Benin - Index of economic freedom

56.70 (score) in 2018

In 2018, index of economic freedom for Benin was 56.7 score. Though Benin index of economic freedom fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to decrease through 1999 - 2018 period ending at 56.7 score in 2018.

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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.