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2016 Index of Economic Freedom

 

About The Index

For much of human history, most individuals have lacked economic freedom and opportunity, condemning them to poverty and deprivation.

Table

 

Rank

Country

Overall

Change

FREE (100-80)

1(out of 178)

Hong Kong

88.6

- 1.0

MOSTLY FREE (79.9-70)

6

Canada

78.0

- 1.1

MODERATELY FREE (69.9-60)

47

FYR Macedonia

67.5

+ 1.4

59

Albania

65.9

+0.2

60

Bulgaria

65.9

- 0.9

61

Romania

65.6

- 1.0

65

Montenegro

64.9

+0.2

77

Serbia

62.1

+2.1

79

Turkey

62.1

-1.1

84

Kosovo

61.4

N/A

MOSTLY UNFREE (59.9-50)

103

Croatia

59.1

- 2.4

108

Bosnia and Herzegovina

58.6

- 0.4

138

Greece

53.2

- 0.8

 

Source: http://www.heritage.org/index/ranking

 


 

 

 

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