Malawi: Monetary freedom
(measure: points; Source: The Heritage Foundation)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
Malawi: Monetary freedom index (0-100): For that indicator, The Heritage Foundation provides data for Malawi from 1995 to 2019. The average value for Malawi during that period was 61.08 points with a minumum of 38.6 points in 1997 and a maximum of 72.6 points in 2012. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
The Monetary Freedom index for Malawi from The Heritage Foundation reflects the stability of prices in Malawi 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.