Peru: Monetary freedom

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 Peru

Monetary freedom index (0-100)

 Latest value 74.00
 Year 2024
 Measure points
 Data availability 1995 - 2024
 Average 79.84
 Min - Max 35.90 - 88.80
 Source The Heritage Foundation
For that indicator, we provide data for Peru from 1995 to 2024. The average value for Peru during that period was 79.84 points with a minimum of 35.9 points in 1995 and a maximum of 88.8 points in 2004. The latest value from 2024 is 74 points. For comparison, the world average in 2024 based on 174 countries is 67.58 points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Peru - Monetary freedom - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Peru - Monetary freedom - historical chart - 1995-2024




The Monetary Freedom index for Peru from The Heritage Foundation reflects the stability of prices in Peru 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.

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