Australia: Legal rights

(measure: points; Source: The World Bank)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Australia: Index of legal rights for creditors and borrowers (0 = weak to 12 = strong)

: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for Australia from 2013 to 2018. The average value for Australia during that period was 11 points with a minumum of 11 points in 2013 and a maximum of 11 points in 2013. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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The index of legal right for creditors and borrowers in Australia ranges from 0 (no rights) to 10 (strong rights). Stronger legal rights such as efficient bankruptcy procedures, rules for financial disclosure, clear property rights, etc. facilitate lending.

Definition: Strength of legal rights index measures the degree to which collateral and bankruptcy laws protect the rights of borrowers and lenders and thus facilitate lending. The index ranges from 0 to 12, with higher scores indicating that these laws are better designed to expand access to credit.
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