Afghanistan: Monetary freedom

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Monetary freedom index (0-100)

 Latest value 80.8
 Year 2021
 Measure points
 Data availability 2013 - 2021
 Average 75.25
 Min - Max 69.3 - 81
 Source The Heritage Foundation
For that indicator, we provide data for Afghanistan from 2013 to 2021. The average value for Afghanistan during that period was 75.25 points with a minimum of 69.3 points in 2017 and a maximum of 81 points in 2020. The latest value from 2021 is 80.8 points. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 180 countries is 74.71 points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Afghanistan - Monetary freedom - recent values

The Monetary Freedom index for Afghanistan from The Heritage Foundation reflects the stability of prices in Afghanistan and the use of price controls by the government. Price stability with minimal price controls is the ideal state for the free market.
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.

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 Property rights 6 2023 points
 Freedom from corruption 13 2023 points
 Fiscal freedom 91 2021 points
 Business freedom 35 2023 points
 Labor freedom 45 2023 points
 Monetary freedom 80.80 2021 points
 Trade freedom 69 2021 points
 Investment freedom 10 2021 points
 Financial freedom 10 2021 points
 Economic freedom, overall index 53 2021 index points
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