WORLD RANK1
overall score89.4
Rule of Law

Property Rights96.8

Judicial Effectiveness92.9

Government Integrity92.4

Government Size

Tax Burden90.3

Government Spending91.1

Fiscal Health80.0

Regulatory Efficiency

Business Freedom92.8

Labor Freedom90.9

Monetary Freedom85.6

Open Markets

Trade Freedom94.8

Investment Freedom85.0

Financial Freedom80.0

WORLD RANK2
overall score89.1
Rule of Law

Property Rights93.6

Judicial Effectiveness76.8

Government Integrity84.7

Government Size

Tax Burden93.0

Government Spending90.3

Fiscal Health99.9

Regulatory Efficiency

Business Freedom96.2

Labor Freedom89.1

Monetary Freedom80.7

Open Markets

Trade Freedom95.0

Investment Freedom80.0

Financial Freedom90.0

WORLD RANK3
overall score84.1
Rule of Law

Property Rights93.3

Judicial Effectiveness79.1

Government Integrity93.9

Government Size

Tax Burden71.0

Government Spending57.8

Fiscal Health98.3

Regulatory Efficiency

Business Freedom90.4

Labor Freedom86.7

Monetary Freedom87.0

Open Markets

Trade Freedom92.2

Investment Freedom80.0

Financial Freedom80.0

WORLD RANK4
overall score82.6
Rule of Law

Property Rights82.8

Judicial Effectiveness86.1

Government Integrity89.3

Government Size

Tax Burden63.0

Government Spending61.6

Fiscal Health91.8

Regulatory Efficiency

Business Freedom87.8

Labor Freedom84.0

Monetary Freedom86.2

Open Markets

Trade Freedom88.2

Investment Freedom80.0

Financial Freedom90.0

WORLD RANK5
overall score82.0
Rule of Law

Property Rights87.4

Judicial Effectiveness81.5

Government Integrity90.1

Government Size

Tax Burden70.1

Government Spending65.3

Fiscal Health96.7

Regulatory Efficiency

Business Freedom74.2

Labor Freedom72.4

Monetary Freedom84.4

Open Markets

Trade Freedom86.6

Investment Freedom85.0

Financial Freedom90.0

WORLD RANK6
overall score80.9
Rule of Law

Property Rights86.6

Judicial Effectiveness64.4

Government Integrity82.8

Government Size

Tax Burden76.4

Government Spending78.8

Fiscal Health91.4

Regulatory Efficiency

Business Freedom82.7

Labor Freedom75.9

Monetary Freedom85.3

Open Markets

Trade Freedom86.4

Investment Freedom90.0

Financial Freedom70.0

WORLD RANK7
overall score79.3
Rule of Law

Property Rights92.2

Judicial Effectiveness82.7

Government Integrity89.9

Government Size

Tax Burden64.7

Government Spending49.5

Fiscal Health78.1

Regulatory Efficiency

Business Freedom94.7

Labor Freedom73.1

Monetary Freedom80.3

Open Markets

Trade Freedom86.4

Investment Freedom80.0

Financial Freedom80.0

WORLD RANK8
overall score78.3
Rule of Law

Property Rights86.3

Judicial Effectiveness84.6

Government Integrity93.0

Government Size

Tax Burden42.0

Government Spending19.7

Fiscal Health97.7

Regulatory Efficiency

Business Freedom88.7

Labor Freedom86.2

Monetary Freedom84.6

Open Markets

Trade Freedom86.4

Investment Freedom90.0

Financial Freedom80.0

WORLD RANK9
overall score78.2
Rule of Law

Property Rights87.7

Judicial Effectiveness72.7

Government Integrity90.3

Government Size

Tax Burden76.5

Government Spending50.9

Fiscal Health83.3

Regulatory Efficiency

Business Freedom81.7

Labor Freedom72.0

Monetary Freedom76.0

Open Markets

Trade Freedom87.0

Investment Freedom80.0

Financial Freedom80.0

WORLD RANK10
overall score77.7
Rule of Law

Property Rights83.2

Judicial Effectiveness73.7

Government Integrity85.9

Government Size

Tax Burden81.1

Government Spending53.3

Fiscal Health99.9

Regulatory Efficiency

Business Freedom73.5

Labor Freedom57.3

Monetary Freedom78.6

Open Markets

Trade Freedom86.4

Investment Freedom90.0

Financial Freedom70.0

2012 Index of Economic Freedom

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