Economies are ranked on their ease of doing business, from 1 – 189. A high ranking on the ease of doing business index means the regulatory environment is more conducive to the starting and operation of a local firm. This index averages the country’s percentile rankings on 10 topics, made up of a variety of indicators, giving equal weight to each topic. The rankings for all economies are benchmarked to June 2013.
Subnational icon = Subnational Doing Business ranking data available
Explanation of how the Ease of Doing Business Index (PDF) its sub-indices and the distance to frontier measures are calculated