Puerto Rico: Regulatory quality

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 Puerto Rico

Regulatory quality index (-2.5 weak; 2.5 strong)

 Latest value 0.85
 Year 2022
 Measure points
 Data availability 1996 - 2022
 Average 0.97
 Min - Max 0.72 - 1.27
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Puerto Rico from 1996 to 2022. The average value for Puerto Rico during that period was 0.97 points with a minimum of 0.72 points in 2019 and a maximum of 1.27 points in 1996. The latest value from 2022 is 0.85 points. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 193 countries is -0.04 points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Puerto Rico - Regulatory quality - recent values

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Puerto Rico - Regulatory quality - historical chart - 1996-2022

Definition: The index of Regulatory Quality captures perceptions of the ability of the government to formulate and implement sound policies and regulations that permit and promote private sector development.

 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Rule of law 0.53 2022 points
 Government effectiveness -0.48 2022 points
 Control of corruption 0.12 2022 points
 Regulatory quality 0.85 2022 points
 Voice and accountability 0.44 2022 points
 Political stability 0.54 2022 points
 Corruption perceptions - Transparency International 63 2014 points
 Cost of starting a business 1.20 2019 percent of per capita GNI
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