Country2007200820092010201120122013201420152016
Albania3.123.193.233.353.433.142.852.773.053.54
Algeria4.353.553.123.573.082.543.223.723.753.63
Angola2.872.712.742.762.51
Argentina2.973.182.922.652.752.652.472.622.883.19
Armenia4.484.604.223.673.774.354.564.153.964.29
Australia6.356.336.175.875.555.455.245.515.885.85
Austria6.546.626.376.155.945.855.895.845.895.92
Azerbaijan3.744.244.223.853.843.963.983.813.814.24
Bahrain5.485.465.505.625.725.675.515.255.355.46
Bangladesh3.693.573.483.443.673.633.363.253.463.84
Barbados5.515.815.705.625.835.385.045.024.964.90
Belgium6.046.055.765.455.375.265.415.455.435.73
Belize3.84
Benin3.733.613.834.674.333.883.443.653.863.84
Bhutan4.324.374.554.74
Bolivia3.082.602.192.192.683.183.213.453.443.05
Bosnia and Herzegovina3.203.322.782.692.933.343.683.413.143.14
Botswana4.875.215.305.305.124.864.944.904.895.03
Brazil4.464.584.384.274.414.674.603.993.914.13
Brunei4.714.864.724.644.554.584.484.374.27
Bulgaria3.823.923.443.233.293.503.543.473.603.69
Burkina Faso4.464.494.304.184.294.303.673.50
Burundi3.253.162.942.962.702.452.672.762.762.76
Cape Verde3.663.804.003.873.784.044.25
Cambodia3.593.503.463.513.783.813.643.353.573.84
Cameroon3.763.743.493.693.633.803.853.643.934.08
Canada6.086.436.216.065.996.046.035.996.005.90
Chad2.622.702.512.402.572.582.432.512.933.01
Chile5.415.435.515.215.045.165.104.985.085.27
China4.314.985.255.115.044.864.624.494.454.52
Colombia4.534.443.973.843.913.803.843.864.054.11
Congo (Kinshasa)3.74
Costa Rica4.604.584.494.354.304.464.574.584.594.61
Ivory Coast3.583.393.393.133.243.423.534.244.24
Croatia4.244.203.963.963.933.763.793.793.793.81
Cyprus5.455.705.545.435.425.244.744.334.474.27
Czech Republic4.584.704.724.394.094.083.894.004.414.51
Denmark6.596.646.486.036.055.515.445.705.745.78
Dominican Republic4.204.073.943.983.883.893.833.834.014.02
Ecuador3.353.233.323.183.213.353.793.863.933.63
Egypt5.054.664.434.634.134.023.723.563.943.94
El Salvador4.424.214.234.073.763.773.543.603.723.81
Estonia5.655.775.595.335.305.195.145.185.375.54
Ethiopia4.144.274.274.544.444.073.703.403.734.03
Finland6.406.516.466.416.456.456.386.396.426.47
France6.066.075.805.835.955.735.675.545.565.45
Gabon4.874.133.934.184.09
Gambia4.364.905.135.105.094.864.364.214.154.22
Georgia3.323.613.453.243.233.073.413.864.344.77
Germany6.676.516.276.125.735.835.845.645.815.81
Ghana4.424.294.214.023.864.244.284.184.27
Greece5.185.104.984.724.464.173.893.914.014.06
Guatemala4.114.153.883.663.583.733.833.854.214.33
Guinea3.212.992.622.62
Guyana3.463.753.663.733.653.623.883.763.72
Haiti2.172.062.132.332.57
Honduras4.104.353.963.823.733.613.383.694.153.96
Hong Kong6.276.346.286.296.126.106.106.076.216.21
Hungary5.445.244.624.364.333.823.703.733.452.87
Iceland6.336.375.975.385.185.125.185.295.505.83
India5.285.024.784.544.294.384.384.063.763.94
Indonesia3.383.514.114.043.974.064.074.294.324.36
Iran4.294.384.594.313.863.953.85
Ireland6.326.376.065.895.995.785.725.876.076.19
Israel5.655.154.454.755.295.284.984.815.055.38
Italy5.034.804.414.304.254.284.264.014.054.00
Jamaica4.965.024.554.274.314.194.314.384.514.71
Japan6.196.265.905.585.695.795.815.946.186.17
Jordan5.575.875.755.405.195.285.335.094.835.00
Kazakhstan3.983.953.623.473.584.084.264.114.244.37
Kenya4.094.223.793.653.653.573.914.214.194.36
South Korea5.715.444.974.714.554.664.554.214.584.87
Kuwait5.405.775.124.924.985.155.024.434.344.44
Kyrgyzstan3.173.252.932.782.422.402.903.173.303.53
Laos3.923.753.573.76
Latvia5.015.284.844.274.134.244.344.594.724.41
Lebanon4.634.464.293.923.534.074.29
Lesotho3.023.373.893.663.453.283.283.604.434.22
Liberia4.373.764.084.404.19
Libya3.813.763.863.493.623.743.442.97
Lithuania5.135.124.534.344.354.294.244.254.294.37
Luxembourg6.006.096.326.246.296.256.036.116.236.32
Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.)3.723.933.843.653.654.024.464.554.364.07
Madagascar3.593.653.383.012.782.582.953.063.073.18
Malawi4.264.254.184.023.923.833.874.163.99
Malaysia5.715.465.215.095.315.375.205.305.355.29
Mali4.144.063.853.533.463.603.273.403.753.74
Malta5.345.585.475.315.255.565.535.044.935.02
Mauritania4.073.893.383.543.563.432.772.532.482.75
Mauritius5.655.925.425.295.245.175.085.115.094.96
Mexico4.304.093.953.934.034.224.193.964.004.08
Moldova3.313.323.333.173.163.233.14
Mongolia4.053.803.403.363.303.433.563.633.683.78
Montenegro4.694.694.684.754.724.594.224.104.063.89
Morocco4.674.664.584.424.374.614.814.854.694.67
Mozambique3.833.543.233.333.503.543.463.363.523.64
Burma (Myanmar)2.512.693.05
Namibia5.415.795.845.645.375.085.095.075.085.24
Nepal3.953.603.213.053.193.513.463.343.734.07
Netherlands6.406.326.115.845.836.035.975.846.016.18
New Zealand6.076.186.255.735.846.125.945.966.106.15
Nicaragua3.603.463.023.083.213.333.333.103.253.25
Nigeria3.814.163.893.333.213.373.443.403.813.99
Norway6.316.376.276.075.935.935.965.995.996.17
Oman4.775.425.615.515.525.495.605.245.095.45
Pakistan3.984.033.783.573.453.473.343.283.473.48
Panama5.125.234.854.744.754.894.844.504.664.91
Paraguay3.063.092.942.933.033.003.063.223.623.77
Peru3.593.793.953.833.873.773.703.543.754.01
Philippines4.354.043.813.673.614.104.354.284.124.12
Poland4.013.964.254.594.544.364.294.324.304.23
Portugal5.585.555.205.044.794.814.854.854.704.49
Puerto Rico5.915.985.965.905.625.765.965.92
Qatar5.435.596.025.494.795.535.986.005.995.76
Romania4.134.174.104.173.933.853.943.963.893.95
Russia3.163.273.072.942.812.793.033.333.333.48
Rwanda4.965.095.205.245.265.575.71
Saudi Arabia5.175.355.315.425.595.575.345.125.345.28
Senegal3.874.374.244.044.104.074.013.954.154.18
Serbia3.443.643.423.213.123.113.183.153.113.19
Seychelles4.704.454.154.15
Sierra Leone3.563.723.403.313.49
Singapore6.416.526.416.346.386.386.336.246.276.31
Slovakia5.054.914.554.254.054.083.943.844.004.17
Slovenia4.914.864.854.634.414.414.254.184.324.35
South Africa5.786.025.875.405.295.405.625.605.475.43
Spain5.545.375.144.924.894.854.714.324.344.66
Sri Lanka4.724.794.424.424.464.324.374.304.324.36
Suriname3.653.593.583.25
Swaziland4.874.374.044.174.294.51
Sweden6.346.506.416.286.225.905.865.695.936.32
Switzerland6.586.666.556.416.446.446.246.246.336.49
Syria5.555.615.004.434.68
Tajikistan4.214.123.783.673.783.813.833.854.204.45
Tanzania3.953.803.723.653.543.613.793.553.513.94
Thailand5.104.714.283.913.573.724.084.094.104.00
Timor Leste2.652.632.632.842.752.632.822.80
Trinidad and Tobago4.674.654.524.223.974.074.224.134.034.07
Tunisia5.495.575.195.384.894.574.254.004.354.52
Turkey4.804.203.904.054.214.544.684.564.434.35
Uganda3.593.583.533.814.124.073.663.403.894.24
Ukraine3.293.272.852.602.672.732.512.702.953.03
United Arab Emirates5.185.355.475.034.815.225.385.465.465.74
United Kingdom6.065.495.595.756.016.206.166.226.296.28
United States5.555.795.535.105.064.985.175.355.545.61
Uruguay4.714.864.824.745.055.014.874.905.135.17
Venezuela2.292.252.081.751.751.791.611.521.591.65
Vietnam4.234.394.434.083.713.523.513.613.913.98
Yemen3.323.323.233.083.053.01
Zambia4.554.684.474.144.144.474.664.614.554.48
Zimbabwe2.142.102.022.172.352.602.652.372.402.58

The last sentence should read: 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 strong is the protection of property rights, including financial assets?” (1 = extremely weak, 7 = extremely strong).

Source: World Economic Forum