Economic Freedom 5 Years in Ecuador compared to Latin America

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Guyana 14.03%
Argentina 5.02%
Guatemala 3.46%
Colombia 2.49%
Nicaragua 2.23%
Ecuador 2.06%
Panama 1.63%
Paraguay 1.02%
Peru 0.29%
Honduras 0.07%
Uruguay -0.33%
Chile -2.24%
Mexico -2.68%
Costa Rica -4.37%
Bolivia -4.99%
El Salvador -6.66%
Suriname -8.69%
Brazil -8.72%
Venezuela -29.23%
 

Ecuador: 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


There are no house price statistics for Ecuador, and its statistical data is generally weak. The Instituto Nacional de Estad'stica y Censos is an ill-organized collection of stale data. The Banco Central del Ecuador is better, but alas has few downloadable time-series (data tends to be in 'press release' format). The monthly report on inflation is well presented.