Israel: Business freedom

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Business freedom index (0-100)

 Latest value 81
 Year 2024
 Measure points
 Data availability 1995 - 2024
 Average 74
 Min - Max 64 - 85
 Source The Heritage Foundation
For that indicator, we provide data for Israel from 1995 to 2024. The average value for Israel during that period was 74 points with a minimum of 64 points in 2012 and a maximum of 85 points in 1995. The latest value from 2024 is 81 points. For comparison, the world average in 2024 based on 175 countries is 62 points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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The Business Freedom index for Israel from The Heritage Foundation measures the ability to start, operate, and close a business. It reflects the overall burden of regulations and the efficiency of the government of Israel in the regulatory process.
Definition: The Business freedom index is based on 10 indicators, using data from the World Bank’s Doing Business study: Starting a business-procedures (number), time (days), cost (% of income per capita), and minimum capital (% of income per capita); Obtaining a license—procedures (number), time (days), and cost (% of income per capita); Closing a business—time (years), cost (% of estate), and recovery rate (cents on the dollar).

 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Property rights 82 2024 points
 Freedom from corruption 66 2024 points
 Fiscal freedom 59 2024 points
 Business freedom 81 2024 points
 Labor freedom 58 2024 points
 Monetary freedom 78.40 2024 points
 Trade freedom 83 2024 points
 Investment freedom 70 2024 points
 Financial freedom 70 2024 points
 Economic freedom, overall index 70 2024 index points
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