Investment freedom index (0-100), 2021 - Country rankings:
The average for 2021 based on 179 countries was 56 points.The highest value was in Luxembourg: 95 points and the lowest value was in Eritrea: 0 points. The indicator is available from 1995 to 2021. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.
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.