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Government > Total businesses registered > Number: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: 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.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Russia 8.95 million 2003
2 Zimbabwe 6.33 million 2003
3 Italy 5.9 million 2003
4 China 4.12 million 2003
5 Poland 3.58 million 2003
6 Australia 3.16 million 2003
7 Spain 3.07 million 2003
8 Germany 2.92 million 2003
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 2.74 million 2001
9 Peru 2.68 million 2003
10 Japan 2.67 million 2001
11 France 2.5 million 2003
12 Czech Republic 2.33 million 2003
13 Turkey 2.11 million 2003
14 United Kingdom 2.02 million 2003
15 South Africa 1.78 million 2003
Non-religious countries average (profile) 1.51 million 2003
NATO countries average (profile) 1.43 million 2003
16 Brazil 1.37 million 2003
High income OECD countries average (profile) 1.32 million 2001
European Union average (profile) 1.29 million 2003
Eurozone average (profile) 1.25 million 2003
17 Netherlands 1.14 million 2003
18 Romania 1.12 million 2003
19 Portugal 1.1 million 2003
20 Canada 997,500 2001
21 Nigeria 981,709 2003
22 Hungary 948,403 2003
23 Greece 879,377 2002
24 Belgium 687,762 2003
25 Hong Kong 672,275 2003
26 Serbia and Montenegro 504,954 2003
27 Denmark 492,540 2003
28 Thailand 446,972 2003
29 Madagascar 430,095 2003
30 Slovakia 420,812 2003
31 Argentina 388,658 2003
32 Norway 321,874 2003
33 Singapore 312,231 2003
34 Switzerland 311,324 2003
35 New Zealand 307,461 2002
36 Sweden 295,197 2003
37 Finland 250,873 2003
38 Lithuania 230,868 2003
39 Morocco 192,966 2003
40 Kazakhstan 190,045 2003
41 Austria 161,732 2003
42 Ireland 148,759 2003
43 Oman 141,175 2003
44 Jordan 140,337 2003
45 Slovenia 139,163 2003
46 Latvia 134,783 2003
47 Albania 134,177 2003
48 Moldova 128,061 2003
49 Cyprus 115,744 2003
50 Armenia 113,486 2003
51 Georgia 95,671 2003
52 Estonia 86,816 2003
53 Algeria 79,908 2003
54 Malawi 74,308 2003
55 Vietnam 72,012 2003
56 Bolivia 51,240 2003
57 Sri Lanka 49,785 2003
58 Puerto Rico 45,642 2002
59 Jamaica 45,050 2003
60 Ecuador 43,987 2003
61 Panama 41,119 1999
62 Pakistan 40,631 2003
63 Mongolia 35,181 2003
64 Indonesia 32,337 2003
65 Iceland 24,418 2003
66 Zambia 23,193 2003
67 El Salvador 21,637 2003
68 Bosnia and Herzegovina 17,883 2003
69 Mozambique 14,797 2003
70 Uganda 14,021 2003
71 Benin 7,091 1999
72 Democratic Republic of the Congo 5,264 2003
73 Azerbaijan 3,389 2003
74 Sierra Leone 2,871 2003
75 Cote d'Ivoire 2,744 1997
76 Senegal 2,488 2003
77 Yemen 1,783 2003
78 Cameroon 1,693 1999
79 Togo 1,684 2003
80 Gabon 934 2001
81 Burkina Faso 221 1997
82 Central African Republic 207 1992

Citation

"Countries Compared by Government > Total businesses registered > Number. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Government/Total-businesses-registered/Number

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Interesting observations about Government > Total businesses registered > Number

  • Russia ranked first for total businesses registered > number amongst Europe in 2003.
  • Italy ranked first for total businesses registered > number amongst European Union in 2003.
  • China ranked first for total businesses registered > number amongst Non-religious countries in 2003.
  • Poland ranked second for total businesses registered > number amongst NATO countries in 2003.
  • Spain ranked second for total businesses registered > number amongst Eurozone in 2003.
  • Australia ranked third for total businesses registered > number amongst High income OECD countries in 2003.
  • Zimbabwe ranked first for total businesses registered > number amongst Christian countries in 2003.
  • Canada ranked last for total businesses registered > number amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2001.
  • Germany ranked #4 for total businesses registered > number amongst Cold countries in 2003.
  • Indonesia ranked last for total businesses registered > number amongst Emerging markets in 2003.
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