Malawi: Economic freedom, overall index

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 Malawi

Economic freedom, overall index (0-100)

 Latest value 53
 Year 2023
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1995 - 2023
 Average 54
 Min - Max 51 - 57
 Source The Heritage Foundation
For that indicator, we provide data for Malawi from 1995 to 2023. The average value for Malawi during that period was 54 index points with a minimum of 51 index points in 2019 and a maximum of 57 index points in 2000. The latest value from 2023 is 53 index points. For comparison, the world average in 2023 based on 174 countries is 59 index points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Malawi - Economic freedom, overall index - recent values

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Malawi - Economic freedom, overall index - historical chart - 1995-2023




Definition: The Overall index of economic freedom has ten components grouped into four broad categories: Rule of Law; Limited Government; Regulatory Efficiency and Open Markets. The overall economic freedom is scored on a scale of 0 to 100, where 100 represents the maximum freedom.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Property rights 48 2023 points
 Freedom from corruption 37 2023 points
 Fiscal freedom 12 2023 points
 Business freedom 34 2023 points
 Labor freedom 57 2023 points
 Monetary freedom 70.80 2023 points
 Trade freedom 66 2023 points
 Investment freedom 50 2023 points
 Financial freedom 50 2023 points
 Economic freedom, overall index 53 2023 index points
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