Iran: Fiscal freedom

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 Iran

Fiscal freedom index (0-100)

 Latest value 59
 Year 2023
 Measure points
 Data availability 1996 - 2023
 Average 68
 Min - Max 41 - 81
 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 68 points with a minimum of 41 points in 1999 and a maximum of 81 points in 2005. The latest value from 2023 is 59 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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Iran - Fiscal freedom - recent values

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Iran - Fiscal freedom - historical chart - 1996-2023




The Fiscal Freedom index for Iran 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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 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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