Madagascar: Labor freedom

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Labor freedom index (0-100)

 Latest value 56
 Year 2023
 Measure points
 Data availability 2005 - 2023
 Average 48
 Min - Max 42 - 56
 Source The Heritage Foundation
For that indicator, we provide data for Madagascar from 2005 to 2023. The average value for Madagascar during that period was 48 points with a minimum of 42 points in 2018 and a maximum of 56 points in 2022. The latest value from 2023 is 56 points. For comparison, the world average in 2023 based on 179 countries is 56 points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Madagascar - Labor freedom - recent values

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Madagascar - Labor freedom - historical chart - 2005-2023

The Labor Freedom index for Madagascar from the Heritage Foundation reflects the various aspects of the legal and regulatory framework of the labor market in Madagascar, including the minimum wage; laws inhibiting layoffs; severance requirements; and the regulatory burdens on hiring.
Definition: The Labor freedom index is composed of six quantitative factors: ratio of minimum wage to the average value added per worker, hindrance to hiring additional workers, rigidity of hours, difficulty of firing redundant employees, legally mandated notice period, and mandatory severance pay. The index is based on data collected in connection with the World Bank’s Doing Business study.

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 Property rights 42 2023 points
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 Fiscal freedom 82 2023 points
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 Labor freedom 56 2023 points
 Monetary freedom 75.30 2023 points
 Trade freedom 66 2023 points
 Investment freedom 55 2023 points
 Financial freedom 50 2023 points
 Economic freedom, overall index 59 2023 index points
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