Ease of Doing Business in United Kingdom  2008-2017 | Data | Chart

The United Kingdom is ranked 7 among 190 economies in the ease of doing business, according to the latest World Bank annual ratings. The rank of the United Kingdom remained unchanged at 7 in 2017 from 7 in 2016. Ease of Doing Business in the United Kingdom averaged 7.10 from 2008 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 11 in 2012 and a record low of 5 in 2009.

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United Kingdom Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence -11.00 5.00 55.00 -75.00 [+]
Manufacturing PMI 58.20 56.60 61.50 34.40 [+]
Services PMI 53.80 55.60 62.50 40.10 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 3.60 2.50 22.60 -11.90 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.00 0.70 9.80 -7.90 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 3.90 2.70 19.60 -16.90 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 84.70 82.60 85.20 38.00 percent [+]
Factory Orders 17.00 -2.00 21.00 -79.00 Net Balance [+]
New Orders 16699.00 11781.00 25109.00 9381.00 GBP Million [+]
Changes in Inventories -1244.00 -2110.00 11457.00 -11256.00 GBP Million [+]
Bankruptcies 4152.00 4547.00 6509.00 924.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 108691.00 107327.00 108691.00 1024.00 GBP Million [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index -55.90 -55.10 61.00 -77.20 [+]
Car Production 157056.00 153224.00 185157.00 43773.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 163541.00 158192.00 562337.00 33051.00 Cars [+]
Small Business Sentiment -4.00 0.00 40.00 -69.00 [+]
Internet Speed 16920.86 16337.23 16920.86 3085.89 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 27493519.00 26782989.00 27493519.00 13305856.00 IP [+]
Private Investment 0.20 0.50 64.50 -33.80 percent [+]
Mining Production 14.00 1.30 852.60 -90.50 percent [+]
Steel Production 702.00 640.00 2848.00 131.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Corruption Index 81.00 81.00 87.00 74.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 10.00 10.00 20.00 10.00 [+]
Competitiveness Index 5.51 5.49 5.56 5.18 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 8.00 7.00 13.00 2.00 [+]
Composite Pmi 54.90 55.80 61.80 47.40 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 7.00 7.00 11.00 5.00 [+]
Electricity Production 23079.00 23079.00 38520.00 16152.00 Gigawatt-hour [+]


Ease of Doing Business in United Kingdom

The Ease of doing business index ranks countries against each other based on how the regulatory environment is conducive to business operationstronger protections of property rights. Economies with a high rank (1 to 20) have simpler and more friendly regulations for businesses. This page includes a chart with historical data for Ease of Doing Business in the United Kingdom. Ease of Doing Business in United Kingdom - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
7.00 7.00 11.00 5.00 2008 - 2017 Yearly




ease of doing business by Country
Country Last
South Korea 4.00 Dec/17
United States 6.00 Dec/17
United Kingdom 7.00 Dec/17
Australia 14.00 Dec/17
Canada 18.00 Dec/17
Germany 20.00 Dec/17
Spain 28.00 Dec/17
France 31.00 Dec/17
Netherlands 32.00 Dec/17
Switzerland 33.00 Dec/17
Japan 34.00 Dec/17
Russia 35.00 Dec/17
Italy 46.00 Dec/17
Mexico 49.00 Dec/17
Turkey 60.00 Dec/17
Indonesia 72.00 Dec/17
China 78.00 Dec/17
India 100.00 Dec/17
Brazil 125.00 Dec/17