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Government > Red tape > Start-up procedures to register a business > Number: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Start-up procedures to register a business (number). 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 18 2013
2 Venezuela 17 2013
=3 Philippines 15 2013
=3 Bolivia 15 2013
=3 Uganda 15 2013
=3 Brunei 15 2013
=7 Argentina 14 2013
=7 Algeria 14 2013
=9 Ecuador 13 2013
=9 Suriname 13 2013
=9 Eritrea 13 2013
=9 China 13 2013
=9 Brazil 13 2013
=9 South Sudan 13 2013
=9 Honduras 13 2013
=16 Swaziland 12 2013
=16 India 12 2013
=16 Haiti 12 2013
=16 Kuwait 12 2013
=20 Bosnia and Herzegovina 11 2013
=20 Republic of the Congo 11 2013
=20 Fiji 11 2013
=20 Cambodia 11 2013
=20 Malta 11 2013
=20 Democratic Republic of the Congo 11 2013
=20 Burma 11 2013
=27 Malawi 10 2013
=27 Indonesia 10 2013
=27 Libya 10 2013
=27 Sudan 10 2013
=27 Spain 10 2013
=27 Pakistan 10 2013
=27 Kenya 10 2013
=27 Vietnam 10 2013
=27 Iraq 10 2013
=27 Seychelles 10 2013
=27 Tunisia 10 2013
=27 Namibia 10 2013
OPEC countries average (profile) 10 2013
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 9.79 2013
=39 Ethiopia 9 2013
=39 Tanzania 9 2013
=39 Costa Rica 9 2013
=39 Belize 9 2013
=39 Colombia 9 2013
=39 Zimbabwe 9 2013
=39 Mauritania 9 2013
=39 Botswana 9 2013
=39 Saudi Arabia 9 2013
=39 Czech Republic 9 2013
=39 Chad 9 2013
=39 Mozambique 9 2013
=39 Guinea-Bissau 9 2013
=39 Djibouti 9 2013
=39 Germany 9 2013
failed states average (profile) 8.53 2013
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 8.53 2013
Catholic countries average (profile) 8.36 2013
Hot countries average (profile) 8.11 2013
=54 East Timor 8 2013
=54 Vanuatu 8 2013
=54 Central African Republic 8 2013
=54 Barbados 8 2013
=54 Palau 8 2013
=54 Nigeria 8 2013
=54 El Salvador 8 2013
=54 Qatar 8 2013
=54 The Gambia 8 2013
=54 Ghana 8 2013
=54 San Marino 8 2013
=54 Angola 8 2013
=54 Austria 8 2013
=54 Japan 8 2013
=54 Iran 8 2013
=54 Antigua and Barbuda 8 2013
=54 Bhutan 8 2013
=54 Guyana 8 2013
=54 Comoros 8 2013
South Asia average (profile) 8 2013
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 7.83 2013
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 7.7 2013
Emerging markets average (profile) 7.68 2013
Former British colonies average (profile) 7.57 2013
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 7.33 2013
Christian countries average (profile) 7.28 2013
Religious countries average (profile) 7.08 2013
Former French colonies average (profile) 7.08 2013
Muslim countries average (profile) 7.02 2013
=73 Slovakia 7 2013
=73 Dominican Republic 7 2013
=73 Bahrain 7 2013
=73 Bangladesh 7 2013
=73 Nepal 7 2013
=73 Jordan 7 2013
=73 Trinidad and Tobago 7 2013
=73 Syria 7 2013
=73 Paraguay 7 2013
=73 Cape Verde 7 2013
=73 The Bahamas 7 2013
=73 Gabon 7 2013
=73 Lesotho 7 2013
=73 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 7 2013
=73 Solomon Islands 7 2013
=73 Federated States of Micronesia 7 2013
=73 Saint Kitts and Nevis 7 2013
=73 Togo 7 2013
=73 Russia 7 2013
=73 Chile 7 2013
=73 Kiribati 7 2013
=73 Egypt 7 2013
=73 Nicaragua 7 2013
Landlocked countries average (profile) 6.72 2013
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 6.44 2013
South and Central Asia average (profile) 6.25 2013
=96 Turkey 6 2013
=96 Montenegro 6 2013
=96 Luxembourg 6 2013
=96 Sierra Leone 6 2013
=96 Moldova 6 2013
=96 Kosovo 6 2013
=96 Italy 6 2013
=96 Papua New Guinea 6 2013
=96 Mexico 6 2013
=96 Serbia 6 2013
=96 United Kingdom 6 2013
=96 Guatemala 6 2013
=96 Yemen 6 2013
=96 United Arab Emirates 6 2013
=96 Cyprus 6 2013
=96 Laos 6 2013
=96 Ukraine 6 2013
=96 United States 6 2013
=96 Niger 6 2013
=96 Puerto Rico 6 2013
=96 Croatia 6 2013
=96 Switzerland 6 2013
=96 Grenada 6 2013
=96 Kazakhstan 6 2013
=96 Sri Lanka 6 2013
Potential Future EU Members average (profile) 5.88 2013
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 5.86 2013
Non-religious countries average (profile) 5.85 2013
Eurozone average (profile) 5.61 2013
Europe average (profile) 5.37 2013
121 European Union 5.36 2013
European Union average (profile) 5.36 2013
Eastern Europe average (profile) 5.3 2013
Cold countries average (profile) 5.29 2013
High income OECD countries average (profile) 5.1 2013
NATO countries average (profile) 5.07 2013
=122 Cameroon 5 2013
=122 Dominica 5 2013
=122 South Korea 5 2013
=122 Tajikistan 5 2013
=122 France 5 2013
=122 Norway 5 2013
=122 Mauritius 5 2013
=122 Guinea 5 2013
=122 Panama 5 2013
=122 Morocco 5 2013
=122 Estonia 5 2013
=122 Lebanon 5 2013
=122 Maldives 5 2013
=122 Israel 5 2013
=122 Greece 5 2013
=122 Oman 5 2013
=122 Jamaica 5 2013
=122 Albania 5 2013
=122 Saint Lucia 5 2013
=122 Mongolia 5 2013
=122 Peru 5 2013
=122 Cote d'Ivoire 5 2013
=122 Mali 5 2013
=122 Romania 5 2013
=122 South Africa 5 2013
=122 Belarus 5 2013
=122 Marshall Islands 5 2013
=122 Uruguay 5 2013
=122 Iceland 5 2013
=122 Zambia 5 2013
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 4.36 2013
=152 Liberia 4 2013
=152 Netherlands 4 2013
=152 Ireland 4 2013
=152 Thailand 4 2013
=152 Denmark 4 2013
=152 Uzbekistan 4 2013
=152 Senegal 4 2013
=152 Hungary 4 2013
=152 Sao Tome and Principe 4 2013
=152 Lithuania 4 2013
=152 Samoa 4 2013
=152 Benin 4 2013
=152 Tonga 4 2013
=152 Bulgaria 4 2013
=152 Latvia 4 2013
=152 Poland 4 2013
=168 Burkina Faso 3 2013
=168 Afghanistan 3 2013
=168 Finland 3 2013
=168 Portugal 3 2013
=168 Malaysia 3 2013
=168 Australia 3 2013
=168 Hong Kong 3 2013
=168 Azerbaijan 3 2013
=168 Sweden 3 2013
=168 Belgium 3 2013
=168 Burundi 3 2013
=168 Singapore 3 2013
=180 Madagascar 2 2013
=180 Rwanda 2 2013
=180 Georgia 2 2013
=180 Republic of Macedonia 2 2013
=180 Slovenia 2 2013
=180 Armenia 2 2013
=180 Kyrgyzstan 2 2013
=187 Canada 1 2013
=187 New Zealand 1 2013

Citation

"Countries Compared by Government > Red tape > 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/Government/Red-tape/Start--up-procedures-to-register-a-business/Number

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