Ethiopia: Fiscal freedom

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 Ethiopia

Fiscal freedom index (0-100)

 Latest value 79
 Year 2024
 Measure points
 Data availability 1995 - 2024
 Average 71
 Min - Max 41 - 83
 Source The Heritage Foundation
For that indicator, we provide data for Ethiopia from 1995 to 2024. The average value for Ethiopia during that period was 71 points with a minimum of 41 points in 1995 and a maximum of 83 points in 2023. The latest value from 2024 is 79 points. For comparison, the world average in 2024 based on 174 countries is 52 points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Ethiopia - Fiscal freedom - Recent values chart

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Ethiopia - Fiscal freedom - historical chart - 1995-2024




The Fiscal Freedom index for Ethiopia 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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