Doing Business. getting credit, strength of legal rights index

scale 0-12, 2014–2017

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    2014 Ranking
    1. Montenegro 12.00
    2. New Zealand 12.00
    3. Cambodia 11.00
    4. United States 11.00
    5. Australia 11.00
    6. Micronesia 11.00
    7. Palau 10.00
    8. Solomon Islands 10.00
    9. Vanuatu 10.00
    10. Marshall Islands 10.00
    11. Romania 10.00
    12. Tonga 10.00
    13. Puerto Rico 10.00
    14. Canada 9.00
    15. Afghanistan 9.00
    16. Georgia 9.00
    17. Guatemala 9.00
    18. Bulgaria 9.00
    19. Kosovo 9.00
    20. Latvia 9.00
    21. Honduras 9.00
    22. Rwanda 9.00
    23. Albania 8.00
    24. Kyrgyzstan 8.00
    25. Peru 8.00
    26. Denmark 8.00
    27. Moldova 8.00
    28. Ukraine 8.00
    29. Singapore 8.00
    30. Cyprus 7.00
    31. Mexico 7.00
    32. Hong Kong 7.00
    33. Finland 7.00
    34. Ghana 7.00
    35. Ireland 7.00
    36. Barbados 7.00
    37. Poland 7.00
    38. Slovakia 7.00
    39. Kenya 7.00
    40. United Kingdom 7.00
    41. Bosnia and Herzegovina 7.00
    42. Vietnam 7.00
    43. Malaysia 7.00
    44. Zambia 7.00
    45. Estonia 7.00
    46. Guinea 6.00
    47. Guinea Bissau 6.00
    48. Grenada 6.00
    49. Trinidad and Tobago 6.00
    50. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 6.00
    51. Nepal 6.00
    52. Bahamas 6.00
    53. Hungary 6.00
    54. India 6.00
    55. Uganda 6.00
    56. Israel 6.00
    57. Jamaica 6.00
    58. Mauritius 6.00
    59. Mali 6.00
    60. Niger 6.00
    61. Nigeria 6.00
    62. Germany 6.00
    63. Senegal 6.00
    64. Burkina Faso 6.00
    65. Cameroon 6.00
    66. Central African Republic 6.00
    67. Chad 6.00
    68. Sweden 6.00
    69. Comoros 6.00
    70. Congo (Kinshasa) 6.00
    71. Congo (Brazzaville) 6.00
    72. Ivory Coast 6.00
    73. Togo 6.00
    74. Serbia 6.00
    75. Gabon 6.00
    76. Dominica 6.00
    77. Lithuania 6.00
    78. Benin 6.00
    79. Switzerland 6.00
    80. Equatorial Guinea 6.00
    81. Mongolia 5.00
    82. Saint Lucia 5.00
    83. Spain 5.00
    84. Malawi 5.00
    85. South Africa 5.00
    86. Tanzania 5.00
    87. Saint Vincent and Grenadines 5.00
    88. Norway 5.00
    89. Samoa 5.00
    90. Sierra Leone 5.00
    91. Namibia 5.00
    92. Saint Kitts and Nevis 5.00
    93. Zimbabwe 5.00
    94. Liberia 5.00
    95. Armenia 5.00
    96. Iceland 5.00
    97. Fiji 5.00
    98. Bangladesh 5.00
    99. Austria 5.00
    100. Czech Republic 5.00
    101. Botswana 5.00
    102. South Korea 5.00
    103. Croatia 5.00
    104. Antigua and Barbuda 5.00
    105. Lesotho 5.00
    106. Brunei 4.00
    107. Belgium 4.00
    108. Russia 4.00
    109. Colombia 4.00
    110. Swaziland 4.00
    111. Bhutan 4.00
    112. Belize 4.00
    113. Panama 4.00
    114. China 4.00
    115. Taiwan 4.00
    116. Gambia 4.00
    117. France 4.00
    118. Chile 4.00
    119. Uruguay 4.00
    120. Kiribati 4.00
    121. Japan 4.00
    122. Indonesia 4.00
    123. Turkey 3.00
    124. Slovenia 3.00
    125. Luxembourg 3.00
    126. Kazakhstan 3.00
    127. Sudan 3.00
    128. Greece 3.00
    129. Guyana 3.00
    130. El Salvador 3.00
    131. Netherlands 3.00
    132. Ethiopia 3.00
    133. Papua New Guinea 3.00
    134. Tunisia 3.00
    135. Pakistan 3.00
    136. Philippines 3.00
    137. Thailand 3.00
    138. Burundi 2.00
    139. Algeria 2.00
    140. South Sudan 2.00
    141. United Arab Emirates 2.00
    142. Sri Lanka 2.00
    143. Argentina 2.00
    144. Brazil 2.00
    145. Belarus 2.00
    146. Azerbaijan 2.00
    147. Suriname 2.00
    148. Lebanon 2.00
    149. Cape Verde 2.00
    150. Haiti 2.00
    151. Laos 2.00
    152. Kuwait 2.00
    153. Maldives 2.00
    154. Malta 2.00
    155. Mauritania 2.00
    156. Italy 2.00
    157. Iran 2.00
    158. Morocco 2.00
    159. Costa Rica 2.00
    160. Burma (Myanmar) 2.00
    161. Seychelles 2.00
    162. Paraguay 2.00
    163. Portugal 2.00
    164. Egypt 2.00
    165. Saudi Arabia 2.00
    166. Oman 1.00
    167. Djibouti 1.00
    168. Madagascar 1.00
    169. Angola 1.00
    170. Venezuela 1.00
    171. Uzbekistan 1.00
    172. Qatar 1.00
    173. Dominican Republic 1.00
    174. Ecuador 1.00
    175. Tajikistan 1.00
    176. Iraq 1.00
    177. Bahrain 1.00
    178. Mozambique 1.00
    179. Syria 1.00
    180. Nicaragua 1.00
    181. San Marino 1.00
    2017 Ranking
    1. Colombia 12.00
    2. Montenegro 12.00
    3. New Zealand 12.00
    4. Vanuatu 11.00
    5. Micronesia 11.00
    6. Rwanda 11.00
    7. Australia 11.00
    8. United States 11.00
    9. Cambodia 11.00
    10. Romania 10.00
    11. Hungary 10.00
    12. Mexico 10.00
    13. Solomon Islands 10.00
    14. Palau 10.00
    15. Costa Rica 10.00
    16. Puerto Rico 10.00
    17. Tonga 10.00
    18. Marshall Islands 10.00
    19. Afghanistan 9.00
    20. Latvia 9.00
    21. Jamaica 9.00
    22. Papua New Guinea 9.00
    23. Honduras 9.00
    24. Kosovo 9.00
    25. El Salvador 9.00
    26. Canada 9.00
    27. Georgia 9.00
    28. Bulgaria 9.00
    29. Liberia 9.00
    30. Malawi 9.00
    31. Guatemala 9.00
    32. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 9.00
    33. Moldova 8.00
    34. Denmark 8.00
    35. Singapore 8.00
    36. Kyrgyzstan 8.00
    37. Hong Kong 8.00
    38. Gambia 8.00
    39. Peru 8.00
    40. Ukraine 8.00
    41. Estonia 7.00
    42. United Kingdom 7.00
    43. Poland 7.00
    44. Zambia 7.00
    45. Finland 7.00
    46. Armenia 7.00
    47. Ghana 7.00
    48. Vietnam 7.00
    49. Ireland 7.00
    50. Czech Republic 7.00
    51. Albania 7.00
    52. Slovakia 7.00
    53. Malaysia 7.00
    54. Cyprus 7.00
    55. Kenya 7.00
    56. Nigeria 7.00
    57. Bosnia and Herzegovina 7.00
    58. Barbados 7.00
    59. Panama 7.00
    60. Trinidad and Tobago 7.00
    61. Israel 6.00
    62. Lithuania 6.00
    63. Nepal 6.00
    64. Indonesia 6.00
    65. India 6.00
    66. Laos 6.00
    67. Niger 6.00
    68. Mali 6.00
    69. Senegal 6.00
    70. Guinea Bissau 6.00
    71. Comoros 6.00
    72. Uzbekistan 6.00
    73. Bahamas 6.00
    74. Uganda 6.00
    75. Togo 6.00
    76. Benin 6.00
    77. Switzerland 6.00
    78. Sweden 6.00
    79. Burkina Faso 6.00
    80. Cameroon 6.00
    81. Central African Republic 6.00
    82. Guinea 6.00
    83. Chad 6.00
    84. Congo (Kinshasa) 6.00
    85. Congo (Brazzaville) 6.00
    86. Grenada 6.00
    87. Russia 6.00
    88. Germany 6.00
    89. Gabon 6.00
    90. Equatorial Guinea 6.00
    91. Serbia 6.00
    92. Mauritius 6.00
    93. Ivory Coast 6.00
    94. Dominica 6.00
    95. Sierra Leone 5.00
    96. Saint Vincent and Grenadines 5.00
    97. Saint Lucia 5.00
    98. Saint Kitts and Nevis 5.00
    99. Tanzania 5.00
    100. Samoa 5.00
    101. Mongolia 5.00
    102. Norway 5.00
    103. Spain 5.00
    104. South Africa 5.00
    105. Namibia 5.00
    106. Zimbabwe 5.00
    107. Brunei 5.00
    108. Antigua and Barbuda 5.00
    109. Croatia 5.00
    110. Iceland 5.00
    111. Lesotho 5.00
    112. Fiji 5.00
    113. Austria 5.00
    114. South Korea 5.00
    115. Bangladesh 5.00
    116. Botswana 5.00
    117. Chile 4.00
    118. Japan 4.00
    119. Belgium 4.00
    120. France 4.00
    121. Bhutan 4.00
    122. Taiwan 4.00
    123. Kiribati 4.00
    124. Kazakhstan 4.00
    125. Swaziland 4.00
    126. Uruguay 4.00
    127. China 4.00
    128. Belize 4.00
    129. Ethiopia 3.00
    130. Greece 3.00
    131. Sudan 3.00
    132. Slovenia 3.00
    133. Philippines 3.00
    134. Guyana 3.00
    135. Netherlands 3.00
    136. Madagascar 3.00
    137. Tunisia 3.00
    138. Turkey 3.00
    139. Pakistan 3.00
    140. Thailand 3.00
    141. Luxembourg 3.00
    142. Algeria 2.00
    143. Argentina 2.00
    144. Brazil 2.00
    145. Suriname 2.00
    146. Azerbaijan 2.00
    147. United Arab Emirates 2.00
    148. Belarus 2.00
    149. Burundi 2.00
    150. Mauritania 2.00
    151. Lebanon 2.00
    152. Cape Verde 2.00
    153. Haiti 2.00
    154. Maldives 2.00
    155. Morocco 2.00
    156. Burma (Myanmar) 2.00
    157. Kuwait 2.00
    158. Italy 2.00
    159. Paraguay 2.00
    160. Sri Lanka 2.00
    161. Portugal 2.00
    162. Iran 2.00
    163. Malta 2.00
    164. South Sudan 2.00
    165. Saudi Arabia 2.00
    166. Egypt 2.00
    167. Seychelles 2.00
    168. San Marino 1.00
    169. Angola 1.00
    170. Venezuela 1.00
    171. Djibouti 1.00
    172. Mozambique 1.00
    173. Oman 1.00
    174. Ecuador 1.00
    175. Nicaragua 1.00
    176. Qatar 1.00
    177. Bahrain 1.00
    178. Iraq 1.00
    179. Syria 1.00
    180. Tajikistan 1.00
    181. Dominican Republic 1.00

    The strength of legal rights index includes 10 aspects related to legal rights in collateral law and 2 aspects in bankruptcy law. The index ranges from 0 to 12, with higher scores indicating that collateral and bankruptcy laws are better designed to expand access to credit.

    Source: World Bank