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Economic freedom, overall index (0-100), 2023:

The average for 2023 based on 14 countries was 56 index points. The highest value was in the United Arab Emirates: 71 index points and the lowest value was in Iran: 42 index points. The indicator is available from 1995 to 2023. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: index points; Source: The Heritage Foundation
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Countries Economic freedom, overall index, 2023 Global rank Available data
UA Emirates 71 1 1996 - 2023
Qatar 69 2 1999 - 2023
Bahrain 63 3 1995 - 2023
Jordan 59 4 1995 - 2023
Oman 59 5 1995 - 2023
Morocco 58 6 1995 - 2023
Saudi Arabia 58 7 1996 - 2023
Kuwait 57 8 1996 - 2023
Djibouti 56 9 1997 - 2023
Tunisia 53 10 1995 - 2023
Egypt 50 11 1995 - 2023
Lebanon 46 12 1996 - 2023
Algeria 43 13 1995 - 2023
Iran 42 14 1996 - 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.
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