Economic Freedom Rating in Ecuador compared to Latin America
Ecuador: 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.
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.