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Economy > Total businesses registered > Number: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Total businesses registered. Because of underreporting of firms that have closed or exited, especially in developing countries, the data on total registered firms may be biased upward.".

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Brazil 5.67 million 2005
2 United States 5.16 million 2005
3 Mexico 4.29 million 2005
4 Russia 3.27 million 2007
5 Japan 2.57 million 2005
6 United Kingdom 2.55 million 2007
7 Canada 2.5 million 2007
8 Spain 2.44 million 2007
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 2.09 million 2005
9 France 1.27 million 2006
10 Netherlands 1.03 million 2005
11 Romania 870,195 2007
Non-religious countries average (profile) 844,465.91 2005
High income OECD countries average (profile) 784,004.21 2005
12 Turkey 764,240 2007
13 India 732,000 2006
14 Australia 641,538 2007
15 Italy 638,987 2007
NATO countries average (profile) 632,641.73 2006
16 Germany 573,985 2007
17 South Africa 553,425 2005
18 Ukraine 528,864 2007
19 Poland 523,584 2006
20 Colombia 497,778 2007
European Union average (profile) 474,702.64 2005
21 New Zealand 474,212 2007
Eurozone average (profile) 463,578.4 2005
22 Portugal 423,719 2007
23 Belgium 354,489 2006
24 Sweden 326,052 2007
25 Bulgaria 315,037 2007
26 Thailand 297,084 2007
27 Hungary 273,549 2007
28 Indonesia 271,255 2006
29 Czech Republic 244,417 2006
30 Chile 223,345 2006
31 Argentina 218,700 2006
32 Croatia 200,955 2007
33 Denmark 200,060 2007
34 Ireland 180,891 2007
35 Israel 162,910 2006
36 Switzerland 162,326 2007
37 Cyprus 137,636 2005
38 Slovakia 135,330 2007
39 Singapore 133,235 2007
40 Norway 132,788 2006
41 Kenya 125,102 2005
42 Finland 120,294 2006
43 Algeria 105,128 2007
44 Greece 103,107 2004
45 Costa Rica 102,311 2007
46 Ghana 100,272 2003
47 Uganda 89,503 2005
48 Serbia and Montenegro 83,499 2007
49 Austria 76,374 2007
50 Moldova 73,532 2007
51 Azerbaijan 69,309 2007
52 Bangladesh 67,459 2005
53 Lithuania 67,095 2007
54 Tunisia 63,584 2006
55 Georgia 59,641 2007
56 Tanzania 59,163 2005
57 Uzbekistan 56,465 2007
58 Armenia 56,461 2007
59 Jamaica 54,116 2007
60 Vietnam 52,506 2005
61 Slovenia 47,312 2007
62 Oman 38,864 2007
63 Ecuador 37,434 2006
64 Malta 30,409 2007
65 Kazakhstan 29,883 2004
66 Iceland 29,307 2007
67 Bolivia 24,649 2005
68 Bosnia and Herzegovina 23,634 2006
69 Luxembourg 21,385 2005
70 Dominican Republic 20,808 2005
71 Madagascar 19,305 2005
72 Albania 16,110 2007
73 Malawi 5,595 2005
74 Syria 2,268 2005
75 Senegal 1,000 2005
76 Rwanda 455 2007
77 Haiti 300 2005

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Total businesses registered > Number. 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/Total-businesses-registered/Number

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