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Regulatory quality index (-2.5 weak; 2.5 strong), 2022:

The average for 2022 based on 11 countries was 0.09 points. The highest value was in Singapore: 2.21 points and the lowest value was in Burma (Myanmar): -1.24 points. The indicator is available from 1996 to 2022. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: points; Source: The World Bank
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Countries Regulatory quality, 2022 Global rank Available data
Singapore 2.21 1 1996 - 2022
Brunei 1.07 2 1996 - 2022
Malaysia 0.64 3 1996 - 2022
Indonesia 0.21 4 1996 - 2022
Thailand 0.17 5 1996 - 2022
Philippines 0.06 6 1996 - 2022
India -0.05 7 1996 - 2022
Vietnam -0.43 8 1996 - 2022
Cambodia -0.71 9 1996 - 2022
Laos -0.99 10 1996 - 2022
Burma -1.24 11 1996 - 2022



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.
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