Ease of Doing Business in

São Tomé and Príncipe

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Region Sub-Saharan Africa
Income Category Lower middle income
Population 199,910
GNI Per Capita (US$) 1,730
City Covered São Tomé
DB 2018 Distance to Frontier (DTF)

Note: The distance to frontier (DTF) measure shows the distance of each economy to the “frontier,” which represents the best performance observed on each of the indicators across all economies in the Doing Business sample since 2005. An economy’s distance to frontier is reflected on a scale from 0 to 100, where 0 represents the lowest performance and 100 represents the frontier. The ease of doing business ranking ranges from 1 to 190.

Rankings on Doing Business topics - São Tomé and Príncipe


Distance to Frontier (DTF) on Doing Business topics - São Tomé and Príncipe


Positive= Doing Business reform making it easier to do business.Negative= Change making it more difficult to do business.