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Government > Total businesses registered > Number > Per capita: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Total businesses registered. Because of underreporting of firms that have closed or exited, especially in developing countries, the data on total registered firms may be biased upward. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Zimbabwe 492.11 per 1,000 people 2003
2 Czech Republic 227.99 per 1,000 people 2003
3 Cyprus 160.14 per 1,000 people 2003
4 Australia 159.11 per 1,000 people 2003
5 Portugal 105.66 per 1,000 people 2003
6 Italy 102.51 per 1,000 people 2003
7 Hong Kong 98.82 per 1,000 people 2003
8 Peru 98.5 per 1,000 people 2003
9 Poland 93.77 per 1,000 people 2003
10 Hungary 93.63 per 1,000 people 2003
11 Denmark 91.43 per 1,000 people 2003
12 Iceland 84.33 per 1,000 people 2003
13 Greece 80.03 per 1,000 people 2002
14 Slovakia 78.22 per 1,000 people 2003
15 New Zealand 78.05 per 1,000 people 2002
NATO countries average (profile) 75.07 per 1,000 people 2003
European Union average (profile) 74.86 per 1,000 people 2003
16 Singapore 74.6 per 1,000 people 2003
17 Spain 73.05 per 1,000 people 2003
18 Norway 70.51 per 1,000 people 2003
19 Netherlands 70.08 per 1,000 people 2003
20 Slovenia 69.73 per 1,000 people 2003
Eurozone average (profile) 68.66 per 1,000 people 2003
High income OECD countries average (profile) 67.98 per 1,000 people 2001
21 Lithuania 66.84 per 1,000 people 2003
22 Belgium 66.28 per 1,000 people 2003
23 Estonia 64.14 per 1,000 people 2003
24 Serbia and Montenegro 62.34 per 1,000 people 2003
Non-religious countries average (profile) 62.25 per 1,000 people 2003
25 Russia 61.87 per 1,000 people 2003
26 Latvia 57.96 per 1,000 people 2003
27 Oman 56.23 per 1,000 people 2003
28 Romania 51.47 per 1,000 people 2003
29 Finland 48.12 per 1,000 people 2003
30 Albania 43.37 per 1,000 people 2003
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 43.15 per 1,000 people 2001
31 Switzerland 42.42 per 1,000 people 2003
32 France 41.53 per 1,000 people 2003
33 South Africa 38.91 per 1,000 people 2003
34 Armenia 37.37 per 1,000 people 2003
35 Ireland 37.23 per 1,000 people 2003
36 Germany 35.32 per 1,000 people 2003
37 United Kingdom 33.85 per 1,000 people 2003
38 Sweden 32.96 per 1,000 people 2003
39 Moldova 32.2 per 1,000 people 2003
40 Canada 32.09 per 1,000 people 2001
41 Turkey 29.86 per 1,000 people 2003
42 Jordan 27.18 per 1,000 people 2003
43 Madagascar 24.4 per 1,000 people 2003
44 Japan 20.96 per 1,000 people 2001
45 Georgia 20.96 per 1,000 people 2003
46 Austria 19.92 per 1,000 people 2003
47 Jamaica 17.13 per 1,000 people 2003
48 Panama 14.21 per 1,000 people 1999
49 Mongolia 14.19 per 1,000 people 2003
50 Kazakhstan 12.75 per 1,000 people 2003
51 Puerto Rico 11.83 per 1,000 people 2002
52 Argentina 10.23 per 1,000 people 2003
53 Brazil 7.53 per 1,000 people 2003
54 Nigeria 7.29 per 1,000 people 2003
55 Thailand 7.08 per 1,000 people 2003
56 Morocco 6.54 per 1,000 people 2003
57 Malawi 6.02 per 1,000 people 2003
58 Bolivia 5.8 per 1,000 people 2003
59 Bosnia and Herzegovina 4.56 per 1,000 people 2003
60 Ecuador 3.42 per 1,000 people 2003
61 El Salvador 3.26 per 1,000 people 2003
62 China 3.2 per 1,000 people 2003
63 Sri Lanka 2.59 per 1,000 people 2003
64 Algeria 2.51 per 1,000 people 2003
65 Zambia 2.05 per 1,000 people 2003
66 Benin 1.01 per 1,000 people 1999
67 Vietnam 0.89 per 1,000 people 2003
68 Mozambique 0.777 per 1,000 people 2003
69 Gabon 0.72 per 1,000 people 2001
70 Sierra Leone 0.561 per 1,000 people 2003
71 Uganda 0.522 per 1,000 people 2003
72 Azerbaijan 0.412 per 1,000 people 2003
73 Togo 0.289 per 1,000 people 2003
74 Pakistan 0.274 per 1,000 people 2003
75 Senegal 0.224 per 1,000 people 2003
76 Cote d'Ivoire 0.176 per 1,000 people 1997
77 Indonesia 0.151 per 1,000 people 2003
78 Cameroon 0.116 per 1,000 people 1999
79 Democratic Republic of the Congo 0.097 per 1,000 people 2003
80 Yemen 0.09 per 1,000 people 2003
81 Central African Republic 0.066 per 1,000 people 1992
82 Burkina Faso 0.021 per 1,000 people 1997

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"Countries Compared by Government > Total businesses registered > Number > Per capita. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Government/Total-businesses-registered/Number/Per-capita

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