Cameroon: Monetary freedom

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 Cameroon

Monetary freedom index (0-100)

 Latest value 80.3
 Year 2023
 Measure points
 Data availability 1995 - 2023
 Average 76.85
 Min - Max 61.7 - 84.1
 Source The Heritage Foundation
For that indicator, we provide data for Cameroon from 1995 to 2023. The average value for Cameroon during that period was 76.85 points with a minimum of 61.7 points in 1997 and a maximum of 84.1 points in 2020. The latest value from 2023 is 80.3 points. For comparison, the world average in 2023 based on 176 countries is 72.44 points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Cameroon - Monetary freedom - recent values

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Cameroon - Monetary freedom - historical chart - 1995-2023




The Monetary Freedom index for Cameroon from The Heritage Foundation reflects the stability of prices in Cameroon 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 38 2023 points
 Freedom from corruption 21 2023 points
 Fiscal freedom 82 2023 points
 Business freedom 47 2023 points
 Labor freedom 47 2023 points
 Monetary freedom 80.30 2023 points
 Trade freedom 54 2023 points
 Investment freedom 30 2023 points
 Financial freedom 50 2023 points
 Economic freedom, overall index 52 2023 index points
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