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High income OECD 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 Luxembourg 105.37 2012
2 Iceland 40.61 2012
3 Estonia 15.68 2012
4 Slovenia 15.06 2012
5 Slovakia 7.95 2012
6 Greece 7.89 2012
7 Czech Republic 6.47 2012
8 Israel 4.17 2012
9 Switzerland 3.38 2012
10 Austria 3.31 2012
11 Ireland 3.27 2012
12 Belgium 2.87 2012
13 Portugal 2.75 2012
14 Finland 2.22 2012
15 Chile 1.95 2012
16 Netherlands 1.79 2012
17 Sweden 1.47 2012
18 Norway 1.39 2012
19 Poland 1.25 2012
20 Italy 1.1 2012
21 Spain 0.995 2012
22 Denmark 0.894 2012
23 New Zealand 0.677 2012
24 France 0.533 2012
25 Canada 0.487 2012
26 Australia 0.441 2012
27 Germany 0.232 2012
28 Japan 0.18 2012
29 United Kingdom 0.174 2012
30 South Korea 0.12 2012
31 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/High-income-OECD-countries/Economy/Companies/Ease-of-doing-business-index/1=most-business--friendly-regulations-per-million

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