Zambia: Economic freedom, overall index

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 Zambia

Economic freedom, overall index (0-100)

 Latest value 48
 Year 2023
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1995 - 2023
 Average 57
 Min - Max 48 - 64
 Source The Heritage Foundation
For that indicator, we provide data for Zambia from 1995 to 2023. The average value for Zambia during that period was 57 index points with a minimum of 48 index points in 2023 and a maximum of 64 index points in 1999. The latest value from 2023 is 48 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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Zambia - Economic freedom, overall index - recent values

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Zambia - 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 36 2023 points
 Freedom from corruption 30 2023 points
 Fiscal freedom 0 2023 points
 Business freedom 44 2023 points
 Labor freedom 42 2023 points
 Monetary freedom 62.20 2023 points
 Trade freedom 65 2023 points
 Investment freedom 55 2023 points
 Financial freedom 50 2023 points
 Economic freedom, overall index 48 2023 index points
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