USA: Economic freedom, overall index

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 USA

Economic freedom, overall index (0-100)

 Latest value 71
 Year 2023
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1995 - 2023
 Average 77
 Min - Max 71 - 81
 Source The Heritage Foundation
For that indicator, we provide data for the USA from 1995 to 2023. The average value for the USA during that period was 77 index points with a minimum of 71 index points in 2023 and a maximum of 81 index points in 2006. The latest value from 2023 is 71 index points. For comparison, the world average in 2023 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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USA - Economic freedom, overall index - recent values

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USA - Economic freedom, overall index - historical chart - 1995-2023




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.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Property rights 95 2023 points
 Freedom from corruption 73 2023 points
 Fiscal freedom 0 2023 points
 Business freedom 84 2023 points
 Labor freedom 76 2023 points
 Monetary freedom 78.00 2023 points
 Trade freedom 75 2023 points
 Investment freedom 85 2023 points
 Financial freedom 80 2023 points
 Economic freedom, overall index 71 2023 index points
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