Economic Freedom Rating in South Africa compared to Africa

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Angola 48.52
Benin 59.24
Botswana 70.11
Burkina Faso 59.61
Burundi 53.19
Cameroon 51.81
Cape Verde 56.95
CAR 51.81
Chad 49.04
Comoros 55.84
Congo(Brazza) 40.03
Congo, DR 56.41
Cote d'Ivoire 62.99
Djibouti 46.69
Eq. Guinea 45.00
Eritrea 42.23
Ethiopia 52.66
Gabon 58.60
Gambia 53.40
Ghana 56.22
Guinea 47.58
Guinea-Bissau 56.12
Kenya 53.48
Lesotho 53.87
Liberia 49.12
Madagascar 57.39
Malawi 52.19
Mali 58.63
Mauritania 54.41
Mauritius 74.71
Mozambique 49.95
Namibia 62.55
Niger 50.81
Nigeria 57.06
Rwanda 67.55
Sao Tome & P. 55.38
Senegal 55.93
Seychelles 61.79
Sierra Leone 52.57
South Africa 62.28
Sudan 48.78
Swaziland 61.13
Tanzania 58.58
Togo 53.24
Uganda 60.91
Zambia 55.80
Zimbabwe 44.05
 

South Africa: 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


South Africa does not publish official house price statistics, but ABSA Group releases good house price data. ABSA has a monthly house price index and quarterly property projections. General economics statistics are available from the Reserve Bank of Africa and the First National Bank (FNB). FNB releases quarterly economic forecasts as well.