Business Environment - by country

Worldmap of all countries colored to reflect the values of Ease of doing business index
Major world economies by its current Ease of doing business index
SummaryThe world's average Ease of doing business index is equal to 95.0 1=most business-friendly regulations
Chad's Ease of doing business index is 2 times higher than the average Ease of doing business index of the world.
The countries with the highest Ease of doing business index are Chad, Central African Republic, Libya, South Sudan, Congo with a(n) Ease of doing business index of (189), (188), (187), (186), (185) 1=most business-friendly regulations respectively.
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List of countries by Ease of doing business index
Country NameView DataGlobal RankRegion & Regional RankEase of doing business index 1=most business-friendly regulationsYear
ChadKey economic Indicators of ChadEase of doing business index : Chad1Sub-Saharan Africa | 11892013
Central African RepublicKey economic Indicators of Central African RepublicEase of doing business index : Central African Republic2Sub-Saharan Africa | 21882013
LibyaKey economic Indicators of LibyaEase of doing business index : Libya3Middle East & North Africa | 11872013
South SudanKey economic Indicators of South SudanEase of doing business index : South Sudan4Sub-Saharan Africa | 31862013
CongoKey economic Indicators of CongoEase of doing business index : Congo5Sub-Saharan Africa | 41852013
EritreaKey economic Indicators of EritreaEase of doing business index : Eritrea6Sub-Saharan Africa | 51842013
MyanmarKey economic Indicators of MyanmarEase of doing business index : Myanmar7East Asia & Pacific | 11822013
VenezuelaKey economic Indicators of VenezuelaEase of doing business index : Venezuela8Latin America & Caribbean | 11812013
Guinea-BissauKey economic Indicators of Guinea-BissauEase of doing business index : Guinea-Bissau9Sub-Saharan Africa | 61802013
AngolaKey economic Indicators of AngolaEase of doing business index : Angola10Sub-Saharan Africa | 71792013
SenegalKey economic Indicators of SenegalEase of doing business index : Senegal11Sub-Saharan Africa | 81782013
HaitiKey economic Indicators of HaitiEase of doing business index : Haiti12Latin America & Caribbean | 21772013
NigerKey economic Indicators of NigerEase of doing business index : Niger13Sub-Saharan Africa | 91762013
GuineaKey economic Indicators of GuineaEase of doing business index : Guinea14Sub-Saharan Africa | 101752013
BeninKey economic Indicators of BeninEase of doing business index : Benin15Sub-Saharan Africa | 111742013
MauritaniaKey economic Indicators of MauritaniaEase of doing business index : Mauritania16Sub-Saharan Africa | 121732013
MalawiKey economic Indicators of MalawiEase of doing business index : Malawi17Sub-Saharan Africa | 131712013
ZimbabweKey economic Indicators of ZimbabweEase of doing business index : Zimbabwe18Sub-Saharan Africa | 141702013
São Tomé and PrincipeKey economic Indicators of São Tomé and PrincipeEase of doing business index : São Tomé and Principe19Sub-Saharan Africa | 151692013
CameroonKey economic Indicators of CameroonEase of doing business index : Cameroon20Sub-Saharan Africa | 161682013
Côte d'IvoireKey economic Indicators of Côte d'IvoireEase of doing business index : Côte d'Ivoire21Sub-Saharan Africa | 171672013
Equatorial GuineaKey economic Indicators of Equatorial GuineaEase of doing business index : Equatorial Guinea22Sub-Saharan Africa | 181662013
Syrian Arab RepublicKey economic Indicators of Syrian Arab RepublicEase of doing business index : Syrian Arab Republic23Middle East & North Africa | 21652013
AfghanistanKey economic Indicators of AfghanistanEase of doing business index : Afghanistan24South Asia | 11642013
GabonKey economic Indicators of GabonEase of doing business index : Gabon25Sub-Saharan Africa | 191632013
BoliviaKey economic Indicators of BoliviaEase of doing business index : Bolivia26Latin America & Caribbean | 31622013
SurinameKey economic Indicators of SurinameEase of doing business index : Suriname27Latin America & Caribbean | 41612013
DjiboutiKey economic Indicators of DjiboutiEase of doing business index : Djibouti28Middle East & North Africa | 31602013
Lao PDRKey economic Indicators of Lao PDREase of doing business index : Lao PDR29East Asia & Pacific | 21592013
ComorosKey economic Indicators of ComorosEase of doing business index : Comoros30Sub-Saharan Africa | 201582013
TogoKey economic Indicators of TogoEase of doing business index : Togo31Sub-Saharan Africa | 211572013
MicronesiaKey economic Indicators of MicronesiaEase of doing business index : Micronesia32East Asia & Pacific | 31562013
MaliKey economic Indicators of MaliEase of doing business index : Mali33Sub-Saharan Africa | 221552013
Burkina FasoKey economic Indicators of Burkina FasoEase of doing business index : Burkina Faso34Sub-Saharan Africa | 231542013
AlgeriaKey economic Indicators of AlgeriaEase of doing business index : Algeria35Middle East & North Africa | 41532013
IranKey economic Indicators of IranEase of doing business index : Iran36Middle East & North Africa | 51522013
IraqKey economic Indicators of IraqEase of doing business index : Iraq37Middle East & North Africa | 61512013
The GambiaKey economic Indicators of The GambiaEase of doing business index : The Gambia38Sub-Saharan Africa | 241502013
SudanKey economic Indicators of SudanEase of doing business index : Sudan39Sub-Saharan Africa | 251492013
MadagascarKey economic Indicators of MadagascarEase of doing business index : Madagascar40Sub-Saharan Africa | 261482013
NigeriaKey economic Indicators of NigeriaEase of doing business index : Nigeria41Sub-Saharan Africa | 271472013
UzbekistanKey economic Indicators of UzbekistanEase of doing business index : Uzbekistan42Europe & Central Asia | 11462013
TanzaniaKey economic Indicators of TanzaniaEase of doing business index : Tanzania43Sub-Saharan Africa | 281452013
LiberiaKey economic Indicators of LiberiaEase of doing business index : Liberia44Sub-Saharan Africa | 291442013
TajikistanKey economic Indicators of TajikistanEase of doing business index : Tajikistan45Europe & Central Asia | 21432013
Sierra LeoneKey economic Indicators of Sierra LeoneEase of doing business index : Sierra Leone46Sub-Saharan Africa | 301422013
BhutanKey economic Indicators of BhutanEase of doing business index : Bhutan47South Asia | 21412013
BurundiKey economic Indicators of BurundiEase of doing business index : Burundi48Sub-Saharan Africa | 311402013
MozambiqueKey economic Indicators of MozambiqueEase of doing business index : Mozambique49Sub-Saharan Africa | 321392013
West Bank and GazaEase of doing business index : West Bank and Gaza50Middle East & North Africa | 71382013
CambodiaKey economic Indicators of CambodiaEase of doing business index : Cambodia51East Asia & Pacific | 41372013
LesothoKey economic Indicators of LesothoEase of doing business index : Lesotho52Sub-Saharan Africa | 331362013
EcuadorKey economic Indicators of EcuadorEase of doing business index : Ecuador53Latin America & Caribbean | 51352013
IndiaKey economic Indicators of IndiaEase of doing business index : India54South Asia | 31342013
UgandaKey economic Indicators of UgandaEase of doing business index : Uganda55Sub-Saharan Africa | 341322013
Bosnia and HerzegovinaKey economic Indicators of Bosnia and HerzegovinaEase of doing business index : Bosnia and Herzegovina56Europe & Central Asia | 31312013
BangladeshKey economic Indicators of BangladeshEase of doing business index : Bangladesh57South Asia | 41302013
KenyaKey economic Indicators of KenyaEase of doing business index : Kenya58Sub-Saharan Africa | 351292013
EgyptKey economic Indicators of EgyptEase of doing business index : Egypt59Middle East & North Africa | 81282013
HondurasKey economic Indicators of HondurasEase of doing business index : Honduras60Latin America & Caribbean | 61272013
ArgentinaKey economic Indicators of ArgentinaEase of doing business index : Argentina61Latin America & Caribbean | 71262013
EthiopiaKey economic Indicators of EthiopiaEase of doing business index : Ethiopia62Sub-Saharan Africa | 361252013
NicaraguaKey economic Indicators of NicaraguaEase of doing business index : Nicaragua63Latin America & Caribbean | 81242013
SwazilandKey economic Indicators of SwazilandEase of doing business index : Swaziland64Sub-Saharan Africa | 371232013
KiribatiKey economic Indicators of KiribatiEase of doing business index : Kiribati65East Asia & Pacific | 51222013
Cape VerdeKey economic Indicators of Cape VerdeEase of doing business index : Cape Verde66Sub-Saharan Africa | 381212013
IndonesiaKey economic Indicators of IndonesiaEase of doing business index : Indonesia67East Asia & Pacific | 61202013
JordanKey economic Indicators of JordanEase of doing business index : Jordan68Middle East & North Africa | 91192013
El SalvadorKey economic Indicators of El SalvadorEase of doing business index : El Salvador69Latin America & Caribbean | 91182013
Dominican RepublicKey economic Indicators of Dominican RepublicEase of doing business index : Dominican Republic70Latin America & Caribbean | 101172013
BrazilKey economic Indicators of BrazilEase of doing business index : Brazil71Latin America & Caribbean | 111162013
GuyanaKey economic Indicators of GuyanaEase of doing business index : Guyana72Latin America & Caribbean | 121152013
Marshall IslandsKey economic Indicators of Marshall IslandsEase of doing business index : Marshall Islands73East Asia & Pacific | 71142013
Papua New GuineaKey economic Indicators of Papua New GuineaEase of doing business index : Papua New Guinea74East Asia & Pacific | 81132013
UkraineKey economic Indicators of UkraineEase of doing business index : Ukraine75Europe & Central Asia | 41122013
LebanonKey economic Indicators of LebanonEase of doing business index : Lebanon76Middle East & North Africa | 101112013
PakistanKey economic Indicators of PakistanEase of doing business index : Pakistan77South Asia | 51102013
ParaguayKey economic Indicators of ParaguayEase of doing business index : Paraguay78Latin America & Caribbean | 131092013
PhilippinesKey economic Indicators of PhilippinesEase of doing business index : Philippines79East Asia & Pacific | 91082013
GrenadaKey economic Indicators of GrenadaEase of doing business index : Grenada80Latin America & Caribbean | 141072013
BelizeKey economic Indicators of BelizeEase of doing business index : Belize81Latin America & Caribbean | 151062013
NepalKey economic Indicators of NepalEase of doing business index : Nepal82South Asia | 61052013
KuwaitKey economic Indicators of KuwaitEase of doing business index : Kuwait83Middle East & North Africa | 111042013
MaltaKey economic Indicators of MaltaEase of doing business index : Malta84Middle East & North Africa | 121032013
Costa RicaKey economic Indicators of Costa RicaEase of doing business index : Costa Rica85Latin America & Caribbean | 161022013
St. Kitts and NevisKey economic Indicators of St. Kitts and NevisEase of doing business index : St. Kitts and Nevis86Latin America & Caribbean | 171012013
PalauKey economic Indicators of PalauEase of doing business index : Palau87East Asia & Pacific | 101002013
VietnamKey economic Indicators of VietnamEase of doing business index : Vietnam88East Asia & Pacific | 1199.02013
NamibiaKey economic Indicators of NamibiaEase of doing business index : Namibia89Sub-Saharan Africa | 3998.02013
Solomon IslandsKey economic Indicators of Solomon IslandsEase of doing business index : Solomon Islands90East Asia & Pacific | 1297.02013
ChinaKey economic Indicators of ChinaEase of doing business index : China91East Asia & Pacific | 1396.02013
MaldivesKey economic Indicators of MaldivesEase of doing business index : Maldives92South Asia | 795.02013
JamaicaKey economic Indicators of JamaicaEase of doing business index : Jamaica93Latin America & Caribbean | 1894.02013
RussiaKey economic Indicators of RussiaEase of doing business index : Russia94Europe & Central Asia | 592.02013
BarbadosKey economic Indicators of BarbadosEase of doing business index : Barbados95Latin America & Caribbean | 1991.02013
AlbaniaKey economic Indicators of AlbaniaEase of doing business index : Albania96Europe & Central Asia | 690.02013
CroatiaKey economic Indicators of CroatiaEase of doing business index : Croatia97Europe & Central Asia | 789.02013
UruguayKey economic Indicators of UruguayEase of doing business index : Uruguay98Latin America & Caribbean | 2088.02013
MoroccoKey economic Indicators of MoroccoEase of doing business index : Morocco99Middle East & North Africa | 1387.02013
KosovoKey economic Indicators of KosovoEase of doing business index : Kosovo100Europe & Central Asia | 886.02013
Sri LankaKey economic Indicators of Sri LankaEase of doing business index : Sri Lanka101South Asia | 885.02013
The BahamasKey economic Indicators of The BahamasEase of doing business index : The Bahamas102Latin America & Caribbean | 2184.02013
ZambiaKey economic Indicators of ZambiaEase of doing business index : Zambia103Sub-Saharan Africa | 4083.02013
St. Vincent and the GrenadinesKey economic Indicators of St. Vincent and the GrenadinesEase of doing business index : St. Vincent and the Grenadines104Latin America & Caribbean | 2282.02013
San MarinoKey economic Indicators of San MarinoEase of doing business index : San Marino105Europe & Central Asia | 981.02013
SeychellesKey economic Indicators of SeychellesEase of doing business index : Seychelles106Sub-Saharan Africa | 4180.02013
GuatemalaKey economic Indicators of GuatemalaEase of doing business index : Guatemala107Latin America & Caribbean | 2379.02013
MoldovaKey economic Indicators of MoldovaEase of doing business index : Moldova108Europe & Central Asia | 1078.02013
DominicaKey economic Indicators of DominicaEase of doing business index : Dominica109Latin America & Caribbean | 2477.02013
MongoliaKey economic Indicators of MongoliaEase of doing business index : Mongolia110East Asia & Pacific | 1476.02013
Czech RepublicKey economic Indicators of Czech RepublicEase of doing business index : Czech Republic111Europe & Central Asia | 1175.02013
VanuatuKey economic Indicators of VanuatuEase of doing business index : Vanuatu112East Asia & Pacific | 1574.02013
RomaniaKey economic Indicators of RomaniaEase of doing business index : Romania113Europe & Central Asia | 1273.02013
GreeceKey economic Indicators of GreeceEase of doing business index : Greece114Europe & Central Asia | 1372.02013
Antigua and BarbudaKey economic Indicators of Antigua and BarbudaEase of doing business index : Antigua and Barbuda115Latin America & Caribbean | 2571.02013
AzerbaijanKey economic Indicators of AzerbaijanEase of doing business index : Azerbaijan116Europe & Central Asia | 1470.02013
TurkeyKey economic Indicators of TurkeyEase of doing business index : Turkey117Europe & Central Asia | 1569.02013
Kyrgyz RepublicKey economic Indicators of Kyrgyz RepublicEase of doing business index : Kyrgyz Republic118Europe & Central Asia | 1668.02013
GhanaKey economic Indicators of GhanaEase of doing business index : Ghana119Sub-Saharan Africa | 4267.02013
Trinidad and TobagoKey economic Indicators of Trinidad and TobagoEase of doing business index : Trinidad and Tobago120Latin America & Caribbean | 2666.02013
ItalyKey economic Indicators of ItalyEase of doing business index : Italy121Europe & Central Asia | 1765.02013
St. LuciaKey economic Indicators of St. LuciaEase of doing business index : St. Lucia122Latin America & Caribbean | 2764.02013
BelarusKey economic Indicators of BelarusEase of doing business index : Belarus123Europe & Central Asia | 1863.02013
FijiKey economic Indicators of FijiEase of doing business index : Fiji124East Asia & Pacific | 1662.02013
SamoaKey economic Indicators of SamoaEase of doing business index : Samoa125East Asia & Pacific | 1761.02013
LuxembourgKey economic Indicators of LuxembourgEase of doing business index : Luxembourg126Europe & Central Asia | 1960.02013
BruneiKey economic Indicators of BruneiEase of doing business index : Brunei127East Asia & Pacific | 1859.02013
BulgariaKey economic Indicators of BulgariaEase of doing business index : Bulgaria128Europe & Central Asia | 2058.02013
TongaKey economic Indicators of TongaEase of doing business index : Tonga129East Asia & Pacific | 1957.02013
BotswanaKey economic Indicators of BotswanaEase of doing business index : Botswana130Sub-Saharan Africa | 4356.02013
PanamaKey economic Indicators of PanamaEase of doing business index : Panama131Latin America & Caribbean | 2855.02013
HungaryKey economic Indicators of HungaryEase of doing business index : Hungary132Europe & Central Asia | 2154.02013
MexicoKey economic Indicators of MexicoEase of doing business index : Mexico133Latin America & Caribbean | 2953.02013
SpainKey economic Indicators of SpainEase of doing business index : Spain134Europe & Central Asia | 2252.02013
TunisiaKey economic Indicators of TunisiaEase of doing business index : Tunisia135Middle East & North Africa | 1451.02013
KazakhstanKey economic Indicators of KazakhstanEase of doing business index : Kazakhstan136Europe & Central Asia | 2350.02013
Slovak RepublicKey economic Indicators of Slovak RepublicEase of doing business index : Slovak Republic137Europe & Central Asia | 2449.02013
QatarKey economic Indicators of QatarEase of doing business index : Qatar138Middle East & North Africa | 1548.02013
OmanKey economic Indicators of OmanEase of doing business index : Oman139Middle East & North Africa | 1647.02013
BahrainKey economic Indicators of BahrainEase of doing business index : Bahrain140Middle East & North Africa | 1746.02013
PolandKey economic Indicators of PolandEase of doing business index : Poland141Europe & Central Asia | 2545.02013
MontenegroKey economic Indicators of MontenegroEase of doing business index : Montenegro142Europe & Central Asia | 2644.02013
ColombiaKey economic Indicators of ColombiaEase of doing business index : Colombia143Latin America & Caribbean | 3043.02013
PeruKey economic Indicators of PeruEase of doing business index : Peru144Latin America & Caribbean | 3142.02013
South AfricaKey economic Indicators of South AfricaEase of doing business index : South Africa145Sub-Saharan Africa | 4441.02013
Puerto RicoKey economic Indicators of Puerto RicoEase of doing business index : Puerto Rico146Latin America & Caribbean | 3240.02013
CyprusKey economic Indicators of CyprusEase of doing business index : Cyprus147Europe & Central Asia | 2739.02013
FranceKey economic Indicators of FranceEase of doing business index : France148Europe & Central Asia | 2838.02013
ArmeniaKey economic Indicators of ArmeniaEase of doing business index : Armenia149Europe & Central Asia | 2937.02013
BelgiumKey economic Indicators of BelgiumEase of doing business index : Belgium150Europe & Central Asia | 3036.02013
IsraelKey economic Indicators of IsraelEase of doing business index : Israel151Middle East & North Africa | 1835.02013
ChileKey economic Indicators of ChileEase of doing business index : Chile152Latin America & Caribbean | 3334.02013
SloveniaKey economic Indicators of SloveniaEase of doing business index : Slovenia153Europe & Central Asia | 3133.02013
RwandaKey economic Indicators of RwandaEase of doing business index : Rwanda154Sub-Saharan Africa | 4532.02013
PortugalKey economic Indicators of PortugalEase of doing business index : Portugal155Europe & Central Asia | 3231.02013
AustriaKey economic Indicators of AustriaEase of doing business index : Austria156Europe & Central Asia | 3330.02013
SwitzerlandKey economic Indicators of SwitzerlandEase of doing business index : Switzerland157Europe & Central Asia | 3429.02013
NetherlandsKey economic Indicators of NetherlandsEase of doing business index : Netherlands158Europe & Central Asia | 3528.02013
JapanKey economic Indicators of JapanEase of doing business index : Japan159East Asia & Pacific | 2027.02013
Saudi ArabiaKey economic Indicators of Saudi ArabiaEase of doing business index : Saudi Arabia160Middle East & North Africa | 1926.02013
MacedoniaKey economic Indicators of MacedoniaEase of doing business index : Macedonia161Europe & Central Asia | 3625.02013
LatviaKey economic Indicators of LatviaEase of doing business index : Latvia162Europe & Central Asia | 3724.02013
United Arab EmiratesKey economic Indicators of United Arab EmiratesEase of doing business index : United Arab Emirates163Middle East & North Africa | 2023.02013
EstoniaKey economic Indicators of EstoniaEase of doing business index : Estonia164Europe & Central Asia | 3822.02013
GermanyKey economic Indicators of GermanyEase of doing business index : Germany165Europe & Central Asia | 3921.02013
MauritiusKey economic Indicators of MauritiusEase of doing business index : Mauritius166Sub-Saharan Africa | 4620.02013
CanadaKey economic Indicators of CanadaEase of doing business index : Canada167North America | 119.02013
ThailandKey economic Indicators of ThailandEase of doing business index : Thailand168East Asia & Pacific | 2118.02013
LithuaniaKey economic Indicators of LithuaniaEase of doing business index : Lithuania169Europe & Central Asia | 4017.02013
IrelandKey economic Indicators of IrelandEase of doing business index : Ireland170Europe & Central Asia | 4115.02013
SwedenKey economic Indicators of SwedenEase of doing business index : Sweden171Europe & Central Asia | 4214.02013
IcelandKey economic Indicators of IcelandEase of doing business index : Iceland172Europe & Central Asia | 4313.02013
FinlandKey economic Indicators of FinlandEase of doing business index : Finland173Europe & Central Asia | 4412.02013
AustraliaKey economic Indicators of AustraliaEase of doing business index : Australia174East Asia & Pacific | 2211.02013
United KingdomKey economic Indicators of United KingdomEase of doing business index : United Kingdom175Europe & Central Asia | 4510.02013
NorwayKey economic Indicators of NorwayEase of doing business index : Norway176Europe & Central Asia | 469.02013
GeorgiaKey economic Indicators of GeorgiaEase of doing business index : Georgia177Europe & Central Asia | 478.02013
KoreaKey economic Indicators of KoreaEase of doing business index : Korea178East Asia & Pacific | 237.02013
MalaysiaKey economic Indicators of MalaysiaEase of doing business index : Malaysia179East Asia & Pacific | 246.02013
DenmarkKey economic Indicators of DenmarkEase of doing business index : Denmark180Europe & Central Asia | 485.02013
United StatesKey economic Indicators of United StatesEase of doing business index : United States181North America | 24.02013
New ZealandKey economic Indicators of New ZealandEase of doing business index : New Zealand182East Asia & Pacific | 253.02013
Hong Kong SAR, ChinaKey economic Indicators of Hong Kong SAR, ChinaEase of doing business index : Hong Kong SAR, China183East Asia & Pacific | 262.02013
SingaporeKey economic Indicators of SingaporeEase of doing business index : Singapore184East Asia & Pacific | 271.02013
Ease of doing business ranks economies from 1 to 189, with first place being the best. A high ranking (a low numerical rank) means that the regulatory environment is conducive to business operation. The index averages the country's percentile rankings on 10 topics covered in the World Bank's Doing Business. The ranking on each topic is the simple average of the percentile rankings on its component indicators.
Datasource: Workbank - World Development Indicators