Sao Tome and Principe: Fiscal freedom

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 Sao Tome and Principe

Fiscal freedom index (0-100)

 Latest value 90
 Year 2023
 Measure points
 Data availability 2009 - 2023
 Average 86
 Min - Max 75 - 90
 Source The Heritage Foundation
For that indicator, we provide data for Sao Tome and Principe from 2009 to 2023. The average value for Sao Tome and Principe during that period was 86 points with a minimum of 75 points in 2009 and a maximum of 90 points in 2023. The latest value from 2023 is 90 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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Recent values chart
Sao Tome and Principe - Fiscal freedom - recent values

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Sao Tome and Principe - Fiscal freedom - historical chart - 2009-2023




The Fiscal Freedom index for Sao Tome and Principe 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 52 2023 points
 Freedom from corruption 48 2023 points
 Fiscal freedom 90 2023 points
 Business freedom 53 2023 points
 Labor freedom 42 2023 points
 Monetary freedom 66.50 2023 points
 Trade freedom 65 2023 points
 Investment freedom 60 2023 points
 Financial freedom 30 2023 points
 Economic freedom, overall index 62 2023 index points
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