Sao Tome and Principe: Legal rights

* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
 Sao Tome and Principe

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

 Latest value 0.00
 Year 2019
 Measure points
 Data availability 2013 - 2019
 Average 0.00
 Min - Max 0.00 - 0.00
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Sao Tome and Principe from 2013 to 2019. The average value for Sao Tome and Principe during that period was 0 points with a minimum of 0 points in 2013 and a maximum of 0 points in 2013. The latest value from 2019 is 0 points. For comparison, the world average in 2019 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.
Select indicator
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series


Recent values chart
Sao Tome and Principe - Legal rights - Recent values chart




The index of legal right for creditors and borrowers in Sao Tome and Principe 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.

Selected articles from our guide:

What factors determine the exchange rates

International lending and sovereign debt

Are trade deficits bad for the economy?

The unholy trinity of international finance

Most commonly used measures of corruption

All articles



 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Lending-deposit interest rate spread 15.85 2020 interest rate points
 Bank credit to deposits 64.64 2020 percent
 Lending interest rate 18.49 2021 percent
 Real interest rate 1.38 2022 percent
 Legal rights 0.00 2019 points
 Credit information sharing 5.00 2019 points
This site uses cookies.
Learn more here


OK