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Economic Freedom by Region with Population

Created on January 19, 2012

Economic Freedom by Region with Population

= 500 million people

Circle sizes are relative to region’s population

Index of Economic Freedom Score

North America 73.8

Europe 66.1

South and Central America/ Caribbean 60.0

Middle East/North Africa 59.9

Asia-Pacific 57.5

Sub-Saharan Africa 53.7

 

443 million

813 million

334 million

460 million

3.7 billion

768 million

443 million

813 million

3.7 billion

768 million

Sources: Terry Miller, Kim R. Holmes, and Edwin J. Feulner, 2012 Index of Economic Freedom (Washington, D.C.: The Heritage Foundation and Dow Jones & Company, Inc., 2012), at www.heritage.org/index, and International Monetary Fund, World Economic Outlook Databases, at http://www.imf.org/external/ns/cs.aspx?id=28 (November 21, 2011).

 

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