HIEL - Historical Index of Economic Liberty by Countries

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United States HIEL Index & Dimensions (Five-year moving averages)

United States HIEL Composition (Five-year moving averages)

United States HIEL Index & Dimensions (Annual indices)

YearHIELProperty RightsValue of MoneyInternational TradeRegulation
1850 8.0 7.1 9.3 6.7 8.8
1851 8.0 7.1 9.2 6.7 8.9
1852 8.0 7.1 9.6 6.8 8.6
1853 8.0 7.0 9.7 6.8 8.4
1854 7.7 7.2 8.6 6.9 8.3
1855 7.9 7.2 9.2 7.0 8.2
1856 8.1 7.3 9.4 7.0 8.6
1857 8.2 7.3 9.4 7.2 9.0
1858 8.0 7.2 8.9 7.5 8.3
1859 8.2 7.6 9.4 7.5 8.5
1860 8.2 7.5 9.5 7.5 8.2
1861 7.9 7.4 9.2 7.6 7.3
1862 6.4 7.3 8.5 5.4 4.2
1863 5.3 7.2 6.5 4.7 3.1
1864 5.3 6.7 6.6 3.8 4.2
1865 6.3 7.3 7.5 5.0 5.1
1866 7.1 7.6 7.7 4.4 8.7
1867 7.3 7.7 7.8 4.6 9.0
1868 7.4 7.9 8.6 4.5 8.8
1869 7.7 7.9 9.1 4.8 9.1
1870 7.5 8.0 8.9 4.2 9.0
1871 7.8 8.2 8.9 5.1 8.9
1872 8.1 8.3 9.3 5.6 9.0
1873 8.2 8.3 9.3 6.1 9.1
1874 8.0 8.4 9.0 6.2 8.6
1875 8.3 8.4 9.0 7.1 8.6
1876 8.3 8.4 9.3 6.8 8.6
1877 8.4 8.4 9.4 7.2 8.6
1878 8.3 8.3 9.3 7.1 8.5
1879 8.3 8.3 9.6 7.0 8.5
1880 8.4 8.3 9.5 7.3 8.5
1881 8.4 8.4 9.7 7.0 8.5
1882 8.5 8.4 9.6 7.0 8.9
1883 8.4 8.4 9.5 7.1 8.8
1884 8.5 8.5 9.6 7.1 8.7
1885 8.4 8.6 9.6 7.0 8.5
1886 8.5 8.7 9.5 7.0 8.6
1887 8.5 8.7 9.7 6.9 8.7
1888 8.5 8.8 9.7 7.0 8.6
1889 8.5 8.8 9.6 7.1 8.6
1890 8.6 8.8 9.7 7.2 8.6
1891 8.6 8.8 9.7 7.5 8.5
1892 8.7 8.9 9.7 7.9 8.4
1893 8.7 8.8 9.7 7.7 8.6
1894 8.7 8.9 9.5 8.0 8.3
1895 8.7 9.0 9.6 8.0 8.4
1896 8.8 9.0 9.7 8.0 8.5
1897 8.6 9.0 9.4 7.8 8.3
1898 8.7 9.0 9.7 7.7 8.3
1899 8.6 9.1 9.9 7.2 8.2
1900 8.6 9.1 9.7 7.4 8.3
1901 8.5 9.2 9.5 7.2 8.2
1902 8.5 9.2 9.3 7.3 8.2
1903 8.5 9.2 9.4 7.3 8.2
1904 8.6 9.2 9.6 7.4 8.2
1905 8.7 9.3 9.5 7.7 8.2
1906 8.6 9.3 9.6 7.6 8.1
1907 8.6 9.3 9.3 7.7 8.3
1908 8.6 9.2 9.4 7.7 8.3
1909 8.7 9.3 9.4 7.7 8.2
1910 8.7 9.3 9.3 7.9 8.2
1911 8.7 9.4 9.6 8.0 7.9
1912 8.8 9.4 9.5 8.2 8.1
1913 8.8 9.4 9.6 8.3 8.1
1914 8.9 9.4 9.6 8.5 8.2
1915 8.0 9.5 9.6 5.3 7.6
1916 7.5 9.5 8.5 5.6 6.4
1917 6.5 9.6 7.1 4.2 5.1
1918 5.9 9.5 7.4 4.4 2.5
1919 6.7 9.4 7.4 8.0 1.9
1920 8.0 9.4 7.4 7.9 7.5
1921 8.3 9.4 8.0 7.3 8.6
1922 8.5 9.5 8.6 7.4 8.5
1923 8.5 9.5 9.0 7.0 8.5
1924 8.4 9.5 9.0 7.0 8.2
1925 8.5 9.5 8.9 7.2 8.2
1926 8.7 9.5 9.6 7.2 8.4
1927 8.7 9.6 9.7 7.1 8.5
1928 8.8 9.6 9.8 7.1 8.6
1929 8.8 9.6 9.8 7.2 8.6
1930 8.6 9.6 9.5 6.9 8.4
1931 8.2 9.5 8.6 6.6 8.2
1932 7.9 9.3 8.2 7.0 7.3
1933 7.4 9.2 8.6 4.5 7.2
1934 8.0 9.3 9.0 6.8 6.9
1935 8.1 9.4 9.2 6.9 6.8
1936 8.0 9.4 9.1 6.9 6.5
1937 8.2 9.4 9.1 6.9 7.3
1938 8.3 9.4 9.1 7.1 7.7
1939 8.2 9.4 9.2 7.3 7.2
1940 8.1 9.4 9.3 6.4 7.3
1941 7.8 9.3 9.1 6.3 6.3
1942 7.1 9.2 8.7 6.4 4.3
1943 6.7 9.1 8.7 6.3 2.9
1944 6.9 9.0 8.9 6.4 3.4
1945 6.9 9.0 8.9 6.5 3.3
1946 7.2 9.0 8.3 6.5 5.0
1947 7.6 9.1 8.0 6.8 6.6
1948 8.2 9.3 8.8 7.0 7.8
1949 8.3 9.3 9.2 6.9 7.9
1950 9.2 9.3 9.0 9.7 8.7
1951 9.2 9.3 8.7 9.7 8.9
1952 9.3 9.4 9.4 9.7 8.7
1953 9.4 9.4 9.6 9.7 8.8
1954 9.4 9.4 9.5 9.8 8.9
1955 9.4 9.4 9.6 9.7 8.9
1956 9.5 9.5 9.7 9.7 9.0
1957 9.4 9.6 9.5 9.7 9.0
1958 9.4 9.5 9.6 9.7 8.7
1959 9.4 9.6 9.7 9.7 8.7
1960 9.5 9.6 9.7 9.6 9.0
1961 9.5 9.6 9.8 9.7 8.8
1962 9.5 9.7 9.8 9.6 8.9
1963 9.5 9.6 9.9 9.7 9.0
1964 9.5 9.6 9.8 9.7 8.9
1965 9.5 9.7 9.8 9.6 9.0
1966 9.4 9.7 9.7 9.3 9.0
1967 9.3 9.7 9.7 9.3 8.7
1968 9.4 9.7 9.6 9.3 8.8
1969 9.4 9.7 9.5 9.4 9.0
1970 9.3 9.7 9.4 9.4 8.8
1971 9.3 9.7 9.5 9.4 8.5
1972 9.3 9.7 9.6 9.4 8.6
1973 9.4 9.7 9.4 9.5 8.8
1974 9.3 9.7 8.9 9.8 8.7
1975 9.1 9.7 8.9 9.7 8.0
1976 9.2 9.7 9.1 9.8 8.3
1977 9.3 9.7 9.2 9.8 8.5
1978 9.3 9.7 9.1 9.8 8.6
1979 9.3 9.7 8.9 9.8 8.7
1980 9.2 9.7 8.7 9.9 8.6
1981 9.4 9.8 8.9 9.8 9.0
1982 9.4 9.8 9.1 9.8 8.8
1983 9.4 9.7 9.2 9.8 8.7
1984 9.4 9.8 9.1 9.8 8.8
1985 9.4 9.8 9.1 9.8 8.7
1986 9.3 9.8 9.2 9.8 8.6
1987 9.4 9.7 9.3 9.8 8.6
1988 9.4 9.7 9.3 9.8 8.7
1989 9.4 9.7 9.3 9.8 8.8
1990 9.4 9.7 9.4 9.8 8.7
1991 9.4 9.7 9.6 9.8 8.4
1992 9.3 9.7 9.5 9.8 8.2
1993 9.3 9.6 9.4 9.8 8.3
1994 9.4 9.6 9.4 9.8 8.6
1995 9.4 9.6 9.5 9.9 8.8
1996 9.5 9.6 9.7 9.9 8.8
1997 9.6 9.6 9.7 9.9 9.0
1998 9.6 9.6 9.6 9.9 9.1
1999 9.5 9.6 9.6 9.9 9.1
2000 9.6 9.6 9.5 9.9 9.3
2001 9.5 9.6 9.6 9.9 8.9
2002 9.4 9.6 9.8 9.9 8.4
2003 9.4 9.6 9.8 9.9 8.2
2004 9.4 9.6 9.7 9.9 8.2
2005 9.4 9.6 9.6 9.9 8.5
2006 9.5 9.7 9.7 9.9 8.8
2007 9.5 9.9 9.7 9.9 8.7