* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
USA: Regulatory quality index (-2.5 weak; 2.5 strong): For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for the USA from 1996 to 2016. The average value for the USA during that period was 1.5 points with a minumum of 1.26 points in 2015 and a maximum of 1.76 points in 2000. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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.