WORLD RANK2
overall score87.8
Rule of Law

Property Rights90.0

Judicial EffectivenessN/A

Government Integrity84.0

Government Size

Tax Burden91.2

Government Spending90.1

Fiscal HealthN/A

Regulatory Efficiency

Business Freedom95.0

Labor Freedom90.7

Monetary Freedom81.8

Open Markets

Trade Freedom90.0

Investment Freedom85.0

Financial Freedom80.0

WORLD RANK1
overall score88.6
Rule of Law

Property Rights90.0

Judicial EffectivenessN/A

Government Integrity74.0

Government Size

Tax Burden92.6

Government Spending90.7

Fiscal HealthN/A

Regulatory Efficiency

Business Freedom97.4

Labor Freedom89.0

Monetary Freedom81.8

Open Markets

Trade Freedom90.0

Investment Freedom90.0

Financial Freedom90.0

WORLD RANK3
overall score81.6
Rule of Law

Property Rights95.0

Judicial EffectivenessN/A

Government Integrity91.0

Government Size

Tax Burden71.0

Government Spending46.0

Fiscal HealthN/A

Regulatory Efficiency

Business Freedom91.4

Labor Freedom85.9

Monetary Freedom88.1

Open Markets

Trade Freedom87.2

Investment Freedom80.0

Financial Freedom80.0

WORLD RANK5
overall score80.3
Rule of Law

Property Rights90.0

Judicial EffectivenessN/A

Government Integrity80.0

Government Size

Tax Burden63.2

Government Spending62.0

Fiscal HealthN/A

Regulatory Efficiency

Business Freedom89.4

Labor Freedom77.2

Monetary Freedom85.2

Open Markets

Trade Freedom86.4

Investment Freedom80.0

Financial Freedom90.0

WORLD RANK4
overall score81.0
Rule of Law

Property Rights90.0

Judicial EffectivenessN/A

Government Integrity86.0

Government Size

Tax Burden70.9

Government Spending66.3

Fiscal HealthN/A

Regulatory Efficiency

Business Freedom82.2

Labor Freedom72.1

Monetary Freedom87.8

Open Markets

Trade Freedom90.0

Investment Freedom85.0

Financial Freedom80.0

WORLD RANK8
overall score77.3
Rule of Law

Property Rights90.0

Judicial EffectivenessN/A

Government Integrity74.0

Government Size

Tax Burden73.6

Government Spending50.3

Fiscal HealthN/A

Regulatory Efficiency

Business Freedom79.6

Labor Freedom72.1

Monetary Freedom85.5

Open Markets

Trade Freedom88.0

Investment Freedom90.0

Financial Freedom70.0

WORLD RANK10
overall score76.4
Rule of Law

Property Rights90.0

Judicial EffectivenessN/A

Government Integrity78.0

Government Size

Tax Burden64.9

Government Spending39.0

Fiscal HealthN/A

Regulatory Efficiency

Business Freedom86.0

Labor Freedom71.8

Monetary Freedom76.4

Open Markets

Trade Freedom88.0

Investment Freedom90.0

Financial Freedom80.0

WORLD RANK12
overall score75.3
Rule of Law

Property Rights95.0

Judicial EffectivenessN/A

Government Integrity92.0

Government Size

Tax Burden39.5

Government Spending2.3

Fiscal HealthN/A

Regulatory Efficiency

Business Freedom95.4

Labor Freedom86.0

Monetary Freedom84.4

Open Markets

Trade Freedom88.0

Investment Freedom90.0

Financial Freedom80.0

WORLD RANK6
overall score78.0
Rule of Law

Property Rights90.0

Judicial EffectivenessN/A

Government Integrity81.0

Government Size

Tax Burden80.0

Government Spending50.4

Fiscal HealthN/A

Regulatory Efficiency

Business Freedom81.8

Labor Freedom72.6

Monetary Freedom76.9

Open Markets

Trade Freedom87.0

Investment Freedom80.0

Financial Freedom80.0

WORLD RANK9
overall score77.2
Rule of Law

Property Rights90.0

Judicial EffectivenessN/A

Government Integrity69.0

Government Size

Tax Burden81.9

Government Spending54.9

Fiscal HealthN/A

Regulatory Efficiency

Business Freedom79.0

Labor Freedom57.2

Monetary Freedom82.2

Open Markets

Trade Freedom88.0

Investment Freedom90.0

Financial Freedom80.0

2012 Index of Economic Freedom

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