Distance to Frontier Calculator

The distance to frontier score captures the gap between an economy’s performance and a measure of best practice across the entire sample of 37 indicators for 10 Doing Business topics (the labor market regulation indicators are excluded).

This calculator can help you understand, step by step, how to compute the distance to frontier for each indicator use to rank economies. Users can adjust values of any indicators of an economy and see what impact this would have on the economy's overall ranking. Data are drawn from the Doing Business 2016 report.

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Distance to Frontier

The distance to frontier score shows how far on average an economy is at a point in time from the best performance achieved by any economy.