Global Property Guide

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Economic Freedom Rating - New Zealand Compared to Pacific

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New Zealand 83.75
Australia 81.02
Vanuatu 67.39
Fiji 63.39
Tonga 63.01
Samoa 58.36
Solomon Is. 55.00
Micronesia 54.14
PNG 50.90
Kiribati 50.86
 

New Zealand: 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


New Zealand has a quarterly house price index, available from the Reserve Bank of New Zealand. Monthly median house prices are published by the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ), which also publishes residential market news. Rental market data are freely available from the Massey University Real Estate Analysis Unit.

General economics statistics are from the Reserve Bank of New Zealand.