Amazing! Ghana ranks 72nd in economic freedom

Amazing! Ghana ranks 72nd in economic freedom

A research fellow at the Heritage Foundation, Washington DC, James Roberts, has revealed that Ghana is number 72 in the 2016 economic freedom index.

Ghana ranked 72nd among 186 countries in the global ratings and 5th out of 46 countries in the regional ratings.

Amazing! Ghana ranks 72nd in economic freedom

2016 index of economic freedom

Mr Roberts said at an IEA forum that Ghana has dropped 22points on the corruption score since 1995 despite recording 2.3 increase in overall score since 2012.

Under the rule of law, Ghana recorded a 2.0 increase on freedom from corruption.

Amazing! Ghana ranks 72nd in economic freedom

Below is the list of countries captured in the report and their rankings

The Economic Freedom Index seeks to assess the extent to which countries have absolute right of property ownership, fully realised movement for labour, capital and goods and absence and absence of constraints of economic liberty.

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