Depth of credit information index (0=low to 8=high)
Definition: Depth of credit information index measures rules affecting the scope, accessibility, and quality of credit information available through public or private credit registries. The index ranges from 0 to 8, with higher values indicating the availability of more credit information, from either a public registry or a private bureau, to facilitate lending decisions.
Description: The map below shows how Depth of credit information index (0=low to 8=high) varies by country. The shade of the country corresponds to the magnitude of the indicator. The darker the shade, the higher the value. The country with the highest value in the world is Mexico, with a value of 8.00. The country with the lowest value in the world is Lesotho, with a value of 0.00.
Source: World Bank, Doing Business project (http://www.doingbusiness.org/).