TOP 15 Start-up Procedures to Register a Business

Start-up Procedures to Register a Business, 2018
Economy | December 1, 2019
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Based on a comparison of 171 countries in 2018, Venezuela ranked the highest in start-up procedures to register a business with 20.0 followed by Equatorial Guinea and Bolivia. On the other end of the scale was New Zealand with 1.00, Georgia with 1.00 and South Korea with 2.00.

Average start-up procedures to register a business reached 6.75 in 2018 in the World according to the National Statistical Office. This is 4.13 % less than in the previous year and -31.9 % less than 10 years ago.

Historically, average start-up procedures to register a business reached an all time high of 10.2 in 2003 and an all time low of 6.75 in 2018. The average annual growth amounted to -2.72 % since 2003.

Data for more countries are available at Start-up Procedures to Register a Business indicator page.

Start-up Procedures to Register a Business Unit 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Algeria ... ... ... ... ... 13.0 13.0 13.0 12.0 12.0
Argentina ... ... ... ... ... 14.0 14.0 14.0 14.0 14.0
Bolivia ... ... ... ... ... 14.0 14.0 14.0 14.0 14.0
Bosnia and Herzegovina ... ... ... ... ... 13.0 13.0 13.0 13.0 13.0
Equatorial Guinea ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 18.0 18.0 18.0 18.0 17.0
Eritrea ... ... ... ... ... ... 13.0 13.0 13.0 13.0 13.0
Ethiopia ... ... ... ... ... 14.0 14.0 14.0 14.0 14.0
Fiji ... ... ... ... ... 11.0 11.0 11.0 11.0 11.0
Haiti ... ... ... ... ... 12.0 12.0 12.0 12.0 12.0
Myanmar ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 15.0 15.0 15.0 14.0 12.0
Philippines ... ... ... ... ... 16.0 16.0 16.0 16.0 16.0
South Sudan ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 13.0 13.0 13.0 13.0 13.0
Swaziland ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 12.0 12.0 12.0 12.0 12.0
Uganda ... ... ... ... ... 14.0 14.0 14.0 14.0 13.0
Venezuela ... ... ... ... ... 19.0 19.0 20.0 20.0 20.0