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Afghanistan
RegionSouth Asia
Income CategoryLow income
Population32,526,562
GNI per Capita630
City CoveredKabul
Doing Business 2016 Rank* Doing Business 2017 Rank Change in Rank
182183-1
Doing Business 2016 DTF**
(% points)
Doing Business 2017 DTF**
(% points)
Change in DTF**
(% points)
38.4238.1-0.32
Rankings***
Topics
DB 2016 Rank DB 2017 Rank Change in Rank
Starting a Business 38 42 -4
Dealing with Construction Permits 185 186 -1
Getting Electricity 157 159 -2
Registering Property 185 186 -1
Getting Credit 97 101 -4
Protecting Minority Investors 189 189 0
Paying Taxes 150 163 -13
Trading Across Borders 176 175 1
Enforcing Contracts 180 180 0
Resolving Insolvency 161 159 2
*Last years rankings are adjusted. They are based on 10 topics and reflect data corrections.
**The distance to frontier score shows how far on average an economy is at a point in time from the best performance achieved by any economy on each Doing Business indicator since 2005 or the third year in which data for the indicator were collected. The measure is normalized to range between 0 and 100, with 100 representing the frontier.
***Ranking is World Ranking (189 countries)