Burundi: Business freedom

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 Burundi

Business freedom index (0-100)

 Latest value 31
 Year 2023
 Measure points
 Data availability 1997 - 2023
 Average 48
 Min - Max 28 - 61
 Source The Heritage Foundation
For that indicator, we provide data for Burundi from 1997 to 2023. The average value for Burundi during that period was 48 points with a minimum of 28 points in 2022 and a maximum of 61 points in 2015. The latest value from 2023 is 31 points. For comparison, the world average in 2023 based on 179 countries is 60 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 Burundi 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 Burundi 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 20 2023 points
 Freedom from corruption 13 2023 points
 Fiscal freedom 39 2023 points
 Business freedom 31 2023 points
 Labor freedom 42 2023 points
 Monetary freedom 67.80 2023 points
 Trade freedom 53 2023 points
 Investment freedom 50 2023 points
 Financial freedom 30 2023 points
 Economic freedom, overall index 42 2023 index points
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