Doing Business, protecting minority investment, strength of minority investor protection index

scale 0-10, 2006–2014

Info Edit
Country200620072008200920102011201220132014
Afghanistan1.001.001.001.001.001.001.001.001.00
Albania2.702.302.307.007.007.007.007.007.00
Algeria3.003.003.003.003.003.003.003.003.00
Angola5.305.305.305.305.305.305.305.305.30
Antigua and Barbuda6.306.306.306.306.306.306.306.306.30
Argentina5.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.00
Armenia5.005.005.005.005.005.005.006.306.30
Australia5.705.705.705.705.705.705.705.705.70
Austria5.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.00
Azerbaijan4.304.304.306.706.706.706.706.706.70
Bahamas4.704.704.704.704.704.704.70
Bahrain5.005.005.005.005.005.005.00
Bangladesh6.706.706.706.706.706.706.706.70
Barbados3.303.303.30
Belarus4.004.004.304.304.304.305.005.005.00
Belgium7.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.00
Belize4.304.304.304.304.304.304.304.304.30
Benin3.303.303.303.303.303.303.303.303.30
Bhutan4.704.704.704.704.704.704.704.704.70
Bolivia4.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.00
Bosnia and Herzegovina4.704.704.704.704.704.704.704.704.70
Botswana4.304.304.306.006.006.006.006.006.00
Brazil5.305.305.305.305.305.305.305.30
Brunei4.704.704.704.704.705.705.705.70
Bulgaria6.306.306.306.306.306.306.306.306.30
Burkina Faso3.303.303.303.303.303.303.303.303.30
Burundi2.702.702.702.702.702.705.705.705.70
Cape Verde4.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.00
Cambodia6.306.306.306.306.306.306.306.306.00
Cameroon3.703.703.703.703.703.703.703.703.70
Canada8.308.308.308.308.308.308.308.708.70
Central African Republic4.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.00
Chad3.303.303.303.303.303.303.303.303.30
Chile6.306.306.306.306.306.706.706.706.70
China4.305.005.005.005.005.005.005.00
Colombia6.306.306.306.308.008.008.008.008.00
Comoros3.303.303.303.303.303.303.303.303.30
Congo (Kinshasa)2.302.302.302.302.302.302.302.302.70
Congo (Brazzaville)3.303.303.303.303.303.303.303.303.30
Costa Rica3.003.003.003.003.003.003.003.003.00
Ivory Coast3.303.303.303.303.303.303.303.303.30
Croatia4.004.004.004.004.704.704.704.704.70
Cyprus5.005.005.006.306.306.30
Czech Republic5.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.00
Denmark6.306.306.306.306.306.306.306.306.30
Djibouti2.302.302.302.302.302.302.302.302.30
Dominica6.306.306.306.306.306.306.306.306.30
Dominican Republic4.004.004.004.005.705.705.005.005.00
Ecuador4.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.00
Egypt3.303.303.303.703.703.703.703.703.70
El Salvador2.702.702.702.702.702.703.003.003.00
Equatorial Guinea3.703.703.703.703.703.703.703.703.70
Eritrea2.702.702.702.702.702.702.702.702.70
Estonia5.705.705.705.705.705.705.705.705.70
Ethiopia1.701.701.701.701.701.701.701.701.70
Fiji5.705.705.705.705.705.705.705.705.70
Finland5.705.705.705.705.705.705.705.705.70
France5.305.305.305.305.305.305.305.305.30
Gabon3.303.303.303.303.303.303.303.303.30
Gambia2.702.702.702.702.702.702.702.702.70
Georgia4.304.306.306.306.307.007.307.307.30
Germany5.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.00
Ghana6.306.306.306.306.306.306.306.306.30
Greece3.003.003.003.303.303.303.304.705.30
Grenada6.306.306.306.306.306.306.306.306.30
Guatemala3.303.303.303.303.303.303.303.303.30
Guinea3.303.303.303.303.303.303.303.303.30
Guinea Bissau4.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.00
Guyana6.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.00
Haiti3.003.003.003.003.003.003.003.003.00
Honduras3.003.003.003.003.003.003.003.003.00
Hong Kong9.009.009.009.009.009.009.009.009.00
Hungary4.304.304.304.304.304.304.304.304.30
Iceland5.305.305.305.305.305.305.705.706.30
India5.705.705.705.705.706.006.006.00
Indonesia5.705.705.705.706.006.006.006.00
Iran3.003.003.003.003.003.003.003.703.70
Iraq4.304.304.304.304.304.304.304.304.30
Ireland8.708.708.708.708.708.708.708.708.70
Israel8.008.008.008.008.008.008.008.008.00
Italy6.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.00
Jamaica5.305.305.305.305.305.305.305.305.30
Japan7.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.00
Jordan3.003.003.003.003.003.003.003.003.00
Kazakhstan4.304.304.304.304.304.706.706.706.70
Kenya4.704.705.005.005.005.005.005.005.00
Kiribati6.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.00
South Korea6.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.706.70
Kosovo2.702.702.705.005.00
Kuwait5.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.30
Kyrgyzstan5.305.305.306.706.706.706.706.706.70
Laos1.701.701.701.701.701.701.701.701.70
Latvia5.705.705.705.705.705.705.705.705.70
Lebanon5.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.00
Lesotho3.703.703.703.703.703.703.705.005.00
Liberia3.703.703.703.703.703.703.703.70
Libya2.702.70
Lithuania5.005.005.005.005.005.005.705.705.70
Luxembourg4.304.304.304.304.304.304.304.30
Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.)4.304.304.304.305.705.705.705.706.30
Madagascar5.705.705.705.705.705.705.705.705.70
Malawi5.305.305.305.305.305.305.305.305.30
Malaysia8.708.708.708.708.708.708.708.708.70
Maldives5.305.305.305.305.305.305.305.305.30
Mali3.303.303.303.303.303.303.303.303.30
Malta5.705.705.70
Marshall Islands3.303.303.303.303.303.303.303.303.30
Mauritania3.703.703.703.703.703.703.703.703.70
Mauritius7.707.707.707.707.707.707.707.707.70
Mexico3.305.705.705.705.705.705.705.70
Micronesia2.702.702.702.702.702.702.702.702.70
Moldova5.305.305.305.305.305.305.306.006.00
Mongolia6.306.306.306.306.306.306.306.706.70
Montenegro6.306.306.306.306.306.306.306.30
Morocco2.702.702.702.702.703.004.704.704.70
Mozambique4.004.005.305.305.305.305.305.305.30
Burma (Myanmar)2.302.30
Namibia5.305.305.305.305.305.305.305.305.30
Nepal5.305.305.305.305.305.305.305.305.30
Netherlands4.304.304.304.304.304.304.304.704.70
New Zealand9.709.709.709.709.709.709.709.709.70
Nicaragua4.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.00
Niger3.303.303.303.303.303.303.303.303.30
Nigeria5.305.305.305.305.305.305.305.30
Norway6.306.306.306.306.306.306.306.306.30
Oman5.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.00
Pakistan6.306.306.306.306.306.306.306.30
Palau2.702.702.702.702.702.702.702.702.70
Panama5.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.30
Papua New Guinea5.705.705.705.705.705.705.705.705.70
Paraguay5.705.705.705.705.705.705.705.705.70
Peru5.706.006.006.006.006.006.307.007.00
Philippines4.304.304.304.304.304.304.304.304.30
Poland5.706.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.00
Portugal6.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.00
Puerto Rico7.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.00
Qatar4.304.304.304.304.304.304.30
Romania5.305.705.705.705.705.705.705.705.70
Russia4.704.704.704.704.704.704.704.70
Rwanda2.702.702.702.706.306.306.306.306.70
Saint Thomas and Principe3.303.303.303.303.303.303.303.303.30
Samoa6.306.306.306.306.306.306.306.306.30
San Marino4.304.30
Saudi Arabia5.705.705.706.706.706.706.706.706.70
Senegal3.003.003.003.003.003.003.003.003.00
Serbia4.704.704.704.704.704.704.704.704.70
Seychelles5.705.705.705.705.705.705.705.705.70
Sierra Leone5.705.705.705.706.706.706.706.706.70
Singapore9.309.309.309.309.309.309.309.309.30
Slovakia4.704.704.704.704.704.704.704.704.70
Slovenia6.306.306.306.706.706.706.707.307.30
Solomon Islands5.705.705.705.705.705.706.006.006.00
South Africa8.008.008.008.008.008.008.008.008.00
South Sudan2.302.30
Spain5.305.305.305.305.305.305.305.305.30
Sri Lanka5.305.305.305.305.305.306.006.006.00
Saint Kitts and Nevis6.306.306.306.306.306.306.306.306.30
Saint Lucia6.306.306.306.306.306.306.306.306.30
Saint Vincent and Grenadines6.306.306.306.306.306.306.306.306.30
Sudan3.003.003.003.003.003.003.003.003.00
Suriname2.002.002.002.002.002.002.002.002.00
Swaziland2.002.002.002.002.004.304.304.304.30
Sweden4.305.705.705.705.706.306.306.306.30
Switzerland3.003.003.003.003.003.003.003.003.00
Syria4.304.304.304.304.304.704.704.704.70
Taiwan5.305.305.305.305.305.305.306.306.30
Tajikistan1.701.701.703.304.705.705.706.706.70
Tanzania4.705.305.305.305.305.305.305.305.30
Thailand6.006.006.007.707.707.707.707.707.70
Timor Leste4.304.304.304.304.304.304.304.304.30
Togo3.303.303.303.303.303.303.303.303.30
Tonga4.704.704.704.704.704.704.704.704.70
Trinidad and Tobago6.706.706.706.706.706.706.706.706.70
Tunisia3.303.303.303.705.705.705.705.705.70
Turkey5.305.305.305.705.705.705.705.706.70
Uganda4.704.704.704.704.704.704.704.704.70
Ukraine3.303.303.303.304.004.004.004.004.00
United Arab Emirates4.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.005.30
United Kingdom8.008.008.008.008.008.008.008.008.00
United States8.308.308.308.308.308.308.308.30
Uruguay5.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.00
Uzbekistan3.703.703.703.703.703.703.703.704.00
Vanuatu5.305.305.305.305.305.305.305.305.30
Venezuela2.302.302.302.302.302.302.302.302.30
Vietnam2.002.003.003.003.003.003.303.303.70
West Bank and Gaza5.305.305.305.305.305.305.305.305.30
Yemen4.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.00
Zambia5.705.705.705.705.705.705.705.705.70
Zimbabwe4.704.704.704.704.704.704.704.704.70

The strength of minority investor protection index is the average of the extent of conflict of interest regulation index and the extent of shareholder governance index. The index ranges from 0 to 10, rounded to the nearest decimal place, with higher values indicating stronger minority investor protections.

Source: World Bank