Germany: Legal rights
(measure: points; Source: The World Bank)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
Germany: Index of legal rights for creditors and borrowers (0 - 12): For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for Germany from 2013 to 2018. The average value for Germany during that period was 6 points with a minumum of 6 points in 2013 and a maximum of 6 points in 2013. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
The index of legal right for creditors and borrowers in Germany 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.