Republic of the Congo: Fiscal freedom

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 Republic of the Congo

Fiscal freedom index (0-100)

 Latest value 80
 Year 2023
 Measure points
 Data availability 1996 - 2023
 Average 62
 Min - Max 50 - 80
 Source The Heritage Foundation
For that indicator, we provide data for the Republic of the Congo from 1996 to 2023. The average value for the Republic of the Congo during that period was 62 points with a minimum of 50 points in 1996 and a maximum of 80 points in 2021. The latest value from 2023 is 80 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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Republic of the Congo - Fiscal freedom - recent values

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Republic of the Congo - Fiscal freedom - historical chart - 1996-2023




The Fiscal Freedom index for the Republic of the Congo 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.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Property rights 30 2023 points
 Freedom from corruption 13 2023 points
 Fiscal freedom 80 2023 points
 Business freedom 32 2023 points
 Labor freedom 44 2023 points
 Monetary freedom 81.80 2023 points
 Trade freedom 56 2023 points
 Investment freedom 35 2023 points
 Financial freedom 30 2023 points
 Economic freedom, overall index 48 2023 index points
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