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Cold 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 Bhutan 196.81 2012
2 Luxembourg 105.37 2012
3 Iceland 40.61 2012
4 Bosnia and Herzegovina 33.91 2012
5 Mongolia 28.61 2012
6 Tajikistan 17.61 2012
7 Republic of Macedonia 17.1 2012
8 Estonia 15.68 2012
9 Slovenia 15.06 2012
10 Armenia 13.47 2012
11 Kyrgyzstan 12.54 2012
12 Latvia 11.85 2012
13 Lithuania 8.37 2012
14 Slovakia 7.95 2012
15 Belarus 6.76 2012
16 Czech Republic 6.47 2012
17 Hungary 5.23 2012
18 Nepal 3.75 2012
19 Romania 3.42 2012
20 Switzerland 3.38 2012
21 Austria 3.31 2012
22 Ireland 3.27 2012
23 Kazakhstan 3.16 2012
24 Ukraine 3.07 2012
25 Belgium 2.87 2012
26 Finland 2.22 2012
27 Georgia 1.99 2012
28 Chile 1.95 2012
29 Sweden 1.47 2012
30 Norway 1.39 2012
31 Poland 1.25 2012
32 Denmark 0.894 2012
33 Russia 0.773 2012
34 Canada 0.487 2012
35 Germany 0.232 2012
36 United Kingdom 0.174 2012
37 China 0.0733 2012
38 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/Cold-countries/Economy/Companies/Ease-of-doing-business-index/1=most-business--friendly-regulations-per-million

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