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Guyana
RegionLatin America & Caribbean
Income CategoryUpper middle income
Population767,085
GNI per Capita4,090
City CoveredGeorgetown
Doing Business 2016 Rank* Doing Business 2017 Rank Change in Rank
14012416
Doing Business 2016 DTF**
(% points)
Doing Business 2017 DTF**
(% points)
Change in DTF**
(% points)
51.3856.264.88
Rankings***
Topics
DB 2016 Rank DB 2017 Rank Change in Rank
Starting a Business 86 99 -13
Dealing with Construction Permits 148 148 0
Getting Electricity 156 129 27
Registering Property 124 122 2
Getting Credit 168 82 86
Protecting Minority Investors 85 87 -2
Paying Taxes 135 136 -1
Trading Across Borders 135 135 0
Enforcing Contracts 90 91 -1
Resolving Insolvency 154 154 0
*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)