Number of procedures to start a business

number, 2007–2016

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    2007 Ranking
    1. Chad 19.00
    2. Brazil 17.00
    3. Paraguay 17.00
    4. Uganda 17.00
    5. Venezuela 16.00
    6. Azerbaijan 15.00
    7. Montenegro 15.00
    8. Bolivia 15.00
    9. Greece 15.00
    10. Argentina 15.00
    11. Ecuador 14.00
    12. Tajikistan 14.00
    13. Algeria 14.00
    14. Saudi Arabia 13.00
    15. Guatemala 13.00
    16. Mozambique 13.00
    17. Colombia 13.00
    18. China 13.00
    19. Kenya 13.00
    20. Mali 13.00
    21. Tanzania 13.00
    22. Honduras 13.00
    23. Kuwait 13.00
    24. Cameroon 12.00
    25. Syria 12.00
    26. Bosnia and Herzegovina 12.00
    27. Indonesia 12.00
    28. United Arab Emirates 12.00
    29. South Korea 12.00
    30. India 11.00
    31. Mauritania 11.00
    32. Pakistan 11.00
    33. Albania 11.00
    34. Vietnam 11.00
    35. Botswana 11.00
    36. Jordan 11.00
    37. Costa Rica 11.00
    38. Burundi 11.00
    39. Philippines 11.00
    40. Peru 10.00
    41. Tunisia 10.00
    42. Uruguay 10.00
    43. Ukraine 10.00
    44. Timor Leste 10.00
    45. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 10.00
    46. Madagascar 10.00
    47. Serbia 10.00
    48. Senegal 10.00
    49. Poland 10.00
    50. Namibia 10.00
    51. Spain 10.00
    52. Zimbabwe 10.00
    53. Egypt 10.00
    54. Cambodia 10.00
    55. El Salvador 10.00
    56. Dominican Republic 10.00
    57. Czech Republic 10.00
    58. Croatia 10.00
    59. Slovakia 9.00
    60. Slovenia 9.00
    61. South Africa 9.00
    62. Germany 9.00
    63. Chile 9.00
    64. Malaysia 9.00
    65. Nigeria 9.00
    66. Trinidad and Tobago 9.00
    67. Bulgaria 9.00
    68. Austria 9.00
    69. Italy 9.00
    70. Armenia 9.00
    71. Oman 9.00
    72. Thailand 8.00
    73. Burkina Faso 8.00
    74. Sri Lanka 8.00
    75. Turkey 8.00
    76. Bangladesh 8.00
    77. Portugal 8.00
    78. Japan 8.00
    79. Lesotho 8.00
    80. Kyrgyzstan 8.00
    81. Guyana 8.00
    82. Gambia 8.00
    83. Mexico 8.00
    84. Mongolia 8.00
    85. Benin 7.00
    86. Ethiopia 7.00
    87. Nepal 7.00
    88. Panama 7.00
    89. Lithuania 7.00
    90. Russia 7.00
    91. France 7.00
    92. Kazakhstan 7.00
    93. Georgia 7.00
    94. Puerto Rico 7.00
    95. United Kingdom 6.00
    96. Hungary 6.00
    97. Zambia 6.00
    98. Switzerland 6.00
    99. Nicaragua 6.00
    100. Mauritius 6.00
    101. Netherlands 6.00
    102. Estonia 6.00
    103. Jamaica 6.00
    104. Morocco 6.00
    105. Singapore 6.00
    106. Israel 5.00
    107. Romania 5.00
    108. Iceland 5.00
    109. Latvia 5.00
    110. United States 5.00
    111. Hong Kong 5.00
    112. Norway 4.00
    113. Belgium 4.00
    114. Ireland 4.00
    115. Sweden 3.00
    116. Denmark 3.00
    117. Finland 3.00
    118. Australia 2.00
    119. New Zealand 2.00
    120. Canada 2.00
    2016 Ranking
    1. Venezuela 17.00
    2. Philippines 16.00
    3. Bolivia 15.00
    4. Uganda 15.00
    5. Argentina 14.00
    6. Indonesia 13.00
    7. India 12.90
    8. Algeria 12.00
    9. Bosnia and Herzegovina 12.00
    10. Saudi Arabia 12.00
    11. Honduras 12.00
    12. Ecuador 12.00
    13. Kuwait 12.00
    14. Kenya 11.00
    15. China 11.00
    16. Ethiopia 11.00
    17. Brazil 11.00
    18. Vietnam 10.00
    19. Pakistan 10.00
    20. Malta 10.00
    21. Namibia 10.00
    22. Tunisia 10.00
    23. Mozambique 10.00
    24. Germany 9.00
    25. Tanzania 9.00
    26. Costa Rica 9.00
    27. Zimbabwe 9.00
    28. Chad 9.00
    29. Botswana 9.00
    30. Bangladesh 9.00
    31. Madagascar 9.00
    32. Nigeria 8.70
    33. Iran 8.00
    34. Qatar 8.00
    35. Ghana 8.00
    36. Sri Lanka 8.00
    37. Japan 8.00
    38. Malawi 8.00
    39. El Salvador 8.00
    40. Turkey 8.00
    41. Barbados 8.00
    42. Czech Republic 8.00
    43. Bhutan 8.00
    44. Austria 8.00
    45. Colombia 8.00
    46. Benin 7.00
    47. Brunei 7.00
    48. Jordan 7.00
    49. Paraguay 7.00
    50. Lesotho 7.00
    51. Egypt 7.00
    52. Cape Verde 7.00
    53. Cambodia 7.00
    54. Rwanda 7.00
    55. Chile 7.00
    56. Bahrain 7.00
    57. Trinidad and Tobago 7.00
    58. Croatia 7.00
    59. Gambia 7.00
    60. Gabon 7.00
    61. Spain 7.00
    62. Dominican Republic 7.00
    63. Nepal 7.00
    64. Yemen 6.00
    65. Montenegro 6.00
    66. Mexico 6.00
    67. Mauritania 6.00
    68. Zambia 6.00
    69. United Arab Emirates 6.00
    70. Nicaragua 6.00
    71. United States 6.00
    72. Peru 6.00
    73. Serbia 6.00
    74. Sierra Leone 6.00
    75. Slovakia 6.00
    76. Thailand 6.00
    77. South Africa 6.00
    78. Switzerland 6.00
    79. Albania 6.00
    80. Laos 6.00
    81. Luxembourg 6.00
    82. Congo (Kinshasa) 6.00
    83. Cyprus 6.00
    84. Guatemala 6.00
    85. Lebanon 6.00
    86. Oman 5.00
    87. Uruguay 5.00
    88. Cameroon 5.00
    89. France 5.00
    90. Greece 5.00
    91. Iceland 5.00
    92. Romania 5.00
    93. Israel 5.00
    94. Italy 5.00
    95. Panama 5.00
    96. Mali 5.00
    97. Mongolia 5.00
    98. Mauritius 5.00
    99. Russia 4.40
    100. Norway 4.00
    101. Liberia 4.00
    102. Bulgaria 4.00
    103. United Kingdom 4.00
    104. Ukraine 4.00
    105. Moldova 4.00
    106. Ivory Coast 4.00
    107. Denmark 4.00
    108. Tajikistan 4.00
    109. Kazakhstan 4.00
    110. Morocco 4.00
    111. Hungary 4.00
    112. Poland 4.00
    113. Netherlands 4.00
    114. Kyrgyzstan 4.00
    115. Ireland 4.00
    116. Latvia 4.00
    117. Senegal 4.00
    118. Malaysia 3.00
    119. Finland 3.00
    120. Sweden 3.00
    121. Estonia 3.00
    122. South Korea 3.00
    123. Australia 3.00
    124. Portugal 3.00
    125. Singapore 3.00
    126. Belgium 3.00
    127. Burundi 3.00
    128. Armenia 2.00
    129. Azerbaijan 2.00
    130. Hong Kong 2.00
    131. Jamaica 2.00
    132. Canada 2.00
    133. Georgia 2.00
    134. Slovenia 2.00
    135. Lithuania 2.00
    136. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 1.00
    137. New Zealand 1.00

    Number of procedures required to start a business. Start-up procedures are those required to start a business, including interactions to obtain necessary permits and licenses and to complete all inscriptions, verifications, and notifications to start operations.

    Source: World Economic Forum