Bahamas: Monetary freedom

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Monetary freedom index (0-100)

 Latest value 71.70
 Year 2024
 Measure points
 Data availability 1995 - 2024
 Average 79.68
 Min - Max 71.70 - 88.40
 Source The Heritage Foundation
For that indicator, we provide data for the Bahamas from 1995 to 2024. The average value for the Bahamas during that period was 79.68 points with a minimum of 71.7 points in 2024 and a maximum of 88.4 points in 1999. The latest value from 2024 is 71.7 points. For comparison, the world average in 2024 based on 174 countries is 67.58 points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Bahamas - Monetary freedom - Recent values chart

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Bahamas - Monetary freedom - historical chart - 1995-2024

The Monetary Freedom index for the Bahamas from The Heritage Foundation reflects the stability of prices in the Bahamas 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 61 2024 points
 Freedom from corruption 66 2024 points
 Fiscal freedom 4 2024 points
 Business freedom 67 2024 points
 Labor freedom 70 2024 points
 Monetary freedom 71.70 2024 points
 Trade freedom 50 2024 points
 Investment freedom 50 2024 points
 Financial freedom 60 2024 points
 Economic freedom, overall index 63 2024 index points
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