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Heavily indebted 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.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Saint Kitts and Nevis 1,810.24 2012
2 Grenada 966.98 2012
3 Dominica 962.56 2012
4 Sao Tome and Principe 882.52 2012
5 Seychelles 877.14 2012
6 Antigua and Barbuda 741 2012
7 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 685.73 2012
8 Saint Lucia 326.2 2012
9 Belize 320.93 2012
10 Barbados 296.59 2012
11 Cape Verde 258.9 2012
12 Malta 239.03 2012
13 Iceland 40.61 2012
14 Cyprus 33.66 2012
15 Jamaica 33.55 2012
16 Eritrea 30.17 2012
17 Lebanon 23.73 2012
18 Jordan 18.84 2012
19 Zimbabwe 12.24 2012
20 Serbia 12.04 2012
21 Malawi 10.12 2012
22 Puerto Rico 10.09 2012
23 Greece 7.89 2012
24 Hungary 5.23 2012
25 Israel 4.17 2012
26 Sri Lanka 4.08 2012
27 Sudan 3.84 2012
28 Austria 3.31 2012
29 Ireland 3.27 2012
30 Morocco 2.92 2012
31 Belgium 2.87 2012
32 Portugal 2.75 2012
33 Netherlands 1.79 2012
34 Egypt 1.57 2012
35 Italy 1.1 2012
36 Spain 0.995 2012
37 France 0.533 2012
38 Canada 0.487 2012
39 Germany 0.232 2012
40 Singapore 0.188 2012
41 Japan 0.18 2012
42 United Kingdom 0.174 2012
43 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/Heavily-indebted-countries/Economy/Companies/Ease-of-doing-business-index/1=most-business--friendly-regulations-per-million

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