Puerto Rico: Legal rights

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 Puerto Rico

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

 Latest value 12
 Year 2020
 Measure points
 Data availability 2014 - 2020
 Average 11.43
 Min - Max 11 - 12
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Puerto Rico from 2014 to 2020. The average value for Puerto Rico during that period was 11.43 points with a minimum of 11 points in 2014 and a maximum of 12 points in 2018. The latest value from 2020 is 12 points. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 186 countries is 5.69 points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Puerto Rico - Legal rights - recent values

The index of legal right for creditors and borrowers in Puerto Rico ranges from 0 (no rights) to 12 (strong rights). Stronger legal rights such as efficient bankruptcy procedures, rules for financial disclosure, clear property rights, etc. facilitate lending.
Definition: The strength of legal rights index measures whether certain features that facilitate lending exist within the appli­cable collateral and bankruptcy laws. The index ranges from 0 to 12 based on the methodology in the Doing Business 15-20 studies.

 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Legal rights 12.00 2020 points
 Credit information sharing 7.00 2019 points
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