Data Visualization International Economies
Large Numbers of People Denied Economic Freedom
March 17, 2020

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GDP per Capita (PPP)
Overall Score in the 2020 Index of Economic Freedom

Note: The following countries have an overall Economic Freedom score of N/A, so they have been excluded: Iraq, Libya, Liechtenstein, Somalia, Syria, and Yemen.

Sources: The Heritage Foundation's 2020 Index of Economic Freedom, and International Monetary Fund's World Economic Outlook Database.

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

Nations with more economic freedom have stronger economies. Unfortunately, India and China have low economic freedom scores, meaning billions of people face significant barriers to prosperity.