Economic Freedom 5 Years in Bahamas compared to Caribbean

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Cuba 19.92%
Jamaica 6.71%
Dom. Rep. 4.49%
Dominica 3.33%
St Vincent -1.89%
Haiti -2.08%
Trinidad & T. -4.93%
Belize -5.28%
St Lucia -8.77%
Bahamas -10.17%
Barbados -21.01%

Bahamas: Economic freedom index, 5-year change

Increased economic freedom is strongly associated with high GDP growth, and therefore with rises in residential property prices. Changes in a countrys score on the Heritage Foundations freedom index are calculated by the Global Property Guide to produce a 5-point rating:

  • Greatly Improved
  • Improved
  • Nuetral
  • Worse
  • Much Worse

Source: Calculated using figures from The Heritage Foundation and the Wall Street Journal

Bahamas does not publish official house price statistics. Good economics data are from the Central Bank of the Bahamas.