Democratic Republic of the Congo: Monetary freedom

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 Democratic Republic of the Congo

Monetary freedom index (0-100)

 Latest value 65.60
 Year 2024
 Measure points
 Data availability 1995 - 2024
 Average 46.43
 Min - Max 0.00 - 78.60
 Source The Heritage Foundation
For that indicator, we provide data for Democratic Republic of the Congo from 1995 to 2024. The average value for Democratic Republic of the Congo during that period was 46.43 points with a minimum of 0 points in 1995 and a maximum of 78.6 points in 2017. The latest value from 2024 is 65.6 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.
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Democratic Republic of the Congo - Monetary freedom - Recent values chart

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Democratic Republic of the Congo - Monetary freedom - historical chart - 1995-2024




The Monetary Freedom index for Democratic Republic of the Congo from The Heritage Foundation reflects the stability of prices in Democratic Republic of the Congo 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 15 2024 points
 Freedom from corruption 11 2024 points
 Fiscal freedom 93 2024 points
 Business freedom 33 2024 points
 Labor freedom 56 2024 points
 Monetary freedom 65.60 2024 points
 Trade freedom 68 2024 points
 Investment freedom 30 2024 points
 Financial freedom 20 2024 points
 Economic freedom, overall index 48 2024 index points
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