Vanuatu: Legal rights

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 Vanuatu

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

 Latest value 11.00
 Year 2019
 Measure points
 Data availability 2013 - 2019
 Average 10.57
 Min - Max 10.00 - 11.00
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Vanuatu from 2013 to 2019. The average value for Vanuatu during that period was 10.57 points with a minimum of 10 points in 2013 and a maximum of 11 points in 2016. The latest value from 2019 is 11 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.
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The index of legal right for creditors and borrowers in Vanuatu 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.

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