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Government > Management time dealing with officials > % of management time: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Time dealing with officials is the percentage of management time in a given week spent on requirements imposed by government regulations (taxes, customs, labor regulations, licensing and registration).

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Madagascar 20.79% 2005
2 Mexico 20.25% 2006
3 Lesotho 19.79% 2003
4 China 18.52% 2003
5 Colombia 14.2% 2006
6 Ecuador 13.44% 2003
7 Nicaragua 12.98% 2003
8 Zambia 12.96% 2002
9 Bolivia 12.84% 2006
10 Cameroon 12.8% 2006
11 Guatemala 12.44% 2003
12 Argentina 12.33% 2006
13 Cape Verde 12.17% 2006
14 Lebanon 11.97% 2006
15 Kenya 11.67% 2003
16 Niger 11.45% 2005
17 Albania 10.41% 2005
18 Paraguay 10.37% 2006
19 Syria 10.31% 2003
20 Honduras 10.24% 2003
21 Panama 10.22% 2006
22 Costa Rica 9.63% 2005
23 Mauritius 9.56% 2005
24 Burkina Faso 9.53% 2006
25 South Africa 9.19% 2003
26 Pakistan 8.69% 2002
27 Cambodia 8.61% 2003
28 Peru 8.23% 2006
29 Ukraine 8.12% 2005
30 Morocco 7.55% 2004
31 Mali 7.53% 2003
32 The Gambia 7.31% 2006
33 El Salvador 7.21% 2003
34 Brazil 7.19% 2003
35 Angola 7.14% 2006
=36 Philippines 6.88% 2003
=36 Oman 6.88% 2003
38 Uruguay 6.8% 2006
39 India 6.67% 2006
40 Benin 6.46% 2004
41 Russia 6.34% 2005
42 Jamaica 6.32% 2005
43 Democratic Republic of the Congo 6.31% 2006
44 Kyrgyzstan 6.11% 2005
45 Rwanda 5.92% 2006
46 Mauritania 5.84% 2006
=47 Malawi 5.83% 2005
=47 Vietnam 5.83% 2005
49 Chile 5.79% 2004
50 Burundi 5.7% 2006
51 Mongolia 5.67% 2004
52 Hungary 5.27% 2005
53 Uganda 5.21% 2006
54 Azerbaijan 5.15% 2005
55 Lithuania 5.1% 2005
56 Botswana 4.96% 2006
57 Germany 4.5% 2005
58 Swaziland 4.4% 2006
59 Bosnia and Herzegovina 4.28% 2005
Eastern Europe average (profile) 4.21% 2005
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 4.1% 2005
60 Tanzania 4.01% 2006
61 Indonesia 3.98% 2003
62 Poland 3.83% 2005
63 Eritrea 3.77% 2002
64 Slovenia 3.74% 2005
65 Bangladesh 3.71% 2002
66 Greece 3.68% 2005
67 Belarus 3.6% 2005
68 Sri Lanka 3.54% 2004
69 Moldova 3.45% 2005
70 Tajikistan 3.29% 2005
71 Portugal 3.25% 2005
=72 Senegal 3.21% 2003
=72 North Korea 3.21% 2005
74 Kazakhstan 3.18% 2005
75 Georgia 3.05% 2005
76 Slovakia 3.04% 2005
77 Latvia 2.93% 2005
78 Guinea-Bissau 2.87% 2006
79 Namibia 2.86% 2006
80 Bulgaria 2.79% 2005
81 Croatia 2.69% 2005
82 Guinea 2.65% 2006
83 Uzbekistan 2.53% 2005
84 Ireland 2.33% 2005
85 Guyana 2.3% 2004
86 Estonia 2.29% 2005
87 Armenia 2.28% 2005
88 Czech Republic 2.08% 2005
=89 Ethiopia 2.05% 2002
=89 Egypt 2.05% 2004
91 Romania 1.46% 2005
92 Thailand 1.29% 2004
93 Spain 0.83% 2005

Citation

"Countries Compared by Government > Management time dealing with officials > % of management time. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Government/Management-time-dealing-with-officials/%-of-management-time

Government > Management time dealing with officials > % of management time: Countries Compared Map

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I spend twice as much time dealing with paperwork, taxes, licensing, etc... in the United States than in Brazil. I am a citizen of both.

Posted on 14 Aug 2010

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