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Economic Freedom Rating - United Kingdom Compared to Continent

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Switzerland 81.00
Ireland 77.30
Estonia 77.20
UK 76.40
Denmark 75.30
Lithuania 75.20
Netherlands 74.60
Germany 74.40
Luxembourg 73.90
Iceland 73.30
Czech Rep. 73.20
Finland 72.60
Sweden 72.00
Austria 71.70
Norway 70.80
Latvia 70.40
Poland 69.30
Cyprus 68.70
Spain 68.50
Belgium 68.40
Macedonia 67.50
Malta 66.70
Slovak Rep. 66.60
Hungary 66.00
Albania 65.90
Bulgaria 65.90
Romania 65.60
Portugal 65.10
Montenegro 64.90
France 62.30
Serbia 62.10
Turkey 62.10
Italy 61.20
Slovenia 60.60
Croatia 59.10
Bosnia & H. 58.60
Moldova 57.40
Greece 53.20
Russia 50.60
Belarus 48.80
Ukraine 46.80



United Kingdom: 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


The United Kingdom (UK) has monthly and quarterly house price time-series. The Land Registry has a monthly house price index. Nationwide, and the Halifax, and many other commercial organizations publish quality UK house price time-series. Construction activity is published by Office for National Statistics (ONS) and property transactions data by the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML).

The rents situation is much less good, the only figures being from the Association of Registered Letting Agents (ARLA).

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