Economic Freedom Rating in Malaysia 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
 

Malaysia: 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


Malaysia releases annual and quarterly house price index. Annual data are available from the Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) and quarterly data are available from the Valuation and Property Services Department. BNM has useful monetary, financial and economics data.