Austria: Monetary freedom

(measure: points; Source: The Heritage Foundation)
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Austria: Monetary freedom index (0-100), 1995 - 2021:

For that indicator, we provide data for Austria from 1995 to 2021. The average value for Austria during that period was 83.63 points with a minimum of 79.3 points in 2010 and a maximum of 89.6 points in 2001. The latest value from 2021 is 81.7 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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The Monetary Freedom index for Austria from The Heritage Foundation reflects the stability of prices in Austria 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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