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Legal rights - Country rankings:

The average for 2017 was 5.43 points.The highest value was in Brunei: 12 points and the lowest value was in Bolivia: 0 points. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available for: Legal rights.

Index of legal rights for creditors and borrowers (0 - 12), 2017
(points, Source: The World Bank);

Definition: Strength of legal rights index measures the degree to which collateral and bankruptcy laws protect the rights of borrowers and lenders and thus facilitate lending. The index ranges from 0 to 12, with higher scores indicating that these laws are better designed to expand access to credit.

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