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USA: Monetary freedom index (0-100): For that indicator, The Heritage Foundation provides data for the USA from 1995 to 2016. The average value for the USA during that period was 82.15 points with a minumum of 75 points in 2013 and a maximum of 86.3 points in 2000.
The Monetary Freedom index for the USA from The Heritage Foundation reflects the stability of prices in the USA and the use of price controls by the government. Price stability with minimal price controls is the ideal state for the free market. Monetary freedom rankings around the world. Create and download charts for USA Monetary freedom and other indicators with the country comparator.
Definition: The score for the Monetary freedom index is based on two factors: the weighted average inflation rate for the most recent three years and price controls. Higher index values denote price stability without microeconomic intervention.