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Nations With More Trade Freedom Have Less Poverty

Created on October 7, 2011

Nations With More Trade Freedom Have Less Poverty

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.