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Economy > Entrepreneurship > Ease of Doing Business > Index ranking: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Ranking for ease of doing business. NOTE: This is a ranking derived from several indicators, 1 being the best (ranked first). The higher the number on this graph, the lower their overall ranking. Invert this graph by clicking on 'Amount' at the top. Consult source for details on methodology.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Democratic Republic of the Congo 155 2005
2 Burkina Faso 154 2005
3 Central African Republic 153 2005
4 Chad 152 2005
5 Sudan 151 2005
6 Niger 150 2005
7 Togo 149 2005
8 Congo, Republic of the 148 2005
9 Laos 147 2005
10 Mali 146 2005
11 Cote d'Ivoire 145 2005
12 Guinea 144 2005
13 Burundi 143 2005
14 East Timor 142 2005
15 Egypt 141 2005
16 Tanzania 140 2005
17 Rwanda 139 2005
18 Uzbekistan 138 2005
19 Eritrea 137 2005
20 Sierra Leone 136 2005
21 Angola 135 2005
22 Haiti 134 2005
23 Cambodia 133 2005
24 Senegal 132 2005
25 Madagascar 131 2005
26 Cameroon 130 2005
Former French colonies average (profile) 129.09 2005
27 Benin 129 2005
28 Algeria 128 2005
29 Mauritania 127 2005
failed states average (profile) 126.15 2005
30 Zimbabwe 126 2005
31 West Bank 125 2005
32 Ukraine 124 2005
33 Sao Tome and Principe 123 2005
34 Afghanistan 122 2005
35 Syria 121 2005
36 Venezuela 120 2005
37 Brazil 119 2005
38 Croatia 118 2005
39 Albania 117 2005
40 India 116 2005
41 Indonesia 115 2005
42 Iraq 114 2005
43 Philippines 113 2005
44 Honduras 112 2005
45 Bolivia 111 2005
46 Mozambique 110 2005
47 Guatemala 109 2005
48 Iran 108 2005
49 Ecuador 107 2005
50 Belarus 106 2005
51 Guyana 105 2005
52 Bhutan 104 2005
53 Dominican Republic 103 2005
54 Morocco 102 2005
55 Ethiopia 101 2005
56 Georgia 100 2005
57 Vietnam 99 2005
58 Azerbaijan 98 2005
59 Lesotho 97 2005
60 Malawi 96 2005
61 Lebanon 95 2005
OPEC countries average (profile) 94.78 2005
62 Nigeria 94 2005
South Asia average (profile) 93.4 2005
63 Turkey 93 2005
64 Serbia and Montenegro 92 2005
65 China 91 2005
66 Yemen 90 2005
67 Costa Rica 89 2005
68 Paraguay 88 2005
69 Bosnia and Herzegovina 87 2005
70 Kazakhstan 86 2005
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 85.61 2005
South and Central Asia average (profile) 85.09 2005
71 Uruguay 85 2005
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 84.33 2005
72 Kyrgyzstan 84 2005
73 Moldova 83 2005
74 Ghana 82 2005
Religious countries average (profile) 80.57 2005
75 Greece 80 2005
Eastern Europe average (profile) 79.12 2005
76 Russia 79 2005
77 Romania 78 2005
78 Argentina 77 2005
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 77 2005
79 El Salvador 76 2005
80 Sri Lanka 75 2005
81 Jordan 74 2005
82 Mexico 73 2005
83 Uganda 72 2005
84 Peru 71 2005
85 Italy 70 2005
86 United Arab Emirates 69 2005
Emerging markets average (profile) 68.56 2005
87 Kenya 68 2005
88 Zambia 67 2005
89 Colombia 66 2005
90 Bangladesh 65 2005
91 Papua New Guinea 64 2005
92 Slovenia 63 2005
93 Bulgaria 62 2005
94 Mongolia 61 2005
95 Pakistan 60 2005
96 Nicaragua 59 2005
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 58.48 2005
97 Tunisia 58 2005
98 Panama 57 2005
99 Federated States of Micronesia 56 2005
100 Nepal 55 2005
101 Poland 54 2005
102 Solomon Islands 53 2005
103 Hungary 52 2005
104 Oman 51 2005
105 Palau 50 2005
106 Vanuatu 49 2005
107 Marshall Islands 48 2005
108 Kuwait 47 2005
109 Armenia 46 2005
110 Kiribati 45 2005
111 France 44 2005
NATO countries average (profile) 43.73 2005
Non-religious countries average (profile) 43.31 2005
112 Jamaica 43 2005
113 Portugal 42 2005
114 Czech Republic 41 2005
115 Botswana 40 2005
European Union average (profile) 39.04 2005
116 Samoa 39 2005
117 Saudi Arabia 38 2005
118 Slovakia 37 2005
119 Tonga 36 2005
120 Taiwan 35 2005
Eurozone average (profile) 35 2005
121 Fiji 34 2005
122 Namibia 33 2005
123 Austria 32 2005
124 Maldives 31 2005
125 Spain 30 2005
126 Israel 29 2005
127 South Africa 28 2005
128 South Korea 27 2005
129 Latvia 26 2005
High income OECD countries average (profile) 25.47 2005
130 Chile 25 2005
131 Netherlands 24 2005
132 Mauritius 23 2005
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 22.71 2005
133 Puerto Rico 22 2005
134 Malaysia 21 2005
135 Thailand 20 2005
136 Germany 19 2005
137 Belgium 18 2005
138 Switzerland 17 2005
139 Estonia 16 2005
140 Lithuania 15 2005
141 Sweden 14 2005
142 Finland 13 2005
143 Iceland 12 2005
144 Ireland 11 2005
145 Japan 10 2005
146 United Kingdom 9 2005
147 Denmark 8 2005
148 Hong Kong 7 2005
149 Australia 6 2005
150 Norway 5 2005
151 Canada 4 2005
152 United States 3 2005
153 Singapore 2 2005
154 New Zealand 1 2005

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Entrepreneurship > Ease of Doing Business > Index ranking. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", Doing Business, Economy Rankings, 2005. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Economy/Entrepreneurship/Ease-of-Doing-Business/Index-ranking

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