Niger: Fiscal freedom

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Fiscal freedom index (0-100)

 Latest value 41
 Year 2024
 Measure points
 Data availability 1996 - 2024
 Average 64
 Min - Max 41 - 78
 Source The Heritage Foundation
For that indicator, we provide data for Niger from 1996 to 2024. The average value for Niger during that period was 64 points with a minimum of 41 points in 2024 and a maximum of 78 points in 2011. The latest value from 2024 is 41 points. For comparison, the world average in 2024 based on 174 countries is 52 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 - historical chart - 1996-2024

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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 Trade freedom 63 2024 points
 Investment freedom 55 2024 points
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