2020 Index of Economic Freedom

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nameOverall ScoreTariff RateIncome Tax RateCorporate Tax RatePopulation (millions)GDP (billions)GDP per CapitaUnemployment RateInflation RateFDI Inflow (millions)Tax Burden % GDPGovt. Expenditure % GDP
Afghanistan 54.7 7.0 20.0 20.0 36 72.6 2017 1.5 0.6 139.2 7.6 26.3
Albania 66.9 0.8 23.0 15.0 2.9 38.4 13345 13.9 2.0 1293.6 25.7 29.1
Algeria 46.9 9.4 35.0 23.0 42.6 657.5 15440 12.2 4.3 1506.3 26.6 39.8
Angola 52.2 9.4 17.0 30.0 29.3 199.3 6814 7.3 19.6 -5732.5 9.2 21.8
Argentina 53.1 7.9 35.0 30.0 44.6 915.1 20537 9.5 34.3 12161.8 30.3 40.5
Armenia 70.6 2.2 26.0 20.0 3 30.4 10176 17.7 2.5 254.3 20.8 25.4
Australia 82.6 0.9 45.0 30.0 25.2 1318.2 52373 5.4 2.0 60438.1 27.8 35.8
Austria 73.3 1.8 50.0 25.0 8.9 463.2 52137 4.8 2.1 7618.2 41.8 49.3
Azerbaijan 69.3 5.2 25.0 20.0 9.9 179.7 18076 5.2 2.3 1403 13.3 35.1
Bahrain 66.3 7.8 0.0 0.0 1.5 74.1 50057 1.0 2.1 1515.2 7.8 33.6
Bangladesh 56.4 10.7 25.0 45.0 164.9 761.7 4620 4.3 5.6 3613.3 9.1 13.7
Barbados 61.4 14.2 40.0 5.5 0.3 5.3 18534 9.6 3.6 195.1 31.8 32.0
Belarus 61.7 1.5 13.0 18.0 9.5 189.2 20003 5.7 4.9 1469.4 25.1 39.1
Belgium 68.9 1.8 50.0 29.0 11.4 550.5 48245 6.3 2.3 4872.6 44.6 52.5
Belize 57.4 10.4 25.0 25.0 0.4 3.4 8501 9.4 0.3 119.5 28.2 33.5
Benin 55.2 17.8 45.0 30.0 11.4 27.7 2426 2.1 1.0 207.5 13.2 23.0
Bhutan 62.1 2.8 25.0 30.0 0.8 7.8 9540 2.2 3.6 5.9 13.6 31.1
Bolivia 42.8 6.1 13.0 25.0 11.2 84.1 7477 3.3 2.3 255.1 23.9 39.1
Bosnia and Herzegovina 62.6 2.5 10.0 10.0 3.5 47.3 13491 20.8 1.4 467.7 37.9 41.1
Botswana 69.6 1.1 25.0 22.0 2.3 41.9 17965 17.9 3.2 228.7 14.0 32.1
Brazil 53.7 8.6 27.5 34.0 208.3 3365.3 16154 12.5 3.7 61223 32.3 38.9
Brunei Darussalam 66.6 0.0 0.0 18.5 0.4 34.6 79530 9.2 0.1 504 26.0 35.8
Bulgaria 70.2 1.8 10.0 10.0 7 162.3 23156 5.3 2.6 2058.8 27.7 33.6
Burkina Faso 56.7 9.1 27.5 28.0 19.5 38.8 1996 6.1 2.0 480 18.1 27.7
Burma 54.0 4.6 20.0 30.0 52.8 328.4 6217 1.6 5.9 3554 6.1 20.4
Burundi 49.0 5.9 35.0 35.0 11.2 8.2 733 1.5 1.2 1 13.6 21.8
Cabo Verde 63.6 10.9 50.0 30.0 0.6 4 7316 12.3 2.2 99.6 6.9 30.7
Cambodia 57.3 9.8 20.0 20.0 16.3 70.5 4335 1.1 1.3 3102.6 16.2 23.2
Cameroon 53.6 12.7 35.0 33.0 24.9 95.3 3828 3.4 2.4 701.7 14.4 19.8
Canada 78.2 1.5 33.0 15.0 37 1836.8 49651 5.9 0.9 39624.6 32.2 40.5
Central African Republic 50.7 16.4 50.0 30.0 5.1 3.6 712 6.5 3.0 18 6.9 14.7
Chad 50.2 16.4 60.0 45.0 12.5 30.2 2415 2.2 2.5 662.2 7.7 14.8
Chile 76.8 0.5 35.0 27.0 18.5 481.8 25978 7.2 2.3 7160.1 20.2 25.3
China 59.5 3.8 45.0 25.0 1395.4 25270.1 18110 4.4 2.1 139043.5 17.5 32.7
Colombia 69.2 4.4 39.0 33.0 49.8 744.7 14943 9.1 3.2 11009.9 18.8 27.7
Comoros 53.7 10.4 30.0 50.0 0.8 1.4 1632 3.7 2.0 7.9 15.5 29.7
Costa Rica 65.8 1.8 25.0 30.0 5 88.2 17559 8.1 2.3 2134.2 24.1 19.7
Côte d'Ivoire 59.7 10.3 36.0 25.0 25.6 107 4178 2.5 0.3 912.9 17.4 24.2
Croatia 62.2 2.0 40.0 18.0 4.1 107.4 26221 8.9 1.5 1159.4 38.6 46.6
Cuba 26.9 7.2 50.0 30.0 11.3 155.9 13750 2.3 6.9 1542.2 40.6 64.8
Cyprus 70.1 1.8 35.0 12.5 0.9 34.5 39973 8.1 0.8 3285 33.7 37.1
Czech Republic 74.8 1.8 15.0 19.0 10.6 395.9 37371 2.4 2.2 9478.9 34.9 39.7
Democratic Republic of Congo 49.5 10.2 30.0 40.0 95 72.9 767 4.2 29.3 1493.9 7.6 12.4
Denmark 78.3 1.8 56.0 23.5 5.8 301.3 52121 5.0 0.7 1789.5 46.0 51.7
Djibouti 52.9 17.6 30.0 25.0 1 4 3786 11.1 -0.1 265 30.8 39.3
Dominica 60.8 8.3 35.0 30.0 0.1 0.7 9886 0.0 1.4 -37.2 28.7 52.9
Dominican Republic 60.9 4.2 25.0 27.0 10.3 189.2 18425 5.8 3.6 2535.3 13.9 17.8
Ecuador 51.3 7.0 35.0 25.0 17 199.5 11718 3.9 -0.2 1401 19.9 37.5
Egypt 54.0 7.4 25.0 23.0 97 1296.3 13366 11.4 20.9 6797.6 15.2 31.7
El Salvador 61.6 2.1 30.0 30.0 6.6 53.4 8041 4.4 1.1 839.6 20.4 23.9
Equatorial Guinea 48.3 15.6 35.0 35.0 1.3 29.8 22710 9.2 1.3 395.9 5.9 21.3
Eritrea 38.5 5.4 30.0 30.0 6 10 1657 6.5 9.0 61 8.0 29.1
Estonia 77.7 1.8 20.0 20.0 1.3 45 34096 5.5 3.4 1309.4 33.0 39.4
Eswatini 55.3 0.7 33.0 28.0 1.1 12.1 11020 22.5 4.8 25.4 29.1 35.2
Ethiopia 53.6 12.1 35.0 30.0 94.1 219.5 2332 1.8 13.8 3310.3 11.6 17.5
Fiji 63.4 16.1 29.0 20.0 0.9 9.1 10234 4.2 4.1 344.1 26.6 32.2
Finland 75.7 1.8 31.3 20.0 5.5 256.5 46430 7.8 1.2 1225.2 43.3 54.4
France 66.0 1.8 45.0 31.0 64.7 2962.8 45775 9.2 2.1 37293.8 46.2 56.4
Gabon 56.7 16.9 35.0 30.0 2.1 38 18496 19.5 4.8 845.8 21.1 18.9
Georgia 77.1 0.7 20.0 15.0 3.7 42.6 11485 14.1 2.6 1232.4 25.7 29.6
Germany 73.5 1.8 47.5 15.8 82.9 4356.4 52559 3.4 1.9 25706.2 37.5 43.9
Ghana 59.4 10.6 35.0 25.0 29.6 190.7 6452 6.7 9.8 2989 17.6 20.0
Greece 59.9 1.8 42.0 28.0 10.7 312.7 29123 19.2 0.8 4256.7 39.4 47.8
Guatemala 64.0 1.4 31.0 31.0 17.3 145.6 8436 2.7 3.8 1056 12.4 12.1
Guinea 56.5 12.3 40.0 35.0 13.3 30.7 2310 3.6 9.7 482.7 13.3 16.9
Guinea-Bissau 53.3 15.5 20.0 25.0 1.7 3.4 1937 4.1 1.4 17.3 10.3 21.1
Guyana 56.2 6.6 33.3 40.0 0.8 6.7 8519 12.2 1.3 494.8 26.2 34.5
Haiti 52.3 6.5 30.0 30.0 11.1 20.7 1864 13.5 13.5 105 13.3 18.8
Honduras 61.1 2.8 25.0 25.0 9.4 49.2 5212 4.1 4.3 1225.8 22.8 26.9
Hong Kong 89.1 0.0 15.0 16.5 7.5 480.5 64216 2.8 2.4 115661.9 14.1 18.0
Hungary 66.4 1.8 15.0 19.0 9.8 311.9 31903 3.7 2.8 6389.3 37.7 46.7
Iceland 77.1 1.6 31.8 20.0 0.3 19.5 55917 2.9 2.7 -335.8 37.7 43.2
India 56.5 5.8 30.9 32.4 1334.2 10505.3 7874 2.6 3.5 42285.7 7.3 27.1
Indonesia 67.2 2.1 30.0 25.0 264.2 3494.7 13230 4.3 3.2 21979.8 11.5 16.7
Iran 49.2 15.2 35.0 25.0 82.4 1610.7 19557 12.0 31.2 3480.3 7.3 19.0
Iraq N/A N/A 15.0 15.0 38.1 673.3 17659 7.9 0.4 -4885.1 2.0 36.7
Ireland 80.9 1.8 41.0 12.5 4.9 385.9 78785 5.7 0.7 -66346.4 22.8 26.6
Israel 74.0 1.9 48.0 23.0 8.9 337.2 37972 4.0 0.8 21803 32.7 39.4
Italy 63.8 1.8 43.0 27.5 60.5 2397.4 39637 10.2 1.2 24275.9 42.4 48.8
Jamaica 68.5 10.8 25.0 25.0 2.9 27 9447 9.5 3.7 774.7 27.3 29.0
Japan 73.3 2.5 40.8 23.9 126.5 5594.5 44227 2.5 1.0 9857.6 30.6 38.4
Jordan 66.0 4.4 14.0 20.0 9.9 93.4 9433 15.0 4.5 949.9 15.0 29.7
Kazakhstan 69.6 2.4 10.0 20.0 18.5 508.6 27550 4.9 6.0 3816.6 16.4 22.0
Kenya 55.3 12.3 30.0 30.0 48 177.3 3691 9.3 4.7 1625.9 18.1 26.1
Kiribati 45.2 28.1 35.0 35.0 0.1 0.2 2086 30.6 1.9 0.6 17.5 125.7
Kosovo 67.4 4.4 10.0 10.0 1.8 20.9 11552 30.5 1.1 3590 23.3 28.0
Kuwait 63.2 4.3 0.0 15.0 4.6 306.4 67000 2.1 0.7 345.5 1.4 50.9
Kyrgyz Republic 62.9 2.9 10.0 10.0 6.4 24.5 3844 7.2 1.5 47 19.8 37.2
Laos 55.5 1.5 24.0 24.0 6.8 53.7 7925 0.6 2.0 1319.6 12.0 21.1
Latvia 71.9 1.8 31.4 20.0 1.9 57.8 29901 7.9 2.6 879.4 30.4 37.3
Lebanon 51.7 3.8 20.0 17.0 6.1 89.5 14684 6.2 6.1 2879.8 15.3 30.3
Lesotho 54.5 1.4 35.0 25.0 2 6.9 3394 23.6 5.2 39.3 29.1 46.8
Liberia 49.0 12.2 25.0 25.0 4.5 6.3 1418 2.0 23.4 122.2 11.9 33.9
Libya N/A N/A 10.0 N/A 6.5 74.7 11469 17.3 23.1 N/A N/A 105.8
Liechtenstein N/A N/A 8.0 12.5 0 N/A N/A 1.8 0.5 N/A N/A N/A
Lithuania 76.7 1.8 20.0 15.0 2.8 97 34826 6.0 2.5 905.1 29.8 33.7
Luxembourg 75.8 1.8 42.0 18.0 0.6 64.2 106705 5.5 2.0 -5615 38.7 42.7
Macau 70.3 0.0 12.0 39.0 0.7 77.3 116808 2.0 3.0 1113.4 28.9 18.5
Madagascar 60.5 5.7 20.0 20.0 26.3 42.9 1630 1.7 7.3 349.1 11.5 16.8
Malawi 52.8 4.8 30.0 30.0 19.7 23.7 1199 5.4 9.2 101.6 17.3 30.7
Malaysia 74.7 4.0 25.0 25.0 32.4 999.4 30860 3.4 1.0 8091 13.6 22.6
Maldives 56.5 12.0 0.0 0.0 0.4 8 21760 6.1 1.5 551.8 20.5 32.7
Mali 55.9 10.0 40.0 35.0 18.5 44.2 2384 9.6 1.7 365.9 16.1 21.8
Malta 69.5 1.8 35.0 35.0 0.5 21.3 45606 4.6 1.7 4061.2 32.7 36.5
Mauritania 55.3 8.7 30.0 25.0 4.5 18.1 3990 10.3 3.1 70.8 19.7 28.0
Mauritius 74.9 0.9 15.0 15.0 1.3 30 23699 6.9 3.2 371.5 20.0 24.4
Mexico 66.0 1.2 35.0 30.0 124.7 2569.8 20602 3.3 4.9 31604.3 16.2 26.3
Micronesia 52.0 7.1 10.0 21.0 0.1 0.4 3482 16.2 2.0 20.2 13.0 63.2
Moldova 62.0 3.5 12.0 12.0 3.5 25.9 7305 3.4 3.1 227.7 33.2 30.8
Mongolia 55.9 5.5 10.0 25.0 3.2 43.5 13447 6.3 7.7 2173.7 23.2 33.4
Montenegro 61.5 3.1 9.0 9.0 0.6 11.9 19043 15.5 2.6 489.6 36.0 47.6
Morocco 63.3 3.2 38.0 30.0 35.2 314.6 8933 9.0 1.9 3640.4 21.8 30.1
Mozambique 50.5 3.5 32.0 32.0 30.3 39.2 1291 3.2 3.9 2711.1 23.2 31.8
Namibia 60.9 0.9 37.0 34.0 2.4 27.1 11229 23.1 4.3 195.8 30.1 37.4
Nepal 54.2 12.3 25.0 25.0 29.6 86.1 2905 1.3 4.2 160.8 20.3 27.2
Netherlands 77.0 1.8 52.0 25.0 17.2 969.2 56383 3.9 1.6 69658.5 38.8 42.7
New Zealand 84.1 1.4 33.0 28.0 4.9 197.8 40135 4.5 1.6 1403.7 32.0 37.5
Nicaragua 57.2 2.3 30.0 30.0 6.3 35.7 5683 4.5 5.0 359.2 23.8 27.4
Niger 54.7 11.9 35.0 30.0 19.3 23.5 1217 0.3 3.0 460.1 14.4 26.5
Nigeria 57.2 11.3 24.0 30.0 193.9 1168.5 6027 6.0 12.1 1997.5 3.6 11.2
North Korea 4.2 N/A N/A N/A 25.6 40 1700 3.3 N/A 52 N/A N/A
North Macedonia 69.5 1.9 10.0 10.0 2.1 32.6 15709 21.6 1.5 737.1 25.5 31.1
Norway 73.4 3.1 47.8 22.0 5.3 395.9 74356 3.9 2.8 -18214.7 38.2 49.8
Oman 63.6 1.7 0.0 12.0 4.3 198.5 46584 3.1 0.9 4190.5 4.2 46.1
Pakistan 54.8 10.1 30.0 30.0 201 1141.4 5680 3.0 3.9 2352 12.5 21.0
Panama 67.2 5.4 25.0 25.0 4.2 106.8 25675 3.9 0.8 5548.5 14.7 21.8
Papua New Guinea 58.4 2.6 42.0 30.0 8.4 30.9 3662 2.4 4.7 335.2 13.7 21.3
Paraguay 63.0 4.8 10.0 10.0 7.1 94.5 13395 4.7 4.0 453.9 13.8 19.5
Peru 67.9 0.8 30.0 28.0 32.2 457.5 14224 2.8 1.3 6175.1 15.3 21.3
Philippines 64.5 1.7 35.0 30.0 106.6 952.6 8936 2.5 5.2 6456.2 14.2 20.1
Poland 69.1 1.8 32.0 19.0 38 1212.9 31939 3.7 1.6 11476.2 33.9 41.3
Portugal 67.0 1.8 48.0 23.0 10.3 329.2 32006 6.9 1.2 4894.8 34.7 44.8
Qatar 72.3 4.2 0.0 0.0 2.7 354.8 130475 0.1 0.2 -2186.3 4.9 34.3
Republic of Congo 41.8 11.6 45.0 34.0 4.5 30.3 6799 10.4 1.2 4313.1 22.1 38.2
Romania 69.7 1.8 10.0 16.0 19.5 516.3 26447 4.3 4.6 5887.7 24.7 31.4
Russia 61.0 3.6 13.0 20.0 144 4213.4 29267 4.7 2.9 13332.4 24.2 34.7
Rwanda 70.9 7.3 30.0 30.0 12 27.4 2280 1.0 1.4 398.5 16.6 26.0
Saint Lucia 68.2 5.9 30.0 30.0 0.2 2.5 14355 20.9 1.9 135.1 22.5 25.5
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 66.8 8.9 30.0 33.0 0.1 1.3 11956 19.8 2.4 100.5 27.8 29.6
Samoa 62.1 10.2 27.0 27.0 0.2 1.2 5890 8.3 3.7 16.7 24.1 35.3
São Tomé and Príncipe 56.2 10.4 20.0 25.0 0.2 0.7 3324 13.3 7.9 17.5 12.1 27.6
Saudi Arabia 62.4 4.8 2.5 2.5 33.2 1857.5 55944 5.9 2.5 3208.8 3.4 35.7
Senegal 58.0 12.3 40.0 30.0 16.3 59.5 3651 6.5 0.5 629.3 22.0 22.8
Serbia 66.0 6.0 10.0 15.0 7 122.8 17555 13.5 2.0 4125.5 36.1 40.9
Seychelles 64.3 3.7 15.0 33.0 0.1 2.9 30505 3.0 3.7 123.9 31.7 37.0
Sierra Leone 48.0 10.3 15.0 30.0 7.6 12.3 1620 4.3 16.9 599 11.1 23.4
Singapore 89.4 0.1 22.0 17.0 5.6 565.8 100345 3.8 0.4 77646.1 14.1 17.2
Slovakia 66.8 1.8 25.0 21.0 5.4 191.2 35130 6.8 2.5 475.1 32.9 40.8
Slovenia 67.8 1.8 50.0 17.0 2.1 76 36746 5.5 1.7 1418.7 36.0 43.6
Solomon Islands 52.9 18.5 40.0 30.0 0.6 1.4 2242 1.8 1.0 11.7 30.6 46.8
Somalia N/A N/A N/A N/A 11.3 21.2 N/A 14.0 1.5 409 N/A N/A
South Africa 58.8 4.6 45.0 28.0 57.7 789.4 13675 27.0 4.6 5334 28.6 33.0
South Korea 74.0 5.0 42.0 25.0 51.7 2136.3 41351 3.8 1.5 14479.3 26.9 32.8
Spain 66.9 1.8 45.0 25.0 46.4 1864.4 40139 15.5 1.7 43591.2 33.7 41.5
Sri Lanka 57.4 8.7 24.0 28.0 21.7 290.6 13397 4.4 4.3 1610.5 12.6 19.2
Sudan 45.0 14.0 10.0 35.0 42 177.7 4232 12.9 63.3 1135.8 8.0 13.6
Suriname 49.5 7.6 38.0 36.0 0.6 8.9 15105 7.6 6.9 190.2 14.6 29.0
Sweden 74.9 1.8 57.0 21.4 10.2 542 52984 6.4 2.0 11148.1 44.0 49.7
Switzerland 82.0 1.7 11.5 8.5 8.5 548.5 64649 4.9 0.9 -87212.1 28.5 34.0
Syria N/A N/A N/A N/A 18.3 64.5 3520 8.1 0.9 N/A N/A N/A
Taiwan 77.1 2.0 45.0 20.0 23.6 1251.5 53023 3.7 1.5 6998 8.9 17.8
Tajikistan 52.2 5.0 13.0 15.0 9.1 31.1 3416 10.9 3.8 316.7 20.6 34.0
Tanzania 61.7 8.6 30.0 30.0 51 175.8 3444 1.9 3.5 1104.8 11.8 16.8
Thailand 69.4 3.5 35.0 20.0 67.8 1320.4 19476 0.7 1.1 10492.6 17.6 21.7
The Bahamas 64.5 18.6 0.0 0.0 0.4 12.6 33494 11.9 2.2 942.8 17.9 20.5
The Gambia 56.3 12.7 35.0 32.0 2.2 6.1 2792 8.9 6.5 29.1 17.2 21.9
Timor-Leste 45.9 2.5 10.0 10.0 1.3 6.7 5242 3.0 2.3 47.9 13.1 56.2
Togo 54.1 13.4 45.0 27.0 8 14 1746 1.7 0.7 102 22.2 26.7
Tonga 58.8 5.5 20.0 25.0 0.1 0.6 6111 1.0 3.9 8.2 21.3 43.7
Trinidad and Tobago 58.3 8.6 25.0 25.0 1.4 44.4 32254 2.8 1.1 -436.1 22.2 33.4
Tunisia 55.8 9.3 35.0 30.0 11.7 144.2 12372 15.5 7.3 1035.9 21.4 30.0
Turkey 64.4 3.5 35.0 22.0 82 2292.5 27956 10.9 16.3 12944 24.9 34.6
Turkmenistan 46.5 2.9 10.0 8.0 5.8 112.7 19527 3.8 13.6 1985.1 15.6 15.1
Uganda 59.5 7.3 30.0 30.0 38.8 97 2498 1.7 2.6 1337.1 13.1 19.7
Ukraine 54.9 1.9 20.0 18.0 42 390.3 9283 9.4 10.9 2355 34.2 42.0
United Arab Emirates 76.2 4.8 0.0 0.0 10.4 723.7 69382 2.6 3.1 10385.3 9.2 30.5
United Kingdom 79.3 1.8 45.0 20.0 66.5 3037.8 45705 4.0 2.5 64486.8 33.3 41.0
United States 76.6 2.6 37.0 21.0 327.4 20494.1 62606 3.9 2.4 251814 27.1 38.1
Uruguay 69.1 6.3 30.0 25.0 3.5 81.6 23274 8.0 7.6 -626.5 30.9 33.4
Uzbekistan 57.2 8.7 22.0 7.5 32.7 250.3 7665 5.2 17.9 412.4 17.3 29.0
Vanuatu 60.7 8.3 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.8 2862 5.4 2.8 38 17.1 36.0
Venezuela 25.2 11.0 34.0 34.0 29.2 277.8 8800 8.4 929789.5 956 20.2 33.5
Vietnam 58.8 2.7 35.0 22.0 94.6 710.3 7511 1.9 3.5 15500 18.6 28.3
Yemen N/A 5.0 N/A N/A 30.8 73.3 2377 12.9 41.8 -282.1 7.4 10.8
Zambia 53.5 6.2 35.0 35.0 17.8 72.9 4104 7.2 7.0 569 15.2 24.7
Zimbabwe 43.1 5.0 51.5 25.0 15.3 42.5 2788 4.9 10.6 744.6 22.1 20.0

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