Sao Tome and Principe: Monetary freedom

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 Sao Tome and Principe

Monetary freedom index (0-100)

 Latest value 66.5
 Year 2023
 Measure points
 Data availability 2009 - 2023
 Average 66.5
 Min - Max 59 - 70.7
 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 66.5 points with a minimum of 59 points in 2010 and a maximum of 70.7 points in 2015. The latest value from 2023 is 66.5 points. For comparison, the world average in 2023 based on 176 countries is 72.44 points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Sao Tome and Principe - Monetary freedom - recent values

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




The Monetary Freedom index for Sao Tome and Principe from The Heritage Foundation reflects the stability of prices in Sao Tome and Principe 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 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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