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Belgium - Index of economic freedom

67.50 (score) in 2018

In 2018, index of economic freedom for Belgium was 67.5 score. Though Belgium index of economic freedom fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to increase through 1999 - 2018 period ending at 67.5 score in 2018.

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What is index of economic freedom?

Economic freedom is the fundamental right of every human to control his or her own labor and property. In an economically free society, individuals are free to work, produce, consume, and invest in any way they please, with that freedom both protected by the state and unconstrained by the state. In economically free societies, governments allow labor, capital and goods to move freely, and refrain from coercion or constraint of liberty beyond the extent necessary to protect and maintain liberty itself. 100 represents the maximum freedom.

What is Belgium index of economic freedom?

Date Value Change, %
2018 67.50 -0.44 %
2017 67.80 -0.88 %
2016 68.40 -0.58 %
2015 68.80 -1.57 %
2014 69.90 1.01 %
2013 69.20 0.29 %
2012 69.00 -1.71 %
2011 70.20 0.14 %
2010 70.10 -2.77 %
2009 72.10 0.56 %
2008 71.70 -1.10 %
2007 72.50