Economic Freedom Rating in India compared to Asia

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Afghanistan 48.89
Armenia 70.31
Azerbaijan 63.60
Bangladesh 54.98
Bhutan 58.45
Brunei 69.77
Cambodia 59.52
China 57.40
Georgia 75.99
Hong Kong 89.82
India 52.64
Indonesia 61.94
Japan 69.58
Kazakhstan 68.99
Kyrgyztan 61.13
Laos 54.01
Macau 70.67
Malaysia 73.78
Maldives 50.29
Mongolia 54.76
Nepal 55.11
North Korea 4.92
Pakistan 52.83
Philippines 65.61
Singapore 88.58
South Korea 74.26
Sri Lanka 57.39
Taiwan 76.51
Tajikistan 58.17
Thailand 66.22
Timor-Leste 46.27
Turkmenistan 47.37
Uzbekistan 52.26
Vietnam 52.44
 

India: 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


India launched Residex (India's house price index) in July 2007, through the National Housing Bank (NHB). Since Residex is relatively new, its methodology is being revised every so often. The eventual aim is to cover residential housing for 63 cities, before extending coverage to commercial property and land. At date of writing (early 2014) Residex covered 26 cities, with 2007 as base year. Residex is publicly available and can be accessed at the National Housing Bank's site. General economics statistics are from the Reserve Bank of India.