Iran: Economic freedom, overall index

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 Iran

Economic freedom, overall index (0-100)

 Latest value 42
 Year 2023
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1996 - 2023
 Average 43
 Min - Max 35 - 51
 Source The Heritage Foundation
For that indicator, we provide data for Iran from 1996 to 2023. The average value for Iran during that period was 43 index points with a minimum of 35 index points in 1997 and a maximum of 51 index points in 2005. The latest value from 2023 is 42 index points. For comparison, the world average in 2023 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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Iran - Economic freedom, overall index - recent values

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Iran - Economic freedom, overall index - historical chart - 1996-2023




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 25 2023 points
 Freedom from corruption 20 2023 points
 Fiscal freedom 59 2023 points
 Business freedom 39 2023 points
 Labor freedom 51 2023 points
 Monetary freedom 40.60 2023 points
 Trade freedom 56 2023 points
 Investment freedom 5 2023 points
 Financial freedom 10 2023 points
 Economic freedom, overall index 42 2023 index points
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