Argentina: Monetary freedom

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 Argentina

Monetary freedom index (0-100)

 Latest value 36.5
 Year 2023
 Measure points
 Data availability 1995 - 2023
 Average 65.7
 Min - Max 36.5 - 95.4
 Source The Heritage Foundation
For that indicator, we provide data for Argentina from 1995 to 2023. The average value for Argentina during that period was 65.7 points with a minimum of 36.5 points in 2023 and a maximum of 95.4 points in 2001. The latest value from 2023 is 36.5 points. For comparison, the world average in 2023 based on 176 countries is 72.44 points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Argentina - Monetary freedom - recent values

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Argentina - Monetary freedom - historical chart - 1995-2023




The Monetary Freedom index for Argentina from The Heritage Foundation reflects the stability of prices in Argentina 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.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Property rights 35 2023 points
 Freedom from corruption 43 2023 points
 Fiscal freedom 34 2023 points
 Business freedom 56 2023 points
 Labor freedom 55 2023 points
 Monetary freedom 36.50 2023 points
 Trade freedom 61 2023 points
 Investment freedom 55 2023 points
 Financial freedom 60 2023 points
 Economic freedom, overall index 51 2023 index points
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