Bolivia: Business freedom

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 Bolivia

Business freedom index (0-100)

 Latest value 55
 Year 2024
 Measure points
 Data availability 1995 - 2024
 Average 57
 Min - Max 53 - 61
 Source The Heritage Foundation
For that indicator, we provide data for Bolivia from 1995 to 2024. The average value for Bolivia during that period was 57 points with a minimum of 53 points in 2014 and a maximum of 61 points in 2006. The latest value from 2024 is 55 points. For comparison, the world average in 2024 based on 175 countries is 62 points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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The Business Freedom index for Bolivia from The Heritage Foundation measures the ability to start, operate, and close a business. It reflects the overall burden of regulations and the efficiency of the government of Bolivia in the regulatory process.
Definition: The Business freedom index is based on 10 indicators, using data from the World Bank’s Doing Business study: Starting a business-procedures (number), time (days), cost (% of income per capita), and minimum capital (% of income per capita); Obtaining a license—procedures (number), time (days), and cost (% of income per capita); Closing a business—time (years), cost (% of estate), and recovery rate (cents on the dollar).


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Property rights 21 2024 points
 Freedom from corruption 28 2024 points
 Fiscal freedom 7 2024 points
 Business freedom 55 2024 points
 Labor freedom 46 2024 points
 Monetary freedom 72.40 2024 points
 Trade freedom 61 2024 points
 Investment freedom 15 2024 points
 Financial freedom 40 2024 points
 Economic freedom, overall index 44 2024 index points
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