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Christian countries Compared by Economy > Companies > Ease of doing business index > 1=most business-friendly regulations per million

DEFINITION: Ease of doing business index (1=most business-friendly regulations). Ease of doing business ranks economies from 1 to 189, with first place being the best. A high ranking (a low numerical rank) means that the regulatory environment is conducive to business operation. The index averages the country's percentile rankings on 10 topics covered in the World Bank's Doing Business. The ranking on each topic is the simple average of the percentile rankings on its component indicators. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Palau 5,492.92 2012
2 San Marino 2,368.23 2012
3 Federated States of Micronesia 1,450.75 2012
4 Grenada 966.98 2012
5 Dominica 962.56 2012
6 Seychelles 877.14 2012
7 Antigua and Barbuda 741 2012
8 Tonga 571.75 2012
9 Belize 320.93 2012
10 Suriname 308.68 2012
11 Barbados 296.59 2012
12 Cape Verde 258.9 2012
13 Malta 239.03 2012
14 Equatorial Guinea 222.74 2012
15 The Bahamas 204.32 2012
16 Guyana 142.07 2012
17 East Timor 137.99 2012
18 Luxembourg 105.37 2012
19 Gabon 103.52 2012
20 Swaziland 97.48 2012
21 Montenegro 80.5 2012
22 Lesotho 67.75 2012
23 Fiji 66.31 2012
24 Trinidad and Tobago 47.1 2012
25 Republic of the Congo 42.89 2012
26 Namibia 41.6 2012
27 Central African Republic 41.32 2012
28 Iceland 40.61 2012
29 Liberia 35.56 2012
30 Bosnia and Herzegovina 33.91 2012
31 Cyprus 33.66 2012
32 Jamaica 33.55 2012
33 Botswana 32.44 2012
34 Eritrea 30.17 2012
35 Uruguay 25.03 2012
36 Moldova 24.16 2012
37 Costa Rica 22.68 2012
38 Croatia 20.62 2012
39 Nicaragua 20.53 2012
40 El Salvador 18.26 2012
41 Haiti 17.4 2012
42 Republic of Macedonia 17.1 2012
43 South Sudan 16.98 2012
44 Panama 16.04 2012
45 Paraguay 16 2012
46 Burundi 15.94 2012
47 Honduras 15.75 2012
48 Papua New Guinea 15.07 2012
49 Slovenia 15.06 2012
50 Bolivia 15.05 2012
51 Armenia 13.47 2012
52 Zimbabwe 12.24 2012
53 Serbia 12.04 2012
54 Latvia 11.85 2012
55 Dominican Republic 10.9 2012
56 Malawi 10.12 2012
57 Puerto Rico 10.09 2012
58 Ecuador 8.65 2012
59 Angola 8.55 2012
60 Lithuania 8.37 2012
61 Slovakia 7.95 2012
62 Greece 7.89 2012
63 Bulgaria 7.8 2012
64 Cameroon 7.47 2012
65 Belarus 6.76 2012
66 Zambia 6.39 2012
67 Guatemala 6.17 2012
68 Venezuela 6.01 2012
69 Mozambique 5.63 2012
70 Hungary 5.23 2012
71 Rwanda 4.71 2012
72 Uganda 3.47 2012
73 Romania 3.42 2012
74 Switzerland 3.38 2012
75 Austria 3.31 2012
76 Ireland 3.27 2012
77 Kazakhstan 3.16 2012
78 Ukraine 3.07 2012
79 Argentina 2.94 2012
80 Belgium 2.87 2012
81 Tanzania 2.85 2012
82 Kenya 2.83 2012
83 Democratic Republic of the Congo 2.79 2012
84 Portugal 2.75 2012
85 Ghana 2.44 2012
86 Finland 2.22 2012
87 Georgia 1.99 2012
88 Chile 1.95 2012
89 Netherlands 1.79 2012
90 Sweden 1.47 2012
91 Norway 1.39 2012
92 Philippines 1.38 2012
93 Ethiopia 1.35 2012
94 Peru 1.3 2012
95 Poland 1.25 2012
96 Italy 1.1 2012
97 Spain 0.995 2012
98 Denmark 0.894 2012
99 Colombia 0.88 2012
100 Nigeria 0.817 2012
101 South Africa 0.801 2012
102 Russia 0.773 2012
103 New Zealand 0.677 2012
104 Brazil 0.594 2012
105 France 0.533 2012
106 Canada 0.487 2012
107 Australia 0.441 2012
108 Mexico 0.422 2012
109 Germany 0.232 2012
110 United Kingdom 0.174 2012
111 United States 0.0127 2012

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Companies > Ease of doing business index > 1=most business-friendly regulations 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/group-stats/Christian-countries/Economy/Companies/Ease-of-doing-business-index/1=most-business--friendly-regulations-per-million

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