Financing through local equity market

scale 1-7, 2007–2016

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    2007 Ranking
    1. Sweden 6.24
    2. Indonesia 6.01
    3. Hong Kong 6.00
    4. South Africa 5.97
    5. Norway 5.95
    6. Australia 5.89
    7. Chile 5.87
    8. Japan 5.85
    9. New Zealand 5.85
    10. United Kingdom 5.75
    11. Iceland 5.74
    12. India 5.74
    13. United States 5.71
    14. Kuwait 5.69
    15. Bahrain 5.67
    16. Singapore 5.66
    17. Israel 5.66
    18. Malaysia 5.61
    19. Netherlands 5.60
    20. Finland 5.60
    21. Denmark 5.58
    22. Switzerland 5.55
    23. Germany 5.54
    24. Estonia 5.50
    25. France 5.49
    26. Canada 5.49
    27. South Korea 5.49
    28. Turkey 5.48
    29. Austria 5.47
    30. United Arab Emirates 5.46
    31. Vietnam 5.46
    32. Nigeria 5.43
    33. Thailand 5.42
    34. Panama 5.40
    35. Zimbabwe 5.39
    36. Sri Lanka 5.38
    37. Kenya 5.36
    38. Jordan 5.36
    39. Belgium 5.32
    40. Malta 5.26
    41. Ireland 5.23
    42. Philippines 5.17
    43. Jamaica 5.14
    44. Portugal 5.14
    45. Qatar 5.13
    46. Greece 5.13
    47. Spain 5.12
    48. Peru 5.04
    49. Bangladesh 5.04
    50. Mauritius 5.03
    51. Zambia 5.01
    52. Luxembourg 4.95
    53. Lithuania 4.93
    54. Montenegro 4.92
    55. Nepal 4.87
    56. Pakistan 4.87
    57. Botswana 4.82
    58. Barbados 4.80
    59. Tunisia 4.78
    60. Brazil 4.78
    61. Egypt 4.76
    62. Italy 4.75
    63. Trinidad and Tobago 4.73
    64. Saudi Arabia 4.64
    65. Poland 4.64
    66. Croatia 4.61
    67. Mexico 4.60
    68. Colombia 4.58
    69. Slovenia 4.57
    70. Czech Republic 4.53
    71. Oman 4.46
    72. Morocco 4.36
    73. Cyprus 4.35
    74. Puerto Rico 4.31
    75. Hungary 4.30
    76. Tanzania 4.30
    77. Namibia 4.28
    78. Paraguay 4.26
    79. Latvia 4.26
    80. Russia 4.22
    81. China 4.15
    82. Romania 4.05
    83. Uganda 4.03
    84. Venezuela 4.03
    85. El Salvador 3.98
    86. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 3.97
    87. Kazakhstan 3.94
    88. Burkina Faso 3.90
    89. Bosnia and Herzegovina 3.84
    90. Serbia 3.84
    91. Ukraine 3.80
    92. Costa Rica 3.78
    93. Argentina 3.77
    94. Guyana 3.74
    95. Benin 3.66
    96. Mongolia 3.59
    97. Nicaragua 3.56
    98. Ecuador 3.56
    99. Bolivia 3.49
    100. Slovakia 3.47
    101. Gambia 3.45
    102. Bulgaria 3.44
    103. Azerbaijan 3.39
    104. Kyrgyzstan 3.38
    105. Senegal 3.35
    106. Mozambique 3.33
    107. Georgia 3.18
    108. Tajikistan 3.12
    109. Mali 3.10
    110. Guatemala 3.07
    111. Dominican Republic 2.85
    112. Syria 2.76
    113. Algeria 2.73
    114. Ethiopia 2.65
    115. Armenia 2.64
    116. Uruguay 2.63
    117. Cameroon 2.53
    118. Mauritania 2.51
    119. Honduras 2.44
    120. Lesotho 2.43
    121. Timor Leste 2.24
    122. Chad 2.23
    123. Madagascar 2.21
    124. Burundi 2.08
    125. Libya 1.84
    126. Cambodia 1.81
    127. Albania 1.77
    2016 Ranking
    1. South Africa 5.94
    2. United States 5.67
    3. Switzerland 5.60
    4. United Kingdom 5.58
    5. Hong Kong 5.57
    6. Singapore 5.50
    7. Norway 5.43
    8. Qatar 5.35
    9. Sweden 5.32
    10. New Zealand 5.31
    11. Germany 5.22
    12. Japan 5.18
    13. Canada 5.13
    14. Australia 5.06
    15. Luxembourg 5.02
    16. France 5.00
    17. Netherlands 4.96
    18. Thailand 4.90
    19. Belgium 4.89
    20. United Arab Emirates 4.86
    21. Malaysia 4.84
    22. Chile 4.81
    23. Finland 4.81
    24. Austria 4.67
    25. Jamaica 4.64
    26. Israel 4.62
    27. Kenya 4.52
    28. Indonesia 4.43
    29. Philippines 4.41
    30. India 4.40
    31. Sri Lanka 4.39
    32. Saudi Arabia 4.37
    33. Malta 4.35
    34. Oman 4.35
    35. Panama 4.34
    36. Iceland 4.29
    37. Denmark 4.29
    38. Jordan 4.27
    39. China 4.24
    40. Nepal 4.18
    41. South Korea 4.13
    42. Mauritius 4.10
    43. Ivory Coast 4.10
    44. Kuwait 4.07
    45. Estonia 4.06
    46. Nigeria 4.06
    47. Morocco 3.98
    48. Peru 3.97
    49. Bahrain 3.97
    50. Paraguay 3.96
    51. Botswana 3.86
    52. Bhutan 3.85
    53. Turkey 3.85
    54. Ireland 3.82
    55. Vietnam 3.79
    56. Mexico 3.78
    57. Egypt 3.76
    58. Namibia 3.75
    59. Czech Republic 3.72
    60. Ethiopia 3.71
    61. Tunisia 3.69
    62. Liberia 3.69
    63. Zambia 3.68
    64. Bangladesh 3.68
    65. Ghana 3.66
    66. Spain 3.65
    67. Poland 3.62
    68. Senegal 3.60
    69. Rwanda 3.59
    70. Trinidad and Tobago 3.56
    71. Colombia 3.55
    72. Pakistan 3.54
    73. Slovakia 3.49
    74. Bulgaria 3.46
    75. Italy 3.44
    76. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 3.40
    77. Tanzania 3.40
    78. Benin 3.40
    79. Montenegro 3.40
    80. Uganda 3.39
    81. Lithuania 3.39
    82. Brazil 3.38
    83. Azerbaijan 3.36
    84. Cape Verde 3.36
    85. Cameroon 3.35
    86. Gabon 3.29
    87. Ecuador 3.28
    88. Dominican Republic 3.27
    89. Latvia 3.19
    90. Laos 3.16
    91. Bolivia 3.13
    92. Hungary 3.12
    93. El Salvador 3.12
    94. Russia 3.09
    95. Mali 3.09
    96. Mongolia 3.07
    97. Barbados 3.07
    98. Kazakhstan 3.05
    99. Portugal 3.05
    100. Malawi 3.01
    101. Zimbabwe 3.01
    102. Tajikistan 3.01
    103. Croatia 3.00
    104. Lebanon 2.97
    105. Iran 2.97
    106. Guatemala 2.93
    107. Slovenia 2.92
    108. Argentina 2.82
    109. Kyrgyzstan 2.79
    110. Serbia 2.75
    111. Costa Rica 2.75
    112. Uruguay 2.75
    113. Sierra Leone 2.74
    114. Nicaragua 2.74
    115. Mozambique 2.73
    116. Madagascar 2.70
    117. Bosnia and Herzegovina 2.70
    118. Armenia 2.59
    119. Brunei 2.59
    120. Lesotho 2.58
    121. Gambia 2.57
    122. Romania 2.55
    123. Algeria 2.50
    124. Honduras 2.50
    125. Chad 2.46
    126. Ukraine 2.45
    127. Moldova 2.40
    128. Venezuela 2.40
    129. Georgia 2.37
    130. Burundi 2.35
    131. Cambodia 2.34
    132. Cyprus 2.27
    133. Congo (Kinshasa) 2.26
    134. Mauritania 2.13
    135. Greece 2.12
    136. Yemen 2.11
    137. Albania 1.46

    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: “How easy is it for companies to raise money by issuing shares on the stock market?” (1 = extremely difficult, 7 = extremely easy).

    Source: World Economic Forum