For that indicator, we provide data for Afghanistan from 2014 to 2021. The average value for Afghanistan during that period was 92 points with a minimum of 91 points in 2014 and a maximum of 92 points in 2015.
The latest value from 2021 is 91 points. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 176
countries is 78 points.
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The Fiscal Freedom index for Afghanistan from The Heritage Foundation reflects the tax burden imposed by the government, including the direct taxes on individuals and corporations and the overall amount of tax revenue as a a share of GDP.
Definition: The Fiscal freedom index measures the tax burden imposed by government. It is composed of three quantitative factors: the top marginal tax rate on individual income, the top marginal tax rate on corporate income, and the total tax burden as a percentage of GDP.