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Kuwait
RegionMiddle East & North Africa
Income CategoryHigh income
Population3,892,115
GNI per Capita40,930
City CoveredKuwait City
Doing Business 2016 Rank* Doing Business 2017 Rank Change in Rank
98102-4
Doing Business 2016 DTF**
(% points)
Doing Business 2017 DTF**
(% points)
Change in DTF**
(% points)
60.1259.55-0.57
Rankings***
Topics
DB 2016 Rank DB 2017 Rank Change in Rank
Starting a Business 149 173 -24
Dealing with Construction Permits 141 144 -3
Getting Electricity 113 115 -2
Registering Property 66 67 -1
Getting Credit 109 118 -9
Protecting Minority Investors 78 81 -3
Paying Taxes 6 6 0
Trading Across Borders 159 157 2
Enforcing Contracts 65 66 -1
Resolving Insolvency 108 108 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)