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Sub-Saharan Africa 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 Sao Tome and Principe 882.52 2012
2 Seychelles 877.14 2012
3 Cape Verde 258.9 2012
4 Comoros 223 2012
5 Equatorial Guinea 222.74 2012
6 Djibouti 200.08 2012
7 Guinea-Bissau 108.8 2012
8 Gabon 103.52 2012
9 Swaziland 97.48 2012
10 The Gambia 82.63 2012
11 Lesotho 67.75 2012
12 Mauritania 45.05 2012
13 Republic of the Congo 42.89 2012
14 Namibia 41.6 2012
15 Central African Republic 41.32 2012
16 Liberia 35.56 2012
17 Botswana 32.44 2012
18 Eritrea 30.17 2012
19 Togo 23.94 2012
20 Sierra Leone 22.91 2012
21 Benin 17.41 2012
22 South Sudan 16.98 2012
23 Burundi 15.94 2012
24 Guinea 15.63 2012
25 Mauritius 15.49 2012
26 Chad 15.18 2012
27 Senegal 12.82 2012
28 Zimbabwe 12.24 2012
29 Mali 10.3 2012
30 Niger 10.14 2012
31 Malawi 10.12 2012
32 Burkina Faso 9.36 2012
33 Cote d'Ivoire 8.72 2012
34 Angola 8.55 2012
35 Cameroon 7.47 2012
36 Madagascar 6.46 2012
37 Zambia 6.39 2012
38 Mozambique 5.63 2012
39 Rwanda 4.71 2012
40 Sudan 3.84 2012
41 Uganda 3.47 2012
42 Tanzania 2.85 2012
43 Kenya 2.83 2012
44 Democratic Republic of the Congo 2.79 2012
45 Ghana 2.44 2012
46 Ethiopia 1.35 2012
47 Nigeria 0.817 2012
48 South Africa 0.801 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/Sub--Saharan-Africa/Economy/Companies/Ease-of-doing-business-index/1=most-business--friendly-regulations-per-million

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