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U.S. vs. the World: Compare Economic Freedom Rankings

How much income would you earn if you lived in another country? How long would you live? Extensive research confirms that economic freedom has a profound effect on quality of life measures such as average income, life span, and many other measures.

Enter in a country of your choice to see how economic freedom affects your quality of life:


*All data for this app comes from the “World Bank Global Development Indicators” and the “Economic Freedom of the World: 2012 Annual Report.” No bar is displayed when data is not present.