Samoa: Fiscal freedom

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Fiscal freedom index (0-100)

 Latest value 96
 Year 2024
 Measure points
 Data availability 1996 - 2024
 Average 79
 Min - Max 65 - 96
 Source The Heritage Foundation
For that indicator, we provide data for Samoa from 1996 to 2024. The average value for Samoa during that period was 79 points with a minimum of 65 points in 1996 and a maximum of 96 points in 2022. The latest value from 2024 is 96 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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Samoa - Fiscal freedom - Recent values chart

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Samoa - Fiscal freedom - historical chart - 1996-2024

The Fiscal Freedom index for Samoa 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 73 2024 points
 Freedom from corruption 56 2024 points
 Fiscal freedom 96 2024 points
 Business freedom 64 2024 points
 Labor freedom 71 2024 points
 Monetary freedom 73.60 2024 points
 Trade freedom 67 2024 points
 Investment freedom 50 2024 points
 Financial freedom 30 2024 points
 Economic freedom, overall index 67 2024 index points
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