 2014 58.7 25.0 20.0 82.3 76.2 64.9 73.1 75.2 70.2 50.0 50.0
Finland 2014 73.4 90.0 93.4 65.1 8.9 93.6 46.5 78.9 87.8 90.0 80.0
France 2014 63.5 80.0 69.9 48.4 5.6 79.9 51.8 76.1 82.8 70.0 70.0
Gabon 2014 57.8 40.0 29.1 74.5 81.7 58.9 63.0 75.1 61.0 55.0 40.0
Georgia 2014 72.6 40.0 42.8 87.3 69.7 87.8 91.2 78.4 88.6 80.0 60.0
Germany 2014 73.4 90.0 80.1 61.2 38.2 89.9 46.4 80.8 87.8 90.0 70.0
Ghana 2014 64.2 50.0 40.4 85.4 83.3 62.6 60.2 65.8 64.8 70.0 60.0
Greece 2014 55.7 40.0 33.2 65.9 19.2 75.8 53.9 76.3 82.8 60.0 50.0
Guatemala 2014 61.2 25.0 28.7 79.6 93.6 58.4 49.3 76.7 85.4 65.0 50.0
Guinea 2014 53.5 20.0 19.2 69.3 86.2 51.8 73.4 64.1 61.2 50.0 40.0
Guinea-Bissau 2014 51.3 20.0 20.2 89.0 86.6 40.5 61.4 74.4 61.4 30.0 30.0
Guyana 2014 55.7 30.0 24.4 68.4 71.8 64.3 72.6 78.1 72.0 45.0 30.0
Haiti 2014 48.9 10.0 16.9 80.3 66.3 33.3 68.5 73.6 70.4 40.0 30.0
Honduras 2014 57.1 30.0 23.7 84.9 79.8 55.4 26.5 75.1 75.4 60.0 60.0
Hong Kong 2014 90.1 90.0 82.3 93.0 89.7 98.9 95.5 82.0 90.0 90.0 90.0
Hungary 2014 67.0 60.0 48.6 81.1 26.8 79.3 65.7 75.6 87.8 75.0 70.0
Iceland 2014 72.4 90.0 84.2 72.9 32.9 91.2 59.1 76.0 87.9 70.0 60.0
India 2014 55.7 50.0 31.5 79.4 77.8 37.7 74.0 65.5 65.6 35.0 40.0
Indonesia 2014 58.5 30.0 28.0 83.4 89.8 54.8 47.8 76.4 74.8 40.0 60.0
Iran 2014 40.3 10.0 23.4 80.6 85.9 62.3 41.7 47.3 41.4 0.0 10.0
Iraq 2014 N/A N/A 13.7 95.5 40.3 56.9 73.4 70.0 N/A N/A N/A
Ireland 2014 76.2 90.0 74.8 74.0 30.6 83.4 79.5 81.7 87.8 90.0 70.0
Israel 2014 68.4 75.0 59.3 60.1 40.3 73.2 63.0 80.6 82.9 80.0 70.0
Italy 2014 60.9 50.0 38.5 55.5 25.6 75.5 52.5 78.9 87.8 85.0 60.0
Jamaica 2014 66.7 40.0 33.0 77.2 69.4 84.6 75.6 77.3 75.1 85.0 50.0
Japan 2014 72.4 80.0 77.8 69.2 47.1 80.0 79.8 87.5 82.4 70.0 50.0
Jordan 2014 69.2 60.0 45.6 94.0 66.9 62.0 72.9 81.3 79.6 70.0 60.0
Kazakhstan 2014 63.7 30.0 25.7 92.9 85.0 74.4 86.7 74.4 78.2 40.0 50.0
Kenya 2014 57.1 30.0 21.0 78.0 74.6 55.8 64.0 74.9 72.8 50.0 50.0
Kiribati 2014 46.3 30.0 29.2 71.4 0.0 57.0 83.6 81.3 55.4 25.0 30.0
Kosovo 2014 N/A 30.0 28.6 92.7 73.0 58.1 71.3 72.7 N/A 65.0 N/A
Kuwait 2014 62.3 50.0 43.7 97.7 55.6 57.7 63.6 73.2 76.7 55.0 50.0
Kyrgyz Republic 2014 61.1 20.0 19.2 94.6 60.2 74.2 83.8 73.7 75.2 60.0 50.0
Laos 2014 51.2 15.0 18.6 86.6 86.7 60.7 54.9 75.5 58.6 35.0 20.0
Latvia 2014 68.7 50.0 43.6 84.6 54.9 82.5 68.5 79.7 87.8 85.0 50.0
Lebanon 2014 59.4 20.0 24.5 90.9 73.7 55.6 58.7 74.5 75.8 60.0 60.0
Lesotho 2014 49.5 40.0 37.1 67.4 0.0 54.0 62.4 75.5 68.6 50.0 40.0
Liberia 2014 52.4 30.0 33.8 83.6 70.5 62.3 47.0 72.9 64.1 40.0 20.0
Libya 2014 N/A 10.0 18.3 95.0 0.0 50.1 77.9 66.9 N/A 5.0 20.0
Liechtenstein 2014 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 90.0 85.0 80.0
Lithuania 2014 73.0 60.0 49.9 92.9 55.9 85.7 59.0 78.6 87.8 80.0 80.0
Luxembourg 2014 74.2 90.0 84.1 62.8 47.6 72.6 43.1 78.9 87.8 95.0 80.0
Macau 2014 71.3 60.0 49.7 71.4 91.7 60.0 55.0 79.8 90.0 85.0 70.0
Macedonia 2014 68.6 35.0 39.6 91.4 70.7 81.0 78.8 83.5 85.9 60.0 60.0
Madagascar 2014 61.7 40.0 27.3 90.8 92.3 62.8 43.9 77.6 77.8 55.0 50.0
Malawi 2014 55.4 45.0 31.9 78.0 63.0 38.9 60.3 64.1 72.7 50.0 50.0
Malaysia 2014 69.6 55.0 44.3 84.6 75.6 85.6 78.5 81.0 76.4 55.0 60.0
Maldives 2014 51.0 20.0 21.9 97.4 43.8 87.4 71.7 69.4 43.8 25.0 30.0
Mali 2014 55.5 20.0 27.7 69.8 81.7 48.0 63.2 76.7 73.2 55.0 40.0
Malta 2014 66.4 75.0 55.8 63.7 47.2 62.4 53.2 79.1 87.8 80.0 60.0
Mauritania 2014 53.2 25.0 23.9 81.7 75.8 38.0 53.1 75.5 69.0 50.0 40.0
Mauritius 2014 76.5 65.0 53.4 92.2 81.8 74.4 78.0 76.7 88.6 85.0 70.0
Mexico 2014 66.8 50.0 29.7 80.9 78.9 76.8 58.3 77.4 85.6 70.0 60.0
Micronesia 2014 49.8 30.0 30.0 97.5 0.0 51.7 77.9 75.2 81.0 25.0 30.0
Moldova 2014 57.3 40.0 29.5 85.8 54.4 70.1 37.9 75.0 80.1 50.0 50.0
Mongolia 2014 58.9 30.0 28.2 81.8 39.1 71.8 81.1 72.4 74.7 50.0 60.0
Montenegro 2014 63.6 40.0 37.8 92.5 42.6 77.6 68.6 78.6 83.1 65.0 50.0
Morocco 2014 58.3 40.0 33.3 71.3 64.1 76.2 31.5 78.1 58.8 70.0 60.0
Mozambique 2014 55.0 30.0 26.2 75.7 64.6 65.2 36.7 80.8 75.5 45.0 50.0
Namibia 2014 59.4 30.0 44.2 66.9 58.8 64.4 81.9 75.0 82.9 50.0 40.0
Nepal 2014 50.1 30.0 21.3 85.9 89.6 58.5 43.8 76.3 61.0 5.0 30.0
New Zealand 2014 81.2 95.0 94.0 71.2 32.3 96.1 90.2 86.3 86.8 80.0 80.0
Nicaragua 2014 58.4 15.0 24.1 78.6 80.0 52.6 60.3 72.8 85.4 65.0 50.0
Niger 2014 55.1 30.0 26.0 76.8 88.4 35.2 45.4 88.3 65.6 55.0 40.0
Nigeria 2014 54.3 30.0 22.7 85.0 74.5 48.0 66.4 73.1 63.8 40.0 40.0
North Korea 2014 1.0 5.0 5.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Norway 2014 70.9 90.0 88.1 50.6 42.2 90.9 44.6 78.7 89.1 75.0 60.0
Oman 2014 67.4 50.0 48.2 98.5 56.0 68.3 75.5 73.6 78.7 65.0 60.0
Pakistan 2014 55.2 30.0 22.7 80.6 88.3 69.4 47.3 68.5 64.8 40.0 40.0
Panama 2014 63.4 30.0 34.0 84.3 78.7 73.0 39.4 75.1 74.2 75.0 70.0
Papua New Guinea 2014 53.9 20.0 20.2 66.7 75.4 57.0 73.7 75.5 85.1 35.0 30.0
Paraguay 2014 62.0 30.0 20.5 96.2 89.0 58.0 28.9 80.9 81.1 75.0 60.0
Peru 2014 67.4 40.0 34.0 79.1 89.1 70.6 61.4 83.3 87.0 70.0 60.0
Poland 2014 67.0 60.0 54.8 76.1 43.2 70.1 60.4 77.8 87.8 70.0 70.0
Portugal 2014 63.5 70.0 61.1 60.1 26.8 84.9 34.6 79.3 87.8 70.0 60.0
Qatar 2014 71.2 70.0 72.4 99.9 72.1 71.7 70.0 81.2 79.8 45.0 50.0
Republic of Congo 2014 43.7 10.0 20.6 67.5 79.6 35.1 47.0 72.0 55.6 20.0 30.0
Romania 2014 65.5 40.0 37.7 87.0 59.2 71.0 65.2 77.1 87.8 80.0 50.0
Russia 2014 51.9 25.0 22.1 85.6 61.5 70.0 55.8 69.4 74.6 25.0 30.0
Rwanda 2014 64.7 30.0 46.9 80.3 78.2 69.6 84.1 74.8 77.7 65.0 40.0
Saint Lucia 2014 70.7 70.0 70.6 75.7 63.6 83.1 84.5 82.7 71.9 65.0 40.0
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 2014 67.0 70.0 61.1 73.7 72.4 76.3 78.7 79.8 67.6 50.0 40.0
Samoa 2014 61.1 60.0 38.0 79.9 42.2 73.7 80.3 76.1 75.8 55.0 30.0
São Tomé and Príncipe 2014 48.8 20.0 32.5 86.9 27.9 52.6 44.7 68.3 75.3 50.0 30.0
Saudi Arabia 2014 62.2 40.0 43.7 99.7 63.1 67.3 75.8 68.7 74.0 40.0 50.0
Senegal 2014 55.4 40.0 29.5 65.1 75.4 47.5 41.5 81.8 73.2 60.0 40.0
Serbia 2014 59.4 40.0 34.0 83.1 38.6 59.3 70.1 66.9 77.0 75.0 50.0
Seychelles 2014 56.2 50.0 48.5 76.8 61.8 67.6 68.5 75.1 33.4 50.0 30.0
Sierra Leone 2014 50.5 15.0 24.6 80.7 85.7 55.3 28.7 70.2 70.2 55.0 20.0
Singapore 2014 89.4 90.0 91.9 91.2 91.2 96.8 96.5 81.5 90.0 85.0 80.0
Slovakia 2014 66.4 50.0 41.8 80.2 56.0 67.0 53.6 78.1 87.8 80.0 70.0
Slovenia 2014 62.7 60.0 61.0 58.9 22.6 85.4 51.0 80.3 87.8 70.0 50.0
Solomon Islands 2014 46.2 30.0 25.0 61.4 21.3 65.2 65.2 75.4 73.0 15.0 30.0
Somalia 2014 N/A N/A 5.0 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
South Africa 2014 62.5 50.0 41.6 68.7 69.1 74.5 54.4 75.3 76.1 55.0 60.0
South Korea 2014 71.2 70.0 54.0 72.6 72.6 92.8 47.8 79.6 72.6 70.0 80.0
Spain 2014 67.2 70.0 62.6 54.0 38.7 77.3 52.2 79.9 87.8 80.0 70.0
Sri Lanka 2014 60.0 40.0 33.4 84.9 86.3 74.4 59.2 68.0 73.6 40.0 40.0
Sudan 2014 N/A N/A 9.8 85.1 90.3 54.5 49.1 55.8 55.6 15.0 N/A
Suriname 2014 54.2 40.0 32.9 69.0 78.3 41.8 81.8 71.8 66.2 30.0 30.0
Swaziland 2014 61.2 40.0 31.6 74.7 70.9 64.2 71.7 72.3 81.5 65.0 40.0
Sweden 2014 73.1 90.0 92.3 42.9 21.4 91.1 52.9 82.5 87.8 90.0 80.0
Switzerland 2014 81.6 90.0 88.1 68.9 65.7 75.4 87.4 85.2 90.0 85.0 80.0
Syria 2014 N/A 10.0 23.3 N/A N/A 60.4 55.1 N/A N/A 0.0 20.0
Taiwan 2014 73.9 70.0 59.7 80.3 84.7 93.9 53.1 81.7 85.8 70.0 60.0
Tajikistan 2014 52.0 20.0 19.4 92.3 78.1 58.4 45.5 67.7 73.2 25.0 40.0
Tanzania 2014 57.8 30.0 28.8 79.7 78.3 47.0 61.1 66.0 76.8 60.0 50.0
Thailand 2014 63.3 45.0 33.6 79.7 83.6 71.4 61.6 68.6 75.0 45.0 70.0
The Bahamas 2014 69.8 70.0 66.6 97.3 84.1 70.7 81.5 75.1 52.2 30.0 70.0
The Gambia 2014 59.5 30.0 31.7 79.0 79.8 57.4 65.8 71.3 65.0 65.0 50.0
The Netherlands 2014 74.2 90.0 88.0 51.7 25.6 89.7 59.6 79.9 87.8 90.0 80.0
The Philippines 2014 60.1 30.0 26.1 79.2 92.3 59.9 49.7 78.0 75.5 60.0 50.0
Timor-Leste 2014 43.2 20.0 25.4 64.7 0.0 45.4 79.2 68.3 64.4 45.0 20.0
Togo 2014 49.9 30.0 23.8 69.7 82.4 43.3 42.8 79.3 62.8 35.0 30.0
Tonga 2014 58.2 20.0 28.6 86.7 74.8 74.6 91.2 71.3 79.5 35.0 20.0
Trinidad and Tobago 2014 62.7 50.0 34.0 84.8 62.5 59.4 76.4 71.7 78.6 60.0 50.0
Tunisia 2014 57.3 40.0 39.2 74.3 63.8 80.7 72.6 75.9 61.8 35.0 30.0
Turkey 2014 64.9 50.0 44.0 77.5 63.5 67.6 59.7 71.8 84.5 70.0 60.0
Turkmenistan 2014 42.2 5.0 13.4 95.2 93.0 30.0 30.0 65.9 79.2 0.0 10.0
Uganda 2014 59.9 30.0 23.8 79.1 87.3 45.1 87.4 71.0 75.4 60.0 40.0
Ukraine 2014 49.3 30.0 21.9 79.1 37.5 59.8 49.8 78.7 86.2 20.0 30.0
United Arab Emirates 2014 71.4 55.0 66.4 99.6 83.1 74.4 82.9 84.6 82.5 35.0 50.0
United Kingdom 2014 74.9 90.0 76.4 56.6 29.5 92.0 73.1 73.5 87.8 90.0 80.0
United States 2014 75.5 80.0 72.0 65.8 48.1 89.2 97.2 75.4 86.8 70.0 70.0
Uruguay 2014 69.3 70.0 70.6 77.4 68.0 74.5 68.1 72.1 82.5 80.0 30.0
Uzbekistan 2014 46.5 15.0 13.4 90.3 70.4 75.7 60.8 63.1 66.1 0.0 10.0
Vanuatu 2014 59.5 40.0 33.5 97.3 81.7 54.8 56.8 82.7 48.0 60.0 40.0
Venezuela 2014 36.3 5.0 16.5 75.3 51.8 43.4 33.7 49.7 62.7 5.0 20.0
Vietnam 2014 50.8 15.0 26.9 77.0 71.4 62.0 68.3 63.6 78.7 15.0 30.0
Yemen 2014 55.5 30.0 19.4 91.7 74.9 59.2 54.9 62.1 82.4 50.0 30.0
Zambia 2014 60.4 30.0 31.3 71.8 82.9 74.9 50.1 68.0 84.6 60.0 50.0
Zimbabwe 2014 35.5 10.0 19.3 63.3 64.0 34.5 22.2 73.0 54.2 5.0 10.0

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