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Europe 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.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 San Marino 2,368.23 2012
2 Malta 239.03 2012
3 Luxembourg 105.37 2012
4 Montenegro 80.5 2012
5 Kosovo 53.15 2012
6 Iceland 40.61 2012
7 Bosnia and Herzegovina 33.91 2012
8 Cyprus 33.66 2012
9 Albania 25.93 2012
10 Moldova 24.16 2012
11 Croatia 20.62 2012
12 Republic of Macedonia 17.1 2012
13 Estonia 15.68 2012
14 Slovenia 15.06 2012
15 Armenia 13.47 2012
16 Serbia 12.04 2012
17 Latvia 11.85 2012
18 Lithuania 8.37 2012
19 Slovakia 7.95 2012
20 Greece 7.89 2012
21 Bulgaria 7.8 2012
22 Azerbaijan 7.64 2012
23 Belarus 6.76 2012
24 Czech Republic 6.47 2012
25 Hungary 5.23 2012
26 Romania 3.42 2012
27 Switzerland 3.38 2012
28 Austria 3.31 2012
29 Ireland 3.27 2012
30 Ukraine 3.07 2012
31 Belgium 2.87 2012
32 Portugal 2.75 2012
33 Finland 2.22 2012
34 Georgia 1.99 2012
35 Netherlands 1.79 2012
36 Sweden 1.47 2012
37 Norway 1.39 2012
38 Poland 1.25 2012
39 Italy 1.1 2012
40 Spain 0.995 2012
41 Turkey 0.973 2012
42 Denmark 0.894 2012
43 Russia 0.773 2012
44 France 0.533 2012
45 Germany 0.232 2012
46 United Kingdom 0.174 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/Europe/Economy/Companies/Ease-of-doing-business-index/1=most-business--friendly-regulations-per-million

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