WORLD RANK1
overall score89.7
Rule of Law

Property Rights97.5

Judicial Effectiveness90.8

Government Integrity93.2

Government Size

Tax Burden90.5

Government Spending94.1

Fiscal Health80.0

Regulatory Efficiency

Business Freedom93.8

Labor Freedom91.5

Monetary Freedom85.4

Open Markets

Trade Freedom95.0

Investment Freedom85.0

Financial Freedom80.0

WORLD RANK2
overall score83.9
Rule of Law

Property Rights91.3

Judicial Effectiveness80.5

Government Integrity95.3

Government Size

Tax Burden70.6

Government Spending58.1

Fiscal Health98.2

Regulatory Efficiency

Business Freedom89.9

Labor Freedom86.3

Monetary Freedom86.9

Open Markets

Trade Freedom90.2

Investment Freedom80.0

Financial Freedom80.0

WORLD RANK3
overall score82.4
Rule of Law

Property Rights81.5

Judicial Effectiveness90.0

Government Integrity89.8

Government Size

Tax Burden62.6

Government Spending58.1

Fiscal Health88.7

Regulatory Efficiency

Business Freedom87.4

Labor Freedom84.1

Monetary Freedom86.7

Open Markets

Trade Freedom89.8

Investment Freedom80.0

Financial Freedom90.0

WORLD RANK4
overall score81.9
Rule of Law

Property Rights85.4

Judicial Effectiveness82.2

Government Integrity87.9

Government Size

Tax Burden70.4

Government Spending67.6

Fiscal Health96.9

Regulatory Efficiency

Business Freedom73.6

Labor Freedom72.5

Monetary Freedom85.4

Open Markets

Trade Freedom86.0

Investment Freedom85.0

Financial Freedom90.0

WORLD RANK5
overall score81.4
Rule of Law

Property Rights86.0

Judicial Effectiveness72.4

Government Integrity82.0

Government Size

Tax Burden76.6

Government Spending81.1

Fiscal Health93.1

Regulatory Efficiency

Business Freedom81.5

Labor Freedom76.1

Monetary Freedom84.4

Open Markets

Trade Freedom84.0

Investment Freedom90.0

Financial Freedom70.0

WORLD RANK6
overall score78.6
Rule of Law

Property Rights87.3

Judicial Effectiveness72.9

Government Integrity74.5

Government Size

Tax Burden79.2

Government Spending91.0

Fiscal Health93.7

Regulatory Efficiency

Business Freedom93.4

Labor Freedom60.4

Monetary Freedom84.3

Open Markets

Trade Freedom86.0

Investment Freedom60.0

Financial Freedom60.0

WORLD RANK7
overall score78.4
Rule of Law

Property Rights87.6

Judicial Effectiveness76.7

Government Integrity86.5

Government Size

Tax Burden64.9

Government Spending54.8

Fiscal Health77.3

Regulatory Efficiency

Business Freedom94.4

Labor Freedom73.2

Monetary Freedom81.0

Open Markets

Trade Freedom84.0

Investment Freedom80.0

Financial Freedom80.0

WORLD RANK8
overall score78.2
Rule of Law

Property Rights81.8

Judicial Effectiveness80.8

Government Integrity86.4

Government Size

Tax Burden81.0

Government Spending54.4

Fiscal Health99.6

Regulatory Efficiency

Business Freedom72.7

Labor Freedom57.8

Monetary Freedom79.7

Open Markets

Trade Freedom84.0

Investment Freedom90.0

Financial Freedom70.0

WORLD RANK9
overall score77.9
Rule of Law

Property Rights84.5

Judicial Effectiveness73.3

Government Integrity87.9

Government Size

Tax Burden76.0

Government Spending49.8

Fiscal Health84.2

Regulatory Efficiency

Business Freedom81.4

Labor Freedom72.4

Monetary Freedom76.1

Open Markets

Trade Freedom88.8

Investment Freedom80.0

Financial Freedom80.0

WORLD RANK10
overall score77.8
Rule of Law

Property Rights86.7

Judicial Effectiveness86.9

Government Integrity93.4

Government Size

Tax Burden43.7

Government Spending23.1

Fiscal Health98.2

Regulatory Efficiency

Business Freedom88.8

Labor Freedom73.8

Monetary Freedom84.5

Open Markets

Trade Freedom84.0

Investment Freedom90.0

Financial Freedom80.0

2012 Index of Economic Freedom

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