2014 Index of Economic Freedom

The twentieth edition of the Heritage Foundation's popular survey of economic liberty

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Index of Economic Freedom. With its user friendly format and straight-forward analysis, readers can track up to two decades of advancement in economic freedom, prosperity, and opportunity.

The Index covers 10 freedoms – from property rights to entrepreneurship – in 186 countries.

The United Kingdom’s economic freedom score is 74.9, making its economy the 14th freest in the 2014 Index. Its score is essentially the same as last year, with modes