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Iraq
RegionMiddle East & North Africa
Income CategoryUpper middle income
Population36,423,395
GNI per Capita5,550
City CoveredBaghdad
Doing Business 2016 Rank* Doing Business 2017 Rank Change in Rank
1661651
Doing Business 2016 DTF**
(% points)
Doing Business 2017 DTF**
(% points)
Change in DTF**
(% points)
44.9945.610.62
Rankings***
Topics
DB 2016 Rank DB 2017 Rank Change in Rank
Starting a Business 153 164 -11
Dealing with Construction Permits 130 104 26
Getting Electricity 138 133 5
Registering Property 114 115 -1
Getting Credit 181 181 0
Protecting Minority Investors 118 123 -5
Paying Taxes 50 52 -2
Trading Across Borders 179 179 0
Enforcing Contracts 138 138 0
Resolving Insolvency 169 169 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)