Saudi Arabia: Fiscal freedom

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 Saudi Arabia

Fiscal freedom index (0-100)

 Latest value 80
 Year 2024
 Measure points
 Data availability 1996 - 2024
 Average 94
 Min - Max 18 - 100
 Source The Heritage Foundation
For that indicator, we provide data for Saudi Arabia from 1996 to 2024. The average value for Saudi Arabia during that period was 94 points with a minimum of 18 points in 2022 and a maximum of 100 points in 2008. The latest value from 2024 is 80 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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Saudi Arabia - Fiscal freedom - Recent values chart

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Saudi Arabia - Fiscal freedom - historical chart - 1996-2024




The Fiscal Freedom index for Saudi Arabia 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 48 2024 points
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 Labor freedom 44 2024 points
 Monetary freedom 79.60 2024 points
 Trade freedom 74 2024 points
 Investment freedom 50 2024 points
 Financial freedom 50 2024 points
 Economic freedom, overall index 62 2024 index points
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