Senegal: Labor freedom

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Labor freedom index (0-100)

 Latest value 54
 Year 2023
 Measure points
 Data availability 2005 - 2023
 Average 43
 Min - Max 37 - 54
 Source The Heritage Foundation
For that indicator, we provide data for Senegal from 2005 to 2023. The average value for Senegal during that period was 43 points with a minimum of 37 points in 2021 and a maximum of 54 points in 2022. The latest value from 2023 is 54 points. For comparison, the world average in 2023 based on 179 countries is 56 points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Senegal - Labor freedom - recent values

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Senegal - Labor freedom - historical chart - 2005-2023

The Labor Freedom index for Senegal from the Heritage Foundation reflects the various aspects of the legal and regulatory framework of the labor market in Senegal, including the minimum wage; laws inhibiting layoffs; severance requirements; and the regulatory burdens on hiring.
Definition: The Labor freedom index is composed of six quantitative factors: ratio of minimum wage to the average value added per worker, hindrance to hiring additional workers, rigidity of hours, difficulty of firing redundant employees, legally mandated notice period, and mandatory severance pay. The index is based on data collected in connection with the World Bank’s Doing Business study.

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 Trade freedom 65 2023 points
 Investment freedom 60 2023 points
 Financial freedom 40 2023 points
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