× Pacific Regional Statistics Square Meter Prices Rental Yields Rents Price/Rent Ratio Price/GDP per Cap Buy/Sell Costs Rental Income Tax Capital Gains Tax Price Change 1 yr Price Change 5 yrs Price Change 10 yrs Landlord & Tenant Law GDP Per Capita GDP/Cap Growth 1 yr GDP/Cap Growth 5 yrs Economic Freedom Competitiveness Property Rights Index Currency +/- Value Taxes on Residents Move to Region ... Asia Europe Africa Caribbean Pacific Middle East North America Latin America Economic Freedom Rating in Pacific Home Pacific Economic Freedom Rating Footnote | Export Sort: Alphabetically | Ascending Rank | Descending Rank Click name of country for detailed information New Zealand 83.75 Australia 81.02 Vanuatu 67.39 Fiji 63.39 Tonga 63.01 Samoa 58.36 Solomon Is. 55.00 Micronesia 54.14 PNG 50.90 Kiribati 50.86 Pacific: Economic freedom rating Scores are from 0 to 100, higher scores are more desirable i.e. more conducive to economic growth. The lower the score, the greater the level of government interference in the economy and the less economic freedom a country enjoys. Free 80 - 100; Mostly Free 70 - 79.9; Moderately Free 60 - 69.9; Mostly Unfree 50 to 59.9; and Repressed 0 - 49.9. Source: The Heritage Foundation and the Wall Street Journal Statistics for the Pacific Region. The bright spots in the Pacific are Australia and New Zealand, both countries which publish excellent house price statistics, as well as very good general economics statistics.