Country  2009 Overall Business Freedom Trade Freedom Fiscal Freedom  Gov't Size Monetary Freedom Investment Freedom  Financial Freedom Property Rights Freedom from Corruption Labor Freedom
Afghanistan - - - - - - - - - - -
Iraq - - - - - - - - - - -
Liechtenstein - - - - - - - - - - -
Sudan - - - - - - - - - - -
Hong Kong  90.0 92.7 95 93.4 93.1 86.2 90 90 90 83 86.3
Singapore 87.1 98.3 90 91.1 93.8 86.8 80 50 90 93 98.1
Australia 82.6 90.5 84.8 61.4 64.3 84.7 80 90 90 86 94.7
Ireland 82.2 93.0 85.8 69.2 64.9 84.3 90 90 90 75 79.7
New Zealand 82.0 99.9 84.6 62.5 49.6 84.6 80 80 95 94 89.6
United States 80.7 91.9 86.8 67.5 59.6 84 80 80 90 72 95.1
Canada 80.5 96.5 88.2 76.6 53.7 80.8 70 80 90 87 81.9
Denmark 79.6 99.9 85.8 35.4 20.4 86.6 90 90 95 94 99.4
Switzerland 79.4 82.9 85.4 67.5 65.3 83.9 70 80 90 90 79.2
United Kingdom 79.0 89.8 85.8 61.0 40.3 80.4 90 90 90 84 78.5
Chile 78.3 66.3 85.8 78.2 90.1 77.3 80 70 90 70 75.0
Netherlands 77.0 86.5 85.8 50.9 36.2 87.0 90 90 90 90 63.3
Estonia 76.4 75.9 85.8 81.5 67.3 79.7 90 80 90 65 48.5
Iceland 75.9 93.6 88 76.2 44.0 75.3 70 70 90 92 59.9
Luxembourg 75.2 76.2 85.8 66.3 54.4 80.2 90 80 90 84 45.1
Bahrain 74.8 79.6 80 99.9 79.4 74.0 60 80 60 50 85.1
Finland 74.5 95.1 85.8 64.3 28.6 87.4 70 80 95 94 44.8
Mauritius 74.3 83.3 86.8 92.2 80.8 71.1 80 70 60 47 71.5
Japan 72.8 85.8 82 67.5 61.1 93.6 60 50 70 75 82.5
Belgium 72.1 93.2 85.8 41.5 28.3 81.0 90 80 80 71 70.5
Macau 72.0 60.0 90 79.3 93.3 80.3 70 70 60 57 60.0
Barbados 71.5 90.0 64.6 70.9 66.3 74.5 50 60 90 69 80.0
Austria 71.2 78.6 85.8 49.9 27.1 80.9 70 70 90 81 78.7
Cyprus 70.8 70.0 80.8 76.6 42.2 85.7 70 70 90 53 70.0
Germany 70.5 90.3 85.8 58.5 38.2 80.8 80 60 90 78 43.4
Sweden 70.5 95.9 85.8 35.0 7.3 82.1 80 80 90 93 55.5
Bahamas, The 70.3 74.7 56 96.5 84.4 75.5 40 70 75 50 80.4
Norway 70.2 88.1 89.2 50.3 50.5 78.1 60 60 90 87 48.6
Spain 70.1 76.8 85.8 58.6 55.3 78.9 80 80 70 67 48.3
Lithuania 70.0 82.4 85.8 87.6 65.3 75.8 70 80 50 48 54.6
Armenia 69.9 83.7 86.4 90.0 89.7 77.8 70 70 35 30 66.3
Georgia 69.8 86.6 80.6 86.8 74.6 70.9 70 60 35 34 99.4
El Salvador 69.8 67.3 81.8 85.7 87.9 77.4 70 70 50 40 67.5
Botswana 69.7 71.2 69 75.1 70.6 71.8 70 70 75 54 70.0
Taiwan 69.5 69.5 85.2 76.2 89.4 82.1 70 50 70 57 45.7
Slovak Republic 69.4 73.4 85.8 84.1 57.4 78.7 70 70 50 49 75.3
Czech Republic 69.4 65.1 85.8 80.2 43.0 79.7 70 80 70 52 67.8
Uruguay 69.1 65.6 83.4 82.2 76.5 72.8 70 30 70 67 73.7
Saint Lucia 68.8 87.7 72 74.0 68.5 85.1 40 40 70 68 82.8
Korea, South 68.1 90.4 70.2 70.4 72.5 80.0 70 60 70 51 46.4
Trinidad and Tobago 68.0 60.1 79.8 79.7 75.6 72.2 70 70 60 34 78.3
Israel 67.6 67.8 86 57.1 35.1 83.7 80 70 70 61 64.9
Oman 67.0 63.3 83.6 98.5 61.1 71.4 60 60 50 47 75.0
Hungary 66.8 77.4 85.8 70.6 19.2 73.8 80 70 70 53 68.4
Latvia 66.6 73.8 85.8 82.3 58.5 71.1 70 60 55 48 61.6
Costa Rica 66.4 60.3 81.8 82.8 88.4 69.7 70 50 50 50 61.2
Malta 66.1 70.0 85.8 63.1 41.7 82.7 50 60 90 58 60.0
Qatar 65.8 75.7 81.6 99.9 69.1 67.3 40 50 50 60 64.7
Mexico 65.8 80.3 80.2 83.4 81.8 77.5 50 60 50 35 59.8
Kuwait 65.6 67.4 81 99.9 63.7 71.7 50 50 50 43 79.3
Jordan 65.4 68.9 78.8 83.0 56.9 80.3 50 60 55 47 74.1
Jamaica 65.2 87.8 70.6 75.3 62.2 75.4 80 50 50 33 67.4
Portugal 64.9 81.1 85.8 61.6 35.4 79.9 70 60 70 65 40.3
United Arab Emirates 64.7 57.4 80.8 99.9 86.3 69.8 30 50 40 57 76.2
Panama 64.7 74.5 76.2 82.6 89.8 77.9 70 70 30 32 44.1
Bulgaria 64.6 73.5 85.8 86.2 58.7 72.8 60 60 30 41 78.4
Peru 64.6 65.1 79.4 79.7 91.8 86.5 60 60 40 35 48.7
Malaysia 64.6 70.8 78.2 83.0 81.4 79.9 40 40 50 51 71.5
Saudi Arabia 64.3 79.6 81.8 99.6 73.4 68.4 40 50 40 34 76.4
St Vincent & Grenadines 64.3 78.2 73.6 64.7 60.9 75.6 40 40 70 61 78.5
South Africa 63.8 74.6 74.8 68.9 77.6 74.3 50 60 50 51 56.8
Albania 63.7 67.0 75.8 92.8 75.6 79.6 70 70 30 29 47.2
Uganda 63.5 58.7 75.2 80.4 86.9 78.4 50 60 30 28 87.9
France 63.3 87.4 80.8 50.9 14.5 71.7 60 70 70 73 54.5
Romania 63.2 74.9 85.8 87.0 70.0 75.0 60 50 35 37 57.1
Belize 63.0 75.5 69.6 68.8 77.6 78.4 50 50 50 30 80.6
Thailand 63.0 71.1 75.6 74.4 90.6 69 30 60 50 33 76.5
Slovenia 62.9 84.5 85.8 62.9 38.4 78.6 60 50 60 66 42.8
Mongolia 62.8 71.0 81.2 81.3 69.9 76.7 60 60 30 30 67.7
Dominica 62.6 76.4 74.2 67.4 52.2 79.8 60 30 60 56 70.0
Namibia 62.4 74.4 88.4 67.2 69.7 74.6 40 50 30 45 85.0
Colombia 62.3 77.4 72.4 72.9 65.9 70.6 60 60 40 38 66.0
Madagascar 62.2 60.5 72.6 80.9 86.3 73.9 70 50 50 32 46.0
Kyrgyz Republic 61.8 75.3 87.6 93.4 74.9 71.5 50 50 25 21 69.5
Turkey 61.6 69.9 86.6 73.2 83.4 71.1 50 50 50 41 40.3
Italy 61.4 78.7 80.8 55.8 24.7 80.8 70 60 50 52 61.3
Cape Verde 61.3 57.1 65.4 65.5 62.2 76.9 60 60 70 49 46.9
Macedonia 61.2 58.2 81.6 89.4 65.1 85.4 50 60 30 33 59.8
Paraguay 61.0 61.7 83.6 96.6 90.4 76.7 60 60 30 24 27.0
Fiji 61.0 66.0 69.6 76.0 76.0 77.3 30 60 30 40 84.8
Greece 60.8 78.7 80.8 66.5 46.3 78.8 50 50 50 46 61.2
Poland 60.3 53.7 85.8 69.0 42.2 80.8 60 60 50 42 59.8
Kazakhstan 60.1 57.9 86.2 82.8 87.5 70.0 30 60 25 21 80.5
Nicaragua 59.8 57.6 79.2 78.8 71.0 69.5 70 50 25 26 70.6
Burkina Faso 59.5 58.7 70.4 80.7 83.7 83.7 40 50 30 29 69.0
Samoa 59.5 61.5 70 86.2 56.2 75.7 30 30 60 45 80.2
Guatemala 59.4 54.1 78.4 79.4 93.5 73.3 50 50 30 28 57.3
Dominican Republic 59.2 63.7 73 85.3 91.1 74.1 50 40 30 30 55.1
Swaziland 59.1 68.6 71.6 64.3 70.6 73.1 50 40 50 33 69.6
Kenya 58.7 66.9 71.8 78.6 81.5 74.0 50 50 30 21 63.1
Honduras 58.7 64.4 78 85.1 79.7 73.5 50 60 30 25 40.9
Vanuatu 58.4 69.0 63 95.3 84.0 78.7 30 40 40 31 52.6
Tanzania 58.3 48.1 75.6 80.6 83.4 73.4 60 50 30 32 49.9
Montenegro, Republic of 58.2 68.7 80.2 89.1 45.3 78.9 40 50 40 33 57.2
Lebanon 58.1 60.0 80.8 91.7 64.1 77.3 30 60 30 30 57.4
Ghana 58.1 56.7 63 83.2 65.7 69.6 50 60 50 37 45.3
Egypt 58.0 64.7 63.4 89.5 66.1 65.9 50 50 40 29 61.3
Tunisia 58.0 81.6 53 76.5 78.3 78.4 30 30 50 42 60.1
Azerbaijan 58.0 74.6 78.4 79.7 77.5 66.3 30 40 25 21 87.0
Bhutan 57.7 61.7 42 83.6 58.3 75.9 30 30 60 50 85.8
Morocco 57.7 76.2 68 65.1 76.5 80.5 60 50 35 35 30.8
Pakistan 57.0 72.5 65.6 80.4 90.7 72.2 40 40 30 24 54.5
Yemen 56.9 74.9 76.2 83.2 57.1 66.5 50 30 30 25 75.8
Philippines 56.8 49.3 78.6 75.4 90.8 77.2 40 50 30 25 51.4
Brazil 56.7 54.4 71.6 65.8 50.3 77.2 50 50 50 35 62.7
Cambodia 56.6 42.7 63.4 91.4 94.5 80.0 50 50 30 20 44.5
Algeria 56.6 72.5 68.6 77.2 74.1 78.6 50 30 30 30 55.5
Zambia 56.6 68.8 71.2 72.9 82.1 64.1 50 50 30 26 51.0
Serbia 56.6 56.0 78 85.9 46.3 65.8 40 50 40 34 70.0
Senegal 56.3 65.0 71.2 65.1 77.0 76.5 40 40 50 36 42.5
Sri Lanka 56.0 73.7 71 73.2 80.5 59.4 20 40 40 32 70.8
Gambia, The 55.8 59.9 59.6 71.9 74.4 71.9 50 50 30 23 67.0
Mozambique 55.7 54.2 73.4 77.7 76.5 75.9 50 50 30 28 41.1
Mali 55.6 42.2 73 69.4 81.4 79.6 50 40 30 27 63.8
Benin 55.4 43.8 67.4 67.2 88.5 79.6 40 60 30 27 50.3
Croatia 55.1 59.9 87.6 68.7 31.7 79.0 50 60 30 41 43.4
Nigeria 55.1 55.1 61.8 84.4 64.3 77.9 30 40 30 22 85.8
Gabon 55.0 59.9 57 61.7 84.8 73.8 40 40 40 33 60.0
Côte d'Ivoire 55.0 45.8 70.4 58.1 87.6 79.1 40 60 30 21 57.8
Moldova 54.9 70.1 81.6 85.3 51.3 67.6 30 50 40 28 45.1
Papua New Guinea 54.8 60.1 87.2 67.4 71.0 81.4 30 30 20 20 81.1
Tajikistan 54.6 45.1 82.6 89.3 85.9 63.2 30 40 30 21 58.7
India 54.4 54.4 51 73.8 77.8 69.3 30 40 50 35 62.3
Rwanda 54.2 58.9 61.2 76.8 76.8 70.8 40 40 30 28 59.5
Suriname 54.1 41.5 64.2 67.7 75.5 72.2 30 30 40 35 84.8
Tonga 54.1 79.0 56 82.5 58.0 68.9 40 20 20 17 99.4
Mauritania 53.9 53.6 75.6 75.4 65.9 77.7 50 40 25 26 50.2
Niger 53.8 36.9 70.4 66.3 88.8 89.5 50 40 30 26 40.6
Malawi 53.7 45.2 68.8 70.7 48.6 69.8 50 50 50 27 57.2
Bolivia 53.6 58.5 81.8 84.8 71.9 67.9 20 60 20 29 41.9
Indonesia 53.4 46.7 76.4 77.5 88.0 71.6 30 40 30 23 50.9
China 53.2 51.6 71.4 70.6 88.9 72.9 30 30 20 35 61.8
Nepal 53.2 60.5 63.2 86.3 91.0 78.7 20 30 30 25 46.9
Bosnia & Herzegovina 53.1 59.9 77.2 71.8 37.6 79.0 50 60 10 33 52.1
Ethiopia 53.0 62.6 68.6 77.4 82.7 65.5 40 20 30 24 59.4
Cameroon 53.0 39.3 56 69.6 93.6 76.0 40 50 30 24 51.5
Ecuador 52.5 54.0 72.6 85.8 83.1 75.0 30 40 25 21 38.3
Argentina 52.3 62.1 70 70.3 75.6 60.6 50 40 20 29 45.6
Micronesia, Fed St. 51.7 59.8 81 97.4 0.0 76.7 30 30 30 30 82.3
Djibouti 51.3 38.1 31.8 80.8 59.4 76.6 50 60 30 29 57.9
Syrian Arab Republic 51.3 61.4 54 87.0 74.9 67.2 40 20 30 24 54.9
Equatorial Guinea 51.3 45.7 59.4 75.5 86.3 81.4 30 40 30 19 46.1
Maldives 51.3 83.2 44 95.8 0.0 76.5 30 30 30 33 90.1
Guinea 51.0 45.2 59.6 71.1 91.9 57.4 40 40 20 19 66.3
Vietnam 51.0 61.7 63.4 74.3 77.3 67 30 30 10 26 70.0
Russia 50.8 54.0 60.8 78.9 70.6 65.5 30 40 25 23 60.0
Haiti 50.5 37.7 79.4 77.9 93.8 69.0 30 30 10 16 61.2
Uzbekistan 50.5 68.4 65.4 88.3 68.1 62.6 30 20 20 17 64.9
Timor-Leste 50.5 47.0 73 64.7 84.0 74.1 30 20 20 26 66.0
Laos 50.4 59.5 66.4 70.6 89.7 75.4 30 20 10 19 63.5
Lesotho 49.7 61.7 57 63.1 36.2 73.1 30 40 40 33 62.7
Ukraine 48.8 40.5 84 77.0 39.0 68.1 30 40 30 27 52.4
Burundi 48.8 34.4 63 72.5 55.8 72.7 40 30 30 25 64.3
Togo 48.7 36.6 70.6 53.7 86.6 81.5 30 30 30 23 44.7
Guyana 48.4 60.9 72.6 66.5 3.2 69.6 40 40 40 26 65.2
Central African Republic 48.3 39.5 50.4 65.4 94.0 75.0 40 30 20 20 48.7
Liberia 48.1 40.2 53.8 73.8 97.2 70.1 30 20 25 21 49.8
Sierra Leone 47.8 57.0 66 80.9 86.3 73.8 30 20 10 21 33.4
Seychelles 47.8 65.5 28.4 73.8 0.0 78.1 50 30 50 45 57.1
Bangladesh 47.5 62.9 40.2 72.8 94.2 67.3 20 20 25 20 52.3
Chad 47.5 35.7 58.4 50.5 90.8 78.6 40 40 20 18 42.6
Angola 47.0 43.6 72 85.2 62.2 61.8 20 40 20 22 43.5
Solomon Islands 46.0 67.2 66.4 68.9 0.0 73.5 20 30 30 28 76.3
Kiribati 45.7 62.5 55 42.2 0.0 88.7 30 30 30 33 85.6
Guinea-Bissau 45.4 24.2 66.8 88.4 49.1 73.5 30 30 20 22 50.5
Congo, Republic of 45.4 50.1 55.4 60.2 77.6 73.9 30 30 10 21 45.6
Belarus 45.0 63.7 67.2 79.4 30.9 66.8 20 10 20 21 70.8
Iran 44.6 60.6 57.4 81.0 79.7 60.1 10 10 10 25 52.4
Turkmenistan 44.2 30.0 79.2 90.9 93.6 68 10 10 10 20 30.0
São Tomé and Príncipe 43.8 45.1 60 75.0 22.0 61.4 40 30 30 27 48.0
Libya 43.5 20.0 90 81.7 68.1 70.3 30 20 10 25 20.0
Comoros 43.3 46.5 27.2 64.6 88.1 78.9 20 20 30 26 31.8
Congo, Dem Rep of 42.8 34.3 62.2 73.3 85.3 59.5 30 20 10 19 34.5
Venezuela 39.9 50.8 59.6 70.6 69.3 53.7 10 30 5 20 30.1
Eritrea 38.5 18.3 69.2 86.4 9.9 59.0 10 20 10 28 73.9
Burma 37.7 20.0 72.2 81.8 98.5 45.3 10 10 5 14 20.0
Cuba 27.9 10.0 64.4 45.9 0.0 67.0 10 10 10 42 20.0
Zimbabwe 22.7 30.8 50.4 44.1 4.6 0 10 10 5 21 51.2
Korea, North 2.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 10 0 5 5 0.0
Country  2009 Overall Business Freedom Trade Freedom Fiscal Freedom  Gov't Size Monetary Freedom Investment Freedom  Financial Freedom Property Rights Freedom from Corruption Labor Freedom

Cubanálisis   El Think-Tank

 ESPECIAL EN EL THINK-TANK DE CUBANÁLISIS

 

                 THE HERITAGE FOUNDATION

2008 INDEX OF ECONOMIC FREEDOM