Data Visualization International Economies
Economic Freedom and Environmental Performance
November 3, 2021

Nations with more economic freedom also have greater environmental performance, as measured by the Index of Economic Freedom and the Environmental Performance Index.

Highlight Region:
Environmental Performance Index Score
Overall Score in the Index of Economic Freedom

Note: Represented are the nations that are in both datasets.

Sources: Terry Miller, Anthony B. Kim, and James M. Roberts, 2021 Index of Economic Freedom, and Yale University's 2020 Environmental Performance Index.

Design and Development: Graphic produced by John W. Fleming and Jay Simon. Data compiled by Patrick Tyrrell.