Kuwait: Fiscal freedom

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 Kuwait

Fiscal freedom index (0-100)

 Latest value 81
 Year 2023
 Measure points
 Data availability 1996 - 2023
 Average 99
 Min - Max 81 - 100
 Source The Heritage Foundation
For that indicator, we provide data for Kuwait from 1996 to 2023. The average value for Kuwait during that period was 99 points with a minimum of 81 points in 2023 and a maximum of 100 points in 1996. The latest value from 2023 is 81 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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Kuwait - Fiscal freedom - recent values

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Kuwait - Fiscal freedom - historical chart - 1996-2023




The Fiscal Freedom index for Kuwait 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 43 2023 points
 Freedom from corruption 44 2023 points
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 Labor freedom 52 2023 points
 Monetary freedom 69.30 2023 points
 Trade freedom 76 2023 points
 Investment freedom 55 2023 points
 Financial freedom 60 2023 points
 Economic freedom, overall index 57 2023 index points
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