Getting credit (rank)

This index ranks economies from 1 to N (number of economies varies by year), with first place being the best. This index averages (a) Legal Rights Index, which measures the degree to which collateral and bankruptcy laws facilitate lending, (b) a Credit Information Index, which measures rules affecting the scope, access, and quality of credit information, (c) public credit registry coverage, and (d) private credit bureau coverage, giving equal weight to each topic. For more information, visit