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Gabon
RegionSub-Saharan Africa
Income CategoryUpper middle income
Population1,725,292
GNI per Capita9,210
City CoveredLibreville
Doing Business 2016 Rank* Doing Business 2017 Rank Change in Rank
161164-3
Doing Business 2016 DTF**
(% points)
Doing Business 2017 DTF**
(% points)
Change in DTF**
(% points)
46.1645.88-0.27999
Rankings***
Topics
DB 2016 Rank DB 2017 Rank Change in Rank
Starting a Business 144 152 -8
Dealing with Construction Permits 164 167 -3
Getting Electricity 154 158 -4
Registering Property 175 175 0
Getting Credit 109 118 -9
Protecting Minority Investors 157 158 -1
Paying Taxes 160 161 -1
Trading Across Borders 165 166 -1
Enforcing Contracts 172 177 -5
Resolving Insolvency 121 123 -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)