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Economy > Companies > Stock market > Business extent of disclosure index > 0=less disclosure to 10=more disclosure per million: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Business extent of disclosure index (0=less disclosure to 10=more disclosure). Disclosure index measures the extent to which investors are protected through disclosure of ownership and financial information. The index ranges from 0 to 10, with higher values indicating more disclosure. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 San Marino 96.01 2012
2 Saint Kitts and Nevis 74.65 2012
3 Kiribati 59.53 2012
4 Dominica 55.8 2012
5 Seychelles 45.57 2012
6 Antigua and Barbuda 44.91 2012
7 Marshall Islands 38.06 2012
8 Grenada 37.92 2012
9 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 36.57 2012
10 Tonga 28.59 2012
11 Samoa 26.47 2012
12 Saint Lucia 22.12 2012
13 Iceland 21.87 2012
14 Vanuatu 20.22 2012
15 Sao Tome and Principe 15.95 2012
16 Luxembourg 11.29 2012
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 9.76 2012
17 Brunei 9.7 2012
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 9.43 2012
18 Belize 9.26 2012
19 Comoros 8.36 2012
20 Equatorial Guinea 8.15 2012
21 Montenegro 8.05 2012
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 7.55 2012
22 Malta 7.17 2012
23 Cyprus 7.09 2012
24 Barbados 7.06 2012
Catholic countries average (profile) 6.55 2012
Former British colonies average (profile) 6.46 2012
25 Guyana 6.29 2012
26 Bahrain 6.07 2012
27 Estonia 5.97 2012
28 Djibouti 5.82 2012
29 Solomon Islands 5.46 2012
30 Bhutan 5.39 2012
31 The Bahamas 5.38 2012
Hot countries average (profile) 5.29 2012
Potential Future EU Members average (profile) 5.2 2012
Christian countries average (profile) 4.77 2012
32 Mauritius 4.65 2012
Europe average (profile) 4.28 2012
33 Republic of Macedonia 4.27 2012
34 East Timor 4.13 2012
35 Gabon 3.68 2012
36 Guinea-Bissau 3.61 2012
Landlocked countries average (profile) 3.56 2012
37 Botswana 3.49 2012
38 Fiji 3.43 2012
39 Kosovo 3.32 2012
40 Trinidad and Tobago 2.99 2012
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 2.57 2012
41 Latvia 2.47 2012
42 Qatar 2.44 2012
43 Slovenia 2.43 2012
44 Oman 2.41 2012
Eurozone average (profile) 2.4 2012
45 Lithuania 2.34 2012
46 New Zealand 2.26 2012
47 Albania 2.21 2012
48 Namibia 2.21 2012
49 Ireland 2.18 2012
NATO countries average (profile) 2.12 2012
50 Lebanon 2.03 2012
Cold countries average (profile) 2.03 2012
51 Cape Verde 2.02 2012
52 Armenia 2.02 2012
53 Georgia 1.99 2012
54 Moldova 1.97 2012
55 Puerto Rico 1.91 2012
56 Singapore 1.88 2012
57 Suriname 1.87 2012
High income OECD countries average (profile) 1.83 2012
European Union average (profile) 1.8 2012
58 Mongolia 1.79 2012
59 Swaziland 1.62 2012
60 Mauritania 1.58 2012
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 1.52 2012
61 Jamaica 1.47 2012
62 Lesotho 1.46 2012
Eastern Europe average (profile) 1.43 2012
63 Norway 1.39 2012
64 Republic of the Congo 1.38 2012
65 Bulgaria 1.37 2012
66 Central African Republic 1.33 2012
Muslim countries average (profile) 1.27 2012
67 Hong Kong 1.26 2012
68 Kyrgyzstan 1.25 2012
69 Denmark 1.25 2012
70 Kuwait 1.23 2012
71 The Gambia 1.12 2012
72 Finland 1.11 2012
South Asia average (profile) 1.1 2012
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 1.01 2012
73 Sierra Leone 1 2012
74 Tajikistan 0.999 2012
75 Serbia 0.969 2012
76 Liberia 0.955 2012
77 Togo 0.903 2012
78 Paraguay 0.897 2012
79 Israel 0.885 2012
80 Uruguay 0.884 2012
Former French colonies average (profile) 0.88 2012
81 Sweden 0.841 2012
82 Burundi 0.812 2012
83 Panama 0.789 2012
84 Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.782 2012
85 Azerbaijan 0.753 2012
Religious countries average (profile) 0.751 2012
86 Belarus 0.74 2012
South and Central Asia average (profile) 0.735 2012
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 0.733 2012
87 Belgium 0.718 2012
88 Eritrea 0.652 2012
89 Jordan 0.633 2012
Emerging markets average (profile) 0.612 2012
90 Rwanda 0.611 2012
91 Benin 0.597 2012
92 Austria 0.591 2012
93 Zimbabwe 0.583 2012
94 Portugal 0.57 2012
95 Papua New Guinea 0.558 2012
96 Slovakia 0.555 2012
97 Guinea 0.524 2012
failed states average (profile) 0.515 2012
98 Dominican Republic 0.487 2012
99 Chad 0.482 2012
100 El Salvador 0.476 2012
OPEC countries average (profile) 0.474 2012
101 Tunisia 0.464 2012
102 Chile 0.458 2012
103 Greece 0.443 2012
104 Senegal 0.437 2012
105 United Arab Emirates 0.435 2012
106 Romania 0.422 2012
107 Kazakhstan 0.417 2012
108 Costa Rica 0.416 2012
109 Mali 0.404 2012
Non-religious countries average (profile) 0.374 2012
110 Burkina Faso 0.365 2012
111 Australia 0.353 2012
112 Niger 0.35 2012
113 Malaysia 0.342 2012
114 Cambodia 0.336 2012
115 Syria 0.313 2012
116 Cote d'Ivoire 0.302 2012
117 Laos 0.301 2012
118 Peru 0.3 2012
119 Sri Lanka 0.295 2012
120 Saudi Arabia 0.283 2012
121 Cameroon 0.277 2012
122 Ghana 0.276 2012
123 Yemen 0.252 2012
124 Malawi 0.251 2012
125 Netherlands 0.239 2012
126 Croatia 0.234 2012
127 Canada 0.229 2012
128 Madagascar 0.224 2012
129 Nepal 0.218 2012
130 Zambia 0.213 2012
131 Hungary 0.201 2012
132 Guatemala 0.199 2012
133 Mozambique 0.198 2012
134 Haiti 0.197 2012
135 Angola 0.192 2012
136 Czech Republic 0.19 2012
137 Colombia 0.189 2012
138 South Sudan 0.185 2012
139 Morocco 0.184 2012
140 Poland 0.182 2012
141 Argentina 0.17 2012
142 Nicaragua 0.167 2012
143 Libya 0.162 2012
144 United Kingdom 0.158 2012
145 South Africa 0.156 2012
146 France 0.152 2012
147 Thailand 0.15 2012
148 South Korea 0.14 2012
149 Uzbekistan 0.134 2012
150 Algeria 0.13 2012
151 Iraq 0.123 2012
152 Turkey 0.122 2012
153 Italy 0.115 2012
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 0.113 2012
154 Ukraine 0.11 2012
155 Spain 0.108 2012
156 Venezuela 0.1 2012
157 Bolivia 0.0953 2012
158 Iran 0.0916 2012
159 Uganda 0.0825 2012
160 Kenya 0.0695 2012
161 Vietnam 0.0676 2012
162 Mexico 0.0662 2012
163 Ecuador 0.0645 2012
164 Tanzania 0.0628 2012
165 Egypt 0.0619 2012
166 Germany 0.0611 2012
167 Burma 0.0568 2012
168 Japan 0.0549 2012
169 Democratic Republic of the Congo 0.0457 2012
170 Russia 0.0418 2012
171 Indonesia 0.0405 2012
172 Bangladesh 0.0388 2012
173 Afghanistan 0.0335 2012
174 Pakistan 0.0335 2012
175 Ethiopia 0.0327 2012
176 Nigeria 0.0296 2012
177 Brazil 0.0252 2012
178 United States 0.0223 2012
179 Philippines 0.0207 2012
180 European Union 0.0121 2012
181 China 0.0074 2012
182 India 0.00566 2012
=183 Honduras 0.0 2012
=183 Switzerland 0.0 2012
=183 Federated States of Micronesia 0.0 2012
=183 Maldives 0.0 2012
=183 Sudan 0.0 2012
=183 Palau 0.0 2012

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