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Maldives
RegionSouth Asia
Income CategoryUpper middle income
Population409,163
GNI per Capita6,670
City CoveredMalé
Doing Business 2016 Rank* Doing Business 2017 Rank Change in Rank
129135-6
Doing Business 2016 DTF**
(% points)
Doing Business 2017 DTF**
(% points)
Change in DTF**
(% points)
53.9953.94-0.05000
Rankings***
Topics
DB 2016 Rank DB 2017 Rank Change in Rank
Starting a Business 61 65 -4
Dealing with Construction Permits 60 62 -2
Getting Electricity 144 145 -1
Registering Property 171 172 -1
Getting Credit 127 133 -6
Protecting Minority Investors 118 123 -5
Paying Taxes 129 134 -5
Trading Across Borders 147 147 0
Enforcing Contracts 103 105 -2
Resolving Insolvency 134 135 -1
*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)