Botswana: Fiscal freedom

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 Botswana

Fiscal freedom index (0-100)

 Latest value 19
 Year 2023
 Measure points
 Data availability 1995 - 2023
 Average 72
 Min - Max 19 - 87
 Source The Heritage Foundation
For that indicator, we provide data for Botswana from 1995 to 2023. The average value for Botswana during that period was 72 points with a minimum of 19 points in 2022 and a maximum of 87 points in 2020. The latest value from 2023 is 19 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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Botswana - Fiscal freedom - recent values

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Botswana - Fiscal freedom - historical chart - 1995-2023




The Fiscal Freedom index for Botswana 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.


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 Property rights 73 2023 points
 Freedom from corruption 59 2023 points
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 Business freedom 65 2023 points
 Labor freedom 62 2023 points
 Monetary freedom 70.60 2023 points
 Trade freedom 79 2023 points
 Investment freedom 65 2023 points
 Financial freedom 70 2023 points
 Economic freedom, overall index 65 2023 index points
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