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Economy > New businesses registered > Number > Per capita: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: New businesses registered are the number of new firms, defined as firms registered in the current year of reporting." Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Cyprus 19.13 per 1,000 people 2005
2 New Zealand 18.04 per 1,000 people 2007
3 Iceland 12.16 per 1,000 people 2007
4 United Kingdom 7.4 per 1,000 people 2007
5 Netherlands 7.11 per 1,000 people 2005
6 Malta 6.75 per 1,000 people 2007
7 Bulgaria 6.74 per 1,000 people 2007
8 Canada 6.2 per 1,000 people 2007
9 Singapore 5.69 per 1,000 people 2007
10 Luxembourg 5.49 per 1,000 people 2005
11 Latvia 5.32 per 1,000 people 2007
12 Denmark 5.27 per 1,000 people 2007
13 Romania 4.66 per 1,000 people 2007
14 Ireland 4.55 per 1,000 people 2007
15 Australia 4.4 per 1,000 people 2007
16 Botswana 4.14 per 1,000 people 2005
Eurozone average (profile) 4.02 per 1,000 people 2005
17 Norway 3.89 per 1,000 people 2006
18 Spain 3.6 per 1,000 people 2007
European Union average (profile) 3.52 per 1,000 people 2005
19 Russia 3.47 per 1,000 people 2007
High income OECD countries average (profile) 3.41 per 1,000 people 2005
NATO countries average (profile) 3.29 per 1,000 people 2006
20 Sweden 3.1 per 1,000 people 2007
21 Mexico 2.97 per 1,000 people 2005
22 Slovakia 2.94 per 1,000 people 2007
23 Portugal 2.91 per 1,000 people 2007
24 Hungary 2.83 per 1,000 people 2007
25 Israel 2.67 per 1,000 people 2006
26 Belgium 2.67 per 1,000 people 2006
27 Brazil 2.63 per 1,000 people 2005
28 Costa Rica 2.56 per 1,000 people 2007
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 2.55 per 1,000 people 2005
29 Slovenia 2.47 per 1,000 people 2007
30 Croatia 2.46 per 1,000 people 2007
31 Switzerland 2.42 per 1,000 people 2007
32 United States 2.28 per 1,000 people 2005
33 France 2.25 per 1,000 people 2006
34 Oman 1.99 per 1,000 people 2007
35 Finland 1.98 per 1,000 people 2006
36 Lithuania 1.84 per 1,000 people 2007
37 Malaysia 1.74 per 1,000 people 2007
38 Czech Republic 1.6 per 1,000 people 2006
39 Moldova 1.57 per 1,000 people 2007
40 Chile 1.53 per 1,000 people 2006
Emerging markets average (profile) 1.52 per 1,000 people 2005
41 Maldives 1.52 per 1,000 people 2006
42 Italy 1.33 per 1,000 people 2007
43 Turkey 1.32 per 1,000 people 2007
44 Armenia 1.29 per 1,000 people 2007
45 Japan 1.14 per 1,000 people 2006
46 Georgia 1.13 per 1,000 people 2007
47 Serbia and Montenegro 1.07 per 1,000 people 2007
48 Peru 1.05 per 1,000 people 2002
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 0.939 per 1,000 people 2004
49 Ukraine 0.903 per 1,000 people 2007
50 South Africa 0.882 per 1,000 people 2005
51 Germany 0.809 per 1,000 people 2005
52 Kyrgyzstan 0.755 per 1,000 people 2007
53 Morocco 0.735 per 1,000 people 2007
54 Jamaica 0.728 per 1,000 people 2007
55 Poland 0.692 per 1,000 people 2006
56 Tunisia 0.659 per 1,000 people 2006
57 Colombia 0.649 per 1,000 people 2007
58 Azerbaijan 0.609 per 1,000 people 2007
59 Albania 0.604 per 1,000 people 2007
60 Greece 0.499 per 1,000 people 2004
61 Zambia 0.462 per 1,000 people 2007
62 Austria 0.425 per 1,000 people 2007
63 Jordan 0.423 per 1,000 people 2006
64 Argentina 0.419 per 1,000 people 2006
65 Nicaragua 0.402 per 1,000 people 2005
66 Thailand 0.387 per 1,000 people 2007
67 Uzbekistan 0.369 per 1,000 people 2007
68 Guatemala 0.337 per 1,000 people 2005
69 Algeria 0.32 per 1,000 people 2007
70 Uganda 0.309 per 1,000 people 2005
71 Ghana 0.292 per 1,000 people 2003
=72 El Salvador 0.262 per 1,000 people 2005
=72 Lebanon 0.262 per 1,000 people 2007
74 Ecuador 0.232 per 1,000 people 2007
75 Sri Lanka 0.216 per 1,000 people 2007
76 Kenya 0.215 per 1,000 people 2005
77 Philippines 0.2 per 1,000 people 2007
78 Kazakhstan 0.179 per 1,000 people 2004
79 Bolivia 0.177 per 1,000 people 2005
80 Tajikistan 0.112 per 1,000 people 2007
81 Tanzania 0.102 per 1,000 people 2005
82 Indonesia 0.085 per 1,000 people 2006
83 Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.08 per 1,000 people 2006
84 Madagascar 0.066 per 1,000 people 2005
85 Congo, Republic of the 0.059 per 1,000 people 2005
86 Burkina Faso 0.045 per 1,000 people 2007
87 Bangladesh 0.038 per 1,000 people 2005
88 Malawi 0.033 per 1,000 people 2005
89 Pakistan 0.029 per 1,000 people 2007
90 India 0.018 per 1,000 people 2006
91 Syria 0.011 per 1,000 people 2005
92 Senegal 0.002 per 1,000 people 2005
93 Haiti 0.001 per 1,000 people 2005

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"Countries Compared by Economy > New businesses registered > Number > Per capita. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", International Finance Corporation's micro, small, and medium-size enterprises database (http://www.ifc.org/ifcext/sme.nsf/Content/Resources). Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Economy/New-businesses-registered/Number/Per-capita

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