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Former British colonies Compared by Government > Time required to start a business > Days

DEFINITION: Time required to start a business is the number of calendar days needed to complete the procedures to legally operate a business. If a procedure can be speeded up at additional cost, the fastest procedure, independent of cost, is chosen.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Botswana 108 days 2006
2 Zimbabwe 96 days 2006
3 Namibia 95 days 2006
4 Ghana 81 days 2006
5 Lesotho 73 days 2006
=6 Yemen 63 days 2006
=6 United Arab Emirates 63 days 2006
8 Bhutan 62 days 2006
9 Swaziland 61 days 2006
10 Kenya 54 days 2006
11 Grenada 52 days 2006
12 Sri Lanka 50 days 2006
13 Saint Kitts and Nevis 47 days 2006
=14 Fiji 46 days 2006
=14 Guyana 46 days 2006
16 Belize 45 days 2006
=17 Nigeria 43 days 2006
=17 Trinidad and Tobago 43 days 2006
19 Saint Lucia 40 days 2006
20 Sudan 39 days 2006
=21 Bangladesh 37 days 2006
=21 Malawi 37 days 2006
=23 Kuwait 35 days 2006
=23 Zambia 35 days 2006
=23 India 35 days 2006
26 Israel 34 days 2006
=27 Malaysia 30 days 2006
=27 Uganda 30 days 2006
=27 Tanzania 30 days 2006
30 The Gambia 27 days 2006
31 Sierra Leone 26 days 2006
32 Pakistan 24 days 2006
33 Antigua and Barbuda 21 days 2006
=34 Egypt 19 days 2006
=34 Dominica 19 days 2006
36 Jordan 18 days 2006
37 Maldives 13 days 2006
38 New Zealand 12 days 2006
39 Jamaica 8 days 2006
40 Singapore 6 days 2006
41 United States 5 days 2006
42 Canada 3 days 2006
43 Australia 2 days 2006

Citation

"Countries Compared by Government > Time required to start a business > Days. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Former-British-colonies/Government/Time-required-to-start-a-business/Days

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