Doing Business

Doing Business provides objective measures of business regulations and their enforcement across 189 economies. Each economy is ranked according to 10 sets of indicators. These are combined into an overall "ease of doing business" ranking.

Acronym: 
DB
Type: 
Time Series
Topics: 
Financial Sector Development
Economy Coverage: 
High Income
IBRD
IDA
Low Income
Languages Supported: 
English
Number of Economies: 
189
Geographical Coverage: 
World
East Asia & Pacific
Europe & Central Asia
Latin America & Caribbean
Middle East & North Africa
South Asia
Access Options:
API Documentation, Download, Query Tool
Temporal Coverage: 
2004 - 2017

Update Frequency

Update Frequency: 
Annually
Release Date: 
July 21, 2010

Last Updated

Last Updated: 
February 15, 2018
Data Notes: 
Coverage expanded to include Barbados and Malta
Other

Starting a Business Gets Easier around the World

Description: Average number of days to start a business by income group Blog: Starting a business gets easier around the world Link: http://blogs.worldbank.org/opendata/starting-business-gets-easier-around-world
Date of Creation: October 26,2015
Doing Business, The World Bank (http://www.doingbusiness.org)

Doing Business provides objective measures of business regulations and their enforcement across 189 economies. Each economy is ranked according to 10 sets of indicators. These are combined into an overall "ease of doing business" ranking.

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FieldValue
Modified Date
2018-10-04
Release Date
December 31,1969
Periodicity
Annual
Identifier
90a34ea4-8a5c-11e6-ae22-56b6b64009
License
License Not Specified
Temporal Coverage
Temporal Coverage: 
2004 - 2017
Rating: 
0
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Acronym: 
DB
Type: 
Languages Supported: 
Economy Coverage: 
Terms of Use: 
Number of Economies: 
189
Update Frequency: 
Is this dataset a subscription: 
No
Update Schedule: 
October
Data Classification of a Dataset: 
Source Type: 
Start Date: 
Thursday, January 1, 2004
End Date: 
Sunday, December 31, 2017
DEC
Release Date: 
Wednesday, July 21, 2010
Last Updated Date: 
Thursday, February 15, 2018
Granularity: 
Data Notes: 
Coverage expanded to include Barbados and Malta
Citation Text: 
Doing Business, The World Bank (http://www.doingbusiness.org)
Modified date: 
17577
Primary Dataset: 
Yes
Source: 

Doing Business, The World Bank (http://www.doingbusiness.org)

Source: 

Doing Business, The World Bank (http://www.doingbusiness.org)

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