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Index of legal rights for creditors and borrowers (0 = weak to 12 = strong), 2019 - Country rankings:

The average for 2019 based on 186 countries was 5.72 points.The highest value was in Azerbaijan: 12 points and the lowest value was in Bolivia: 0 points. The indicator is available from 2013 to 2019. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: points; Source: The World Bank
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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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