Iraq: Fiscal freedom

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 Iraq

Fiscal freedom index (0-100)

 Latest value 96
 Year 2014
 Measure points
 Data availability 1996 - 2014
 Average 21
 Min - Max 10 - 96
 Source The Heritage Foundation
For that indicator, we provide data for Iraq from 1996 to 2014. The average value for Iraq during that period was 21 points with a minimum of 10 points in 1996 and a maximum of 96 points in 2014. The latest value from 2014 is 96 points. For comparison, the world average in 2014 based on 181 countries is 78 points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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The Fiscal Freedom index for Iraq 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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