Doing Business, starting a business, time (women)

days, 2004–2017

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    2004 Ranking
    1. Haiti 260.00
    2. Indonesia 181.00
    3. Mozambique 168.00
    4. Congo (Kinshasa) 167.00
    5. Brazil 156.00
    6. Venezuela 143.00
    7. Lesotho 138.00
    8. Spain 138.00
    9. Zimbabwe 132.00
    10. Laos 131.00
    11. Botswana 125.00
    12. India 123.00
    13. El Salvador 115.00
    14. Azerbaijan 105.00
    15. Slovakia 103.00
    16. Peru 100.00
    17. Cambodia 95.00
    18. Ecuador 92.00
    19. Costa Rica 90.00
    20. Namibia 86.00
    21. Angola 83.00
    22. Mauritania 82.00
    23. Saudi Arabia 80.00
    24. Jordan 80.00
    25. Belarus 80.00
    26. Dominican Republic 79.00
    27. Portugal 78.00
    28. Togo 74.00
    29. Yemen 73.00
    30. Paraguay 72.00
    31. Estonia 72.00
    32. Bosnia and Herzegovina 68.00
    33. Madagascar 67.00
    34. Argentina 66.00
    35. Poland 63.00
    36. Ivory Coast 62.00
    37. Bhutan 62.00
    38. Chad 62.00
    39. Slovenia 61.50
    40. Honduras 61.00
    41. Vietnam 61.00
    42. Kenya 60.00
    43. Bolivia 59.00
    44. Bangladesh 58.00
    45. Senegal 57.00
    46. Sri Lanka 56.00
    47. Belgium 56.00
    48. South Africa 56.00
    49. Serbia 56.00
    50. Solomon Islands 55.00
    51. Hungary 54.00
    52. Lebanon 53.00
    53. Papua New Guinea 52.00
    54. Philippines 49.00
    55. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 49.00
    56. Taiwan 48.00
    57. Guinea 48.00
    58. China 48.00
    59. Nicaragua 47.00
    60. Vanuatu 47.00
    61. Ethiopia 47.00
    62. Germany 45.00
    63. Uruguay 45.00
    64. Cameroon 45.00
    65. Syria 44.00
    66. Russia 43.00
    67. Colombia 43.00
    68. Malawi 43.00
    69. Samoa 42.00
    70. Moldova 42.00
    71. Chile 42.00
    72. Albania 41.00
    73. France 41.00
    74. Ukraine 40.00
    75. Czech Republic 40.00
    76. Burkina Faso 40.00
    77. Guatemala 39.00
    78. Egypt 39.00
    79. Bulgaria 39.00
    80. Turkey 39.00
    81. Greece 38.00
    82. Malaysia 38.00
    83. Nigeria 37.00
    84. Congo (Brazzaville) 37.00
    85. Oman 36.00
    86. Zambia 36.00
    87. Uganda 36.00
    88. Benin 36.00
    89. Kuwait 36.00
    90. Micronesia 36.00
    91. Niger 35.00
    92. Morocco 35.00
    93. Tanzania 34.00
    94. Thailand 34.00
    95. Mali 33.00
    96. Palau 33.00
    97. Tonga 32.00
    98. Kazakhstan 32.00
    99. Iran 32.00
    100. Mexico 31.50
    101. Finland 31.00
    102. Jamaica 31.00
    103. Japan 31.00
    104. Nepal 31.00
    105. Fiji 31.00
    106. Croatia 29.00
    107. Romania 29.00
    108. Uzbekistan 28.00
    109. Sierra Leone 26.00
    110. Lithuania 26.00
    111. Georgia 26.00
    112. Algeria 25.00
    113. Austria 25.00
    114. Pakistan 25.00
    115. Italy 23.00
    116. Marshall Islands 22.00
    117. Central African Republic 22.00
    118. Ghana 21.00
    119. Kyrgyzstan 21.00
    120. Kiribati 21.00
    121. United Arab Emirates 20.00
    122. Switzerland 20.00
    123. Mongolia 20.00
    124. Israel 19.00
    125. Rwanda 18.00
    126. Ireland 18.00
    127. Armenia 18.00
    128. Panama 18.00
    129. Norway 18.00
    130. South Korea 17.00
    131. Sweden 16.00
    132. Latvia 16.00
    133. United Kingdom 13.00
    134. Burundi 13.00
    135. New Zealand 12.00
    136. Tunisia 11.00
    137. Hong Kong 11.00
    138. Netherlands 9.00
    139. Maldives 9.00
    140. Singapore 8.00
    141. Denmark 7.00
    142. Puerto Rico 7.00
    143. United States 6.00
    144. Canada 3.50
    145. Australia 3.00
    2017 Ranking
    1. Venezuela 230.00
    2. Equatorial Guinea 134.00
    3. Cambodia 99.00
    4. Haiti 97.00
    5. Zimbabwe 91.00
    6. Suriname 85.00
    7. Eritrea 84.00
    8. Brazil 79.50
    9. Somalia 70.00
    10. Laos 67.00
    11. Namibia 66.00
    12. Bosnia and Herzegovina 65.00
    13. Kuwait 62.00
    14. Chad 60.00
    15. Gabon 50.00
    16. Congo (Brazzaville) 50.00
    17. Ecuador 48.50
    18. Botswana 48.00
    19. Bolivia 45.00
    20. West Bank and Gaza 44.00
    21. South Africa 43.00
    22. Belize 43.00
    23. Yemen 41.00
    24. Papua New Guinea 41.00
    25. Fiji 40.00
    26. Malawi 37.00
    27. Poland 37.00
    28. Sudan 37.00
    29. Angola 36.00
    30. Ethiopia 35.00
    31. Libya 35.00
    32. Paraguay 35.00
    33. Iraq 35.00
    34. Seychelles 32.00
    35. Kiribati 31.00
    36. Swaziland 30.00
    37. Lesotho 29.00
    38. China 28.90
    39. Palau 28.00
    40. Philippines 28.00
    41. India 26.00
    42. Malta 26.00
    43. Tanzania 26.00
    44. Peru 26.00
    45. Uganda 26.00
    46. Thailand 25.50
    47. Nigeria 25.20
    48. Argentina 25.00
    49. Gambia 25.00
    50. Indonesia 24.90
    51. Vietnam 24.00
    52. Bulgaria 23.00
    53. Costa Rica 22.50
    54. Antigua and Barbuda 22.00
    55. Central African Republic 22.00
    56. Tajikistan 22.00
    57. Kenya 22.00
    58. Bahamas 21.50
    59. Austria 21.00
    60. Algeria 20.00
    61. Bangladesh 19.50
    62. Guatemala 19.50
    63. Malaysia 19.00
    64. Mozambique 19.00
    65. Saint Kitts and Nevis 18.50
    66. Vanuatu 18.00
    67. Guyana 18.00
    68. Saudi Arabia 18.00
    69. Pakistan 18.00
    70. Marshall Islands 17.00
    71. Nepal 17.00
    72. Luxembourg 16.50
    73. Syria 16.00
    74. Micronesia 16.00
    75. Tonga 16.00
    76. Iran 16.00
    77. Cameroon 16.00
    78. El Salvador 15.50
    79. Lebanon 15.00
    80. Comoros 15.00
    81. Bhutan 15.00
    82. Barbados 15.00
    83. Brunei 15.00
    84. Grenada 15.00
    85. Dominican Republic 14.50
    86. Ghana 14.00
    87. Finland 14.00
    88. Djibouti 14.00
    89. South Sudan 14.00
    90. Spain 13.00
    91. Honduras 13.00
    92. Burkina Faso 13.00
    93. Nicaragua 13.00
    94. Jordan 13.00
    95. Burma (Myanmar) 13.00
    96. Greece 13.00
    97. Maldives 12.00
    98. Romania 12.00
    99. Dominica 12.00
    100. Israel 12.00
    101. Congo (Kinshasa) 12.00
    102. San Marino 11.50
    103. Slovakia 11.50
    104. Japan 11.20
    105. Saint Lucia 11.00
    106. Tunisia 11.00
    107. Madagascar 11.00
    108. Cape Verde 11.00
    109. Trinidad and Tobago 10.50
    110. Germany 10.50
    111. Switzerland 10.00
    112. Sierra Leone 10.00
    113. Montenegro 10.00
    114. Kyrgyzstan 10.00
    115. Taiwan 10.00
    116. Bahrain 10.00
    117. Saint Vincent and Grenadines 10.00
    118. Niger 10.00
    119. Jamaica 10.00
    120. Russia 9.80
    121. Qatar 9.50
    122. Morocco 9.50
    123. United Arab Emirates 9.00
    124. Benin 9.00
    125. Colombia 9.00
    126. Sri Lanka 9.00
    127. Samoa 9.00
    128. Czech Republic 9.00
    129. Timor Leste 9.00
    130. Solomon Islands 9.00
    131. Kazakhstan 9.00
    132. Guinea Bissau 9.00
    133. Mali 8.50
    134. Zambia 8.50
    135. Mexico 8.40
    136. Afghanistan 8.00
    137. Guinea 8.00
    138. Mauritania 8.00
    139. Sweden 7.00
    140. Hungary 7.00
    141. Egypt 7.00
    142. Croatia 7.00
    143. Mauritius 7.00
    144. Slovenia 7.00
    145. Ivory Coast 7.00
    146. Serbia 7.00
    147. Oman 7.00
    148. Turkey 6.50
    149. Uruguay 6.50
    150. Italy 6.50
    151. Mongolia 6.00
    152. Senegal 6.00
    153. Moldova 6.00
    154. Cyprus 6.00
    155. Togo 6.00
    156. Kosovo 6.00
    157. Panama 6.00
    158. United States 5.60
    159. Chile 5.50
    160. Uzbekistan 5.50
    161. Puerto Rico 5.50
    162. Latvia 5.50
    163. Lithuania 5.50
    164. Ukraine 5.00
    165. Belarus 5.00
    166. Saint Thomas and Principe 5.00
    167. Albania 5.00
    168. Ireland 5.00
    169. Liberia 4.50
    170. Portugal 4.50
    171. United Kingdom 4.50
    172. Armenia 4.00
    173. Belgium 4.00
    174. Burundi 4.00
    175. Rwanda 4.00
    176. Norway 4.00
    177. Netherlands 4.00
    178. South Korea 4.00
    179. France 3.50
    180. Estonia 3.50
    181. Iceland 3.50
    182. Denmark 3.00
    183. Georgia 3.00
    184. Azerbaijan 3.00
    185. Singapore 2.50
    186. Australia 2.50
    187. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 2.00
    188. Canada 1.50
    189. Hong Kong 1.50
    190. New Zealand 0.50

    The measure captures the median duration that incorporation lawyers indicate is necessary in practice to complete a procedure with minimum follow-up with government agencies and no extra payments. It is assumed that the entrepreneur is aware of all entry requirements and their sequence from the beginning but has had no prior contact with any of the officials.

    Source: World Bank