Bhutan: Fiscal freedom

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 Bhutan

Fiscal freedom index (0-100)

 Latest value 79
 Year 2023
 Measure points
 Data availability 2009 - 2023
 Average 82
 Min - Max 72 - 84
 Source The Heritage Foundation
For that indicator, we provide data for Bhutan from 2009 to 2023. The average value for Bhutan during that period was 82 points with a minimum of 72 points in 2022 and a maximum of 84 points in 2009. The latest value from 2023 is 79 points. For comparison, the world average in 2023 based on 174 countries is 55 points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Bhutan - Fiscal freedom - recent values

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Bhutan - Fiscal freedom - historical chart - 2009-2023




The Fiscal Freedom index for Bhutan from The Heritage Foundation reflects the tax burden imposed by the government, including the direct taxes on individuals and corporations and the overall amount of tax revenue as a a share of GDP.
Definition: The Fiscal freedom index measures the tax burden imposed by government. It is composed of three quantitative factors: the top marginal tax rate on individual income, the top marginal tax rate on corporate income, and the total tax burden as a percentage of GDP.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Property rights 67 2023 points
 Freedom from corruption 72 2023 points
 Fiscal freedom 79 2023 points
 Business freedom 63 2023 points
 Labor freedom 57 2023 points
 Monetary freedom 65.60 2023 points
 Trade freedom 38 2023 points
 Investment freedom 20 2023 points
 Financial freedom 30 2023 points
 Economic freedom, overall index 59 2023 index points
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