Availability of financial services

scale 1-7, 2010–2015

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    2010 Ranking
    1. Switzerland 6.59
    2. Canada 6.41
    3. Luxembourg 6.39
    4. Hong Kong 6.32
    5. United Kingdom 6.28
    6. Sweden 6.27
    7. South Africa 6.23
    8. Germany 6.11
    9. Norway 6.10
    10. Belgium 6.08
    11. Panama 6.06
    12. Finland 6.04
    13. Netherlands 6.03
    14. Australia 6.03
    15. United States 5.96
    16. France 5.93
    17. Austria 5.86
    18. Bahrain 5.85
    19. Chile 5.84
    20. Singapore 5.72
    21. Puerto Rico 5.70
    22. Portugal 5.65
    23. Malaysia 5.61
    24. Spain 5.59
    25. Qatar 5.58
    26. Brazil 5.57
    27. Denmark 5.57
    28. Israel 5.54
    29. Saudi Arabia 5.51
    30. Peru 5.48
    31. United Arab Emirates 5.39
    32. Malta 5.38
    33. Guatemala 5.34
    34. New Zealand 5.32
    35. Namibia 5.24
    36. Cyprus 5.24
    37. Slovakia 5.22
    38. Lebanon 5.21
    39. Thailand 5.21
    40. Japan 5.21
    41. Tunisia 5.18
    42. Estonia 5.15
    43. Mauritius 5.13
    44. India 5.10
    45. Kuwait 5.09
    46. Czech Republic 5.08
    47. Sri Lanka 5.07
    48. Philippines 5.06
    49. Ireland 5.04
    50. Hungary 5.03
    51. Turkey 5.01
    52. Kenya 4.96
    53. Colombia 4.92
    54. El Salvador 4.91
    55. Trinidad and Tobago 4.89
    56. Oman 4.89
    57. Barbados 4.86
    58. Indonesia 4.81
    59. Egypt 4.79
    60. Morocco 4.79
    61. Poland 4.78
    62. Jamaica 4.78
    63. Greece 4.74
    64. Costa Rica 4.74
    65. Honduras 4.70
    66. Jordan 4.70
    67. Dominican Republic 4.68
    68. Zambia 4.67
    69. Brunei 4.65
    70. China 4.64
    71. Gambia 4.59
    72. Botswana 4.50
    73. Lithuania 4.47
    74. Paraguay 4.45
    75. Montenegro 4.41
    76. Slovenia 4.35
    77. Ghana 4.34
    78. Mexico 4.33
    79. Uganda 4.30
    80. Uruguay 4.29
    81. Italy 4.29
    82. Croatia 4.29
    83. Benin 4.27
    84. Senegal 4.26
    85. Latvia 4.26
    86. Vietnam 4.24
    87. Cambodia 4.22
    88. Nicaragua 4.22
    89. Nigeria 4.19
    90. Guyana 4.18
    91. Mozambique 4.17
    92. Kazakhstan 4.14
    93. Swaziland 4.11
    94. Bulgaria 4.10
    95. Bolivia 4.09
    96. Bangladesh 4.05
    97. South Korea 4.04
    98. Malawi 4.03
    99. Rwanda 4.03
    100. Pakistan 4.03
    101. Azerbaijan 4.01
    102. Iceland 3.97
    103. Romania 3.90
    104. Ivory Coast 3.88
    105. Georgia 3.87
    106. Venezuela 3.86
    107. Ukraine 3.81
    108. Russia 3.80
    109. Ecuador 3.77
    110. Serbia 3.77
    111. Mali 3.69
    112. Cape Verde 3.68
    113. Moldova 3.66
    114. Zimbabwe 3.65
    115. Nepal 3.64
    116. Madagascar 3.63
    117. Tajikistan 3.62
    118. Bosnia and Herzegovina 3.57
    119. Tanzania 3.55
    120. Armenia 3.54
    121. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 3.51
    122. Kyrgyzstan 3.46
    123. Ethiopia 3.37
    124. Argentina 3.37
    125. Mongolia 3.35
    126. Cameroon 3.34
    127. Albania 3.32
    128. Angola 3.27
    129. Syria 3.26
    130. Algeria 3.23
    131. Burkina Faso 3.11
    132. Iran 3.05
    133. Lesotho 3.01
    134. Burundi 2.88
    135. Libya 2.66
    136. Mauritania 2.58
    137. Chad 2.47
    138. Timor Leste 2.44
    2015 Ranking
    1. Switzerland 6.49
    2. Luxembourg 6.31
    3. Hong Kong 6.21
    4. United States 6.19
    5. Canada 6.15
    6. South Africa 6.13
    7. United Kingdom 6.08
    8. Singapore 6.07
    9. Norway 6.02
    10. Finland 5.97
    11. Netherlands 5.90
    12. Belgium 5.85
    13. Qatar 5.82
    14. New Zealand 5.75
    15. Bahrain 5.71
    16. Panama 5.68
    17. Malaysia 5.65
    18. Germany 5.62
    19. Australia 5.59
    20. Sweden 5.58
    21. Chile 5.55
    22. United Arab Emirates 5.54
    23. Austria 5.44
    24. Malta 5.42
    25. Thailand 5.35
    26. Japan 5.35
    27. Guatemala 5.32
    28. France 5.28
    29. Sri Lanka 5.28
    30. Denmark 5.28
    31. Brazil 5.22
    32. Mauritius 5.20
    33. Estonia 5.19
    34. Turkey 5.19
    35. Israel 5.18
    36. Czech Republic 5.14
    37. Slovakia 5.12
    38. Latvia 5.12
    39. Honduras 5.05
    40. Philippines 4.98
    41. Portugal 4.95
    42. Poland 4.94
    43. Lithuania 4.94
    44. Indonesia 4.93
    45. Oman 4.92
    46. Saudi Arabia 4.90
    47. Ireland 4.90
    48. Spain 4.86
    49. Dominican Republic 4.85
    50. Colombia 4.76
    51. Namibia 4.73
    52. Peru 4.72
    53. Kenya 4.69
    54. Cyprus 4.68
    55. Jordan 4.66
    56. Morocco 4.61
    57. Lebanon 4.59
    58. Jamaica 4.55
    59. Hungary 4.54
    60. China 4.52
    61. Trinidad and Tobago 4.48
    62. Kazakhstan 4.48
    63. Swaziland 4.44
    64. Iceland 4.42
    65. Kuwait 4.41
    66. Rwanda 4.39
    67. Costa Rica 4.38
    68. Russia 4.38
    69. Botswana 4.35
    70. Mexico 4.34
    71. Zambia 4.31
    72. Armenia 4.30
    73. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 4.30
    74. Italy 4.28
    75. Croatia 4.26
    76. Laos 4.25
    77. Paraguay 4.25
    78. Uruguay 4.25
    79. Pakistan 4.24
    80. India 4.23
    81. Nepal 4.19
    82. Bulgaria 4.17
    83. Ecuador 4.17
    84. Uganda 4.15
    85. Nigeria 4.13
    86. Guyana 4.12
    87. Georgia 4.12
    88. El Salvador 4.12
    89. Azerbaijan 4.09
    90. Cambodia 4.09
    91. Romania 4.08
    92. Montenegro 4.07
    93. Bangladesh 4.06
    94. Gambia 4.06
    95. Tajikistan 4.01
    96. Serbia 3.99
    97. Ghana 3.98
    98. South Korea 3.98
    99. Bhutan 3.91
    100. Ukraine 3.90
    101. Seychelles 3.87
    102. Vietnam 3.86
    103. Bolivia 3.85
    104. Cameroon 3.81
    105. Bosnia and Herzegovina 3.79
    106. Zimbabwe 3.79
    107. Kyrgyzstan 3.76
    108. Moldova 3.76
    109. Greece 3.76
    110. Mongolia 3.76
    111. Liberia 3.76
    112. Malawi 3.75
    113. Ivory Coast 3.75
    114. Senegal 3.74
    115. Albania 3.74
    116. Nicaragua 3.73
    117. Ethiopia 3.73
    118. Mozambique 3.72
    119. Cape Verde 3.72
    120. Tunisia 3.69
    121. Tanzania 3.66
    122. Venezuela 3.65
    123. Sierra Leone 3.61
    124. Slovenia 3.56
    125. Mali 3.55
    126. Madagascar 3.54
    127. Gabon 3.50
    128. Egypt 3.44
    129. Benin 3.34
    130. Lesotho 3.16
    131. Argentina 3.06
    132. Algeria 3.05
    133. Haiti 3.03
    134. Iran 2.93
    135. Guinea 2.88
    136. Mauritania 2.86
    137. Burma (Myanmar) 2.80
    138. Burundi 2.76
    139. Chad 2.65

    This index represents the average score from 1-7 given by a large sample group in a particular country in response to the following question: “To what extent are financial services affordable for businesses?” (1 = not affordable at all, 7 = affordable).

    Source: World Economic Forum