For that indicator, we provide data for Malaysia from 1995 to 2023. The average value for Malaysia during that period was 80.83 points with a minimum of 76.6 points in 2000 and a maximum of 85.6 points in 2018.
The latest value from 2023 is 81.1 points. For comparison, the world average in 2023 based on 176
countries is 72.44 points.
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The Monetary Freedom index for Malaysia from The Heritage Foundation reflects the stability of prices in Malaysia 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.