Doing Business, registering property, cost

percent of property value, 2005–2017

Info Edit
Country2005200620072008200920102011201220132014201520162017
Afghanistan7.007.007.007.007.004.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.00
Albania17.9017.4016.2015.2014.4013.1013.9012.0011.4011.109.9010.209.90
Algeria7.507.507.507.507.507.107.107.107.107.107.107.107.10
Angola11.9011.8011.8011.5011.6011.4011.504.003.103.003.002.903.00
Antigua and Barbuda12.0011.5010.9010.9010.8010.9010.9010.9010.8010.8010.8010.80
Argentina8.008.007.807.007.007.007.007.007.006.606.606.606.60
Armenia0.600.500.400.400.300.300.300.300.200.200.200.200.20
Australia4.807.104.804.904.904.905.005.005.105.005.205.205.20
Austria4.504.504.504.504.504.504.504.604.604.604.604.604.60
Azerbaijan0.400.400.300.200.300.200.300.200.200.200.200.200.20
Bahamas12.5012.5012.5012.5014.1014.1012.1012.1012.204.70
Bahrain0.900.900.902.702.702.702.701.701.701.70
Bangladesh11.0010.6010.5010.3010.4010.206.606.606.807.207.107.007.00
Barbados5.605.605.605.605.605.60
Belarus0.200.100.100.10
Belgium12.8012.8012.7012.7012.7012.7012.7012.7012.7012.7012.7012.7012.70
Belize5.005.004.704.704.804.804.704.804.804.804.804.80
Benin15.9015.7015.9011.9011.9011.8011.8011.8011.8011.7011.7011.7011.50
Bhutan5.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.00
Bolivia5.105.005.004.904.904.804.804.804.704.704.704.704.70
Bosnia and Herzegovina6.005.005.005.005.205.205.305.305.305.305.205.205.20
Botswana4.904.904.905.005.005.005.005.005.105.105.105.105.10
Brazil3.002.902.802.802.702.602.702.602.602.502.503.103.10
Brunei0.600.600.600.600.600.600.600.600.600.600.60
Bulgaria2.402.302.302.302.302.803.003.003.002.902.902.902.90
Burkina Faso20.7020.6020.6015.1013.4013.2013.1012.8012.6012.3012.3012.1012.10
Burundi14.4014.5014.207.404.003.703.603.603.303.203.203.203.20
Cape Verde7.807.907.807.707.603.903.903.703.703.702.202.30
Cambodia4.604.704.604.404.404.404.304.304.304.404.404.404.30
Cameroon19.6019.5018.9019.1019.2019.2019.3019.2019.1019.1019.0018.9018.80
Canada1.801.801.701.801.801.801.801.803.203.203.203.103.10
Central African Republic19.2019.1018.6018.6018.6018.6018.5011.0011.0011.0011.1011.1011.10
Chad18.9018.9018.8018.8018.7018.7018.2018.1017.9015.4015.2012.7012.80
Chile1.301.301.301.301.301.301.301.301.301.201.201.201.20
China4.204.203.603.603.703.603.603.703.603.403.403.403.40
Colombia2.702.602.602.502.402.002.002.002.002.002.002.002.00
Comoros16.6016.6016.6016.6016.5016.5016.5010.5010.5010.4010.504.60
Congo (Kinshasa)15.3015.0014.8014.6014.4015.0012.2011.7011.5010.709.509.5011.50
Congo (Brazzaville)22.6022.3022.0022.1010.7010.3010.5020.5020.4020.4020.4012.0012.30
Costa Rica3.503.503.503.303.403.403.403.403.403.403.403.403.40
Ivory Coast14.0014.0014.0014.0013.9013.9013.9013.9013.9010.909.607.507.60
Croatia5.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.00
Cyprus10.0010.6010.4010.3010.5010.3010.4010.4010.40
Czech Republic3.003.003.003.003.003.003.003.003.004.004.004.004.00
Denmark0.600.600.600.600.600.600.600.600.600.600.600.600.60
Djibouti13.4013.3013.2013.2013.1013.0013.0012.9012.8012.8012.7012.70
Dominica13.8013.8013.7013.7013.7013.7013.2013.3013.3013.3013.3013.30
Dominican Republic6.305.105.105.103.803.703.703.803.803.803.703.703.50
Ecuador5.505.302.403.202.202.102.102.102.101.901.802.102.10
Egypt6.805.105.901.000.900.900.800.800.700.700.700.600.50
El Salvador3.503.503.503.603.703.803.803.803.803.803.803.803.80
Equatorial Guinea12.5012.5012.5012.5012.5012.5012.5012.5012.5012.5012.5012.50
Eritrea9.309.209.209.209.209.109.109.109.109.109.109.109.10
Estonia0.700.700.700.500.400.500.500.500.500.500.400.500.50
Ethiopia8.808.307.707.507.106.206.206.206.106.106.106.106.10
Fiji2.002.002.002.002.002.002.002.002.003.003.003.003.00
Finland4.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.00
France6.106.106.806.106.106.106.106.106.106.106.106.107.30
Gabon10.5010.5010.5010.5010.5010.5010.5010.5010.5017.5010.5010.50
Gambia7.607.607.607.607.607.607.707.607.707.607.607.60
Georgia2.500.200.500.100.100.100.100.100.100.100.100.10
Germany4.204.204.105.205.205.205.205.205.705.706.706.706.70
Ghana3.001.601.701.301.201.100.800.701.201.201.201.201.20
Greece14.004.004.004.003.903.9012.0012.0011.7011.704.904.904.80
Grenada7.507.507.407.407.407.407.407.407.407.407.407.40
Guatemala2.402.601.201.001.101.001.000.903.803.803.803.703.70
Guinea15.1014.8014.9013.9013.9013.9014.0014.4014.209.108.608.508.50
Guinea Bissau11.8011.7011.6011.6010.7010.7010.6010.5010.6010.605.605.50
Guyana4.604.604.504.504.504.504.504.604.604.604.604.604.60
Haiti7.006.906.806.807.507.207.207.407.307.207.107.107.00
Honduras8.706.805.805.605.605.505.505.705.705.705.705.705.70
Hong Kong4.204.204.204.204.205.004.204.104.007.707.707.707.70
Hungary11.0011.0011.0011.0011.0011.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.00
Iceland2.402.402.402.402.402.402.402.402.402.403.603.603.60
India13.007.907.807.707.507.407.407.207.107.707.707.707.70
Indonesia10.3010.4010.5010.5010.7010.7010.9010.8010.8010.8010.8010.8010.80
Iran5.605.605.505.605.605.505.505.605.605.605.605.605.70
Iraq7.707.706.606.306.507.706.406.907.508.208.208.207.90
Ireland10.3010.3010.3010.209.606.506.506.502.502.602.602.502.50
Israel9.809.809.809.807.307.307.307.307.307.308.308.308.30
Italy4.604.504.504.404.504.504.504.504.504.404.404.404.40
Jamaica14.7014.6014.4014.3011.7010.008.007.907.909.909.909.809.80
Japan4.104.104.105.005.005.005.505.705.805.805.805.805.80
Jordan10.0010.0010.0010.0010.007.507.507.507.509.009.009.009.00
Kazakhstan1.301.201.800.900.100.100.100.100.100.100.100.100.10
Kenya5.505.505.505.505.405.505.505.605.505.506.406.106.10
Kiribati0.10
South Korea6.105.105.105.105.105.105.105.105.105.105.105.105.10
Kosovo0.600.600.600.600.300.300.300.30
Kuwait0.600.600.600.600.600.600.600.500.500.500.500.500.50
Kyrgyzstan5.905.805.804.603.902.802.302.200.300.300.300.200.20
Laos4.304.204.204.204.104.101.001.001.101.101.101.101.00
Latvia2.102.002.002.002.002.002.002.002.002.002.002.002.00
Lebanon5.905.905.805.905.905.805.805.805.805.905.905.905.90
Lesotho8.508.408.408.208.208.008.008.007.908.708.408.408.20
Liberia13.5013.3013.3013.2013.2013.1013.1012.9012.9013.0013.00
LibyaNANANANANA
Lithuania3.002.801.601.400.800.800.800.800.800.800.800.800.80
Luxembourg10.2010.2010.2010.2010.2010.1010.1010.1010.1010.1010.10
Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.)3.703.603.503.503.403.203.203.203.303.303.303.303.20
Madagascar11.6011.6011.6011.609.009.409.8010.6010.3010.3010.309.209.20
Malawi3.503.403.403.303.303.203.203.203.602.001.901.801.70
Malaysia3.003.103.103.203.203.303.203.303.303.303.303.303.40
MaldivesNANANANANANA16.9016.7016.1016.2016.2015.9015.90
Mali21.7021.0020.1020.5019.7019.5011.4011.6011.5012.0012.1011.9011.80
Malta5.105.505.505.5013.5013.50
Marshall IslandsNANANANANANANANANANANANANA
Mauritania6.706.805.205.205.205.205.204.704.704.704.704.604.60
Mauritius15.9015.8015.8010.8010.8010.7010.6010.6010.6010.6010.6010.6010.60
Mexico5.505.505.405.005.105.405.405.405.405.105.205.205.20
MicronesiaNANANANANANANANANANANANANA
Moldova1.000.801.401.301.300.900.900.900.900.900.900.900.90
Mongolia2.402.302.202.202.102.102.202.102.102.102.102.102.10
Montenegro2.402.403.303.203.203.103.103.103.103.103.10
Morocco7.507.505.204.904.904.904.904.905.905.905.905.905.90
Mozambique12.304.105.208.108.407.606.806.205.805.705.505.305.40
Burma (Myanmar)7.207.205.205.105.10
Namibia10.1010.0010.0010.0010.009.8011.7011.5011.7013.9013.9013.8013.80
Nepal6.406.406.406.406.304.804.805.004.904.804.804.804.80
Netherlands6.206.206.206.106.106.106.106.106.106.106.106.106.10
New Zealand0.100.100.100.100.100.100.100.100.100.100.100.100.10
Nicaragua6.406.403.403.403.403.804.805.005.005.005.005.005.00
Niger16.1016.1016.1011.1011.1011.0011.0011.0011.009.009.009.009.00
Nigeria22.5022.5021.2021.2021.0020.9020.9020.9020.8018.7018.6010.5010.50
Norway2.502.502.502.502.502.502.502.502.502.502.502.502.50
Oman3.003.003.003.003.003.003.003.003.003.003.003.003.00
Pakistan5.804.605.505.505.405.404.304.304.404.704.604.604.60
Palau0.400.400.400.400.400.300.400.400.400.300.300.300.20
Panama2.402.402.402.402.402.402.402.302.302.302.402.402.40
Papua New Guinea5.205.105.105.105.105.105.105.105.105.105.105.105.20
Paraguay2.002.001.901.901.901.901.901.901.901.901.901.901.90
Peru3.203.203.303.303.303.303.303.303.303.303.303.303.30
Philippines4.304.304.304.304.304.304.304.304.304.304.304.304.30
Poland1.601.601.600.500.500.500.400.400.400.400.300.300.30
Portugal7.407.407.407.407.407.407.407.307.307.307.307.307.30
Puerto Rico2.102.101.801.801.901.801.301.201.301.201.201.201.20
Qatar0.300.300.300.300.300.300.300.300.300.30
Romania2.202.001.901.802.301.701.701.601.601.501.501.401.40
Russia0.500.400.300.300.200.100.100.200.200.100.100.200.20
Rwanda10.309.809.609.400.600.500.406.305.600.200.100.100.10
Saint Thomas and Principe12.7012.6012.6012.6010.9010.9010.908.909.009.009.009.009.00
Samoa1.901.801.801.801.701.601.601.601.603.703.703.803.80
San Marino6.606.604.104.104.10
Senegal19.5019.5019.5019.5020.6020.6020.6020.3020.2015.2015.2010.2010.20
Serbia5.505.405.405.402.902.802.702.802.802.802.702.802.80
Seychelles11.907.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.00
Sierra Leone17.0014.7013.8014.9012.9012.4012.2011.8011.6010.9010.8010.8010.70
Singapore2.702.702.802.802.802.802.802.802.802.802.802.902.90
Slovakia3.100.100.100.100.100.10
Slovenia2.002.002.002.002.002.002.102.002.002.002.002.002.00
Solomon Islands5.205.305.205.105.004.804.904.904.804.804.704.704.70
Somalia1.601.50
South Africa11.3011.109.008.908.808.708.905.605.906.106.206.407.30
South Sudan15.4016.2015.6016.0015.90
Spain7.107.107.107.107.107.107.107.107.107.106.106.106.10
Sri Lanka5.205.205.105.105.105.105.105.105.105.105.105.105.10
Saint Kitts and Nevis13.3013.3013.3013.2013.1013.1013.1013.0013.0013.0013.0011.00
Saint Lucia7.307.407.407.407.507.407.407.607.507.607.607.60
Saint Vincent and Grenadines11.9011.9011.9011.9011.9011.9011.9011.9011.8011.8011.8011.80
Sudan3.503.403.303.203.103.003.003.002.802.802.802.602.60
Suriname13.7013.7013.7013.9013.8013.8013.8013.7013.7013.7013.7013.70
Swaziland7.107.107.107.107.107.107.107.107.107.107.107.10
Sweden3.003.003.003.003.003.003.004.304.304.304.304.304.30
Switzerland1.300.400.400.400.400.300.300.300.300.300.300.300.30
Syria30.8028.3027.9027.9027.8027.8027.7027.7027.7027.7027.7027.8027.90
Taiwan6.206.206.206.206.206.206.206.206.206.206.206.206.20
Tajikistan2.001.901.901.804.605.505.304.304.103.703.402.70
Tanzania7.404.404.404.404.404.404.404.404.404.504.504.404.40
Thailand6.308.308.208.102.703.105.907.707.707.507.507.507.40
Timor LesteNANANANANANANANANANANANANA
Togo13.9013.9013.9013.9013.4013.1013.0013.0012.8011.409.309.209.20
Tonga10.3010.3010.2010.2010.2010.2010.2015.2015.1015.1015.1015.1015.10
Trinidad and Tobago7.107.107.007.007.007.007.107.007.007.007.007.00
Tunisia6.206.206.206.206.206.206.106.106.106.106.106.106.10
Turkey3.003.103.103.103.003.003.003.303.304.004.004.004.00
Uganda2.802.802.702.702.702.702.602.602.602.602.602.602.60
Ukraine6.405.603.403.302.902.604.103.903.702.402.002.001.90
United Arab Emirates2.302.302.302.102.202.002.302.302.300.400.200.200.20
United Kingdom4.904.804.804.804.704.704.704.704.704.704.604.604.80
United States0.500.500.500.500.500.500.500.803.502.502.402.402.40
Uruguay7.107.107.107.107.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.00
Uzbekistan12.409.807.506.305.404.803.802.302.101.401.301.401.30
Vanuatu7.0011.0011.0010.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.00
Venezuela2.102.102.102.202.202.202.202.502.502.502.502.502.70
Vietnam1.301.201.201.201.201.100.600.600.600.600.600.600.60
West Bank and Gaza1.301.301.401.301.101.101.101.103.103.103.103.103.00
Yemen3.903.903.903.903.803.803.801.801.801.801.801.801.80
Zambia9.709.609.609.606.606.606.608.308.208.6013.6015.009.90
Zimbabwe23.0025.0022.9025.0025.0010.108.407.707.707.707.607.607.60

Cost is recorded as a percentage of the economy’s income per capita. It includes all official fees and fees for legal or professional services if such services are required by law or commonly used in practice. Fees for purchasing and legalizing company books are included if these transactions are required by law. The company law, the commercial code and specific regulations and fee schedules are used as sources for calculating costs.

Source: World Bank