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Economic Freedom Rating - France Compared to Continent

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Switzerland 81.45
Estonia 79.06
Ireland 76.74
UK 76.43
Luxembourg 75.94
Netherlands 75.80
Lithuania 75.78
Denmark 75.05
Sweden 74.91
Latvia 74.75
Iceland 74.39
Finland 73.99
Norway 73.97
Germany 73.80
Czech Rep. 73.34
Austria 72.27
Macedonia 70.74
Romania 69.65
Poland 68.26
Bulgaria 67.86
Belgium 67.85
Cyprus 67.85
Malta 67.69
Hungary 65.79
Slovak Rep. 65.73
Turkey 65.23
Albania 64.35
Spain 63.57
France 63.30
Portugal 62.58
Italy 62.53
Montenegro 61.98
Bosnia & H. 60.22
Croatia 59.38
Slovenia 59.20
Serbia 58.88
Belarus 58.59
Moldova 57.96
Russia 57.10
Greece 55.00
Ukraine 48.09



France: Economic freedom rating

Scores are from 0 to 100, higher scores are more desirable i.e. more conducive to economic growth. The lower the score, the greater the level of government interference in the economy and the less economic freedom a country enjoys.

  • Free 80 - 100;
  • Mostly Free 70 - 79.9;
  • Moderately Free 60 - 69.9;
  • Mostly Unfree 50 to 59.9; and
  • Repressed 0 - 49.9.

Source: The Heritage Foundation and the Wall Street Journal


France generates excellent house price statistics, produced both by the public and private sector. Quality time-series are published by the National Institute for Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE) and the Federation Nationale de l'Immobilier (FNAIM). Good data also comes from the Ministere de l'Equipment etc, the Chambre de Notaires de Paris, and the Observatoire National des Marches de l'Immobilier (ONMI). For general economic statistics, consult the Banque de France site.

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