2021 Index of Economic Freedom

Promoting Economic Opportunity, Individual Empowerment & Prosperity

The positive impact of economic freedom in building prosperity and reducing poverty has never been clearer. For twenty-seven years, the Index of Economic Freedom has measured the impact of liberty and free markets around the globe, and the 2021 Index confirms the formidable positive relationship between economic freedom and progress.

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Top 10 Countries

RANK COUNTRY OVERALL CHANGE
1 Singapore 89.7 0.3
2 New Zealand 83.9 -0.2
3 Australia 82.4 -0.2
4 Switzerland 81.9 -0.1
5 Ireland 81.4 0.5
6 Taiwan 78.6 1.5
7 United Kingdom 78.4 -0.9
8 Estonia 78.2 0.5
9 Canada 77.9 -0.3
10 Denmark 77.8 -0.5

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