Economic Freedom Rating in United Kingdom compared to Europe

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Albania 64.35
Austria 72.27
Belarus 58.59
Belgium 67.85
Bosnia & H. 60.22
Bulgaria 67.86
Croatia 59.38
Cyprus 67.85
Czech Rep. 73.34
Denmark 75.05
Estonia 79.06
Finland 73.99
France 63.30
Germany 73.80
Greece 55.00
Hungary 65.79
Iceland 74.39
Ireland 76.74
Italy 62.53
Latvia 74.75
Lithuania 75.78
Luxembourg 75.94
Macedonia 70.74
Malta 67.69
Moldova 57.96
Montenegro 61.98
Netherlands 75.80
Norway 73.97
Poland 68.26
Portugal 62.58
Romania 69.65
Russia 57.10
Serbia 58.88
Slovak Rep. 65.73
Slovenia 59.20
Spain 63.57
Sweden 74.91
Switzerland 81.45
Turkey 65.23
UK 76.43
Ukraine 48.09
 

United Kingdom: 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


The United Kingdom (UK) has monthly and quarterly house price time-series. The Land Registry has a monthly house price index. Nationwide, and the Halifax, and many other commercial organizations publish quality UK house price time-series. Construction activity is published by Office for National Statistics (ONS) and property transactions data by the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML).

The rents situation is much less good, the only figures being from the Association of Registered Letting Agents (ARLA).