Niger: Fiscal freedom

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Fiscal freedom index (0-100)

 Latest value 56
 Year 2023
 Measure points
 Data availability 1996 - 2023
 Average 65
 Min - Max 46 - 78
 Source The Heritage Foundation
For that indicator, we provide data for Niger from 1996 to 2023. The average value for Niger during that period was 65 points with a minimum of 46 points in 1996 and a maximum of 78 points in 2011. The latest value from 2023 is 56 points. For comparison, the world average in 2023 based on 174 countries is 55 points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Niger - Fiscal freedom - recent values

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Niger - Fiscal freedom - historical chart - 1996-2023

The Fiscal Freedom index for Niger from The Heritage Foundation reflects the tax burden imposed by the government, including the direct taxes on individuals and corporations and the overall amount of tax revenue as a a share of GDP.
Definition: The Fiscal freedom index measures the tax burden imposed by government. It is composed of three quantitative factors: the top marginal tax rate on individual income, the top marginal tax rate on corporate income, and the total tax burden as a percentage of GDP.

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 Property rights 37 2023 points
 Freedom from corruption 32 2023 points
 Fiscal freedom 56 2023 points
 Business freedom 35 2023 points
 Labor freedom 54 2023 points
 Monetary freedom 73.20 2023 points
 Trade freedom 63 2023 points
 Investment freedom 55 2023 points
 Financial freedom 40 2023 points
 Economic freedom, overall index 54 2023 index points
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