The United Kingdom is ranked 9 among 190 economies in the ease of doing business, according to the latest World Bank annual ratings. The rank of the United Kingdom deteriorated to 9 in 2018 from 7 in 2017. Ease of Doing Business in the United Kingdom averaged 7.27 from 2008 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 11 in 2012 and a record low of 5 in 2009.
Ease of Doing Business in the United Kingdom is expected to be 6.00 by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Ease of Doing Business in United Kingdom is projected to trend around 5.00 in 2020, according to our econometric models.