Brazil: Monetary freedom

* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Monetary freedom index (0-100)

 Latest value 71.60
 Year 2024
 Measure points
 Data availability 1995 - 2024
 Average 64.68
 Min - Max 0.00 - 81.30
 Source The Heritage Foundation
For that indicator, we provide data for Brazil from 1995 to 2024. The average value for Brazil during that period was 64.68 points with a minimum of 0 points in 1995 and a maximum of 81.3 points in 2001. The latest value from 2024 is 71.6 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.
Select indicator
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Recent values chart
Brazil - Monetary freedom - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Brazil - Monetary freedom - historical chart - 1995-2024

The Monetary Freedom index for Brazil from The Heritage Foundation reflects the stability of prices in Brazil 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.

Selected articles from our guide:

International lending and sovereign debt

Are trade deficits bad for the economy?

The unholy trinity of international finance

All articles

 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Property rights 49 2024 points
 Freedom from corruption 37 2024 points
 Fiscal freedom 31 2024 points
 Business freedom 67 2024 points
 Labor freedom 57 2024 points
 Monetary freedom 71.60 2024 points
 Trade freedom 67 2024 points
 Investment freedom 50 2024 points
 Financial freedom 50 2024 points
 Economic freedom, overall index 53 2024 index points
This site uses cookies.
Learn more here