Afghanistan: Fiscal freedom

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Fiscal freedom index (0-100)

 Latest value 91
 Year 2021
 Measure points
 Data availability 2014 - 2021
 Average 92
 Min - Max 91 - 92
 Source The Heritage Foundation
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. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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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.

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