Saint Lucia: Monetary freedom

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 Saint Lucia

Monetary freedom index (0-100)

 Latest value 75.90
 Year 2024
 Measure points
 Data availability 2009 - 2024
 Average 82.66
 Min - Max 75.90 - 85.80
 Source The Heritage Foundation
For that indicator, we provide data for Saint Lucia from 2009 to 2024. The average value for Saint Lucia during that period was 82.66 points with a minimum of 75.9 points in 2024 and a maximum of 85.8 points in 2012. The latest value from 2024 is 75.9 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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Saint Lucia - Monetary freedom - Recent values chart

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Saint Lucia - Monetary freedom - historical chart - 2009-2024

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

 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Property rights 67 2024 points
 Freedom from corruption 58 2024 points
 Fiscal freedom 29 2024 points
 Business freedom 70 2024 points
 Labor freedom 58 2024 points
 Monetary freedom 75.90 2024 points
 Trade freedom 60 2024 points
 Investment freedom 60 2024 points
 Financial freedom 40 2024 points
 Economic freedom, overall index 62 2024 index points
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