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Government > 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 2006
2 Chad 19 2006
=3 Paraguay 17 2006
=3 Uganda 17 2006
=3 Brazil 17 2006
=3 Guinea-Bissau 17 2006
=7 Venezuela 16 2006
=7 Belarus 16 2006
=9 Greece 15 2006
=9 Argentina 15 2006
=9 Bolivia 15 2006
=9 Azerbaijan 15 2006
=13 Tajikistan 14 2006
=13 Ecuador 14 2006
=13 Algeria 14 2006
=16 Swaziland 13 2006
=16 Tanzania 13 2006
=16 Guinea 13 2006
=16 Colombia 13 2006
=16 Suriname 13 2006
=16 Saudi Arabia 13 2006
=16 Guatemala 13 2006
=16 Kenya 13 2006
=16 Eritrea 13 2006
=16 Togo 13 2006
=16 China 13 2006
=16 Mali 13 2006
=16 Angola 13 2006
=16 Mozambique 13 2006
=16 Democratic Republic of the Congo 13 2006
=16 Kuwait 13 2006
=16 Honduras 13 2006
OPEC countries average (profile) 12.11 2006
=33 Cameroon 12 2006
=33 Bosnia and Herzegovina 12 2006
=33 South Korea 12 2006
=33 Indonesia 12 2006
=33 Syria 12 2006
=33 Ghana 12 2006
=33 Cape Verde 12 2006
=33 Yemen 12 2006
=33 United Arab Emirates 12 2006
=33 Haiti 12 2006
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 12 2006
failed states average (profile) 11.5 2006
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 11.13 2006
=43 Serbia and Montenegro 11 2004
=43 Costa Rica 11 2006
=43 Philippines 11 2006
=43 Jordan 11 2006
=43 Mauritania 11 2006
=43 Botswana 11 2006
=43 Pakistan 11 2006
=43 Albania 11 2006
=43 India 11 2006
=43 Cote d'Ivoire 11 2006
=43 Vietnam 11 2006
=43 Niger 11 2006
=43 Iraq 11 2006
=43 Djibouti 11 2006
=43 Burundi 11 2006
=43 Comoros 11 2006
Catholic countries average (profile) 10.88 2006
Former French colonies average (profile) 10.84 2006
Muslim countries average (profile) 10.22 2006
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 10.13 2006
Religious countries average (profile) 10.05 2006
=59 East Timor 10 2006
=59 Madagascar 10 2006
=59 Malawi 10 2006
=59 Dominican Republic 10 2006
=59 Central African Republic 10 2006
=59 El Salvador 10 2006
=59 Moldova 10 2006
=59 Sudan 10 2006
=59 Senegal 10 2006
=59 Zimbabwe 10 2006
=59 Sao Tome and Principe 10 2006
=59 Cambodia 10 2006
=59 Spain 10 2006
=59 Gabon 10 2006
=59 Czech Republic 10 2006
=59 Peru 10 2006
=59 Ukraine 10 2006
=59 Croatia 10 2006
=59 Uruguay 10 2006
=59 Egypt 10 2006
=59 Bhutan 10 2006
=59 Poland 10 2006
=59 Tunisia 10 2006
=59 Namibia 10 2006
Emerging markets average (profile) 9.8 2006
Eastern Europe average (profile) 9.71 2006
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 9.21 2006
=83 Slovakia 9 2006
=83 Malaysia 9 2006
=83 Nigeria 9 2006
=83 Rwanda 9 2006
=83 Belize 9 2006
=83 Sierra Leone 9 2006
=83 Italy 9 2006
=83 Trinidad and Tobago 9 2006
=83 Slovenia 9 2006
=83 Oman 9 2006
=83 Samoa 9 2006
=83 Armenia 9 2006
=83 Bulgaria 9 2006
=83 South Africa 9 2006
=83 Austria 9 2006
=83 Chile 9 2006
=83 Seychelles 9 2006
=83 Germany 9 2006
Former British colonies average (profile) 8.63 2006
South Asia average (profile) 8.6 2006
South and Central Asia average (profile) 8.33 2006
=101 Burkina Faso 8 2006
=101 Congo, Republic of the 8 2006
=101 Turkey 8 2006
=101 Vanuatu 8 2006
=101 Bangladesh 8 2006
=101 Portugal 8 2006
=101 Palau 8 2006
=101 Thailand 8 2006
=101 Uzbekistan 8 2006
=101 Fiji 8 2006
=101 Papua New Guinea 8 2006
=101 Mexico 8 2006
=101 The Gambia 8 2006
=101 Lesotho 8 2006
=101 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 8 2006
=101 Mongolia 8 2006
=101 Laos 8 2006
=101 Saint Kitts and Nevis 8 2006
=101 Japan 8 2006
=101 Iran 8 2006
=101 Kyrgyzstan 8 2006
=101 Guyana 8 2006
=101 Sri Lanka 8 2006
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 8 2006
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 7.67 2006
Non-religious countries average (profile) 7.62 2006
Eurozone average (profile) 7.53 2006
NATO countries average (profile) 7.42 2006
European Union average (profile) 7.28 2006
=124 Ethiopia 7 2006
=124 France 7 2006
=124 Panama 7 2006
=124 Georgia 7 2006
=124 Nepal 7 2006
=124 Lithuania 7 2006
=124 Solomon Islands 7 2006
=124 Benin 7 2006
=124 Federated States of Micronesia 7 2006
=124 Russia 7 2006
=124 Puerto Rico 7 2006
=124 Antigua and Barbuda 7 2006
=124 Kazakhstan 7 2006
High income OECD countries average (profile) 6.67 2006
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 6.57 2006
=137 Netherlands 6 2006
=137 Mauritius 6 2006
=137 Morocco 6 2006
=137 Estonia 6 2006
=137 Lebanon 6 2006
=137 Hungary 6 2006
=137 United Kingdom 6 2006
=137 Jamaica 6 2006
=137 Saint Lucia 6 2006
=137 Kiribati 6 2006
=137 Switzerland 6 2006
=137 Nicaragua 6 2006
=137 Zambia 6 2006
=137 Singapore 6 2006
=151 Dominica 5 2006
=151 Hong Kong 5 2006
=151 Maldives 5 2006
=151 Israel 5 2006
=151 United States 5 2006
=151 Romania 5 2006
=151 Latvia 5 2006
=151 Marshall Islands 5 2006
=151 Iceland 5 2006
=160 Norway 4 2006
=160 Ireland 4 2006
=160 Tonga 4 2006
=160 Belgium 4 2006
=160 Grenada 4 2006
=165 Afghanistan 3 2006
=165 Finland 3 2006
=165 Denmark 3 2006
=165 Sweden 3 2006
=169 Canada 2 2006
=169 Australia 2 2006
=169 New Zealand 2 2006

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