Switzerland: Economic freedom, overall index

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 Switzerland

Economic freedom, overall index (0-100)

 Latest value 83
 Year 2024
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1996 - 2024
 Average 80
 Min - Max 76 - 84
 Source The Heritage Foundation
For that indicator, we provide data for Switzerland from 1996 to 2024. The average value for Switzerland during that period was 80 index points with a minimum of 76 index points in 2001 and a maximum of 84 index points in 2022. The latest value from 2024 is 83 index points. For comparison, the world average in 2024 based on 174 countries is 59 index points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Switzerland - Economic freedom, overall index - Recent values chart

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Switzerland - Economic freedom, overall index - historical chart - 1996-2024




Definition: The Overall index of economic freedom has ten components grouped into four broad categories: Rule of Law; Limited Government; Regulatory Efficiency and Open Markets. The overall economic freedom is scored on a scale of 0 to 100, where 100 represents the maximum freedom.

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