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failed states: Government > Total businesses registered stats

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  • Number: Total businesses registered. Because of underreporting of firms that have closed or exited, especially in developing countries, the data on total registered firms may be biased upward.
  • Number > Per capita: Total businesses registered. Because of underreporting of firms that have closed or exited, especially in developing countries, the data on total registered firms may be biased upward. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Number per 1000: Total businesses registered. Because of underreporting of firms that have closed or exited, especially in developing countries, the data on total registered firms may be biased upward. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
STAT FAILED STATES TOTAL FAILED STATES AVERAGE DATES
Number 7.36 million
11% of surveyed countries
1.47 million
54% more than average
2003
Number > Per capita 99.97 per 1,000 people
2 times more than average
2003
Number per 1000 101.47
2 times more than average
2003

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