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Italy - Index of economic freedom

62.50
(score)
in 2017

Though Italy index of economic freedom fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to decrease through 1997 - 2016 period ending at 61.2 score in 2016.

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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.

Date Value Change, %
2017 62.50 2.12 %
2016 61.20 -0.81 %
2015 61.70 1.31 %
2014 60.90 0.50 %
2013 60.60 3.06 %
2012 58.80 -2.49 %
2011 60.30 -3.83 %
2010 62.70 2.12 %
2009 61.40 -1.92 %
2008 62.60 -0.32 %
2007 62.80 1.29 %
2006 62.00