Lebanon: Monetary freedom
(measure: points; Source: The Heritage Foundation)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
Lebanon: Monetary freedom index (0-100): For that indicator, The Heritage Foundation provides data for Lebanon from 1996 to 2019. The average value for Lebanon during that period was 79.2 points with a minumum of 66.4 points in 1996 and a maximum of 92.3 points in 2002. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
The Monetary Freedom index for Lebanon from The Heritage Foundation reflects the stability of prices in Lebanon and the use of price controls by the government. Price stability with minimal price controls is the ideal state for the free market.
Definition: The score for the Monetary freedom index is based on two factors: the weighted average inflation rate for the most recent three years and price controls. Higher index values denote price stability without microeconomic intervention.