Countries Ranking

The best countries for business 2019*  

Rank Name GDP Growth GDP per Capita Trade Balance/GDP Population
#1 United Kingdom 0.017 39700 -0.038 65.1 M
#2 Sweden 0.021 53400 0.033 10 M
#3 Hong Kong 0.038 46200 0.043 7.2 M
#4 Netherlands 0.029 48200 0.105 17.2 M
#5 New Zealand 0.03 42900 -0.027 4.5 M
#6 Canada 0.03 45000 -0.029 35.9 M
#7 Denmark 0.023 56300 0.076 5.8 M
#8 Singapore 0.036 57700 0.188 6 M
#9 Australia 0.022 53800 -0.026 23.5 M
#10 Switzerland 0.017 80200 0.098 8.3 M
#11 Ireland 0.072 69300 0.085 5.1 M
#12 Taiwan 0.029 24300 0.145 23.5 M
#13 Finland 0.028 45700 0.007 5.5 M
#14 Germany 0.025 44500 0.079 80.5 M
#15 Norway 0.019 75500 0.055 5.4 M
#16 South Korea 0.031 29700 0.051 51.4 M
#17 United States 0.022 59500 -0.023 329.3 M
#18 Spain 0.03 28200 0.019 49.3 M
#19 Japan 0.017 38400 0.04 126.2 M
#20 Belgium 0.017 43300 -0.002 11.6 M
#21 France 0.023 38500 -0.006 67.4 M
#22 Austria 0.03 47300 0.019 8.8 M
#23 Luxembourg 0.023 104100 0.05 0.6 M
#24 Israel 0.033 40300 0.029 8.4 M
#25 Portugal 0.027 21100 0.005 10.4 M
#26 Iceland 0.04 70100 0.035 0.3 M
#27 Lithuania 0.039 16700 0.008 2.8 M
#28 Estonia 0.049 19700 0.031 1.2 M
#29 Czech Republic 0.043 20400 0.011 10.7 M
#30 Italy 0.015 32000 0.028 62.2 M
#31 Slovenia 0.05 23600 0.071 2.1 M
#32 United Arab Emirates 0.008 40700 0.069 9.7 M
#33 Chile 0.015 15300 -0.015 17.9 M
#34 Poland 0.047 13800 0.003 38.4 M
#35 Malaysia 0.059 9900 0.03 31.8 M
#36 Latvia 0.045 15600 -0.008 1.9 M
#37 Cyprus 0.039 25200 -0.067 1.2 M
#38 Slovakia 0.034 17600 -0.021 5.4 M
#39 Mauritius 0.038 10500 -0.066 1.4 M
#40 Hungary 0.04 14200 0.032 9.8 M
#41 Romania 0.069 10800 -0.034 21.5 M
#42 Greece 0.014 18600 -0.008 10.8 M
#43 Malta 0.067 26900 0.136 0.4 M
#44 Georgia 0.05 4100 -0.089 4.9 M
#45 Qatar 0.016 63500 0.039 2.4 M
#46 Bulgaria 0.036 8000 0.045 7.1 M
#47 Thailand 0.039 6600 0.112 68.6 M
#48 Costa Rica 0.033 11600 -0.029 5 M
#49 China 0.069 8800 0.014 1,384.7 M
#50 Oman -0.009 15700 -0.152 3.5 M
#51 Saudi Arabia -0.009 20800 0.022 33.1 M
#52 Croatia 0.028 13300 0.039 4.3 M
#53 Bahrain 0.038 23700 -0.045 1.4 M
#54 Mexico 0.02 8900 -0.017 126 M
#55 Russia 0.015 10700 0.022 142.1 M
#56 Serbia 0.019 5900 -0.057 7.1 M
#57 Turkey 0.074 10500 -0.056 81.3 M
#58 Uruguay 0.027 16200 0.015 3.4 M
#59 South Africa 0.013 6200 -0.025 55.4 M
#60 Indonesia 0.051 3800 -0.017 262.8 M
#61 Brunei 0.013 28300 0.167 0.5 M
#62 Morocco 0.041 3000 -0.036 34.3 M
#63 India 0.067 1900 -0.019 1,296.8 M
#64 Peru 0.025 6600 -0.011 31.3 M
#65 Kazakhstan 0.04 8800 -0.034 18.7 M
#66 Seychelles 0.053 15500 -0.205 0.1 M
#67 Colombia 0.018 6300 -0.033 48.2 M
#68 Macedonia 0 5400 -0.013 2.1 M
#69 Jordan 0.02 4100 -0.106 10.5 M
#70 Azerbaijan 0.001 4100 0.041 10 M
#71 Kuwait -0.033 29000 0.059 2.9 M
#72 Montenegro 0.043 7700 -0.163 0.6 M
#73 Brazil 0.01 9800 -0.005 208.8 M
#74 Albania 0.038 4500 -0.069 3.1 M
#75 Panama 0.054 15100 -0.049 3.8 M
#76 Argentina 0.029 14400 -0.049 44.7 M
#77 Ukraine 0.025 2600 -0.019 44 M
#78 Sri Lanka 0.033 4100 -0.026 22.6 M
#79 Philippines 0.067 3000 -0.008 105.9 M
#80 Jamaica 0.007 5100 -0.046 2.8 M
#81 Armenia 0.075 3900 -0.028 3 M
#82 Tunisia 0.02 3500 -0.105 11.5 M
#83 Botswana 0.024 7600 0.123 2.2 M
#84 Vietnam 0.068 2300 0.025 97 M
#85 Trinidad and Tobago -0.026 16100 0.102 1.2 M
#86 Mongolia 0.051 3700 -0.104 3.1 M
#87 Moldova 0.045 2300 -0.063 3.4 M
#88 Belarus 0.024 5700 -0.017 9.5 M
#89 Barbados -0.002 16800 -0.038 0.3 M
#90 Rwanda 0.061 700 -0.068 12.2 M
#91 Dominican Republic 0.046 7100 -0.002 10.3 M
#92 Lebanon 0.015 8500 -0.228 6.1 M
#93 Kenya 0.049 1500 -0.063 48.4 M
#94 Ghana 0.084 1600 -0.045 28.1 M
#95 Egypt 0.042 2400 -0.063 99.4 M
#96 Namibia -0.008 5200 -0.033 2.5 M
#97 Guatemala 0.028 4500 0.015 16.6 M
#98 Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.03 5200 -0.048 3.8 M
#99 Ecuador 0.024 6200 -0.003 16.5 M
#100 Senegal 0.072 1000 -0.073 15 M
#101 El Salvador 0.023 3900 -0.02 6.2 M
#102 Pakistan 0.054 1500 -0.041 207.9 M
#103 Zambia 0.034 1500 -0.039 16.4 M
#104 Cape Verde 0.04 3200 -0.061 0.6 M
#105 Uzbekistan 0.053 1500 0.035 30 M
#106 Bhutan 0.074 3100 -0.227 0.8 M
#107 Iran 0.037 5400 0.022 83 M
#108 Kyrgyzstan 0.046 1200 -0.04 5.8 M
#109 Bangladesh 0.074 1500 -0.02 159.5 M
#110 Nigeria 0.008 2000 0.028 203.5 M
#111 Timor-Leste -0.046 2300 -0.102 1.3 M
#112 Uganda 0.048 600 -0.046 40.9 M
#113 Guyana 0.021 4700 -0.067 0.7 M
#114 Algeria 0.014 4100 -0.132 41.7 M
#114 Paraguay 0.048 4400 -0.008 7 M
#116 Nepal 0.079 800 -0.004 29.7 M
#117 Cote d'Ivoire 0.078 1700 -0.046 26.3 M
#118 Benin 0.056 800 -0.111 11.3 M
#119 Tanzania 0.06 900 -0.028 55.5 M
#120 Honduras 0.048 2500 -0.017 9.2 M
#121 Papua New Guinea 0.025 2600 0.245 7 M
#122 Cambodia 0.069 1400 -0.085 16.4 M
#123 Swaziland 0.016 3200 0.137 1.1 M
#124 Tajikistan 0.071 800 -0.005 8.6 M
#125 Madagascar 0.042 400 -0.003 25.7 M
#126 Afghanistan 0.027 600 0.05 34.9 M
#127 Niger 0.049 400 -0.141 19.9 M
#128 Bolivia 0.042 3400 -0.063 11.3 M
#129 Burkina Faso 0.064 700 -0.081 19.7 M
#130 Iraq -0.021 5200 0.023 40.2 M
#131 Sierra Leone 0.037 500 -0.113 6.3 M
#132 Mali 0.054 800 -0.058 18.4 M
#133 Cameroon 0.035 1400 -0.027 25.6 M
#134 Lesotho -0.016 1200 -0.037 2 M
#135 Nicaragua 0.049 2200 -0.05 6.1 M
#136 Malawi 0.04 300 -0.095 19.8 M
#137 Myanmar 0.068 1300 -0.043 55.6 M
#138 Angola -0.025 4200 -0.01 30.4 M
#139 Zimbabwe 0.037 1100 -0.041 14 M
#140 Togo 0.044 600 -0.08 8.2 M
#141 Liberia 0.025 500 -0.191 4.8 M
#142 Mauritania 0.035 1100 -0.144 3.8 M
#143 Venezuela -0.14 6600 0.02 31.7 M
#144 Suriname 0.019 5900 -0.001 0.6 M
#145 Mozambique 0.037 400 -0.224 27.2 M
#146 Ethiopia 0.109 800 -0.081 108.4 M
#147 Gabon 0.005 7200 -0.049 2.1 M
#148 Laos 0.069 2500 -0.121 7.2 M
#149 Burundi 0 300 -0.123 11.8 M
#150 Democratic Republic of the Congo 0.034 500 -0.005 85.3 M

*Source Forbes 

World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business Index provides objective, quantitative measures of business regulations and the protection of property rights of local firms in 190 economies, out of which 50 are ICD member countries. The rankings are etermined by sorting the aggregate scores on 10 topics, each consisting of several indicators, giving equal weight to each topic. The source of the data is from Doing Business Report 2019, as of May 2018.

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