In 2015/16, 137 economies worldwide implemented 283 business regulatory reforms. This represents an increase of more than 20% compared to last year. Doing Business has recorded 2,782 regulatory reforms since DB2006. Europe and Central Asia has consistently been the region with the highest average number of reforms per economy; the region is now close to having the same good practices in place as the OECD high-income economies. With 49 reforms, starting a business continues to be the indicator set with the highest number of reforms followed by paying taxes with 46. View a breakdown of reforms since Doing Business 2006.