Ease of Doing Business | Forecast | 2017-2020

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.


Last 2018 2019 2020
United States 6.00 Dec/17   6 6 6
China 78.00 Dec/17   89 82 87
Japan 34.00 Dec/17   33 32 30
Germany 20.00 Dec/17   15 14 13
United Kingdom 7.00 Dec/17   6 5 5
France 31.00 Dec/17   27 26 25
India 100.00 Dec/17   128 127 126
Italy 46.00 Dec/17   48 47 46
Brazil 125.00 Dec/17   114 113 112
Canada 18.00 Dec/17 20 15 14
South Korea 4.00 Dec/17 4 4 3
Russia 35.00 Dec/17   38 35 33
Spain 28.00 Dec/17   30 29 28
Australia 14.00 Dec/17   16 15 17
Mexico 49.00 Dec/17   46 35 34
Indonesia 72.00 Dec/17   85 83 79
Turkey 60.00 Dec/17   67 66 65
Last 2018 2019 2020
Afghanistan 183.00 Dec/17   178 173 170
Albania 65.00 Dec/17   94 77 100
Algeria 166.00 Dec/17   164 156 160
Angola 175.00 Dec/17   174 175 175
Antigua and Barbuda 107.00 Dec/17   104 118 119
Argentina 117.00 Dec/17   114 113 113
Armenia 47.00 Dec/17   51 49 51
Australia 14.00 Dec/17   16 15 17
Austria 22.00 Dec/17   29 31 32
Azerbaijan 57.00 Dec/17   56 59 58
Bahamas 119.00 Dec/17   118 117 108
Bahrain 66.00 Dec/17   59 55 49
Bangladesh 177.00 Dec/17   165 159 157
Barbados 132.00 Dec/17   120 120 120
Belarus 38.00 Dec/17   50 55 57
Belgium 52.00 Dec/17   52 50 54
Belize 121.00 Dec/17   110 114 109
Benin 151.00 Dec/17   147 155 161
Bhutan 75.00 Dec/17   85 91 96
Bolivia 152.00 Dec/17   162 158 154
Bosnia and Herzegovina 86.00 Dec/17   115 124 130
Botswana 81.00 Dec/17   70 81 75
Brazil 125.00 Dec/17   114 113 112
Brunei 56.00 Dec/17   93 105 88
Bulgaria 50.00 Dec/17   67 62 57
Burkina Faso 148.00 Dec/17   156 153 152
Burundi 164.00 Dec/17   169 169 167
Cambodia 135.00 Dec/17   134 136 137
Cameroon 163.00 Dec/17   164 167 168
Canada 18.00 Dec/17 20 15 14
Cape Verde 127.00 Dec/17   128 131 131
Central African Republic 184.00 Dec/17   185 185 185
Chad 180.00 Dec/17 180 181 181
Chile 55.00 Dec/17   44 38 34
China 78.00 Dec/17   89 82 87
Colombia 59.00 Dec/17   52 55 51
Comoros 158.00 Dec/17   158 160 158
Congo 182.00 Dec/17   184 184 184
Costa Rica 61.00 Dec/17   63 66 68
Croatia 51.00 Dec/17   60 65 68
Cyprus 53.00 Dec/17   48 41 47
Czech Republic 30.00 Dec/17   47 55 62
Denmark 3.00 Dec/17   3 4 5
Djibouti 154.00 Dec/17   174 168 171
Dominica 98.00 Dec/17   89 81 71
Dominican Republic 99.00 Dec/17   128 102 100
East Timor 178.00 Dec/17   176 174 173
Ecuador 118.00 Dec/17   125 127 129
Egypt 128.00 Dec/17   125 123 120
El Salvador 73.00 Dec/17   97 97 97
Equatorial Guinea 173.00 Dec/17   161 163 157
Eritrea 189.00 Dec/17   185 184 181
Estonia 12.00 Dec/17   16 18 20
Ethiopia 161.00 Dec/17   159 156 155
Fiji 101.00 Dec/17   88 83 80
Finland 13.00 Dec/17 13 13 13
France 31.00 Dec/17   27 26 25
Gabon 167.00 Dec/17   162 158 159
Gambia 146.00 Dec/17   142 142 140
Georgia 9.00 Dec/17   13 18 18
Germany 20.00 Dec/17   15 14 13
Ghana 120.00 Dec/17   118 103 92
Greece 67.00 Dec/17   59 58 57
Grenada 142.00 Dec/17   138 133 129
Guatemala 97.00 Dec/17   108 109 111
Guinea 153.00 Dec/17   165 157 171
Guinea Bissau 176.00 Dec/17   181 182 180
Guyana 126.00 Dec/17   141 128 116
Haiti 181.00 Dec/17   180 178 177
Honduras 115.00 Dec/17   119 119 120
Hong Kong 5.00 Dec/17   3 2 2
Hungary 48.00 Dec/17   54 53 48
Iceland 23.00 Dec/17   16 15 12
India 100.00 Dec/17   128 127 126
Indonesia 72.00 Dec/17   85 83 79
Iran 124.00 Dec/17   151 150 140
Iraq 168.00 Dec/17   159 159 158
Ireland 17.00 Dec/17 16 15 14
Israel 54.00 Dec/17 50 47 43
Italy 46.00 Dec/17   48 47 46
Ivory Coast 139.00 Dec/17   140 141 142
Jamaica 70.00 Dec/17   82 93 91
Japan 34.00 Dec/17   33 32 30
Jordan 103.00 Dec/17   111 110 109
Kazakhstan 36.00 Dec/17   45 50 52
Kenya 80.00 Dec/17   103 95 102
Kiribati 157.00 Dec/17   144 136 127
Kosovo 40.00 Dec/17   62.41 62.97 62.75
Kuwait 96.00 Dec/17   88 81 77
Kyrgyzstan 77.00 Dec/17   65 69 69
Laos 141.00 Dec/17   156 162 164
Latvia 19.00 Dec/17   21 23 23
Lebanon 133.00 Dec/17   120 115 111
Lesotho 104.00 Dec/17   110 113 115
Liberia 172.00 Dec/17   151 150 157
Libya 185.00 Dec/17   188 188 188
Lithuania 16.00 Dec/17   18 20 21
Luxembourg 63.00 Dec/17   55 55 56
Macedonia 11.00 Dec/17   22 29 29
Madagascar 162.00 Dec/17   147 138 137
Malawi 110.00 Dec/17   152 161 158
Malaysia 24.00 Dec/17   18.2 18.5 19
Maldives 136.00 Dec/17   116 104 94
Mali 143.00 Dec/17   150 149 146
Malta 84.00 Dec/17   78.33 78.33 78.33
Marshall Islands 149.00 Dec/17   140 136 129
Mauritania 150.00 Dec/17   163 171 173
Mauritius 25.00 Dec/17   62 65 63
Mexico 49.00 Dec/17   46 35 34
Micronesia 155.00 Dec/17   155 151 148
Moldova 44.00 Dec/17   56 61 71
Mongolia 62.00 Dec/17   84 82 76
Montenegro 42.00 Dec/17   42 47 48
Morocco 69.00 Dec/17   74 81 89
Mozambique 138.00 Dec/17   134 133 133
Myanmar 171.00 Dec/17   172 173 173
Namibia 106.00 Dec/17   103 100 93
Nepal 105.00 Dec/17   114 115 115
Netherlands 32.00 Dec/17   30 30 28
New Zealand 1.00 Dec/17 2 2 3
Nicaragua 131.00 Dec/17   125 125 122
Niger 144.00 Dec/17   141 144 147
Nigeria 145.00 Dec/17   168 163 155
Norway 8.00 Dec/17 8 9 7
Oman 71.00 Dec/17   41 46 54
Pakistan 147.00 Dec/17   134 131 130
Palau 130.00 Dec/17   111 114 126
Panama 79.00 Dec/17   86 92 101
Papua New Guinea 109.00 Dec/17   91 91 96
Paraguay 108.00 Dec/17 104 104 107
Peru 58.00 Dec/17   51 47 44
Philippines 113.00 Dec/17   90 85 83
Poland 27.00 Dec/17   23 22 21
Portugal 29.00 Dec/17   23 22 21
Puerto Rico 64.00 Dec/17   59 53 50
Qatar 83.00 Dec/17   96 100 98
Republic of the Congo 179.00 Dec/17   187 185 180
Romania 45.00 Dec/17   36.51 38.23 38
Russia 35.00 Dec/17   38 35 33
Rwanda 41.00 Dec/17   71 73 73
Samoa 87.00 Dec/17   80 69 68
San Marino 93.00 Dec/17   79 83 82
Sao Tome and Principe 169.00 Dec/17   175 173 174
Saudi Arabia 92.00 Dec/17 90 85 83
Senegal 140.00 Dec/17   155 156 157
Serbia 43.00 Dec/17   61 72 82
Seychelles 95.00 Dec/17   89 95 98
Sierra Leone 160.00 Dec/17   145 145 144
Singapore 2.00 Dec/17   1 1 1
Slovakia 39.00 Dec/17   48 48 45
Slovenia 37.00 Dec/17   41 44 47
Solomon Islands 116.00 Dec/17   103 94 97
Somalia 190.00 Dec/17 190 190 190
South Africa 82.00 Dec/17   71 70 69
South Korea 4.00 Dec/17 4 4 3
South Sudan 187.00 Dec/17   186 186 186
Spain 28.00 Dec/17   30 29 28
Sri Lanka 111.00 Dec/17   82 84 103
St Kitts and Nevis 134.00 Dec/17   151 154 161
St Lucia 91.00 Dec/17   96 99 103
St Vincent and the Grenadines 129.00 Dec/17   127 119 110
Sudan 170.00 Dec/17   154 145 139
Suriname 165.00 Dec/17   148 153 155
Swaziland 112.00 Dec/17   118 121 121
Sweden 10.00 Dec/17   10 11 11
Switzerland 33.00 Dec/17 33 32 30
Syria 174.00 Dec/17   172 170 168
Taiwan 15.00 Dec/17   11 11 11
Tajikistan 123.00 Dec/17   116 117 114
Tanzania 137.00 Dec/17   126 133 131
Thailand 26.00 Dec/17   40 38 35
Togo 156.00 Dec/17 158 159 160
Tonga 89.00 Dec/17   74 63 64
Trinidad and Tobago 102.00 Dec/17   98 87 78
Tunisia 88.00 Dec/17   54 51 46
Turkey 60.00 Dec/17   67 66 65
Uganda 122.00 Dec/17   108 115 122
Ukraine 76.00 Dec/17   87 90 93
United Arab Emirates 21.00 Dec/17   20 19 17
United Kingdom 7.00 Dec/17   6 5 5
United States 6.00 Dec/17   6 6 6
Uruguay 94.00 Dec/17   96 96 96
Uzbekistan 74.00 Dec/17   98 103 106
Vanuatu 90.00 Dec/17   74 73 74
Venezuela 188.00 Dec/17   185 184 181
Vietnam 68.00 Dec/17   69 65 60
West Bank and Gaza 114.00 Dec/17   136 136 136
Yemen 186.00 Dec/17   184 179 176
Zambia 85.00 Dec/17   90 87 87
Zimbabwe 159.00 Dec/17   176 168 165