Denmark: Fiscal freedom

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 Denmark

Fiscal freedom index (0-100)

 Latest value 97
 Year 2023
 Measure points
 Data availability 1996 - 2023
 Average 41
 Min - Max 30 - 97
 Source The Heritage Foundation
For that indicator, we provide data for Denmark from 1996 to 2023. The average value for Denmark during that period was 41 points with a minimum of 30 points in 1999 and a maximum of 97 points in 2023. The latest value from 2023 is 97 points. For comparison, the world average in 2023 based on 174 countries is 55 points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Denmark - Fiscal freedom - recent values

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Denmark - Fiscal freedom - historical chart - 1996-2023




The Fiscal Freedom index for Denmark from The Heritage Foundation reflects the tax burden imposed by the government, including the direct taxes on individuals and corporations and the overall amount of tax revenue as a a share of GDP.
Definition: The Fiscal freedom index measures the tax burden imposed by government. It is composed of three quantitative factors: the top marginal tax rate on individual income, the top marginal tax rate on corporate income, and the total tax burden as a percentage of GDP.


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 Investment freedom 90 2023 points
 Financial freedom 80 2023 points
 Economic freedom, overall index 78 2023 index points
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