Doing Business, dealing with construction permits, time

days, 2006–2017

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    2006 Ranking
    1. Cambodia 717.00
    2. Russia 680.00
    3. Ivory Coast 598.00
    4. Ukraine 510.00
    5. Bosnia and Herzegovina 478.00
    6. Lesotho 419.00
    7. Guatemala 405.00
    8. Iran 401.00
    9. Venezuela 381.00
    10. Kyrgyzstan 374.00
    11. Afghanistan 360.00
    12. Albania 351.00
    13. Portugal 350.00
    14. Croatia 344.00
    15. Argentina 341.00
    16. Brazil 337.00
    17. Belarus 333.00
    18. Niger 318.00
    19. Moldova 307.00
    20. Poland 302.00
    21. Senegal 302.00
    22. Togo 300.00
    23. Bangladesh 299.00
    24. Malaysia 286.00
    25. Slovakia 286.00
    26. China 285.00
    27. Angola 283.00
    28. Mauritius 282.00
    29. Rwanda 278.00
    30. Czech Republic 276.00
    31. Paraguay 275.00
    32. Kazakhstan 274.00
    33. Pakistan 274.00
    34. Gabon 274.00
    35. Sudan 270.00
    36. Tajikistan 269.00
    37. Zimbabwe 266.00
    38. Saint Thomas and Principe 263.00
    39. Mali 260.00
    40. Serbia 259.00
    41. Slovenia 255.00
    42. Suriname 253.00
    43. Trinidad and Tobago 253.00
    44. Uruguay 251.00
    45. Lebanon 239.00
    46. Congo (Kinshasa) 239.00
    47. Benin 238.00
    48. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 236.00
    49. Norway 235.50
    50. Jamaica 235.00
    51. Mozambique 235.00
    52. Canada 233.00
    53. Zambia 230.00
    54. Iraq 229.00
    55. Italy 227.50
    56. Dominican Republic 223.00
    57. Austria 222.00
    58. Mongolia 220.00
    59. Nicaragua 217.00
    60. Papua New Guinea 217.00
    61. Hong Kong 216.00
    62. Azerbaijan 216.00
    63. Ghana 215.00
    64. Belgium 212.00
    65. Bolivia 211.00
    66. Peru 209.00
    67. Egypt 209.00
    68. Israel 209.00
    69. Timor Leste 207.00
    70. Burkina Faso 206.00
    71. Sierra Leone 206.00
    72. Tanzania 205.00
    73. Algeria 205.00
    74. Uzbekistan 203.00
    75. Kuwait 200.00
    76. Central African Republic 200.00
    77. Cameroon 199.00
    78. Greece 198.00
    79. Hungary 198.00
    80. India 195.00
    81. Chile 193.00
    82. Armenia 192.00
    83. Indonesia 191.00
    84. France 191.00
    85. Spain 190.00
    86. Japan 188.00
    87. Honduras 187.00
    88. Botswana 186.00
    89. Costa Rica 180.00
    90. Netherlands 179.50
    91. Congo (Brazzaville) 179.00
    92. Georgia 177.50
    93. El Salvador 177.00
    94. Chad 176.00
    95. Sri Lanka 176.00
    96. Puerto Rico 175.00
    97. Dominica 175.00
    98. Latvia 175.00
    99. Guinea 173.00
    100. Oman 168.00
    101. Vietnam 166.00
    102. Guyana 166.00
    103. Romania 164.00
    104. Lithuania 160.50
    105. Kenya 158.00
    106. Switzerland 156.00
    107. Djibouti 154.00
    108. Malawi 153.00
    109. Mauritania 153.00
    110. Mexico 152.00
    111. Bhutan 151.00
    112. United Kingdom 150.00
    113. Saint Lucia 149.00
    114. Kiribati 149.00
    115. Cape Verde 146.00
    116. Thailand 146.00
    117. Uganda 145.00
    118. Equatorial Guinea 144.00
    119. Nepal 143.00
    120. Gambia 143.00
    121. Turkey 143.00
    122. Australia 142.00
    123. Panama 140.00
    124. Maldives 140.00
    125. South Africa 139.00
    126. Seychelles 138.00
    127. Taiwan 138.00
    128. Burundi 136.00
    129. Fiji 135.00
    130. Madagascar 130.00
    131. Germany 128.00
    132. Grenada 128.00
    133. Colombia 127.00
    134. Sweden 126.00
    135. Antigua and Barbuda 124.00
    136. Ethiopia 123.00
    137. Namibia 122.00
    138. Haiti 121.00
    139. Ireland 119.00
    140. Nigeria 116.00
    141. Swaziland 116.00
    142. Morocco 115.00
    143. Iceland 115.00
    144. Ecuador 114.00
    145. Bulgaria 113.00
    146. West Bank and Gaza 109.00
    147. Saudi Arabia 109.00
    148. Belize 109.00
    149. Yemen 109.00
    150. Comoros 108.00
    151. Saint Kitts and Nevis 104.00
    152. Estonia 101.00
    153. Guinea Bissau 101.00
    154. Solomon Islands 98.00
    155. Laos 98.00
    156. Philippines 97.00
    157. New Zealand 93.00
    158. Jordan 91.00
    159. Syria 87.00
    160. Tunisia 86.00
    161. Micronesia 86.00
    162. United Arab Emirates 83.00
    163. Saint Vincent and Grenadines 82.00
    164. Palau 72.00
    165. Tonga 68.00
    166. Finland 64.00
    167. Denmark 64.00
    168. Singapore 62.00
    169. United States 59.00
    170. Vanuatu 59.00
    171. Samoa 58.00
    172. Marshall Islands 53.00
    173. South Korea 43.00
    174. Eritrea 0.00
    2017 Ranking
    1. Cambodia 652.00
    2. Cyprus 507.00
    3. Barbados 442.00
    4. Venezuela 434.00
    5. Brazil 425.70
    6. Afghanistan 356.00
    7. Ivory Coast 347.00
    8. Argentina 341.00
    9. Gabon 329.00
    10. Bolivia 322.00
    11. Slovakia 286.00
    12. Moldova 276.00
    13. Sudan 270.00
    14. Bangladesh 269.00
    15. Pakistan 264.20
    16. Trinidad and Tobago 253.00
    17. Uruguay 251.00
    18. Canada 249.00
    19. Czech Republic 247.00
    20. China 244.30
    21. Lebanon 244.00
    22. Tajikistan 242.00
    23. Russia 239.30
    24. Zimbabwe 238.00
    25. Italy 227.50
    26. Slovenia 224.50
    27. Suriname 223.00
    28. Austria 222.00
    29. Chad 221.00
    30. Albania 220.00
    31. Papua New Guinea 217.00
    32. Kuwait 216.00
    33. Belgium 212.00
    34. Israel 209.00
    35. Nicaragua 207.00
    36. Timor Leste 207.00
    37. Spain 205.00
    38. Tanzania 205.00
    39. Angola 203.00
    40. Azerbaijan 203.00
    41. Hungary 202.00
    42. Senegal 202.00
    43. Indonesia 200.20
    44. Central African Republic 200.00
    45. Japan 197.00
    46. India 190.00
    47. Zambia 189.00
    48. Guyana 188.00
    49. Madagascar 185.00
    50. Dominican Republic 184.00
    51. Yemen 184.00
    52. France 183.00
    53. Bahamas 180.00
    54. Bosnia and Herzegovina 179.00
    55. Lesotho 179.00
    56. Uzbekistan 176.00
    57. Dominica 175.00
    58. Peru 174.00
    59. Guinea 173.00
    60. Romania 171.00
    61. Ghana 170.00
    62. Malta 167.00
    63. Iraq 167.00
    64. Sierra Leone 166.00
    65. Vietnam 166.00
    66. Puerto Rico 165.00
    67. Congo (Brazzaville) 164.00
    68. Togo 163.00
    69. Netherlands 161.00
    70. Kenya 160.00
    71. Guatemala 158.00
    72. Luxembourg 157.00
    73. Oman 157.00
    74. Mauritius 156.00
    75. Switzerland 156.00
    76. Serbia 156.00
    77. Malawi 153.00
    78. Poland 153.00
    79. Montenegro 152.00
    80. Chile 152.00
    81. Kosovo 152.00
    82. Seychelles 151.00
    83. Bhutan 151.00
    84. Ireland 149.50
    85. Kiribati 149.00
    86. Latvia 147.00
    87. Bahrain 146.00
    88. San Marino 145.50
    89. Egypt 145.00
    90. Equatorial Guinea 144.00
    91. Gambia 144.00
    92. Kyrgyzstan 142.00
    93. South Africa 141.00
    94. Fiji 141.00
    95. Cape Verde 140.00
    96. Maldives 140.00
    97. Namibia 137.00
    98. Mongolia 137.00
    99. Cameroon 135.00
    100. Ethiopia 130.00
    101. Algeria 130.00
    102. Jamaica 129.50
    103. Grenada 128.00
    104. Croatia 127.00
    105. Greece 124.00
    106. South Sudan 124.00
    107. Mali 124.00
    108. Kazakhstan 123.00
    109. Uganda 122.00
    110. Congo (Kinshasa) 122.00
    111. Burkina Faso 121.00
    112. Paraguay 120.00
    113. Costa Rica 118.00
    114. Swaziland 116.00
    115. Guinea Bissau 116.00
    116. Saint Lucia 116.00
    117. Sweden 116.00
    118. Sri Lanka 115.00
    119. Belarus 115.00
    120. Ecuador 114.00
    121. Rwanda 113.00
    122. Portugal 113.00
    123. Niger 112.00
    124. Australia 112.00
    125. Djibouti 111.00
    126. Mozambique 111.00
    127. El Salvador 111.00
    128. Norway 110.50
    129. Antigua and Barbuda 110.00
    130. Belize 109.00
    131. Comoros 108.00
    132. West Bank and Gaza 108.00
    133. Nigeria 106.30
    134. Saudi Arabia 106.00
    135. Bulgaria 105.00
    136. Saint Thomas and Principe 104.00
    137. Saint Kitts and Nevis 104.00
    138. Mauritania 104.00
    139. Thailand 103.00
    140. Turkey 103.00
    141. Lithuania 103.00
    142. Estonia 102.00
    143. Botswana 100.00
    144. Burundi 99.00
    145. Iran 99.00
    146. Panama 98.00
    147. Philippines 98.00
    148. Solomon Islands 98.00
    149. Germany 96.00
    150. Burma (Myanmar) 95.00
    151. Taiwan 93.00
    152. New Zealand 93.00
    153. Tunisia 93.00
    154. Saint Vincent and Grenadines 92.00
    155. Honduras 89.00
    156. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 89.00
    157. Morocco 88.50
    158. Benin 88.00
    159. Mexico 86.40
    160. United Kingdom 86.00
    161. Micronesia 86.00
    162. Nepal 86.00
    163. Iceland 84.00
    164. Armenia 84.00
    165. Laos 83.00
    166. United States 80.60
    167. Haiti 80.00
    168. Malaysia 79.00
    169. Tonga 77.00
    170. Brunei 75.00
    171. Liberia 74.00
    172. Colombia 73.00
    173. Palau 72.00
    174. Hong Kong 72.00
    175. Ukraine 67.00
    176. Finland 65.00
    177. Vanuatu 64.00
    178. Denmark 64.00
    179. Jordan 63.00
    180. Qatar 58.00
    181. Samoa 58.00
    182. United Arab Emirates 49.00
    183. Singapore 48.00
    184. Georgia 48.00
    185. Marshall Islands 38.00
    186. South Korea 28.00
    187. Eritrea 0.00
    188. Syria 0.00
    189. Libya 0.00
    190. Somalia 0.00

    The measure captures the median duration that local experts indicate is necessary to complete a procedure in practice. It is assumed that the construction company does not waste time and commits to completing each remaining procedure without delay. It is assumed that the construction company is aware of all building requirements and their sequence from the beginning.

    Source: World Bank