Burundi: Monetary freedom

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 Burundi

Monetary freedom index (0-100)

 Latest value 60.30
 Year 2024
 Measure points
 Data availability 1997 - 2024
 Average 66.77
 Min - Max 51.00 - 75.20
 Source The Heritage Foundation
For that indicator, we provide data for Burundi from 1997 to 2024. The average value for Burundi during that period was 66.77 points with a minimum of 51 points in 1999 and a maximum of 75.2 points in 2017. The latest value from 2024 is 60.3 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.
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Burundi - Monetary freedom - Recent values chart

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Burundi - Monetary freedom - historical chart - 1997-2024




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


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Property rights 28 2024 points
 Freedom from corruption 12 2024 points
 Fiscal freedom 11 2024 points
 Business freedom 28 2024 points
 Labor freedom 42 2024 points
 Monetary freedom 60.30 2024 points
 Trade freedom 50 2024 points
 Investment freedom 50 2024 points
 Financial freedom 30 2024 points
 Economic freedom, overall index 38 2024 index points
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