Cost of Business Start-Up Procedures (As % of GNI Per Capita) rose to 121% in Mozambique in 2018

Cost of Business Start-Up Procedures (As % of GNI Per Capita) (%)
Economy | Mozambique | May 17, 2019
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Cost of business start-up procedures as a percentage of GNI per capita reached 121 % in 2018 in Mozambique, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 29.7 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, cost of business start-up procedures as a percentage of GNI per capita in Mozambique reached an all time high of 121 % in 2018 and an all time low of 46.1 % in 2014. When compared to Mozambique's main peers, cost of business start-up procedures as a percentage of GNI per capita in Malawi amounted to 38.6 %, 0.200 % in South Africa, 58.7 % in Tanzania and 32.8 % in Zambia in 2018.

Mozambique has been ranked 8th within the group of 171 countries we follow in terms of cost of business start-up procedures as a percentage of GNI per capita, 32 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

The cost of registering a business is normalised by presenting it as a percentage of gross national income (GNI) per capita.

Cost of Business Start-Up Procedures (As % of GNI Per Capita) Unit 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Angola % 143% 130% 119% 17.0% 20.7%
Botswana % 0.800% 0.900% 0.800% 0.700% 0.800%
Dem. Republic of the Congo % 285% 200% 30.0% 29.3% 29.3%
Kenya % 47.5% 44.5% 54.1% 43.6% 28.2%
Lesotho % 13.0% 11.4% 9.40% 9.30% 8.10%
Malawi % 141% 120% 107% 84.6% 42.2%
Mozambique % 52.8% 50.2% 46.1% 57.8% 64.6%
Namibia % 18.5% 14.7% 13.1% 11.1% 11.5%
South Africa % 0.300% 0.300% 0.300% 0.300% 0.200%
Swaziland % 24.1% 27.7% 23.3% 23.4% 16.6%
Tanzania % 86.5% 75.2% 73.8% 77.3% 71.7%
Uganda % 76.7% 78.3% 64.4% 39.7% 37.1%
Zambia % 27.0% 32.6% 33.7% 34.3% 34.7%
Zimbabwe % 127% 129% 120% 118% 122%