Uganda: Business freedom

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 Uganda

Business freedom index (0-100)

 Latest value 49
 Year 2024
 Measure points
 Data availability 1995 - 2024
 Average 56
 Min - Max 40 - 85
 Source The Heritage Foundation
For that indicator, we provide data for Uganda from 1995 to 2024. The average value for Uganda during that period was 56 points with a minimum of 40 points in 2016 and a maximum of 85 points in 1998. The latest value from 2024 is 49 points. For comparison, the world average in 2024 based on 175 countries is 62 points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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The Business Freedom index for Uganda from The Heritage Foundation measures the ability to start, operate, and close a business. It reflects the overall burden of regulations and the efficiency of the government of Uganda in the regulatory process.
Definition: The Business freedom index is based on 10 indicators, using data from the World Bank’s Doing Business study: Starting a business-procedures (number), time (days), cost (% of income per capita), and minimum capital (% of income per capita); Obtaining a license—procedures (number), time (days), and cost (% of income per capita); Closing a business—time (years), cost (% of estate), and recovery rate (cents on the dollar).


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Property rights 47 2024 points
 Freedom from corruption 24 2024 points
 Fiscal freedom 18 2024 points
 Business freedom 49 2024 points
 Labor freedom 55 2024 points
 Monetary freedom 75.10 2024 points
 Trade freedom 56 2024 points
 Investment freedom 55 2024 points
 Financial freedom 40 2024 points
 Economic freedom, overall index 51 2024 index points
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