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Government > Red tape > Procedures to enforce a contract > Number per million: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Procedures to enforce a contract (number). Number of procedures to enforce a contract are the number of independent actions, mandated by law or courts, that demand interaction between the parties of a contract or between them and the judge or court officer. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Palau 1,830.97 2012
2 San Marino 1,088.1 2012
3 Saint Kitts and Nevis 858.47 2012
4 Marshall Islands 685 2012
5 Dominica 641.71 2012
6 Antigua and Barbuda 494 2012
7 Grenada 436.09 2012
8 Seychelles 421.48 2012
9 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 402.29 2012
10 Tonga 352.58 2012
11 Federated States of Micronesia 328.84 2012
12 Kiribati 317.5 2012
13 Saint Lucia 254.33 2012
14 Samoa 232.94 2012
15 Sao Tome and Principe 228.6 2012
16 Belize 157.38 2012
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 154.6 2012
17 Barbados 134.17 2012
18 The Bahamas 131.73 2012
19 Vanuatu 121.33 2012
20 Maldives 121.14 2012
Catholic countries average (profile) 119.31 2012
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 117.37 2012
21 Brunei 114.01 2012
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 102.68 2012
22 Malta 95.61 2012
23 Iceland 84.34 2012
24 Suriname 82.31 2012
25 Montenegro 78.89 2012
Former British colonies average (profile) 76.79 2012
26 Cape Verde 74.84 2012
Christian countries average (profile) 72.05 2012
27 Solomon Islands 67.32 2012
28 Bhutan 63.36 2012
29 Comoros 59.93 2012
Hot countries average (profile) 58.65 2012
30 Equatorial Guinea 54.33 2012
31 Luxembourg 48.92 2012
32 Djibouti 46.53 2012
33 Guyana 45.26 2012
34 East Timor 42.14 2012
35 Fiji 38.87 2012
36 Cyprus 38.09 2012
Europe average (profile) 36.75 2012
37 Bahrain 36.42 2012
Landlocked countries average (profile) 35.94 2012
38 Swaziland 32.49 2012
39 Trinidad and Tobago 31.4 2012
Potential Future EU Members average (profile) 29.7 2012
40 Kosovo 29.34 2012
41 Mauritius 27.88 2012
42 Estonia 26.13 2012
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 24.53 2012
43 Guinea-Bissau 24.04 2012
44 Gabon 23.28 2012
45 Qatar 20.97 2012
46 Lesotho 19.98 2012
47 The Gambia 18.42 2012
48 Republic of Macedonia 17.57 2012
South and Central Asia average (profile) 17.07 2012
49 Armenia 16.5 2012
50 Slovenia 15.55 2012
51 Oman 15.39 2012
52 Kuwait 15.38 2012
Eurozone average (profile) 15 2012
53 Namibia 14.61 2012
54 Botswana 13.97 2012
55 Latvia 13.33 2012
Muslim countries average (profile) 13.14 2012
South Asia average (profile) 13.1 2012
56 Jamaica 12.91 2012
57 Albania 12.33 2012
58 Mauritania 12.12 2012
59 Uruguay 12.08 2012
60 Mongolia 11.44 2012
European Union average (profile) 11.18 2012
Eastern Europe average (profile) 11 2012
61 Lithuania 10.72 2012
62 Puerto Rico 10.64 2012
Cold countries average (profile) 10.48 2012
63 Republic of the Congo 10.15 2012
NATO countries average (profile) 9.91 2012
64 Bosnia and Herzegovina 9.65 2012
65 Liberia 9.55 2012
66 Central African Republic 9.5 2012
67 Croatia 8.91 2012
68 Moldova 8.71 2012
69 Panama 8.42 2012
70 Lebanon 8.36 2012
71 Costa Rica 8.32 2012
High income OECD countries average (profile) 8 2012
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 7.56 2012
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 7.4 2012
72 Georgia 7.31 2012
73 Libya 6.99 2012
74 Kyrgyzstan 6.81 2012
75 Norway 6.77 2012
76 New Zealand 6.77 2012
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 6.56 2012
77 Sierra Leone 6.52 2012
Former French colonies average (profile) 6.39 2012
78 Eritrea 6.36 2012
79 Laos 6.32 2012
80 Denmark 6.26 2012
81 Nicaragua 6.18 2012
82 Togo 6.17 2012
83 Finland 6.09 2012
84 Jordan 6.01 2012
85 Honduras 5.92 2012
86 Slovakia 5.91 2012
87 Papua New Guinea 5.86 2012
88 Paraguay 5.68 2012
89 El Salvador 5.4 2012
90 United Arab Emirates 5.32 2012
91 Bulgaria 5.2 2012
OPEC countries average (profile) 5.16 2012
92 Serbia 4.98 2012
Religious countries average (profile) 4.94 2012
93 Ireland 4.58 2012
94 Burundi 4.47 2012
95 South Sudan 4.43 2012
96 Israel 4.43 2012
97 Tajikistan 4.37 2012
98 Azerbaijan 4.3 2012
99 Guinea 4.28 2012
100 Benin 4.18 2012
failed states average (profile) 4.04 2012
101 Switzerland 4 2012
102 Singapore 3.95 2012
103 Bolivia 3.81 2012
104 Hong Kong 3.77 2012
105 Tunisia 3.62 2012
106 Hungary 3.52 2012
107 Greece 3.46 2012
108 Haiti 3.44 2012
109 Dominican Republic 3.31 2012
110 Chad 3.29 2012
111 Portugal 3.23 2012
112 Sweden 3.15 2012
113 Senegal 3.13 2012
114 Belarus 3.06 2012
115 Cambodia 2.96 2012
116 Austria 2.95 2012
Emerging markets average (profile) 2.89 2012
117 Zimbabwe 2.77 2012
118 Malawi 2.64 2012
119 Czech Republic 2.57 2012
120 Ecuador 2.52 2012
121 Zambia 2.49 2012
122 Syria 2.46 2012
123 Mali 2.42 2012
124 Belgium 2.33 2012
125 Niger 2.27 2012
126 Burkina Faso 2.25 2012
127 Angola 2.21 2012
128 Kazakhstan 2.2 2012
129 Chile 2.06 2012
130 Guatemala 2.06 2012
131 Rwanda 2.01 2012
132 Sri Lanka 1.97 2012
133 Cameroon 1.94 2012
Non-religious countries average (profile) 1.71 2012
134 Madagascar 1.7 2012
135 Cote d'Ivoire 1.66 2012
136 Afghanistan 1.58 2012
137 Iraq 1.57 2012
138 Netherlands 1.55 2012
139 Yemen 1.51 2012
140 Romania 1.5 2012
141 Sudan 1.42 2012
142 Nepal 1.42 2012
143 Ghana 1.42 2012
144 Saudi Arabia 1.41 2012
145 Uzbekistan 1.41 2012
146 Peru 1.37 2012
147 Australia 1.23 2012
148 Morocco 1.23 2012
149 Mozambique 1.19 2012
150 Algeria 1.17 2012
151 Uganda 1.05 2012
152 Canada 1.03 2012
153 Kenya 1.02 2012
154 Venezuela 1 2012
155 Malaysia 0.992 2012
156 Argentina 0.876 2012
157 Spain 0.865 2012
158 Poland 0.856 2012
159 Burma 0.852 2012
160 Tanzania 0.795 2012
161 Colombia 0.713 2012
162 South Korea 0.66 2012
163 Ukraine 0.658 2012
164 Democratic Republic of the Congo 0.654 2012
165 Italy 0.607 2012
166 South Africa 0.567 2012
167 Thailand 0.539 2012
168 Iran 0.523 2012
169 Egypt 0.52 2012
170 Turkey 0.487 2012
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 0.462 2012
171 United Kingdom 0.443 2012
172 France 0.441 2012
173 Ethiopia 0.414 2012
174 Vietnam 0.406 2012
175 Philippines 0.383 2012
176 Germany 0.366 2012
177 Mexico 0.314 2012
178 Bangladesh 0.265 2012
179 Pakistan 0.257 2012
180 Russia 0.251 2012
181 Japan 0.243 2012
182 Nigeria 0.237 2012
183 Brazil 0.221 2012
184 Indonesia 0.162 2012
185 United States 0.102 2012
186 European Union 0.0634 2012
187 India 0.0372 2012
188 China 0.0274 2012

Citation

"Countries Compared by Government > Red tape > Procedures to enforce a contract > Number per million. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Bank, Doing Business project (http://www.doingbusiness.org/). Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Government/Red-tape/Procedures-to-enforce-a-contract/Number-per-million

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