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

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Palau 399.76 2006
2 Saint Kitts and Nevis 160.57 2006
3 Seychelles 106.38 2006
4 Marshall Islands 96 2006
5 Antigua and Barbuda 83.87 2006
6 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 73.46 2006
7 Dominica 70.73 2006
8 Federated States of Micronesia 66.23 2006
9 Kiribati 65.25 2006
10 Sao Tome and Principe 62.97 2006
11 Samoa 49.7 2006
12 Tonga 39.36 2006
13 Grenada 38.74 2006
14 Vanuatu 37.27 2006
15 Saint Lucia 35.79 2006
16 Belize 32.26 2006
17 Equatorial Guinea 32.18 2006
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 31.89 2006
18 Suriname 25.73 2006
19 Cape Verde 24.9 2006
Catholic countries average (profile) 19.78 2006
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 18.65 2006
20 Comoros 17.84 2006
21 Maldives 16.51 2006
22 Iceland 16.46 2006
23 Bhutan 15.02 2006
24 Solomon Islands 14.56 2006
25 Djibouti 13.97 2006
Former British colonies average (profile) 12.43 2006
26 Guinea-Bissau 11.7 2006
27 Swaziland 11.63 2006
28 Guyana 10.45 2006
29 East Timor 9.86 2006
30 Fiji 9.66 2006
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 7.63 2006
31 Gabon 7.08 2006
32 Trinidad and Tobago 6.9 2006
33 Botswana 5.8 2006
34 The Gambia 5.4 2006
35 Kuwait 5.38 2006
36 Namibia 4.87 2006
37 Mauritius 4.79 2006
38 Slovenia 4.48 2006
39 Estonia 4.47 2006
40 Lesotho 4.12 2006
41 Oman 3.52 2006
42 Albania 3.46 2006
43 Mauritania 3.4 2006
44 Mongolia 3.13 2006
45 Bosnia and Herzegovina 3.1 2006
South and Central Asia average (profile) 3.06 2006
South Asia average (profile) 3.06 2006
46 Uruguay 3 2006
47 Armenia 3 2006
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 2.85 2006
48 Paraguay 2.83 2006
49 Moldova 2.79 2006
50 Eritrea 2.58 2006
51 Costa Rica 2.5 2006
52 Central African Republic 2.48 2006
53 United Arab Emirates 2.46 2006
Muslim countries average (profile) 2.37 2006
54 Togo 2.29 2006
55 Jamaica 2.25 2006
56 Croatia 2.25 2006
57 Latvia 2.19 2006
58 Lithuania 2.06 2006
59 Panama 2.04 2006
60 Tajikistan 2.01 2006
61 Jordan 1.99 2006
62 Honduras 1.85 2006
Former French colonies average (profile) 1.84 2006
63 Puerto Rico 1.84 2006
64 Chad 1.83 2006
65 Azerbaijan 1.77 2006
NATO countries average (profile) 1.75 2006
Eastern Europe average (profile) 1.72 2006
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 1.72 2006
66 Sierra Leone 1.7 2006
67 Slovakia 1.67 2006
68 Belarus 1.67 2006
69 El Salvador 1.64 2006
70 Georgia 1.59 2006
71 Bolivia 1.58 2006
failed states average (profile) 1.56 2006
72 Kyrgyzstan 1.53 2006
73 Lebanon 1.47 2006
74 Burundi 1.37 2006
75 Singapore 1.36 2006
76 Laos 1.36 2006
77 Greece 1.35 2006
78 Guinea 1.33 2006
High income OECD countries average (profile) 1.31 2006
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 1.3 2006
79 Papua New Guinea 1.28 2006
80 Haiti 1.28 2006
Eurozone average (profile) 1.26 2006
OPEC countries average (profile) 1.19 2006
81 Bulgaria 1.17 2006
European Union average (profile) 1.1 2006
82 Austria 1.09 2006
83 Nicaragua 1.09 2006
Religious countries average (profile) 1.08 2006
84 Dominican Republic 1.05 2006
85 Mali 1.05 2006
86 Guatemala 1 2006
87 Ecuador 0.998 2006
88 Tunisia 0.987 2006
89 Czech Republic 0.974 2006
90 Ireland 0.939 2006
91 Rwanda 0.932 2006
92 Senegal 0.863 2006
93 Norway 0.858 2006
94 Benin 0.829 2006
95 Niger 0.804 2006
96 Switzerland 0.802 2006
97 Zimbabwe 0.786 2006
98 Angola 0.759 2006
99 Portugal 0.756 2006
100 Malawi 0.751 2006
101 Cambodia 0.738 2006
102 Hong Kong 0.729 2006
103 Israel 0.709 2006
104 Cameroon 0.645 2006
105 Syria 0.638 2006
106 Cote d'Ivoire 0.623 2006
107 Mozambique 0.602 2006
108 Hungary 0.596 2006
109 Venezuela 0.588 2006
Emerging markets average (profile) 0.584 2006
110 Yemen 0.581 2006
111 Burkina Faso 0.579 2006
112 Uganda 0.572 2006
113 Finland 0.57 2006
114 Denmark 0.552 2006
115 Ghana 0.547 2006
116 Chile 0.545 2006
117 Madagascar 0.531 2006
118 Saudi Arabia 0.512 2006
119 Zambia 0.509 2006
120 New Zealand 0.478 2006
121 Kazakhstan 0.457 2006
Non-religious countries average (profile) 0.45 2006
122 Algeria 0.406 2006
123 Sri Lanka 0.403 2006
124 Iraq 0.392 2006
125 Argentina 0.385 2006
126 Belgium 0.379 2006
127 Netherlands 0.367 2006
128 Peru 0.357 2006
129 Kenya 0.354 2006
130 Malaysia 0.342 2006
131 Sweden 0.33 2006
132 Tanzania 0.325 2006
133 Sudan 0.309 2006
134 Uzbekistan 0.302 2006
135 Colombia 0.297 2006
136 Nepal 0.273 2006
137 Poland 0.262 2006
138 South Korea 0.248 2006
139 Democratic Republic of the Congo 0.234 2006
140 Romania 0.232 2006
141 Spain 0.227 2006
142 Ukraine 0.214 2006
143 Morocco 0.197 2006
144 South Africa 0.189 2006
145 Italy 0.153 2006
146 Egypt 0.137 2006
147 Vietnam 0.132 2006
148 Philippines 0.126 2006
149 Thailand 0.121 2006
150 Afghanistan 0.117 2006
151 Turkey 0.117 2006
152 Iran 0.113 2006
153 France 0.11 2006
154 Germany 0.109 2006
155 United Kingdom 0.099 2006
156 Australia 0.0966 2006
157 Brazil 0.0904 2006
158 Ethiopia 0.0894 2006
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 0.0874 2006
159 Mexico 0.0714 2006
160 Pakistan 0.0684 2006
161 Nigeria 0.0628 2006
162 Japan 0.0626 2006
163 Canada 0.0614 2006
164 Bangladesh 0.0552 2006
165 Indonesia 0.0527 2006
166 Russia 0.0491 2006
167 United States 0.0168 2006
168 China 0.00992 2006
169 India 0.00962 2006

Citation

"Countries Compared by Government > Start-up procedures to register a business > Number per million. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. 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/Start--up-procedures-to-register-a-business/Number-per-million

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