Number of days to start a business

days, 2007–2016

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    2007 Ranking
    1. Brazil 152.00
    2. Venezuela 141.00
    3. Mozambique 113.00
    4. Botswana 108.00
    5. Indonesia 97.00
    6. Zimbabwe 96.00
    7. Namibia 95.00
    8. Timor Leste 92.00
    9. Cambodia 86.00
    10. Mauritania 82.00
    11. Costa Rica 77.00
    12. Chad 75.00
    13. Paraguay 74.00
    14. Dominican Republic 73.00
    15. Lesotho 73.00
    16. Peru 72.00
    17. Tajikistan 67.00
    18. Ecuador 65.00
    19. United Arab Emirates 63.00
    20. Slovenia 60.00
    21. Senegal 58.00
    22. Kenya 54.00
    23. Bosnia and Herzegovina 54.00
    24. Azerbaijan 53.00
    25. Vietnam 50.00
    26. Bolivia 50.00
    27. Sri Lanka 50.00
    28. Philippines 48.00
    29. Spain 47.00
    30. Mauritius 46.00
    31. Guyana 46.00
    32. Croatia 45.00
    33. Honduras 44.00
    34. Colombia 44.00
    35. Syria 43.00
    36. Nigeria 43.00
    37. Trinidad and Tobago 43.00
    38. Burundi 43.00
    39. Uruguay 43.00
    40. Mali 42.00
    41. Saudi Arabia 39.00
    42. Nicaragua 39.00
    43. Albania 39.00
    44. Hungary 38.00
    45. Greece 38.00
    46. Bangladesh 37.00
    47. Cameroon 37.00
    48. China 35.00
    49. Kuwait 35.00
    50. Zambia 35.00
    51. India 35.00
    52. Estonia 35.00
    53. South Africa 35.00
    54. Oman 34.00
    55. Burkina Faso 34.00
    56. Israel 34.00
    57. Thailand 33.00
    58. Ukraine 33.00
    59. Argentina 32.00
    60. Bulgaria 32.00
    61. Benin 31.00
    62. Poland 31.00
    63. Nepal 31.00
    64. Guatemala 30.00
    65. Malaysia 30.00
    66. Uganda 30.00
    67. Tanzania 30.00
    68. Austria 29.00
    69. Russia 28.00
    70. Mexico 27.00
    71. Chile 27.00
    72. Belgium 27.00
    73. Gambia 27.00
    74. Lithuania 26.00
    75. El Salvador 26.00
    76. Slovakia 25.00
    77. Czech Republic 24.00
    78. Armenia 24.00
    79. Pakistan 24.00
    80. Montenegro 24.00
    81. Algeria 24.00
    82. Germany 24.00
    83. Japan 23.00
    84. South Korea 22.00
    85. Madagascar 21.00
    86. Kyrgyzstan 21.00
    87. Switzerland 20.00
    88. Mongolia 20.00
    89. Kazakhstan 20.00
    90. Egypt 19.00
    91. Ireland 19.00
    92. Panama 19.00
    93. Jordan 18.00
    94. Serbia 18.00
    95. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 18.00
    96. United Kingdom 18.00
    97. Ethiopia 16.00
    98. Georgia 16.00
    99. Latvia 16.00
    100. Sweden 16.00
    101. Finland 14.00
    102. Italy 13.00
    103. Norway 13.00
    104. Morocco 12.00
    105. New Zealand 12.00
    106. Tunisia 11.00
    107. Hong Kong 11.00
    108. Romania 11.00
    109. Netherlands 10.00
    110. Turkey 9.00
    111. France 8.00
    112. Portugal 8.00
    113. Jamaica 8.00
    114. Puerto Rico 7.00
    115. Singapore 6.00
    116. United States 5.00
    117. Iceland 5.00
    118. Denmark 5.00
    119. Canada 3.00
    120. Australia 2.00
    2016 Ranking
    1. Venezuela 144.00
    2. Zimbabwe 90.00
    3. Cambodia 87.00
    4. Brazil 83.00
    5. Laos 73.00
    6. Bosnia and Herzegovina 67.00
    7. Namibia 66.00
    8. Chad 60.00
    9. Ecuador 50.50
    10. Gabon 50.00
    11. Bolivia 50.00
    12. Botswana 48.00
    13. Indonesia 47.80
    14. South Africa 46.00
    15. Yemen 40.00
    16. Malawi 38.00
    17. Paraguay 35.00
    18. China 31.40
    19. Kuwait 31.00
    20. Nigeria 30.80
    21. Poland 30.00
    22. Philippines 29.00
    23. India 29.00
    24. Lesotho 29.00
    25. Malta 28.00
    26. Thailand 27.50
    27. Uganda 27.00
    28. Peru 26.00
    29. Tanzania 26.00
    30. Kenya 26.00
    31. Argentina 25.00
    32. Gambia 25.00
    33. Costa Rica 24.00
    34. Austria 22.00
    35. Algeria 20.00
    36. Vietnam 20.00
    37. Bangladesh 19.50
    38. Mozambique 19.00
    39. Saudi Arabia 19.00
    40. Ethiopia 19.00
    41. Pakistan 19.00
    42. Luxembourg 18.50
    43. Guatemala 18.50
    44. Barbados 18.00
    45. Bulgaria 18.00
    46. Nepal 17.00
    47. El Salvador 16.50
    48. Lebanon 15.00
    49. Cameroon 15.00
    50. Iran 15.00
    51. Bhutan 15.00
    52. Czech Republic 15.00
    53. Dominican Republic 14.50
    54. Honduras 14.00
    55. Spain 14.00
    56. Finland 14.00
    57. Brunei 14.00
    58. Ghana 14.00
    59. Nicaragua 13.00
    60. Greece 13.00
    61. Madagascar 13.00
    62. Israel 13.00
    63. Serbia 12.00
    64. Benin 12.00
    65. Croatia 12.00
    66. Jordan 12.00
    67. Trinidad and Tobago 11.50
    68. Slovakia 11.50
    69. Colombia 11.00
    70. Tunisia 11.00
    71. Tajikistan 11.00
    72. Congo (Kinshasa) 11.00
    73. Germany 10.50
    74. Russia 10.50
    75. Japan 10.20
    76. Montenegro 10.00
    77. Morocco 10.00
    78. Cape Verde 10.00
    79. Sierra Leone 10.00
    80. Sri Lanka 10.00
    81. Switzerland 10.00
    82. Kyrgyzstan 10.00
    83. Bahrain 9.00
    84. Mali 8.50
    85. Qatar 8.50
    86. Romania 8.00
    87. Mauritania 8.00
    88. Egypt 8.00
    89. United Arab Emirates 8.00
    90. Cyprus 8.00
    91. Turkey 7.50
    92. Zambia 7.50
    93. Oman 7.00
    94. Sweden 7.00
    95. Ukraine 7.00
    96. Ivory Coast 7.00
    97. Uruguay 6.50
    98. Mexico 6.30
    99. Panama 6.00
    100. Senegal 6.00
    101. Mauritius 6.00
    102. Ireland 6.00
    103. Slovenia 6.00
    104. Mongolia 6.00
    105. United States 5.60
    106. Rwanda 5.50
    107. Albania 5.50
    108. Chile 5.50
    109. Latvia 5.50
    110. Italy 5.50
    111. Kazakhstan 5.00
    112. Hungary 5.00
    113. Liberia 4.50
    114. United Kingdom 4.50
    115. Belgium 4.00
    116. Iceland 4.00
    117. Malaysia 4.00
    118. Moldova 4.00
    119. Netherlands 4.00
    120. France 4.00
    121. Norway 4.00
    122. Burundi 4.00
    123. South Korea 4.00
    124. Lithuania 3.50
    125. Estonia 3.50
    126. Jamaica 3.00
    127. Denmark 3.00
    128. Azerbaijan 3.00
    129. Armenia 3.00
    130. Australia 2.50
    131. Singapore 2.50
    132. Portugal 2.50
    133. Georgia 2.00
    134. Canada 1.50
    135. Hong Kong 1.50
    136. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 1.00
    137. New Zealand 0.50

    Time required to start a business is the number of calendar days needed to complete the procedures to legally operate a business. If a procedure can be sped up at additional cost, the fastest procedure, independent of cost, is chosen.

    Source: World Economic Forum