Brasil: Número de empresas cotadas na bolsa de valores: Para este indicador, The World Bank fornece dados para Brasil de 1975 a 2016. O valor médio por Brasil durante este período foi 436 empresas com o mínimo de 200 empresas em 1977 e o máximo de 592 empresas em 1986.
Definição: Listed domestic companies, including foreign companies which are exclusively listed, are those which have shares listed on an exchange at the end of the year. Investment funds, unit trusts, and companies whose only business goal is to hold shares of other listed companies, such as holding companies and investment companies, regardless of their legal status, are excluded. A company with several classes of shares is counted once. Only companies admitted to listing on the exchange are included.