2022 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 N/A N/A 20.0 20.0 38.9 78.7 2390 11.7 5.6 13 7.5 N/A
Albania 66.6 3.7 23.0 15.0 2.8 40.7 14218 11.7 1.6 1107 18.3 30.5
Algeria 45.8 13.8 35.0 26.0 43.9 491.5 11112 12.8 2.4 1125 37.2 37.8
Angola 52.6 7.5 25.0 25.0 32.9 215.1 6932 7.7 22.3 -1866 9.4 21.3
Argentina 50.1 12.2 35.0 25.0 45.4 941.8 20751 11.7 42.0 4123 28.6 39.6
Armenia 65.3 5.7 22.0 18.0 3 39.4 13261 20.2 1.2 117 22.5 26.5
Australia 77.7 2.5 45.0 30.0 25.7 1329.9 51680 6.6 0.9 20146 28.7 40.2
Austria 73.8 2.9 55.0 25.0 8.9 491.5 55218 5.8 1.4 -17340 42.4 51.6
Azerbaijan 61.6 9.2 25.0 20.0 10.1 145.8 14431 6.3 2.8 507 14.3 35.3
Bahrain 62.0 6.0 0.0 0.0 1.7 73.8 48766 4.1 -2.3 1007 3.0 33.9
Bangladesh 52.7 10.6 25.0 32.5 164.7 874 5307 5.3 5.6 2564 7.7 15.0
Barbados 71.3 13.3 28.5 5.5 0.3 3.9 13553 12.8 2.9 262 33.1 31.2
Belarus 53.0 4.7 13.0 18.0 9.4 189.9 20187 5.3 5.5 1397 13.3 38.0
Belgium 69.6 2.9 50.0 29.0 11.6 588.8 51096 6.0 0.4 8437 42.9 54.8
Belize 56.6 17.2 25.0 25.0 0.4 2.5 6046 7.8 0.1 76 32.4 34.6
Benin 61.0 11.8 45.0 30.0 12.1 41.7 3437 2.5 3.0 176 15.4 16.7
Bhutan 59.3 22.1 25.0 30.0 0.8 9 12060 3.7 4.2 3 15.4 30.7
Bolivia 43.0 9.6 13.0 25.0 11.7 97.8 8344 5.6 0.9 -1048 24.7 37.1
Bosnia and Herzegovina 63.4 8.1 10.0 10.0 3.3 49.3 15047 16.9 -0.6 371 20.1 42.4
Botswana 64.8 6.4 25.0 22.0 2.4 39.6 16893 17.7 2.0 80 12.1 36.6
Brazil 53.3 10.0 27.5 34.0 212.6 3153.6 14916 13.7 3.2 24778 33.1 39.2
Brunei Darussalam 64.8 0.2 0.0 18.5 0.4 28.7 62371 8.4 1.9 577 24.0 32.6
Bulgaria 71.0 2.9 10.0 10.0 6.9 164.6 23817 5.7 1.2 2426 20.3 36.3
Burkina Faso 58.3 9.5 27.5 28.0 20.9 47.3 2262 5.0 1.9 149 16.8 24.3
Burma 49.6 5.3 25.0 25.0 54.4 278.8 5242 1.8 5.7 1834 5.9 21.0
Burundi 39.4 14.5 35.0 30.0 11.9 9 760 0.8 7.3 6 12.9 28.1
Cabo Verde 66.7 12.0 35.0 24.0 0.6 3.6 6424 13.4 0.6 73 21.2 32.6
Cambodia 57.1 10.1 20.0 20.0 16.7 73.6 4695 0.3 2.9 3625 18.2 24.8
Cameroon 52.9 14.9 35.0 33.0 26.5 96.8 3646 3.6 2.8 488 14.6 18.2
Canada 76.6 3.4 33.0 15.0 38 1850.1 48720 9.5 0.7 23823 33.5 44.9
Central African Republic 45.7 16.9 50.0 30.0 4.8 4.7 979 4.3 2.3 35 8.6 19.9
Chad 49.8 14.0 60.0 45.0 16.4 26.5 1611 2.3 3.5 558 13.3 15.6
Chile 74.4 6.0 40.0 27.0 19.1 454.7 23366 11.5 3.0 8386 20.7 27.0
China 48.0 3.4 45.0 25.0 1402.1 24142.8 17192 5.0 2.4 149342 15.2 34.5
Colombia 65.1 6.8 39.0 31.0 50.9 728.8 14324 15.4 2.5 7690 19.7 33.7
Comoros 50.4 26.5 30.0 50.0 0.9 2.7 3048 8.4 1.1 9 17.4 19.5
Costa Rica 65.4 5.2 25.0 30.0 5.1 102.5 19990 17.1 0.7 1711 23.6 21.1
Côte d'Ivoire 61.6 8.2 36.0 25.0 26.4 144.6 5365 3.5 2.5 509 13.1 18.6
Croatia 67.6 2.9 30.0 18.0 4 112.1 27717 7.2 0.3 1304 22.2 49.6
Cuba 29.5 8.0 50.0 30.0 11.3 142.6 12600 3.9 N/A N/A 42.0 65.9
Cyprus 72.9 2.9 35.0 12.5 1.2 35.5 40107 7.2 -1.1 -3647 24.2 43.1
Czech Republic 74.4 2.9 23.0 19.0 10.7 434.4 40618 2.9 3.2 6293 34.9 42.9
Democratic Republic of Congo 47.6 8.5 40.0 30.0 89.6 100.5 1106 4.6 11.3 1647 7.5 11.9
Denmark 78.0 2.9 56.0 22.0 5.8 343.2 58933 5.7 0.3 1151 46.3 51.3
Djibouti 55.3 20.9 30.0 25.0 1 5.6 5096 11.6 2.9 240 21.8 23.6
Dominica 54.4 14.7 35.0 25.0 0.1 0.8 11073 N/A -0.3 25 31.5 55.2
Dominican Republic 63.0 8.0 25.0 27.0 10.8 194.6 18608 8.9 3.8 2554 13.5 18.3
Ecuador 54.3 9.5 35.0 25.0 17.6 192.8 11009 6.2 -0.3 1017 20.1 36.7
Egypt 49.1 12.4 22.5 22.5 102.3 1290.2 12790 10.5 5.7 5852 16.7 28.5
El Salvador 59.6 7.8 30.0 30.0 6.5 54.6 8422 7.0 0.2 200 20.8 29.1
Equatorial Guinea 47.2 15.6 35.0 35.0 1.4 25 17788 9.2 4.8 530 6.3 17.3
Eritrea 39.7 5.4 30.0 30.0 3.6 6.5 1821 7.4 4.9 74 30.5 32.4
Estonia 80.0 2.9 20.0 20.0 1.3 50.2 37745 6.5 -0.6 3156 33.1 41.5
Eswatini 51.4 9.1 33.0 27.5 1.2 10.1 8957 23.4 3.9 41 17.2 34.7
Ethiopia 49.6 11.8 35.0 30.0 115 282.6 2908 2.8 20.4 2395 6.7 15.3
Fiji 56.4 14.9 20.0 20.0 0.9 10.4 11567 4.8 -2.6 241 22.7 31.8
Finland 78.3 2.9 31.2 20.0 5.5 275.5 49853 7.8 0.4 2575 42.2 54.6
France 65.9 2.9 45.0 26.5 67.4 2999.7 46062 8.6 0.5 17932 45.4 57.6
Gabon 55.8 14.1 35.0 30.0 2.2 33.7 15970 20.5 1.3 1717 11.5 18.1
Georgia 71.8 1.7 20.0 15.0 3.7 55.3 14918 12.1 5.2 617 22.2 30.2
Germany 76.1 2.9 47.5 15.8 83.2 4496.8 54076 4.3 0.4 35651 38.8 46.7
Ghana 59.8 11.0 30.0 25.0 31.1 175.2 5693 4.5 9.9 1877 14.1 23.2
Greece 61.5 2.9 44.0 24.0 10.7 307.9 28748 16.9 -1.3 3572 38.7 52.3
Guatemala 63.2 5.0 7.0 25.0 16.9 149 8293 4.7 2.4 915 13.1 14.1
Guinea 54.2 9.3 40.0 35.0 13.1 36.4 2604 4.4 10.6 325 15.6 15.5
Guinea-Bissau 46.0 12.1 20.0 25.0 2 4.3 2348 3.2 1.5 20 9.5 21.8
Guyana 59.5 5.3 33.3 40.0 0.8 15.5 19684 15.8 0.7 1834 23.2 29.0
Haiti 50.0 7.3 30.0 30.0 11.4 33.2 2916 14.5 22.9 30 7.4 10.1
Honduras 59.5 6.7 25.0 25.0 9.9 54.2 5450 9.4 3.5 419 21.9 26.6
Hungary 66.9 2.9 15.0 9.0 9.7 322.7 33030 4.4 3.3 4169 35.8 47.7
Iceland 77.0 2.0 31.8 20.0 0.4 20.4 55966 5.0 2.9 -811 36.1 45.9
India 53.9 7.0 30.9 32.4 1380 8907.1 6461 7.1 6.2 64062 6.8 28.2
Indonesia 64.4 5.7 30.0 22.0 273.5 3302.4 12222 4.1 2.0 18581 9.5 17.1
Iran 42.4 12.9 35.0 25.0 84 1100.1 13073 11.0 36.5 1342 8.4 15.8
Iraq N/A N/A 15.0 35.0 40.2 401.4 10003 13.7 0.6 -2896 1.4 40.3
Ireland 82.0 2.9 41.0 12.5 5 471.4 94392 5.9 -0.5 33424 22.7 25.9
Israel 68.0 3.1 50.0 23.0 9.2 373.7 40547 4.6 -0.6 24758 30.5 41.5
Italy 65.4 2.9 43.0 24.0 59.6 2461.7 40861 9.3 -0.1 -388 42.5 51.4
Jamaica 67.4 10.4 30.0 25.0 3 27.3 9975 8.4 5.2 366 28.6 30.8
Japan 69.9 2.3 40.8 23.9 125.8 5313 42248 3.0 0.0 10254 32.0 39.8
Jordan 60.1 9.1 30.0 20.0 10.2 105.2 10306 18.5 0.4 726 14.8 30.8
Kazakhstan 64.4 4.8 10.0 20.0 18.8 501.3 26565 6.1 6.8 3877 15.1 21.2
Kenya 52.6 12.0 30.0 30.0 53.8 239.8 4926 3.0 5.3 717 17.4 24.4
Kiribati 59.2 0.0 35.0 35.0 0.1 0.3 2200 N/A 2.5 0 24.9 119.1
Kosovo 60.1 3.2 10.0 10.0 1.8 20.4 11274 N/A 0.2 304.2 23.4 30.7
Kuwait 58.3 4.7 0.0 15.0 4.3 203.3 41627 6.8 2.1 -319 1.4 56.6
Kyrgyz Republic 55.8 5.9 10.0 10.0 6.6 32.8 5036 7.9 6.3 -331 17.9 33.3
Laos 49.2 9.1 24.0 24.0 7.3 58.9 8111 1.0 5.1 968 11.4 19.7
Latvia 74.8 2.9 31.4 20.0 1.9 60.1 31509 8.2 0.1 873 31.2 39.5
Lebanon 47.3 5.4 25.0 17.0 6.8 78.9 11564 6.6 88.2 3067 15.3 27.4
Lesotho 48.1 11.4 35.0 25.0 2.1 5.6 2718 24.7 4.9 102 20.2 56.4
Liberia 47.9 12.1 25.0 25.0 5.1 7.3 1557 3.3 17.0 87 12.0 32.7
Libya N/A N/A 10.0 20.0 6.9 39.2 5893 19.4 22.3 18420 N/A N/A
Liechtenstein N/A N/A 7.0 12.5 0 N/A N/A 1.9 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Lithuania 75.8 2.9 20.0 15.0 2.8 108.6 38824 8.4 1.1 479 30.3 36.6
Luxembourg 80.6 2.9 42.0 17.0 0.6 73.9 118002 6.7 0.0 62145 39.2 44.1
Madagascar 58.9 10.1 20.0 20.0 27.7 44.1 1599 1.9 4.2 359 11.4 15.4
Malawi 53.0 8.8 30.0 30.0 19.1 20.7 993 6.0 8.6 98 18.3 20.5
Malaysia 68.1 3.9 30.0 24.0 32.4 902.6 27402 4.6 -1.1 3483 12.0 23.9
Maldives 47.3 12.5 0.0 0.0 0.5 7.4 19609 7.2 -1.6 348 17.5 38.6
Mali 55.9 10.5 40.0 35.0 20.3 47.2 2401 7.5 0.6 308 14.1 23.2
Malta 71.5 2.9 35.0 35.0 0.5 22.1 42856 4.1 0.8 3917 25.5 38.9
Mauritania 55.3 9.7 40.0 25.0 4.6 24.2 5834 10.7 2.3 978 16.0 18.8
Mauritius 70.9 1.3 15.0 15.0 1.3 25.7 20292 7.1 2.5 246 20.4 29.8
Mexico 63.7 4.2 35.0 30.0 128.9 2444.7 19130 4.7 3.4 29079 16.5 26.9
Micronesia 61.0 5.1 10.0 21.0 0.1 0.4 3446 16.2 0.5 N/A 37.3 61.5
Moldova 61.3 4.2 12.0 12.0 2.6 33.7 12811 4.7 3.8 55 17.3 32.6
Mongolia 63.9 5.3 10.0 25.0 3.3 39.7 11825 4.3 3.7 1719 18.7 32.6
Montenegro 57.8 5.6 9.0 9.0 0.6 12 19252 15.9 -0.2 529 38.1 48.5
Morocco 59.2 10.7 38.0 31.0 36.9 274 7620 10.2 0.6 1763 27.8 31.8
Mozambique 51.3 7.2 32.0 32.0 31.3 40.8 1277 3.4 3.1 2337 27.1 31.5
Namibia 59.2 6.9 37.0 32.0 2.5 23.8 9397 20.4 2.6 -75 19.4 38.1
Nepal 49.7 13.7 25.0 25.0 29.1 117.1 4061 4.4 6.2 126 22.1 27.6
Netherlands 79.5 2.9 52.0 25.0 17.4 1001.5 57534 4.1 1.1 -115300 39.3 42.7
New Zealand 80.6 2.5 33.0 28.0 5.1 213.9 42018 4.6 1.7 4216 32.3 39.4
Nicaragua 54.8 6.1 30.0 30.0 6.6 36.2 5575 5.8 3.7 182 25.9 28.2
Niger 54.9 11.2 35.0 30.0 24.2 30.5 1259 0.7 2.8 367 11.1 21.9
Nigeria 54.4 8.2 24.0 30.0 206.1 1069.2 5187 9.0 13.2 2385 6.3 12.5
North Korea 3.0 N/A N/A N/A 25.8 N/A N/A 2.8 N/A 6 N/A N/A
North Macedonia 65.7 6.1 10.0 10.0 2.1 34.7 16712 18.4 1.2 274 17.2 32.8
Norway 76.9 2.3 47.8 22.0 5.4 354.6 65800 4.6 1.3 -2394 39.9 51.8
Oman 56.6 5.8 0.0 15.0 5.1 134.2 30178 5.0 -0.9 4093 2.6 47.3
Pakistan 48.8 9.6 35.0 29.0 220.9 1074.1 5150 4.7 10.7 2105 11.4 22.3
Panama 65.4 6.4 25.0 25.0 4.3 115.5 27003 10.2 -1.6 589 14.1 24.6
Papua New Guinea 54.6 2.3 42.0 30.0 8.9 33.7 3833 2.7 5.0 -935 11.8 21.6
Paraguay 62.9 6.5 10.0 10.0 7.1 93.4 12881 7.6 1.8 568 13.9 23.1
Peru 66.5 1.8 30.0 29.5 33 397.6 11871 6.2 1.8 982 16.6 23.0
Philippines 61.1 5.6 35.0 30.0 109.6 919.4 8452 3.4 2.6 6542 14.0 23.0
Poland 68.7 2.9 32.0 19.0 38 1294.5 34103 3.6 3.4 10080 35.4 44.0
Portugal 70.8 2.9 48.0 21.0 10.3 350.2 34043 7.2 -0.1 6324 34.8 44.9
Qatar 67.7 4.3 0.0 0.0 2.9 262 93508 3.5 -2.7 -2434 14.7 32.0
Republic of Congo 48.5 11.8 30.0 28.0 5.5 19.6 4188 10.3 2.4 4016 8.5 21.6
Romania 67.1 2.9 10.0 16.0 19.3 589.7 30526 4.8 2.6 2322 14.6 34.7
Russia 56.1 5.5 13.0 20.0 144.1 4096.5 27903 5.7 3.4 9676 11.0 35.3
Rwanda 57.1 13.4 30.0 30.0 13 29.6 2337 1.4 8.0 135 17.1 28.1
Saint Lucia 64.3 14.2 30.0 30.0 0.2 2.4 13359 17.1 -1.8 15 21.1 26.7
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 65.7 12.6 30.0 30.0 0.1 1.4 12606 20.3 -0.6 73 25.4 33.2
Samoa 68.3 9.3 27.0 27.0 0.2 1.1 5653 8.9 1.5 -1 26.2 32.4
São Tomé and Príncipe 60.3 10.0 20.0 25.0 0.2 0.8 3829 13.9 9.8 47 12.5 23.7
Saudi Arabia 55.5 5.1 2.5 2.5 34.8 1627.3 46811 8.2 3.4 5486 7.4 37.7
Senegal 60.0 9.6 40.0 30.0 16.7 58.3 3478 7.1 2.5 1481 16.5 24.4
Serbia 65.2 6.5 10.0 15.0 6.9 132.8 19146 9.1 1.7 3440 24.1 43.8
Seychelles 61.1 4.4 15.0 33.0 0.1 2.5 25414 N/A 1.2 122 32.4 43.8
Sierra Leone 52.0 13.2 15.0 30.0 8 13.8 1725 4.6 15.7 349 14.4 22.4
Singapore 84.4 0.0 22.0 17.0 5.7 560.2 97057 5.2 -0.2 90562 13.2 18.2
Slovak Republic 69.7 2.9 25.0 21.0 5.5 178.5 32710 6.8 2.0 -1930 34.7 44.1
Slovenia 70.5 2.9 50.0 19.0 2.1 81.3 38807 5.2 -0.1 529 37.7 46.0
Solomon Islands 56.5 8.2 40.0 30.0 0.7 1.6 2455 0.8 3.4 9 21.2 36.5
Somalia N/A N/A N/A N/A 15.9 13.9 925 13.1 N/A 464 N/A N/A
South Africa 56.2 6.4 45.0 28.0 59.3 717.4 12032 28.7 3.3 3106 29.1 32.6
South Korea 74.6 8.5 49.5 27.5 51.8 2310.4 44621 4.1 0.5 9224 27.4 22.7
Spain 68.2 2.9 47.0 25.0 47.4 1808.7 38392 15.7 -0.3 8928 34.7 45.3
Sri Lanka 53.3 19.0 18.0 24.0 21.9 289.9 13215 4.8 4.6 434 8.1 20.5
Sudan 32.0 16.0 15.0 35.0 43.8 181.7 4098 17.7 163.3 717 7.8 15.4
Suriname 48.1 12.2 38.0 36.0 0.6 8.8 14513 8.7 34.9 -27 15.5 33.4
Sweden 77.9 2.9 57.0 20.6 10.4 562 54146 8.5 0.7 26109 42.9 49.5
Switzerland 84.2 1.7 40.0 24.0 8.6 627.2 72874 4.9 -0.7 -47172 28.5 33.1
Syria N/A N/A 22.0 28.0 17.5 N/A N/A 9.0 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Taiwan 80.1 2.0 40.0 20.0 23.6 1316 55724 4.5 -0.2 8802 9.0 17.6
Tajikistan 49.7 7.7 13.0 15.0 9.5 34.8 3676 7.5 8.6 107 9.0 30.3
Tanzania 59.5 10.1 30.0 30.0 59.7 163.6 2821 2.2 3.0 1013 11.7 16.5
Thailand 63.2 6.7 35.0 20.0 69.8 1272.9 18236 1.0 -0.8 -6100 15.8 22.8
The Bahamas 68.7 18.0 0.0 0.0 0.4 12.8 33148 14.4 0.0 897 18.7 21.7
The Gambia 58.0 13.1 35.0 27.0 2.4 5.5 2275 9.6 5.9 46 10.8 23.0
Timor-Leste 46.3 2.5 10.0 10.0 1.3 4.5 3382 5.1 0.5 72 6.3 76.7
Togo 57.2 12.2 45.0 27.0 8.3 18.2 2199 4.1 1.8 639 19.4 19.2
Tonga 60.8 5.8 20.0 25.0 0.1 0.6 6191 4.4 0.2 0 20.9 38.9
Trinidad and Tobago 58.8 8.1 25.0 30.0 1.4 35 25031 6.7 0.6 -439 23.7 32.1
Tunisia 54.2 9.4 35.0 15.0 11.8 120.5 10120 16.7 5.7 652 32.1 33.2
Turkey 56.9 4.7 40.0 20.0 84.3 2546.5 30253 13.9 12.3 7880 23.1 34.7
Turkmenistan 46.2 2.9 10.0 20.0 6 98.2 16521 4.4 7.6 1169 15.6 13.5
Uganda 54.2 13.6 40.0 30.0 45.7 106.1 2574 2.4 3.8 823 11.8 18.5
Ukraine 54.1 3.2 20.0 18.0 44.1 543.8 13110 9.5 2.7 -868 19.2 43.0
United Arab Emirates 70.2 3.4 0.0 0.0 9.9 650.8 58753 5.0 -2.1 19884 1.0 30.8
United Kingdom 72.7 2.9 45.0 19.0 67.2 2959.9 44117 4.3 0.9 19724 32.7 42.3
United States 72.1 2.4 37.0 21.0 329.5 20932.8 63416 8.3 1.2 156321 24.5 38.9
Uruguay 70.0 9.8 36.0 25.0 3.5 79.3 22459 12.7 9.8 2630 29.0 31.5
Uzbekistan 55.7 4.7 22.0 7.5 34.2 252.6 7449 6.0 12.9 1726 19.6 27.0
Vanuatu 62.9 9.2 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.8 2586 2.0 2.9 30 17.8 36.5
Venezuela 24.8 12.6 34.0 34.0 28.4 144.7 5178 9.1 2355.1 959 16.7 26.9
Vietnam 60.6 5.6 35.0 20.0 97.3 1058.7 10869 2.3 3.2 15800 16.9 22.0
Yemen N/A N/A 15.0 20.0 29.8 62.6 1927 13.4 26.2 -371 N/A N/A
Zambia 48.7 8.4 37.5 35.0 18.4 63.1 3342 12.2 16.4 234 16.7 29.8
Zimbabwe 33.1 67.7 51.5 24.0 14.9 39.8 2622 5.7 557.2 194 12.6 20.7

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