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Mauritania
RegionSub-Saharan Africa
Income CategoryLower middle income
Population4,067,564
GNI per Capita1,200
City CoveredNouakchott
Doing Business 2016 Rank* Doing Business 2017 Rank Change in Rank
1651605
Doing Business 2016 DTF**
(% points)
Doing Business 2017 DTF**
(% points)
Change in DTF**
(% points)
45.5847.211.63
Rankings***
Topics
DB 2016 Rank DB 2017 Rank Change in Rank
Starting a Business 73 80 -7
Dealing with Construction Permits 114 118 -4
Getting Electricity 147 146 1
Registering Property 102 102 0
Getting Credit 163 157 6
Protecting Minority Investors 162 123 39
Paying Taxes 189 188 1
Trading Across Borders 139 137 2
Enforcing Contracts 82 83 -1
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)