WORLD RANK2
overall score88.6
Rule of Law

Property Rights97.1

Judicial Effectiveness91.5

Government Integrity87.9

Government Size

Tax Burden90.5

Government Spending90.1

Fiscal Health80.7

Regulatory Efficiency

Business Freedom95.1

Labor Freedom90.8

Monetary Freedom84.3

Open Markets

Trade Freedom90.0

Investment Freedom85.0

Financial Freedom80.0

WORLD RANK1
overall score89.8
Rule of Law

Property Rights93.7

Judicial Effectiveness84.0

Government Integrity80.3

Government Size

Tax Burden93.0

Government Spending90.0

Fiscal Health100.0

Regulatory Efficiency

Business Freedom94.6

Labor Freedom89.1

Monetary Freedom83.2

Open Markets

Trade Freedom90.0

Investment Freedom90.0

Financial Freedom90.0

WORLD RANK3
overall score83.7
Rule of Law

Property Rights96.1

Judicial Effectiveness88.5

Government Integrity89.9

Government Size

Tax Burden70.8

Government Spending46.5

Fiscal Health97.8

Regulatory Efficiency

Business Freedom91.8

Labor Freedom86.2

Monetary Freedom90.1

Open Markets

Trade Freedom87.4

Investment Freedom80.0

Financial Freedom80.0

WORLD RANK5
overall score81.0
Rule of Law

Property Rights81.7

Judicial Effectiveness92.9

Government Integrity74.8

Government Size

Tax Burden63.2

Government Spending59.0

Fiscal Health84.6

Regulatory Efficiency

Business Freedom89.3

Labor Freedom84.1

Monetary Freedom86.4

Open Markets

Trade Freedom86.2

Investment Freedom80.0

Financial Freedom90.0

WORLD RANK4
overall score81.5
Rule of Law

Property Rights86.9

Judicial Effectiveness77.6

Government Integrity80.3

Government Size

Tax Burden70.9

Government Spending67.5

Fiscal Health95.8

Regulatory Efficiency

Business Freedom76.8

Labor Freedom72.2

Monetary Freedom84.4

Open Markets

Trade Freedom90.0

Investment Freedom85.0

Financial Freedom90.0

WORLD RANK9
overall score76.7
Rule of Law

Property Rights85.8

Judicial Effectiveness78.3

Government Integrity78.3

Government Size

Tax Burden72.7

Government Spending57.1

Fiscal Health60.3

Regulatory Efficiency

Business Freedom80.3

Labor Freedom73.6

Monetary Freedom87.6

Open Markets

Trade Freedom87.0

Investment Freedom90.0

Financial Freedom70.0

WORLD RANK12
overall score76.4
Rule of Law

Property Rights93.8

Judicial Effectiveness93.0

Government Integrity78.3

Government Size

Tax Burden65.1

Government Spending41.9

Fiscal Health40.4

Regulatory Efficiency

Business Freedom89.9

Labor Freedom72.8

Monetary Freedom85.0

Open Markets

Trade Freedom87.0

Investment Freedom90.0

Financial Freedom80.0

WORLD RANK18
overall score75.1
Rule of Law

Property Rights86.7

Judicial Effectiveness68.5

Government Integrity84.9

Government Size

Tax Burden37.2

Government Spending5.7

Fiscal Health95.4

Regulatory Efficiency

Business Freedom93.9

Labor Freedom85.8

Monetary Freedom85.5

Open Markets

Trade Freedom87.0

Investment Freedom90.0

Financial Freedom80.0

WORLD RANK7
overall score78.5
Rule of Law

Property Rights88.3

Judicial Effectiveness80.8

Government Integrity81.6

Government Size

Tax Burden77.4

Government Spending52.3

Fiscal Health80.3

Regulatory Efficiency

Business Freedom81.9

Labor Freedom73.1

Monetary Freedom77.8

Open Markets

Trade Freedom88.4

Investment Freedom80.0

Financial Freedom80.0

WORLD RANK6
overall score79.1
Rule of Law

Property Rights82.6

Judicial Effectiveness82.8

Government Integrity69.9

Government Size

Tax Burden81.2

Government Spending55.8

Fiscal Health99.8

Regulatory Efficiency

Business Freedom77.0

Labor Freedom56.9

Monetary Freedom85.7

Open Markets

Trade Freedom87.0

Investment Freedom90.0

Financial Freedom80.0

2012 Index of Economic Freedom

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