Costa Rica: Economic freedom, overall index

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 Costa Rica

Economic freedom, overall index (0-100)

 Latest value 68
 Year 2024
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1995 - 2024
 Average 66
 Min - Max 64 - 68
 Source The Heritage Foundation
For that indicator, we provide data for Costa Rica from 1995 to 2024. The average value for Costa Rica during that period was 66 index points with a minimum of 64 index points in 2007 and a maximum of 68 index points in 1995. The latest value from 2024 is 68 index points. For comparison, the world average in 2024 based on 174 countries is 59 index points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Costa Rica - Economic freedom, overall index - Recent values chart

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Costa Rica - Economic freedom, overall index - historical chart - 1995-2024




Definition: The Overall index of economic freedom has ten components grouped into four broad categories: Rule of Law; Limited Government; Regulatory Efficiency and Open Markets. The overall economic freedom is scored on a scale of 0 to 100, where 100 represents the maximum freedom.

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 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Property rights 65 2024 points
 Freedom from corruption 59 2024 points
 Fiscal freedom 44 2024 points
 Business freedom 80 2024 points
 Labor freedom 62 2024 points
 Monetary freedom 74.50 2024 points
 Trade freedom 75 2024 points
 Investment freedom 60 2024 points
 Financial freedom 50 2024 points
 Economic freedom, overall index 68 2024 index points
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