Tonga: Investment freedom

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 Tonga

Investment freedom index (0-100)

 Latest value 40
 Year 2024
 Measure points
 Data availability 2009 - 2024
 Average 37
 Min - Max 25 - 40
 Source The Heritage Foundation
For that indicator, we provide data for Tonga from 2009 to 2024. The average value for Tonga during that period was 37 points with a minimum of 25 points in 2010 and a maximum of 40 points in 2009. The latest value from 2024 is 40 points. For comparison, the world average in 2024 based on 175 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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Tonga - Investment freedom - Recent values chart

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Tonga - Investment freedom - historical chart - 2009-2024




The Investment Freedom index for Tonga from The Heritage Foundation measures the restrictions to investment activity both within the country and across borders. A higher score means fewer restrictions.
Definition: The Investment freedom index evaluates a variety of investment restrictions (burdensome bureaucracy, restrictions on land ownership, expropriation of investments without fair compensation, foreign exchange controls, capital control, security problems, a lack of basic investment infrastructure, etc.). Points are deducted from the ideal score of 100 for each of the restrictions found in a country’s investment regime.


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 Property rights 63 2024 points
 Freedom from corruption 45 2024 points
 Fiscal freedom 96 2024 points
 Business freedom 60 2024 points
 Labor freedom 56 2024 points
 Monetary freedom 64.40 2024 points
 Trade freedom 72 2024 points
 Investment freedom 40 2024 points
 Financial freedom 20 2024 points
 Economic freedom, overall index 59 2024 index points
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