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Cold countries Compared by Economy > Economic freedom

DEFINITION: Index of 'economic freedom', according to the American organisation 'The Heritage Foundation'. It is worth noting that such indices are based on highly culturally contingent factors. This data makes a number of assumptions about 'freedom' and the role of the government that are not accepted by much of the world's population. A broad discussion of The Heritage Foundation's definition and methodology can be found at http://www.heritage.org/research/features/index/ChapterPDFs/chapter5.HTML.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Switzerland 81 2013
2 Canada 79.4 2013
3 Chile 79 2013
4 Denmark 76.1 2013
5 United States 76 2013
6 Ireland 75.7 2013
7 Estonia 75.3 2013
8 United Kingdom 74.8 2013
9 Luxembourg 74.2 2013
10 Finland 74 2013
11 Sweden 72.9 2013
12 Germany 72.8 2013
13 Georgia 72.2 2013
=14 Lithuania 72.1 2013
=14 Iceland 72.1 2013
16 Austria 71.8 2013
17 Czech Republic 70.9 2013
18 Norway 70.5 2013
19 Armenia 69.4 2013
20 Belgium 69.2 2013
21 Slovakia 68.7 2013
22 Republic of Macedonia 68.2 2013
23 Hungary 67.3 2013
24 Latvia 66.5 2013
25 Poland 66 2013
26 Romania 65.1 2013
27 Kazakhstan 63 2013
=28 Mongolia 61.7 2013
=28 Slovenia 61.7 2013
30 Kyrgyzstan 59.6 2013
31 Bosnia and Herzegovina 57.3 2013
32 Bhutan 55 2013
33 Tajikistan 53.4 2013
34 China 51.9 2013
35 Russia 51.1 2013
36 Nepal 50.4 2013
37 Belarus 48 2013
38 Ukraine 46.3 2013
39 North Korea 1.5 2013

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Economic freedom. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", The Heritage Foundation. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Cold-countries/Economy/Economic-freedom

Cold countries Compared by Economy > Economic freedom

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Interesting observations about Economy > Economic freedom

  • Australia ranked first for economic freedom amongst Christian countries in 2013.
  • Hong Kong ranked first for economic freedom amongst Hot countries in 2013.
  • Switzerland ranked first for economic freedom amongst Europe in 2013.
  • Denmark ranked first for economic freedom amongst European Union in 2013.
  • Bahrain ranked first for economic freedom amongst Muslim countries in 2013.
  • Canada ranked first for economic freedom amongst NATO countries in 2013.
  • Chile ranked first for economic freedom amongst Emerging markets in 2013.
  • Singapore ranked first for economic freedom amongst Former British colonies in 2013.
  • Ireland ranked first for economic freedom amongst Eurozone in 2013.
  • Madagascar ranked first for economic freedom amongst Former French colonies in 2013.
  • New Zealand ranked second for economic freedom amongst High income OECD countries in 2013.
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