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Hot 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 Marshall Islands 2,093.05 2012
2 Kiribati 1,160.88 2012
3 Grenada 966.98 2012
4 Dominica 962.56 2012
5 Seychelles 877.14 2012
6 Antigua and Barbuda 741 2012
7 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 685.73 2012
8 Tonga 571.75 2012
9 Saint Lucia 326.2 2012
10 Belize 320.93 2012
11 Suriname 308.68 2012
12 Barbados 296.59 2012
13 Samoa 291.18 2012
14 Cape Verde 258.9 2012
15 Maldives 239.33 2012
16 Comoros 223 2012
17 Equatorial Guinea 222.74 2012
18 The Bahamas 204.32 2012
19 Djibouti 200.08 2012
20 Brunei 191.64 2012
21 Solomon Islands 167.4 2012
22 Guyana 142.07 2012
23 Guinea-Bissau 108.8 2012
24 Gabon 103.52 2012
25 Swaziland 97.48 2012
26 Fiji 66.31 2012
27 Trinidad and Tobago 47.1 2012
28 Mauritania 45.05 2012
29 Bahrain 35.66 2012
30 Liberia 35.56 2012
31 Jamaica 33.55 2012
32 Botswana 32.44 2012
33 Kuwait 31.07 2012
34 Libya 30.55 2012
35 Eritrea 30.17 2012
36 Laos 24.53 2012
37 Togo 23.94 2012
38 Sierra Leone 22.91 2012
39 Costa Rica 22.68 2012
40 Qatar 21.95 2012
41 Nicaragua 20.53 2012
42 El Salvador 18.26 2012
43 Benin 17.41 2012
44 Haiti 17.4 2012
45 Panama 16.04 2012
46 Paraguay 16 2012
47 Honduras 15.75 2012
48 Guinea 15.63 2012
49 Mauritius 15.49 2012
50 Chad 15.18 2012
51 Papua New Guinea 15.07 2012
52 Bolivia 15.05 2012
53 Oman 13.28 2012
54 Senegal 12.82 2012
55 Zimbabwe 12.24 2012
56 Dominican Republic 10.9 2012
57 Mali 10.3 2012
58 Niger 10.14 2012
59 Malawi 10.12 2012
60 Burkina Faso 9.36 2012
61 Cambodia 9.08 2012
62 Cote d'Ivoire 8.72 2012
63 Ecuador 8.65 2012
64 Angola 8.55 2012
65 Cameroon 7.47 2012
66 Madagascar 6.46 2012
67 Zambia 6.39 2012
68 Guatemala 6.17 2012
69 Venezuela 6.01 2012
70 Mozambique 5.63 2012
71 Yemen 5.41 2012
72 Iraq 4.76 2012
73 Sri Lanka 4.08 2012
74 Algeria 3.92 2012
75 Sudan 3.84 2012
76 Uganda 3.47 2012
77 Burma 3.45 2012
78 Tanzania 2.85 2012
79 Kenya 2.83 2012
80 Democratic Republic of the Congo 2.79 2012
81 Ghana 2.44 2012
82 Egypt 1.57 2012
83 Philippines 1.38 2012
84 Ethiopia 1.35 2012
85 Vietnam 1.1 2012
86 Colombia 0.88 2012
87 Bangladesh 0.853 2012
88 Nigeria 0.817 2012
89 Saudi Arabia 0.778 2012
90 Brazil 0.594 2012
91 Pakistan 0.592 2012
92 Indonesia 0.47 2012
93 Australia 0.441 2012
94 Mexico 0.422 2012
95 Hong Kong 0.28 2012
96 Malaysia 0.274 2012
97 Thailand 0.27 2012
98 Singapore 0.188 2012
99 India 0.106 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/Hot-countries/Economy/Companies/Ease-of-doing-business-index/1=most-business--friendly-regulations-per-million

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