Ease of Doing Business | Forecast | 2016-2020

Last 2017 2018 2019 2020
United States 8.00 Dec/16   7 7 7 7
China 78.00 Dec/16   80.54 82.94 84.38 85.4
Japan 34.00 Dec/16   33.32 32.07 31.39 30.85
Germany 17.00 Dec/16   14 13 12 11
United Kingdom 7.00 Dec/16   8 7 6 5
France 29.00 Dec/16   26 25 24 23
India 130.00 Dec/16   129 128 127 126
Italy 50.00 Dec/16   44 43 42 41
Brazil 123.00 Dec/16   115 114 113 112
Canada 22.00 Dec/16   14 12 11 10
South Korea 5.00 Dec/16   4 4 4 3
Australia 15.00 Dec/16   14.8 13.96 13.61 13.34
Russia 40.00 Dec/16   45 38 35 33
Spain 32.00 Dec/16 32 31 30 29
Mexico 47.00 Dec/16   38 35 35 34
Indonesia 91.00 Dec/16   104 100 98 96
Last 2017 2018 2019 2020
Afghanistan 183.00 Dec/16   176 180 178 179
Albania 58.00 Dec/16   100 73.51 86.58 78.89
Algeria 156.00 Dec/16   155 155 155 155
Angola 182.00 Dec/16   181 181 181 181
Antigua and Barbuda 113.00 Dec/16   110 105 102 99.5
Argentina 116.00 Dec/16   121 119 119 119
Armenia 38.00 Dec/16   45.34 40.52 43.01 41.48
Australia 15.00 Dec/16   14.8 13.96 13.61 13.34
Austria 19.00 Dec/16   21.35 22.26 22.73 22.94
Azerbaijan 65.00 Dec/16   66.26 66.19 66.35 66.42
Bahamas 121.00 Dec/16   116 112 109 106
Bahrain 63.00 Dec/16   59.42 58.11 57.18 56.68
Bangladesh 176.00 Dec/16   166 162 159 158
Barbados 117.00 Dec/16   114 117 115 116
Belarus 37.00 Dec/16   46.91 50.4 51.07 51.23
Belgium 42.00 Dec/16   38.94 37.94 37.76 37.72
Belize 112.00 Dec/16   110 110 110 110
Benin 155.00 Dec/16   158 160 162 162
Bhutan 73.00 Dec/16   88.29 95.5 99.19 101
Bolivia 149.00 Dec/16   152 153 153 154
Bosnia and Herzegovina 81.00 Dec/16   91.83 96.82 99.42 101
Botswana 71.00 Dec/16   66.62 66.78 66.78 66.78
Brazil 123.00 Dec/16   115 114 113 112
Brunei 72.00 Dec/16   85.92 82.49 82.91 82.83
Bulgaria 39.00 Dec/16   43.42 44.87 45.51 45.76
Burkina Faso 146.00 Dec/16   148 148 149 149
Burundi 157.00 Dec/16   150 152 152 152
Cambodia 131.00 Dec/16   132 133 133 133
Cameroon 166.00 Dec/16   167 166 166 166
Canada 22.00 Dec/16   14 12 11 10
Cape Verde 129.00 Dec/16   124 125 125 125
Central African Republic 185.00 Dec/16   186 186 186 186
Chad 180.00 Dec/16   182 184 184 184
Chile 57.00 Dec/16   53.94 51.19 49.51 48.33
China 78.00 Dec/16   80.54 82.94 84.38 85.4
Colombia 53.00 Dec/16   50.77 49.27 48.64 48.32
Comoros 153.00 Dec/16   155 156 156 156
Congo 184.00 Dec/16   185 185 185 185
Costa Rica 62.00 Dec/16   68.28 72.24 75.4 77.71
Croatia 43.00 Dec/16   53.5 57.5 59.46 60.33
Cyprus 45.00 Dec/16   44.59 44.93 44.92 44.93
Czech Republic 27.00 Dec/16   37.03 41.73 44.06 45.19
Denmark 3.00 Dec/16   3.48 3.54 3.62 3.67
Djibouti 171.00 Dec/16   165 169 167 168
Dominica 101.00 Dec/16   99.14 95.48 93.51 91.92
Dominican Republic 103.00 Dec/16   105 105 105 105
East Timor 175.00 Dec/16   171 172 172 172
Ecuador 114.00 Dec/16   119 121 122 122
Egypt 122.00 Dec/16   124 125 126 126
El Salvador 95.00 Dec/16   100 101 102 103
Equatorial Guinea 178.00 Dec/16   175 173 172 172
Eritrea 189.00 Dec/16   188 187 187 187
Estonia 12.00 Dec/16   13.87 14.78 15.42 15.82
Ethiopia 159.00 Dec/16   154 150 148 146
Fiji 97.00 Dec/16   90.73 84.08 81.31 79.69
Finland 13.00 Dec/16   11.6 11.78 11.76 11.77
France 29.00 Dec/16   26 25 24 23
Gabon 164.00 Dec/16   163 163 163 163
Gambia 145.00 Dec/16   151 148 149 149
Georgia 16.00 Dec/16   15.32 15.65 15.64 15.63
Germany 17.00 Dec/16   14 13 12 11
Ghana 108.00 Dec/16   110 118 103 92
Greece 61.00 Dec/16   59 58 57 56
Grenada 138.00 Dec/16   133 128 126 124
Guatemala 88.00 Dec/16   82.86 85.06 84.31 84.6
Guinea 163.00 Dec/16   166 167 168 169
Guinea Bissau 172.00 Dec/16   174 176 177 177
Guyana 124.00 Dec/16   123 124 124 124
Haiti 181.00 Dec/16   181 180 180 180
Honduras 105.00 Dec/16   110 111 113 114
Hong Kong 4.00 Dec/16   3.58 3.55 3.51 3.5
Hungary 41.00 Dec/16   43.99 44.97 45.37 45.52
Iceland 20.00 Dec/16   18.73 17.57 17.07 16.79
India 130.00 Dec/16   129 128 127 126
Indonesia 91.00 Dec/16   104 100 98 96
Iran 120.00 Dec/16   127 130 132 132
Iraq 165.00 Dec/16   162 161 160 160
Ireland 18.00 Dec/16   16 15 14 13
Israel 52.00 Dec/16   48.48 45.94 44.77 44.14
Italy 50.00 Dec/16   44 43 42 41
Ivory Coast 142.00 Dec/16   145 146 147 147
Jamaica 67.00 Dec/16   72.47 74.96 76.41 77.17
Japan 34.00 Dec/16   33.32 32.07 31.39 30.85
Jordan 118.00 Dec/16   116 116 116 116
Kazakhstan 35.00 Dec/16   50.99 48.37 48.65 48.61
Kenya 92.00 Dec/16   99 103 95 102
Kiribati 152.00 Dec/16   148 144 142 140
Kosovo 60.00 Dec/16   64.26 62.41 62.97 62.75
Kuwait 98.00 Dec/16   102 101 101 101
Kyrgyzstan 75.00 Dec/16   72.75 71.6 71.23 71.08
Laos 139.00 Dec/16   143 145 147 147
Latvia 14.00 Dec/16   14.85 16.46 17.25 17.83
Lebanon 126.00 Dec/16   124 121 120 119
Lesotho 100.00 Dec/16   107 113 116 117
Liberia 174.00 Dec/16   166 164 164 164
Libya 188.00 Dec/16 188 188 188 188
Lithuania 21.00 Dec/16   20.21 20.84 20.33 20.74
Luxembourg 59.00 Dec/16   56.66 58.47 57.41 58.18
Macedonia 10.00 Dec/16   13.25 16.84 18.5 19.55
Madagascar 167.00 Dec/16   163 161 160 159
Malawi 133.00 Dec/16   142 146 148 149
Malaysia 23.00 Dec/16   18 18.2 18.5 19
Maldives 135.00 Dec/16   129 123 120 117
Mali 141.00 Dec/16   144 146 147 147
Malta 76.00 Dec/16   78.33 78.33 78.33 78.33
Marshall Islands 143.00 Dec/16   138 133 131 130
Mauritania 160.00 Dec/16   164 167 168 168
Mauritius 49.00 Dec/16   46.78 42.7 40.6 38.98
Mexico 47.00 Dec/16   38 35 35 34
Micronesia 151.00 Dec/16   150 150 150 150
Moldova 44.00 Dec/16   50.05 54.77 57.52 59.3
Mongolia 64.00 Dec/16   67.14 68.16 68.67 68.89
Montenegro 51.00 Dec/16   46.89 47.96 47.76 47.8
Morocco 68.00 Dec/16   71.1 73.44 75.21 76.54
Mozambique 137.00 Dec/16   136 136 136 136
Myanmar 170.00 Dec/16   173 172 173 173
Namibia 108.00 Dec/16   107 106 105 104
Nepal 107.00 Dec/16   100 102 102 102
Netherlands 28.00 Dec/16   27.77 27.69 27.69 27.68
New Zealand 1.00 Dec/16   1.29 1.5 1.65 1.75
Nicaragua 127.00 Dec/16   124 124 124 124
Niger 150.00 Dec/16   152 157 159 160
Nigeria 169.00 Dec/16 169 168 163 155
Norway 6.00 Dec/16   8.47 7.52 7.79 7.7
Oman 66.00 Dec/16   61.35 60.32 59.98 59.89
Pakistan 144.00 Dec/16   137 136 135 134
Palau 136.00 Dec/16   127 125 124 124
Panama 70.00 Dec/16   65.84 64.46 64.14 64.05
Papua New Guinea 119.00 Dec/16   121 122 122 122
Paraguay 106.00 Dec/16   103 104 104 104
Peru 54.00 Dec/16   52.26 50.65 49.59 48.81
Philippines 99.00 Dec/16   88 87 85 83
Poland 24.00 Dec/16 24 23 22 21
Portugal 25.00 Dec/16   24 26.4 26.43 26.44
Puerto Rico 55.00 Dec/16   51.61 49.98 49.03 48.51
Qatar 83.00 Dec/16   80.41 75.29 72.68 70.65
Republic of the Congo 177.00 Dec/16   179 180 180 180
Romania 36.00 Dec/16   35.39 35.93 35.66 35.88
Russia 40.00 Dec/16   45 38 35 33
Rwanda 56.00 Dec/16   50.56 51.1 51.03 51.03
Samoa 89.00 Dec/16   82.05 78.47 76.91 76.19
Sao Tome and Principe 162.00 Dec/16   164 164 164 164
Saudi Arabia 94.00 Dec/16   81 80 79 78
Senegal 147.00 Dec/16   152 156 158 159
Serbia 47.00 Dec/16   53.19 59.19 62.39 64.5
Seychelles 93.00 Dec/16   89.61 89.23 89.19 89.18
Sierra Leone 148.00 Dec/16   146 145 144 144
Singapore 2.00 Dec/16   1.61 1.6 1.59 1.59
Slovakia 33.00 Dec/16   36.3 36.76 36.87 36.89
Slovenia 30.00 Dec/16   31.75 31.78 31.78 31.78
Solomon Islands 104.00 Dec/16   102 101 101 101
South Africa 74.00 Dec/16   72 71 70 69
South Korea 5.00 Dec/16   4 4 4 3
South Sudan 186.00 Dec/16   186 186 186 186
Spain 32.00 Dec/16 32 31 30 29
Sri Lanka 110.00 Dec/16   104 101 99.99 99.54
St Kitts and Nevis 134.00 Dec/16   130 125 123 121
St Lucia 86.00 Dec/16   84.9 81.13 79.39 77.99
St Vincent and the Grenadines 125.00 Dec/16   120 115 111 109
Sudan 168.00 Dec/16   166 164 162 161
Suriname 158.00 Dec/16   159 159 159 159
Swaziland 111.00 Dec/16   114 114 114 115
Sweden 9.00 Dec/16   10.11 10.64 10.89 11.02
Switzerland 31.00 Dec/16   27.61 28.49 28.31 28.35
Syria 173.00 Dec/16   169 167 165 165
Taiwan 11.00 Dec/16 11 11 11 11
Tajikistan 128.00 Dec/16   130 132 133 134
Tanzania 132.00 Dec/16   150 135 145 137
Thailand 46.00 Dec/16   39.77 36.79 35.36 34.67
Togo 154.00 Dec/16   155 155 155 155
Tonga 85.00 Dec/16   80.28 75.6 73.66 72.56
Trinidad and Tobago 96.00 Dec/16   92.39 88.49 86.18 84.49
Tunisia 77.00 Dec/16   71.61 68.27 66.6 65.7
Turkey 69.00 Dec/16   54 53 52 51
Uganda 115.00 Dec/16   122 124 124 124
Ukraine 80.00 Dec/16   87 92.3 95.94 98.54
United Arab Emirates 26.00 Dec/16   28 27 27 26
United Kingdom 7.00 Dec/16   8 7 6 5
United States 8.00 Dec/16   7 7 7 7
Uruguay 90.00 Dec/16   89.02 88.36 88.1 87.98
Uzbekistan 87.00 Dec/16   97.36 103 108 111
Vanuatu 83.00 Dec/16   83.96 83.85 83.86 83.86
Venezuela 187.00 Dec/16   187 186 185 185
Vietnam 82.00 Dec/16   73 69 65 60
West Bank and Gaza 140.00 Dec/16   137 138 138 138
Yemen 179.00 Dec/16   172 167 163 161
Zambia 98.00 Dec/16   93.95 92.26 91.83 91.69
Zimbabwe 161.00 Dec/16   162 162 162 162


This page provides forecasts for Ease of Doing Business including a long-term outlook for the next decades, medium-term expectations for the next four quarters and short-term market predictions. 12/5/2016