Mozambique: Business freedom

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 Mozambique

Business freedom index (0-100)

 Latest value 36
 Year 2024
 Measure points
 Data availability 1995 - 2024
 Average 52
 Min - Max 36 - 67
 Source The Heritage Foundation
For that indicator, we provide data for Mozambique from 1995 to 2024. The average value for Mozambique during that period was 52 points with a minimum of 36 points in 2023 and a maximum of 67 points in 2012. The latest value from 2024 is 36 points. For comparison, the world average in 2024 based on 175 countries is 62 points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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The Business Freedom index for Mozambique from The Heritage Foundation measures the ability to start, operate, and close a business. It reflects the overall burden of regulations and the efficiency of the government of Mozambique in the regulatory process.
Definition: The Business freedom index is based on 10 indicators, using data from the World Bank’s Doing Business study: Starting a business-procedures (number), time (days), cost (% of income per capita), and minimum capital (% of income per capita); Obtaining a license—procedures (number), time (days), and cost (% of income per capita); Closing a business—time (years), cost (% of estate), and recovery rate (cents on the dollar).

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 Property rights 31 2024 points
 Freedom from corruption 25 2024 points
 Fiscal freedom 47 2024 points
 Business freedom 36 2024 points
 Labor freedom 48 2024 points
 Monetary freedom 71.90 2024 points
 Trade freedom 71 2024 points
 Investment freedom 40 2024 points
 Financial freedom 50 2024 points
 Economic freedom, overall index 51 2024 index points
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