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Vanuatu

Vanuatu Companies Stats

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  • Ease of doing business index > 1=most business-friendly regulations: Ease of doing business index (1=most business-friendly regulations). Ease of doing business ranks economies from 1 to 189, with first place being the best. A high ranking (a low numerical rank) means that the regulatory environment is conducive to business operation. The index averages the country's percentile rankings on 10 topics covered in the World Bank's Doing Business. The ranking on each topic is the simple average of the percentile rankings on its component indicators.
  • Ease of doing business index > 1=most business-friendly regulations per million: Ease of doing business index (1=most business-friendly regulations). Ease of doing business ranks economies from 1 to 189, with first place being the best. A high ranking (a low numerical rank) means that the regulatory environment is conducive to business operation. The index averages the country's percentile rankings on 10 topics covered in the World Bank's Doing Business. The ranking on each topic is the simple average of the percentile rankings on its component indicators. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Firms competing against unregistered firms > % of firms: Firms competing against unregistered firms (% of firms). Firms competing against unregistered firms are the percentage of firms competing against unregistered or informal firms.
  • Firms formally registered when operations started > % of firms: Firms formally registered when operations started (% of firms). Firms formally registered when operations started are the percentage of firms formally registered when they started operations in the country.
  • Firms offering formal training > % of firms: Firms offering formal training (% of firms). Firms offering formal training are the percentage of firms offering formal training programs for their permanent, full-time employees.
  • Firms using banks to finance investment > % of firms: Firms using banks to finance investment (% of firms). Firms using banks to finance investment are the percentage of firms using banks to finance investments.
  • Gender equality > Female legislators, senior officials and managers > % of total: Female legislators, senior officials and managers (% of total). Female legislators, senior officials and managers (% of total) refers to the share of legislators, senior officials and managers who are female.
  • Gender equality > Firms with female participation in ownership > % of firms: Firms with female participation in ownership (% of firms). Firms with female participation in ownership are the percentage of firms with a woman among the principal owners.
  • Gender equality > Ratio of female to male labor participation rate > %: Ratio of female to male labor participation rate (%). Labor force participation rate is the proportion of the population ages 15 and older that is economically active: all people who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period.
  • ISO certification ownership > % of firms: ISO certification ownership (% of firms). ISO certification ownership is the percentage of firms that have earned a quality certification recognized by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).
  • New businesses registered > Number: New businesses registered (number). New businesses registered are the number of new limited liability corporations registered in the calendar year.
  • New businesses registered > Number per 1000: New businesses registered (number). New businesses registered are the number of new limited liability corporations registered in the calendar year. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Stock market > Business extent of disclosure index > 0=less disclosure to 10=more disclosure per million: 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.
  • Time required to obtain an operating license > Days: Time required to obtain an operating license (days). Time required to obtain operating license is the average wait to obtain an operating license from the day the establishment applied for it to the day it was granted.
  • Time required to obtain an operating license > Days per million: Time required to obtain an operating license (days). Time required to obtain operating license is the average wait to obtain an operating license from the day the establishment applied for it to the day it was granted. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Ease of doing business index > 1=most business-friendly regulations 74 2013 115th out of 188
Ease of doing business index > 1=most business-friendly regulations per million 315.45 2012 16th out of 188
Firms competing against unregistered firms > % of firms 39.9% 2009 41st out of 53
Firms formally registered when operations started > % of firms 88.1% 2009 37th out of 53
Firms offering formal training > % of firms 47.7% 2009 15th out of 53
Firms using banks to finance investment > % of firms 41.4% 2009 12th out of 54
Gender equality > Female legislators, senior officials and managers > % of total 28.54% 2009 36th out of 54
Gender equality > Firms with female participation in ownership > % of firms 51.4% 2009 12th out of 54
Gender equality > Ratio of female to male labor participation rate > % 76.59% 2012 86th out of 182
ISO certification ownership > % of firms 27% 2009 8th out of 53
New businesses registered > Number 311 2009 110th out of 116
New businesses registered > Number per 1000 1.35 2009 50th out of 116
Stock market > Business extent of disclosure index > 0=less disclosure to 10=more disclosure per million 20.22 2012 14th out of 188
Time required to obtain an operating license > Days 17.8 2009 32nd out of 52
Time required to obtain an operating license > Days per million 77.11 2009 2nd out of 52

SOURCES: World Bank, Doing Business project (http://www.doingbusiness.org/).; 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.; World Bank, Enterprise Surveys; ILO Key Indicators of the Labour Market (KILM).; International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database.; World Bank's Entrepreneurship Survey and database (http://econ.worldbank.org/research/entrepreneurship).; World Bank's Entrepreneurship Survey and database (http://econ.worldbank.org/research/entrepreneurship). 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.; World Bank, Enterprise Surveys. 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.

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