Monetary freedom index (0-100), 2023 - Country rankings:
The average for 2023 based on 176 countries was 72.44 points.The highest value was in Japan: 87.1 points and the lowest value was in North Korea: 0.1 points. The indicator is available from 1995 to 2023. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.
Measure: points; Source: The Heritage Foundation
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
Definition: The score for the Monetary freedom index is based on two factors: the weighted average inflation rate for the most recent three years and price controls. Higher index values denote price stability without microeconomic intervention.