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 8.00 Dec/18 6 6 6
China 46.00 Dec/18 79 78 77
Japan 39.00 Dec/18 36 36 42
Germany 24.00 Dec/18 19 18 17
United Kingdom 9.00 Dec/18 6 5 5
India 77.00 Dec/18 128 116 116
France 32.00 Dec/18 30 29 28
Brazil 109.00 Dec/18 125 126 124
Italy 51.00 Dec/18 45 44 43
Canada 22.00 Dec/18 20 15 14
Russia 31.00 Dec/18 34 33 32
South Korea 5.00 Dec/18 5 4 3
Australia 18.00 Dec/18 16 15 17
Spain 30.00 Dec/18 27 26 25
Mexico 54.00 Dec/18 50 52 53
Indonesia 73.00 Dec/18 70 68 65
Turkey 43.00 Dec/18 59 58 57
Netherlands 36.00 Dec/18 37 35 35
Last 2018 2019 2020
Afghanistan 167.00 Dec/18 182 165 183
Albania 63.00 Dec/18 61 70 65
Algeria 157.00 Dec/18 157 162 157
Angola 173.00 Dec/18 172 172 171
Antigua and Barbuda 112.00 Dec/18 105 103 100
Argentina 119.00 Dec/18 114 113 113
Armenia 41.00 Dec/18 45 49 42
Australia 18.00 Dec/18 16 15 17
Austria 26.00 Dec/18 27 27 24
Azerbaijan 25.00 Dec/18 60 23 19
Bahamas 118.00 Dec/18 126 123 125
Bahrain 62.00 Dec/18 68 71 72
Bangladesh 176.00 Dec/18 181 182 179
Barbados 129.00 Dec/18 125 123 123
Belarus 37.00 Dec/18 36 47 48
Belgium 45.00 Dec/18 43 49 42
Belize 125.00 Dec/18 129 128 126
Benin 153.00 Dec/18 159 155 156
Bhutan 81.00 Dec/18 77 81 85
Bolivia 156.00 Dec/18 154 156 155
Bosnia and Herzegovina 89.00 Dec/18 76 86 80
Botswana 86.00 Dec/18 87 86 86
Brazil 109.00 Dec/18 125 126 124
Brunei 55.00 Dec/18 105 93 88
Bulgaria 59.00 Dec/18 55 51 50
Burkina Faso 151.00 Dec/18 148 147 145
Burundi 168.00 Dec/18 169 168 166
Cambodia 138.00 Dec/18 136 134 137
Cameroon 166.00 Dec/18 167 166 166
Canada 22.00 Dec/18 20 15 14
Cape Verde 131.00 Dec/18 132 131 131
Central African Republic 183.00 Dec/18 182 183 183
Chad 181.00 Dec/18 183 185 186
Chile 56.00 Dec/18 56 58 57
China 46.00 Dec/18 79 78 77
Colombia 65.00 Dec/18 62 64 61
Comoros 164.00 Dec/18 157 157 157
Congo 184.00 Dec/18 184 184 184
Costa Rica 67.00 Dec/18 61 73 76
Croatia 58.00 Dec/18 53 46 47
Cyprus 57.00 Dec/18 42 51 58
Czech Republic 35.00 Dec/18 36 35 35
Denmark 3.00 Dec/18 3 3 3
Djibouti 99.00 Dec/18 70 104 135
Dominica 103.00 Dec/18 85 87 71
Dominican Republic 102.00 Dec/18 105 110 105
East Timor 178.00 Dec/18 181 184 186
Ecuador 123.00 Dec/18 122 124 125
Egypt 120.00 Dec/18 126 127 120
El Salvador 85.00 Dec/18 111 97 116
Equatorial Guinea 177.00 Dec/18 180 178 181
Eritrea 189.00 Dec/18 188 189 188
Estonia 16.00 Dec/18 12 16 12
Ethiopia 159.00 Dec/18 144 137 126
Fiji 101.00 Dec/18 102 104 106
Finland 17.00 Dec/18 18 16 17
France 32.00 Dec/18 30 29 28
Gabon 169.00 Dec/18 161 160 164
Gambia 149.00 Dec/18 154 150 149
Georgia 6.00 Dec/18 14 13 14
Germany 24.00 Dec/18 19 18 17
Ghana 114.00 Dec/18 118 120 122
Greece 72.00 Dec/18 66 65 64
Grenada 147.00 Dec/18 165 153 161
Guatemala 98.00 Dec/18 94 99 98
Guinea 152.00 Dec/18 150 149 148
Guinea Bissau 175.00 Dec/18 179 179 179
Guyana 134.00 Dec/18 128 132 130
Haiti 182.00 Dec/18 182 182 182
Honduras 121.00 Dec/18 115 109 117
Hong Kong 4.00 Dec/18 2 3 2
Hungary 53.00 Dec/18 53 48 43
Iceland 21.00 Dec/18 21 21 21
India 77.00 Dec/18 128 116 116
Indonesia 73.00 Dec/18 70 68 65
Iran 128.00 Dec/18 118 123 120
Iraq 171.00 Dec/18 167 166 167
Ireland 23.00 Dec/18 16 15 14
Israel 49.00 Dec/18 49 49 48
Italy 51.00 Dec/18 45 44 43
Ivory Coast 122.00 Dec/18 106 114 120
Jamaica 75.00 Dec/18 87 73 72
Japan 39.00 Dec/18 36 36 42
Jordan 104.00 Dec/18 106 107 107
Kazakhstan 28.00 Dec/18 34 33 35
Kenya 61.00 Dec/18 75 71 102
Kiribati 158.00 Dec/18 168 172 176
Kosovo 44.00 Dec/18 45 44 44
Kuwait 97.00 Dec/18 96 96 97
Kyrgyzstan 70.00 Dec/18 79 80 82
Laos 154.00 Dec/18 144 146 143
Latvia 19.00 Dec/18 19 19 19
Lebanon 142.00 Dec/18 147 147 148
Lesotho 106.00 Dec/18 108 106 106
Liberia 174.00 Dec/18 160 174 167
Libya 186.00 Dec/18 186 186 186
Lithuania 14.00 Dec/18 15 16 14
Luxembourg 66.00 Dec/18 62 63 66
Macedonia 10.00 Dec/18 11 10 11
Madagascar 161.00 Dec/18 160 162 162
Malawi 111.00 Dec/18 122 125 139
Malaysia 15.00 Dec/18 22 21 24
Maldives 139.00 Dec/18 138 141 142
Mali 145.00 Dec/18 141 137 136
Malta 84.00 Dec/18 79.04 81.5 80.28
Marshall Islands 150.00 Dec/18 157 162 167
Mauritania 148.00 Dec/18 151 157 162
Mauritius 20.00 Dec/18 22 21 21
Mexico 54.00 Dec/18 50 52 53
Micronesia 160.00 Dec/18 156 158 157
Moldova 47.00 Dec/18 55 62 70
Mongolia 74.00 Dec/18 63 65 68
Montenegro 50.00 Dec/18 53 53 58
Morocco 60.00 Dec/18 49 51 50
Mozambique 135.00 Dec/18 132 135 137
Myanmar 171.00 Dec/18 173 175 174
Namibia 107.00 Dec/18 108 109 110
Nepal 110.00 Dec/18 108 107 109
Netherlands 36.00 Dec/18 37 35 35
New Zealand 1.00 Dec/18 2 2 2
Nicaragua 132.00 Dec/18 128 129 131
Niger 143.00 Dec/18 142 141 140
Nigeria 146.00 Dec/18 144 134 155
Norway 7.00 Dec/18 8 7 8
Oman 78.00 Dec/18 74 70 67
Pakistan 136.00 Dec/18 148 149 150
Palau 133.00 Dec/18 146 153 152
Panama 79.00 Dec/18 82 85 84
Papua New Guinea 108.00 Dec/18 129 124 128
Paraguay 113.00 Dec/18 124 117 117
Peru 68.00 Dec/18 60 63 64
Philippines 124.00 Dec/18 118 123 126
Poland 33.00 Dec/18 26 25 24
Portugal 34.00 Dec/18 28 27 26
Puerto Rico 64.00 Dec/18 60 68 72
Qatar 83.00 Dec/18 82 77 78
Republic of the Congo 180.00 Dec/18 181 181 180
Romania 52.00 Dec/18 49.62 46.3 44.89
Russia 31.00 Dec/18 34 33 32
Rwanda 29.00 Dec/18 5 13 7
Samoa 90.00 Dec/18 84 77 73
San Marino 88.00 Dec/18 85 84 84
Sao Tome and Principe 170.00 Dec/18 167 168 168
Saudi Arabia 92.00 Dec/18 91 90 89
Senegal 141.00 Dec/18 149 144 145
Serbia 48.00 Dec/18 51 49 49
Seychelles 96.00 Dec/18 98 96 95
Sierra Leone 163.00 Dec/18 162 168 173
Singapore 2.00 Dec/18 2 2 2
Slovakia 42.00 Dec/18 41 39 39
Slovenia 40.00 Dec/18 42 42 43
Solomon Islands 115.00 Dec/18 121 115 110
Somalia 190.00 Dec/18 190 190 190
South Africa 82.00 Dec/18 71 70 69
South Korea 5.00 Dec/18 5 4 3
South Sudan 185.00 Dec/18 188 185 187
Spain 30.00 Dec/18 27 26 25
Sri Lanka 100.00 Dec/18 108 103 105
St Kitts and Nevis 140.00 Dec/18 152 159 165
St Lucia 93.00 Dec/18 97 96 96
St Vincent and the Grenadines 130.00 Dec/18 121 114 105
Sudan 162.00 Dec/18 154 147 140
Suriname 165.00 Dec/18 164 164 164
Swaziland 117.00 Dec/18 123 122 122
Sweden 12.00 Dec/18 10 9 9
Switzerland 38.00 Dec/18 40 41 41
Syria 179.00 Dec/18 186 180 173
Taiwan 13.00 Dec/18 14 12 11
Tajikistan 126.00 Dec/18 121 119 132
Tanzania 144.00 Dec/18 140 138 136
Thailand 27.00 Dec/18 24 22 19
Togo 137.00 Dec/18 145 147 152
Tonga 91.00 Dec/18 94 99 105
Trinidad and Tobago 105.00 Dec/18 103 106 107
Tunisia 80.00 Dec/18 88 88 77
Turkey 43.00 Dec/18 59 58 57
Uganda 127.00 Dec/18 124 123 123
Ukraine 71.00 Dec/18 66 65 65
United Arab Emirates 11.00 Dec/18 20 19 17
United Kingdom 9.00 Dec/18 6 5 5
United States 8.00 Dec/18 6 6 6
Uruguay 95.00 Dec/18 91 92 92
Uzbekistan 76.00 Dec/18 68 65 64
Vanuatu 94.00 Dec/18 90 87 86
Venezuela 188.00 Dec/18 188 188 188
Vietnam 69.00 Dec/18 67 65 66
West Bank and Gaza 116.00 Dec/18 127 119 122
Yemen 187.00 Dec/18 167 158 138
Zambia 87.00 Dec/18 91 94 86
Zimbabwe 155.00 Dec/18 160 162 163


Ease of Doing Business - Forecast - 2018-2020