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Economy Rankings

Economies are ranked on their ease of doing business, from 1 – 189. A high ranking on the ease of doing business index means the regulatory environment is more conducive to the starting and operation of a local firm. This index averages the country's percentile rankings on 10 topics, made up of a variety of indicators, giving equal weight to each topic. The rankings for all economies are benchmarked to June 2013.

Subnational icon = Subnational Doing Business ranking data available.

Ranking Methodology

Explanation of how the Ease of Doing Business Index (PDF) its sub-indices and the distance to frontier measures are calculated.

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Singapore1336283251124
Hong Kong SAR, China2515893342919
New Zealand31124523123211812
United States4203413253664221117
Denmark540818728341283210
Malaysia616432135143653042
Korea, Rep.734182751352253215
Georgia88254131629433388
Norway9532817107322172642
United Kingdom10282774681101416567
Australia11410344036844461418
Finland1255362226426821983
Iceland13524111242523750311
Sweden14612493842344162520
Ireland151211510057136620628
Taiwan, China16177731733458188416
Lithuania171139756286856151744
Thailand1891141229731270242258
Canada19211614555284845589
Mauritius20191234865421213125461
Germany211111238128988914513
Estonia226138561542683272666
United Arab Emirates2337544869814100101
Latvia245779833336849172143
Macedonia, FYR
25763768431626899552
Saudi Arabia26841715145522369127106
Japan27120912666281614023361
Netherlands2814977047731152813295
Switzerland29104588162817016352047
Austria3013894283628987919614
Portugal31327636301095281252423
Rwanda3298553813222216240137
Slovenia33385932831091454485241
Chile342210143555534384064102
Israel353514010315113693109335
Belgium36491009018073167628166
Armenia376791095422210311711276
France3841924214955805236746
Cyprus3944861081035534332711024
Puerto Rico (U.S.)40181723813113161108710121
South Africa416426150992810241068082
Peru4263117792228167355105110
Colombia
437924101537361049415525
Montenegro
44691066998334865313645
Poland451168813754352113495537
Bahrain46994523213011578112227
Oman4777695821869894710772
Qatar481122327431301282679336
Slovak Republic49108536511421151021086538
Kazakhstan503014587188622181862754
Tunisia517012255721095260317839
Spain52142986260559867325922
Mexico
5348401331504268118597126
Hungary5459471124555128124701570
Panama5525621674558017511127112
Botswana569669107417352471458634
Tonga5742353014655115516348118
Bulgaria586511813562285281797992
Brunei Darussalam59137462911655115203916148
Luxembourg6010337661241701281541153
Samoa613373373913034865877139
Fiji621417481635552881116350
Belarus6315301683109981331491374
St. Lucia64571131129130344510417056
Italy
65901128934109521385610333
Trinidad and Tobago6667771017828229773174114
Ghana67128159854928346810943116
Kyrgyz Republic6812661809132212718270132
Turkey699314849508634718638130
Azerbaijan7010180181135522771682886
Antigua and Barbuda7192212012813034151936580
Greece72366661161868053529887
Romania7360136174701352134765399
Vanuatu74126501291105580301197257
Czech Republic7514686146375598122687529
Mongolia76251071622755227418130133
Dominica7751226411986347588172105
Moldova
7881174165191380951502391
Guatemala79145613423131578511697109
Seychelles8011868147691706819298265
San Marino81155120101581865240753449
St. Vincent and the Grenadines826862515313034723890189
Zambia83455715210213806816312073
Bahamas, The8483754518286115457212532
Sri Lanka85541089114573521715113559
Kosovo
861001361215828984312113883
Morocco
8739839715610911578378369
Uruguay88431542316773981469010551
Croatia8980152601064215734994998
Albania
907618915811913141468512462
Barbados91775683142861701123011028
Russian Federation
928817811717109115561571055
Serbia
93451828544428016198116103
Jamaica9423521321141098016811813131
Maldives957118131161109801151389040
China
96158185119487398120741978
Solomon Islands97828113017286523078109127
Namibia98132317217855801141416985
Vietnam991092915651421571496546149
Palau10012945782086178849614196
St. Kitts and Nevis1017315191691303414566112189
Costa Rica1021028247468617013644130124
Malta1031611631157718068273412264
Kuwait1041521335990130801111211994
Nepal1059710598245580126177139125
Belize10616716571431301284810117330
Grenada10772971157130349061166189
Philippines
10817099331218612813142114100
Paraguay1091137150718668125154102152
Pakistan
11010510917512573341669115871
Lebanon1111201795111210998399712693
Ukraine1124741172971312816414845162
Papua New Guinea11310116524878668116134168128
Marshall Islands11456327718986157966261138
Guyana1159433155111170801107173141
Brazil1161231301410710980159124121135
Dominican Republic11714412112711586981063381159
El Salvador1181481441545955170165646890
Jordan119117111411041701703557133113
Indonesia
12017588121101865213754147144
Cabo Verde1216613515164109138809535189
Kiribati1221561331597316552107774189
Swaziland12317251163130551285912717668
Nicaragua124123152114135109138163824784
Ethiopia12516655911131091571091664475
Argentina1261641818013873981531295797
Honduras12716283125941317014484182136
Egypt, Arab Rep.
128501491051058614714883156146
Kenya
129134471661631398166156151123
Bangladesh13074931891778622100130185119
Bosnia and Herzegovina
131174175164967311513510711577
Uganda132151143178126421159816411779
Yemen, Rep.1331141011166117013812912885126
India
134179182111922834158132186121
Ecuador1351766413891861389112299143
Lesotho136891451368815998101144144104
Cambodia137184161134118428065114162163
West Bank and Gaza13814313187122165806212388189
Mozambique139957717115213052129131145148
Burundi140271261615217034143175177164
Bhutan14186132918610914710417237189
Sierra Leone142751761791708622128140149158
Tajikistan1438718418678159221781883981
Liberia144311291421818614742142165161
Tanzania1451191771021461309814113942134
Uzbekistan146211591731361301381681894063
Nigeria
1471221511851851368170158136107
Madagascar148291571871551806861115160157
Sudan1491311671134117015710815515489
Gambia, The1501301041201171651781849960108
Iraq151169203910818012863179142189
Iran, Islamic Rep.1521071691691688614713915351129
Algeria1531641471481761309817413312960
Burkina Faso15412560141123130147160174108117
Mali15513611311899130147157160140131
Micronesia, Fed. Sts.1561065410618913017894103152168
Togo15716811496159130147172110153111
Comoros1581634410979159138123146159189
Lao PDR159859614076159187119161104189
Djibouti1601271571441331801826660163147
Suriname161181494017317018650105184160
Bolivia16218013612814413013818512613167
Gabon16315371138166109157152135157153
Afghanistan1642416710417513018998184168115
Syrian Arab Republic1651351898282180115120147179120
Equatorial Guinea1661851259910910914717713750189
Côte d'Ivoire1671151621531271301571731658895
Cameroon16813212762159109128180159175151
São Tomé and Príncipe1699810373165186157156102183166
Zimbabwe17015017015793109128142167118156
Malawi171149173183851308081176145150
Timor-Leste172154128441891651155592189189
Mauritania1731731231246717014718115275189
Benin17413995160137130157179119181140
Guinea17514615591140159178186136134145
Niger17615916412380130157162178143154
Haiti1771871416713816517013215196189
Senegal17811016518217413017018280167122
Angola1791786517013213080155169187189
Guinea-Bissau180159119188170130138153125148189
Venezuela, RB1811571101679513018218717392165
Myanmar182189150126154170182107113188155
Congo, Dem. Rep.18318590142133159147176171177167
Eritrea1841881899518418611515017067189
Congo, Rep.185182142175164109157183180164142
South Sudan1861401711841831801829218787189
Libya18717118968189186187116143150189
Central African Republic188177156177141109138188185180189
Chad189183139149146130157189183171189