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Government > Red tape > Start-up procedures to register a business > Number per million: 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. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Palau 385.47 2012
2 San Marino 256.02 2012
3 Saint Kitts and Nevis 130.64 2012
4 Seychelles 113.91 2012
5 Marshall Islands 95.14 2012
6 Antigua and Barbuda 89.82 2012
7 Dominica 69.75 2012
8 Kiribati 69.45 2012
9 Federated States of Micronesia 67.7 2012
10 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 64 2012
11 Grenada 56.88 2012
12 Tonga 38.12 2012
13 Brunei 36.39 2012
14 Vanuatu 32.35 2012
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 29.05 2012
15 Barbados 28.25 2012
16 Belize 27.77 2012
17 Saint Lucia 27.64 2012
18 Malta 26.29 2012
Catholic countries average (profile) 25.16 2012
19 Equatorial Guinea 24.45 2012
20 Suriname 24.32 2012
21 Sao Tome and Principe 21.27 2012
22 Samoa 21.18 2012
23 The Bahamas 18.82 2012
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 17.93 2012
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 16.52 2012
24 Cape Verde 16.18 2012
25 Iceland 15.62 2012
26 Maldives 14.77 2012
Christian countries average (profile) 14.03 2012
27 Djibouti 12.8 2012
28 Solomon Islands 12.74 2012
29 Fiji 12.58 2012
30 Comoros 12.54 2012
Former British colonies average (profile) 12.05 2012
31 Luxembourg 11.29 2012
32 Bhutan 10.78 2012
33 Guyana 10.06 2012
Hot countries average (profile) 9.97 2012
34 Swaziland 9.75 2012
35 Montenegro 9.66 2012
Landlocked countries average (profile) 8.13 2012
Europe average (profile) 7.87 2012
36 East Timor 6.61 2012
37 Trinidad and Tobago 5.98 2012
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 5.49 2012
38 Guinea-Bissau 5.41 2012
39 Cyprus 5.31 2012
40 Bahrain 5.31 2012
41 Kosovo 4.98 2012
42 Gabon 4.9 2012
Potential Future EU Members average (profile) 4.57 2012
43 Botswana 4.49 2012
44 The Gambia 4.47 2012
45 Namibia 4.43 2012
46 Qatar 3.9 2012
47 Mauritius 3.87 2012
48 Estonia 3.73 2012
49 Kuwait 3.69 2012
50 Lesotho 3.41 2012
Eurozone average (profile) 3.08 2012
51 Bosnia and Herzegovina 2.87 2012
Muslim countries average (profile) 2.63 2012
52 Republic of the Congo 2.54 2012
53 Mongolia 2.5 2012
54 Costa Rica 2.5 2012
55 Mauritania 2.37 2012
56 Lithuania 2.34 2012
South and Central Asia average (profile) 2.32 2012
European Union average (profile) 2.24 2012
57 Jamaica 2.21 2012
South Asia average (profile) 2.21 2012
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 2.15 2012
58 Eritrea 2.12 2012
59 Latvia 1.97 2012
60 Moldova 1.97 2012
61 Central African Republic 1.77 2012
Cold countries average (profile) 1.73 2012
NATO countries average (profile) 1.73 2012
62 Honduras 1.64 2012
63 Puerto Rico 1.64 2012
64 Libya 1.62 2012
65 Albania 1.58 2012
66 Panama 1.58 2012
Eastern Europe average (profile) 1.53 2012
67 Oman 1.51 2012
68 Uruguay 1.47 2012
69 Bolivia 1.43 2012
70 Croatia 1.41 2012
High income OECD countries average (profile) 1.39 2012
Former French colonies average (profile) 1.36 2012
71 Nicaragua 1.34 2012
72 El Salvador 1.27 2012
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 1.25 2012
73 South Sudan 1.2 2012
74 Haiti 1.18 2012
75 Lebanon 1.13 2012
76 Slovakia 1.11 2012
77 Jordan 1.11 2012
OPEC countries average (profile) 1.09 2012
78 Paraguay 1.05 2012
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 1.04 2012
79 Armenia 1.01 2012
80 Sierra Leone 1 2012
81 Norway 0.996 2012
82 Greece 0.975 2012
83 Slovenia 0.972 2012
84 Liberia 0.955 2012
85 Republic of Macedonia 0.95 2012
86 Austria 0.945 2012
Religious countries average (profile) 0.945 2012
87 Tunisia 0.928 2012
88 Togo 0.903 2012
89 Laos 0.903 2012
failed states average (profile) 0.879 2012
90 Ireland 0.872 2012
91 Czech Republic 0.856 2012
92 Ecuador 0.839 2012
93 Papua New Guinea 0.837 2012
94 Serbia 0.831 2012
95 Guatemala 0.796 2012
96 Switzerland 0.75 2012
97 Chad 0.723 2012
98 Denmark 0.716 2012
99 Dominican Republic 0.681 2012
100 Cambodia 0.673 2012
101 Zimbabwe 0.656 2012
102 United Arab Emirates 0.652 2012
103 Azerbaijan 0.645 2012
104 Belarus 0.634 2012
105 Israel 0.632 2012
106 Malawi 0.629 2012
107 Tajikistan 0.624 2012
108 Venezuela 0.568 2012
109 Singapore 0.565 2012
110 Finland 0.554 2012
111 Bulgaria 0.548 2012
112 Niger 0.525 2012
113 Guinea 0.524 2012
114 Cote d'Ivoire 0.504 2012
115 Benin 0.497 2012
Emerging markets average (profile) 0.482 2012
116 Georgia 0.443 2012
117 Zambia 0.426 2012
118 Hong Kong 0.419 2012
119 Uganda 0.413 2012
120 Burundi 0.406 2012
121 Hungary 0.402 2012
122 Chile 0.401 2012
123 Angola 0.384 2012
124 Portugal 0.38 2012
125 Algeria 0.364 2012
126 Kyrgyzstan 0.358 2012
127 Kazakhstan 0.357 2012
128 Mozambique 0.357 2012
129 Argentina 0.341 2012
130 Saudi Arabia 0.318 2012
131 Sweden 0.315 2012
132 Syria 0.313 2012
133 Iraq 0.307 2012
Non-religious countries average (profile) 0.306 2012
134 Netherlands 0.298 2012
135 Sri Lanka 0.295 2012
136 Senegal 0.291 2012
137 Romania 0.281 2012
138 Ghana 0.276 2012
139 Mali 0.269 2012
140 Belgium 0.269 2012
141 Sudan 0.269 2012
142 Nepal 0.255 2012
143 Yemen 0.252 2012
144 Kenya 0.232 2012
145 Cameroon 0.23 2012
146 New Zealand 0.226 2012
147 Spain 0.216 2012
148 Burma 0.208 2012
149 Uzbekistan 0.201 2012
150 Colombia 0.189 2012
151 Tanzania 0.188 2012
152 Morocco 0.184 2012
153 Burkina Faso 0.182 2012
154 Rwanda 0.175 2012
155 Peru 0.167 2012
156 Philippines 0.165 2012
157 Poland 0.156 2012
158 Ukraine 0.154 2012
159 Democratic Republic of the Congo 0.152 2012
160 Afghanistan 0.134 2012
161 Australia 0.132 2012
162 Vietnam 0.113 2012
163 Germany 0.11 2012
164 Iran 0.105 2012
165 Malaysia 0.103 2012
166 South Korea 0.1 2012
167 Italy 0.0985 2012
168 Ethiopia 0.0981 2012
169 South Africa 0.0977 2012
170 United Kingdom 0.0949 2012
171 Madagascar 0.0897 2012
172 Egypt 0.0867 2012
173 Turkey 0.0811 2012
174 France 0.0761 2012
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 0.07 2012
175 Brazil 0.0654 2012
176 Japan 0.0627 2012
177 Thailand 0.0599 2012
178 Pakistan 0.0558 2012
179 Russia 0.0557 2012
180 Mexico 0.0496 2012
181 Nigeria 0.0474 2012
182 Bangladesh 0.0453 2012
183 Indonesia 0.0405 2012
184 Canada 0.0287 2012
185 United States 0.0191 2012
186 European Union 0.0114 2012
187 India 0.0097 2012
188 China 0.00962 2012

Citation

"Countries Compared by Government > Red tape > Start-up procedures to register a business > Number per million. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Bank, Doing Business project (http://www.doingbusiness.org/). Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Government/Red-tape/Start--up-procedures-to-register-a-business/Number-per-million

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