WORLD RANK1
overall score84.4
Rule of Law

Property Rights94.4

Judicial Effectiveness58.3

Government Integrity92.8

Government Size

Tax Burden90.5

Government Spending90.1

Fiscal Health79.6

Regulatory Efficiency

Business Freedom83.1

Labor Freedom77.0

Monetary Freedom86.5

Open Markets

Trade Freedom95.0

Investment Freedom85.0

Financial Freedom80.0

WORLD RANK2
overall score84.2
Rule of Law

Property Rights95.2

Judicial Effectiveness98.0

Government Integrity92.3

Government Size

Tax Burden70.1

Government Spending67.2

Fiscal Health96.3

Regulatory Efficiency

Business Freedom84.3

Labor Freedom60.0

Monetary Freedom84.9

Open Markets

Trade Freedom86.6

Investment Freedom85.0

Financial Freedom90.0

WORLD RANK3
overall score82.0
Rule of Law

Property Rights92.6

Judicial Effectiveness93.0

Government Integrity80.7

Government Size

Tax Burden76.5

Government Spending79.9

Fiscal Health89.0

Regulatory Efficiency

Business Freedom87.2

Labor Freedom60.9

Monetary Freedom85.2

Open Markets

Trade Freedom79.2

Investment Freedom90.0

Financial Freedom70.0

WORLD RANK4
overall score80.6
Rule of Law

Property Rights88.2

Judicial Effectiveness95.9

Government Integrity97.5

Government Size

Tax Burden70.8

Government Spending53.5

Fiscal Health88.3

Regulatory Efficiency

Business Freedom81.3

Labor Freedom70.5

Monetary Freedom81.8

Open Markets

Trade Freedom90.0

Investment Freedom70.0

Financial Freedom80.0

WORLD RANK5
overall score80.6
Rule of Law

Property Rights97.4

Judicial Effectiveness96.4

Government Integrity89.5

Government Size

Tax Burden64.1

Government Spending41.5

Fiscal Health98.7

Regulatory Efficiency

Business Freedom89.3

Labor Freedom56.3

Monetary Freedom80.1

Open Markets

Trade Freedom79.2

Investment Freedom95.0

Financial Freedom80.0

WORLD RANK6
overall score80.1
Rule of Law

Property Rights81.3

Judicial Effectiveness94.2

Government Integrity73.8

Government Size

Tax Burden79.2

Government Spending90.7

Fiscal Health86.6

Regulatory Efficiency

Business Freedom84.3

Labor Freedom68.7

Monetary Freedom86.1

Open Markets

Trade Freedom86.0

Investment Freedom70.0

Financial Freedom60.0

WORLD RANK7
overall score80.0
Rule of Law

Property Rights91.5

Judicial Effectiveness92.3

Government Integrity83.9

Government Size

Tax Burden81.1

Government Spending48.4

Fiscal Health93.3

Regulatory Efficiency

Business Freedom86.9

Labor Freedom61.1

Monetary Freedom82.8

Open Markets

Trade Freedom79.2

Investment Freedom90.0

Financial Freedom70.0

WORLD RANK8
overall score79.5
Rule of Law

Property Rights96.2

Judicial Effectiveness96.9

Government Integrity92.3

Government Size

Tax Burden51.2

Government Spending45.4

Fiscal Health93.6

Regulatory Efficiency

Business Freedom88.1

Labor Freedom58.9

Monetary Freedom82.1

Open Markets

Trade Freedom79.2

Investment Freedom90.0

Financial Freedom80.0

WORLD RANK9
overall score78.3
Rule of Law

Property Rights100.0

Judicial Effectiveness97.8

Government Integrity96.4

Government Size

Tax Burden68.4

Government Spending10.7

Fiscal Health83.2

Regulatory Efficiency

Business Freedom88.7

Labor Freedom65.1

Monetary Freedom84.9

Open Markets

Trade Freedom79.2

Investment Freedom85.0

Financial Freedom80.0

WORLD RANK10
overall score78.0
Rule of Law

Property Rights98.6

Judicial Effectiveness89.6

Government Integrity99.5

Government Size

Tax Burden42.3

Government Spending21.1

Fiscal Health96.2

Regulatory Efficiency

Business Freedom89.0

Labor Freedom64.4

Monetary Freedom85.7

Open Markets

Trade Freedom79.2

Investment Freedom90.0

Financial Freedom80.0

2012 Index of Economic Freedom

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