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Fiscal freedom: The average for 2017 was 77.3 points. The highest value was in Somalia: 100 points and the lowest value was in North Korea: 0 points. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available for: Fiscal freedom.
Fiscal freedom index (0-100), 2017
(points, Source: The Heritage Foundation)
Definition: The Fiscal freedom index measures the tax burden imposed by government. It is composed of three quantitative factors: the top marginal tax rate on individual income, the top marginal tax rate on corporate income, and the total tax burden as a percentage of GDP.