Economic Freedom 5 Years in Spain compared to Europe

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Spain -8.00%
Slovenia -5.89%
Cyprus -5.50%
Croatia -2.50%
Hungary -1.95%
Slovak Rep. -1.89%
Belgium -1.67%
Denmark -1.51%
Albania -1.15%
Montenegro -0.83%
Greece -0.72%
Portugal -0.66%
Ireland -0.20%
France 0.16%
Switzerland 0.43%
Malta 1.03%
Serbia 1.52%
Luxembourg 1.93%
Finland 2.33%
Austria 2.80%
UK 3.15%
Macedonia 3.26%
Netherlands 3.41%
Germany 3.95%
Ukraine 4.32%
Turkey 4.37%
Sweden 4.48%
Bulgaria 4.88%
Iceland 4.92%
Czech Rep. 4.92%
Bosnia & H. 5.10%
Lithuania 5.99%
Poland 6.33%
Italy 6.35%
Moldova 6.54%
Norway 7.52%
Estonia 8.00%
Romania 8.16%
Russia 13.06%
Latvia 14.65%
Belarus 19.57%
 

Spain: 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


Spain publishes good house price statistics. The Banco de EspaƱa holds good quarterly house price time series for a range of areas and housing types, generated by the Ministerio de Fomento (Ministry of Infrastructure and Urban Planning). TINSA, a private entity, publishes a monthly house price index. General economic statistics are available from the Instituto Nacional de Estadistica.