Doing Business Data

Doing Business offers economic data from 2003 to the present. The data are presented in a variety of ways useful to researchers, policy makers, journalists and others. Here are some of the options:


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Economy Snapshots

See all the data for 190 economies: rankings for topics, indicator values, and detailed information like the steps required to start a business. Multi-city data available for 11 economies (Bangladesh, Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, the Russian Federation and the United States) with populations over 100 million as of 2013.

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Subnational Snapshots

See all the data for a city or region within an economy: rankings for topics, indicator values, and detailed information like the steps required to start a business.

 

Subnational reports have benchmarked 485 locations in 71 economies since 2005.


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Topics

For an in-depth, cross-economy view of the data, head to one of 11 Doing Business topic pages. Compare dozens of indicators for topics ranging from starting a business to resolving insolvency.

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Business Reforms

See short summaries of Doing Business reforms made by economies since DB2008. You can filter the list by economy, topic or region.


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Rankings

The Ease of Doing Business index ranks New Zealand first among 190 economies. Where does your economy rank? Rank economies within their region, income group, or population size.

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Distance to Frontier

The Doing Business distance to frontier score measures the gap between a particular economy’s performance and the best practice, and serves as basis for the ease of doing business rankings. How does your economy compare to others and over time?


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Historical Data

Specially designed for researchers, you can quickly download thousands of data points dating back to 2003.