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Economy > Start-up procedures to register a business > Number: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Start-up procedures are those required to start a business, including interactions to obtain necessary permits and licenses and to complete all inscriptions, verifications, and notifications to start operations. Data are for businesses with specific characteristics of ownership, size, and type of production.".

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Equatorial Guinea 20 2009
=2 Uganda 18 2009
=2 Brunei 18 2009
=4 Philippines 16 2009
=4 Venezuela 16 2009
=4 Brazil 16 2009
=4 Guinea-Bissau 16 2009
=8 Greece 15 2009
=8 Bolivia 15 2009
=10 Argentina 14 2009
=10 China 14 2009
=10 Algeria 14 2009
=10 Democratic Republic of the Congo 14 2009
=14 Guinea 13 2009
=14 Ecuador 13 2009
=14 Suriname 13 2009
=14 India 13 2009
=14 Eritrea 13 2009
=14 Chad 13 2009
=14 Haiti 13 2009
=14 Kuwait 13 2009
=14 Honduras 13 2009
=23 Swaziland 12 2009
=23 Bosnia and Herzegovina 12 2009
=23 Tanzania 12 2009
=23 Tajikistan 12 2009
=23 Costa Rica 12 2009
=23 Guatemala 12 2009
=23 Kenya 12 2009
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 11.16 2009
=30 Vietnam 11 2009
=30 Iraq 11 2009
=30 Uruguay 11 2009
=30 Djibouti 11 2009
=30 Burundi 11 2009
=30 Comoros 11 2009
failed states average (profile) 10.69 2009
=36 East Timor 10 2009
=36 Cameroon 10 2009
=36 Congo, Republic of the 10 2009
=36 Malawi 10 2009
=36 Malaysia 10 2009
=36 Sudan 10 2009
=36 Botswana 10 2009
=36 Sao Tome and Principe 10 2009
=36 Spain 10 2009
=36 Pakistan 10 2009
=36 Cote d'Ivoire 10 2009
=36 Ukraine 10 2009
=36 Mozambique 10 2009
=36 Seychelles 10 2009
=36 Tunisia 10 2009
=36 Namibia 10 2009
Catholic countries average (profile) 9.77 2009
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 9.52 2009
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 9.2 2009
Emerging markets average (profile) 9.12 2009
=52 Indonesia 9 2009
=52 Belize 9 2009
=52 Colombia 9 2009
=52 Zimbabwe 9 2009
=52 Mauritania 9 2009
=52 Trinidad and Tobago 9 2009
=52 Cambodia 9 2009
=52 Cape Verde 9 2009
=52 Gabon 9 2009
=52 Czech Republic 9 2009
=52 Peru 9 2009
=52 Russia 9 2009
=52 Niger 9 2009
=52 Chile 9 2009
=52 Germany 9 2009
Former French colonies average (profile) 8.56 2009
Religious countries average (profile) 8.43 2009
South Asia average (profile) 8.4 2009
Muslim countries average (profile) 8.12 2009
=67 Vanuatu 8 2009
=67 Dominican Republic 8 2009
=67 Central African Republic 8 2009
=67 Palau 8 2009
=67 Nigeria 8 2009
=67 El Salvador 8 2009
=67 Moldova 8 2009
=67 Fiji 8 2009
=67 Jordan 8 2009
=67 Mexico 8 2009
=67 The Gambia 8 2009
=67 United Arab Emirates 8 2009
=67 Austria 8 2009
=67 Japan 8 2009
=67 Antigua and Barbuda 8 2009
=67 Bhutan 8 2009
=67 Guyana 8 2009
Former British colonies average (profile) 7.96 2009
South and Central Asia average (profile) 7.25 2009
=84 Serbia and Montenegro 7 2009
=84 Bahrain 7 2009
=84 Bangladesh 7 2009
=84 Thailand 7 2009
=84 Uzbekistan 7 2009
=84 Nepal 7 2009
=84 Syria 7 2009
=84 Paraguay 7 2009
=84 Lithuania 7 2009
=84 Ghana 7 2009
=84 The Bahamas 7 2009
=84 Lesotho 7 2009
=84 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 7 2009
=84 Solomon Islands 7 2009
=84 Mongolia 7 2009
=84 Laos 7 2009
=84 Benin 7 2009
=84 Saint Kitts and Nevis 7 2009
=84 Togo 7 2009
=84 Puerto Rico 7 2009
=84 Croatia 7 2009
=84 Kazakhstan 7 2009
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 6.92 2009
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 6.64 2009
Non-religious countries average (profile) 6.58 2009
Eastern Europe average (profile) 6.41 2009
Cold countries average (profile) 6.27 2009
Eurozone average (profile) 6.24 2009
Europe average (profile) 6.2 2009
=106 Netherlands 6 2009
=106 Turkey 6 2009
=106 Slovakia 6 2009
=106 Portugal 6 2009
=106 Panama 6 2009
=106 Luxembourg 6 2009
=106 Sierra Leone 6 2009
=106 Morocco 6 2009
=106 Qatar 6 2009
=106 Italy 6 2009
=106 Papua New Guinea 6 2009
=106 United Kingdom 6 2009
=106 Jamaica 6 2009
=106 Azerbaijan 6 2009
=106 Cyprus 6 2009
=106 Armenia 6 2009
=106 United States 6 2009
=106 Mali 6 2009
=106 Romania 6 2009
=106 South Africa 6 2009
=106 Kiribati 6 2009
=106 Switzerland 6 2009
=106 Grenada 6 2009
=106 Nicaragua 6 2009
=106 Zambia 6 2009
=106 Poland 6 2009
European Union average (profile) 6 2009
132 European Union 5.96 2009
NATO countries average (profile) 5.93 2009
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 5.86 2009
High income OECD countries average (profile) 5.7 2009
=133 Ethiopia 5 2009
=133 Dominica 5 2009
=133 Liberia 5 2009
=133 France 5 2009
=133 Norway 5 2009
=133 Mauritius 5 2009
=133 Estonia 5 2009
=133 Lebanon 5 2009
=133 Maldives 5 2009
=133 Israel 5 2009
=133 Oman 5 2009
=133 Samoa 5 2009
=133 Albania 5 2009
=133 Saint Lucia 5 2009
=133 Latvia 5 2009
=133 Belarus 5 2009
=133 Marshall Islands 5 2009
=133 Iceland 5 2009
=151 Burkina Faso 4 2009
=151 Afghanistan 4 2009
=151 Ireland 4 2009
=151 Denmark 4 2009
=151 Senegal 4 2009
=151 Hungary 4 2009
=151 Saudi Arabia 4 2009
=151 Tonga 4 2009
=151 Bulgaria 4 2009
=151 Sri Lanka 4 2009
=161 Finland 3 2009
=161 Georgia 3 2009
=161 Slovenia 3 2009
=161 Sweden 3 2009
=161 Belgium 3 2009
=161 Kyrgyzstan 3 2009
=161 Singapore 3 2009
=168 Madagascar 2 2009
=168 Australia 2 2009
=168 Rwanda 2 2009
=171 Canada 1 2009
=171 New Zealand 1 2009

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Start-up procedures to register a business > Number. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Bank, Doing Business project (http://www.doingbusiness.org/). Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Economy/Start--up-procedures-to-register-a-business/Number

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