Starting a Business Index

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The Starting a Business Index is a sub-index of the World Bank Ease of Doing Business Index.[1]

Authors of the methodology[edit]

This methodology was developed by Simeon Djankov, Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez-De-Silanes and Andrei Shleifer in a paper The Regulation of Entry.[2]

Ranking[edit]

Ranking of all nations from 2010 report [3]

2010 Rank 2009 Rank Country
1 1  New Zealand
2 2  Canada
3 3  Australia
4 4  Singapore
5 5  Georgia
6 13  Macedonia
7 98  Belarus
8 6  United States
9 7  Ireland
10 8  Mauritius
11 64  Rwanda
12 60  Madagascar
13 31  Saudi Arabia
14 34  Kyrgyzstan
15 10  Puerto Rico
16 9  United Kingdom
17 11  Azerbaijan
18 16  Hong Kong
19 12  Jamaica
20 131  Samoa
21 65  Armenia
22 14  France
23 24  Afghanistan
24 43  Egypt
25 15  Cyprus
26 42  Slovenia
27 17  Panama
28 18  Denmark
29 119  Taiwan
30 20  Finland
31 21  Belgium
32 22  Tonga
33 19  Iceland
34 28  Israel
35 25  Norway
36 36  Saint Lucia
37 23  Estonia
38 26  Dominica
39 29  Hungary
39 27  Marshall Islands
41 33  Sri Lanka
42 30  Romania
43 32  Sweden
44 118  United Arab Emirates
45 41  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
46 68  Albania
47 38  Tunisia
48 73  Iran
49 37  Maldives
50 81  Bulgaria
51 35  Latvia
52 40  Grenada
53 133  North Korea
53 53  Yemen
55 46  Thailand
56 44  Turkey
57 62  Liberia
58 58  Sierra Leone
59 47  Antigua and Barbuda
60 39  Portugal
61 48  Bahamas
62 78  Oman
63 50  Bahrain
63 80  Pakistan
65 56  Trinidad and Tobago
66 49  Slovakia
67 45  South Africa
68 57  Qatar
69 55  Chile
70 51  Netherlands
71 52   Switzerland
72 70  Luxembourg
73 108  Serbia
74 82  Colombia
75 54  Italy
76 59  Morocco
77 90  Moldova
78 61  Mongolia
79 62  F.S. Micronesia
80 66  Bhutan
81 69  Seychelles
82 79  Kazakhstan
83 83  Botswana
84 101  Germany
85 107  Montenegro
86 74  Saint Kitts and Nevis
87 75    Nepal
88 76  Malaysia
89 85  Laos
90 114  Mexico
91 67  Japan
92 71  Uzbekistan
93 122  Ethiopia
94 72  Zambia
95 87  Nicaragua
96 143  Mozambique
97 103  Guyana
98 93  Bangladesh
99 77  Lithuania
100 89  Paraguay
101 100  Croatia
102 94  Senegal
103 84  Palau
104 92  Fiji
104 96  Papua New Guinea
106 88  Russia
107 86  Dominican Republic
108 99  Lebanon
108 95  Nigeria
110 97  Vanuatu
111 104  Solomon Islands
112 117  Peru
113 91  Czech Republic
114 102  Gambia
115 115  Burkina Faso
116 109  Vietnam
117 145  Poland
118 111  Sudan
119 111  Kiribati
120 111  Tanzania
121 105  El Salvador
122 106  Austria
123 116  Namibia
124 110  Kenya
125 119  Jordan
126 127  Brazil
127 123  Costa Rica
128 124  Malawi
129 129  Uganda
130 132  Burundi
131 128  Lesotho
132 121  Uruguay
133 125  Syria
134 126  Ukraine
135 136  Ghana
136 164  Cape Verde
137 134  Kuwait
138 135  Argentina
139 157  Mali
140 130  Greece
140 136  São Tomé and Príncipe
142 141  Venezuela
143 169  Tajikistan
144 146  Honduras
145 144  Zimbabwe
146 139  Spain
147 138  Belize
148 141  Algeria
149 140  Mauritania
150 150  Timor-Leste
151 152  China
152 147  Gabon
153 149  Brunei
154 153  Democratic Republic of the Congo
155 151  Benin
156 147  Guatemala
157 161  Niger
158 154  Swaziland
159 168  Central African Republic
160 162  Bosnia and Herzegovina
161 173  Indonesia
162 155  Philippines
163 160  Ecuador
164 156  Kosovo
165 158  Angola
166 159  Congo
167 165  Bolivia
168 163  Comoros
169 166  India
170 181  Togo
171 172  Suriname
172 170  Ivory Coast
173 171  Cambodia
174 174  Cameroon
175 177  Iraq
176 167  Palestine
177 175  Djibouti
178 176  Equatorial Guinea
179 178  Guinea
180 179  Haiti
181 180  Eritrea
182 182  Chad
183 183  Guinea-Bissau

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Home - Doing Business - The World Bank Group
  2. ^ The Regulation of Entry, The Quarterly Journal of Economics February 2002 [1]
  3. ^ "doingbusiness.org economy rankings 2009". 

External links[edit]

  • [2] – Doing business