Hong Kong: Economic freedom, overall index

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 Hong Kong

Economic freedom, overall index (0-100)

 Latest value 89
 Year 2020
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1995 - 2020
 Average 90
 Min - Max 88 - 91
 Source The Heritage Foundation
For that indicator, we provide data for Hong Kong from 1995 to 2020. The average value for Hong Kong during that period was 90 index points with a minimum of 88 index points in 1998 and a maximum of 91 index points in 1996. The latest value from 2020 is 89 index points. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 177 countries is 62 index points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Hong Kong - Economic freedom, overall index - recent values

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Hong Kong - Economic freedom, overall index - historical chart - 1995-2020




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.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Property rights 94 2020 points
 Freedom from corruption 85 2020 points
 Fiscal freedom 93 2020 points
 Business freedom 96 2020 points
 Labor freedom 89 2020 points
 Monetary freedom 80.70 2020 points
 Trade freedom 95 2020 points
 Investment freedom 80 2020 points
 Financial freedom 90 2020 points
 Economic freedom, overall index 89 2020 index points
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