Benin: Economic freedom, overall index

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 Benin

Economic freedom, overall index (0-100)

 Latest value 58
 Year 2024
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1996 - 2024
 Average 57
 Min - Max 52 - 62
 Source The Heritage Foundation
For that indicator, we provide data for Benin from 1996 to 2024. The average value for Benin during that period was 57 index points with a minimum of 52 index points in 2005 and a maximum of 62 index points in 1998. The latest value from 2024 is 58 index points. For comparison, the world average in 2024 based on 174 countries is 59 index points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Benin - Economic freedom, overall index - Recent values chart

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Benin - Economic freedom, overall index - historical chart - 1996-2024




Definition: The Overall index of economic freedom has ten components grouped into four broad categories: Rule of Law; Limited Government; Regulatory Efficiency and Open Markets. The overall economic freedom is scored on a scale of 0 to 100, where 100 represents the maximum freedom.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Property rights 45 2024 points
 Freedom from corruption 41 2024 points
 Fiscal freedom 49 2024 points
 Business freedom 49 2024 points
 Labor freedom 59 2024 points
 Monetary freedom 81.90 2024 points
 Trade freedom 61 2024 points
 Investment freedom 50 2024 points
 Financial freedom 50 2024 points
 Economic freedom, overall index 58 2024 index points
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