Nations With More Trade Freedom Have Less Poverty
Created on October 7, 2011
Trade Freedom Score Group
Percentage of Population Earning Less Than $1.25 per Day
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Sources: Heritage Foundation calculations from the 2012 Index of Economic Freedom (forthcoming January 2012) and The World Bank, “Poverty Headcount Ratio at $1.25 a Day (PPP) (% of Population),” at http://data.worldbank.org/indicator/SI.POV.2DAY (September 12, 2011). Figures based on available data since 2007 for 51 countries. PPP refers to purchasing power parity.