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Nigeria
RegionSub-Saharan Africa
Income CategoryLower middle income
Population182,201,962
GNI per Capita2,820
City CoveredLagos, Kano
Doing Business 2016 Rank* Doing Business 2017 Rank Change in Rank
1701691
Doing Business 2016 DTF**
(% points)
Doing Business 2017 DTF**
(% points)
Change in DTF**
(% points)
44.0244.630.61
Rankings***
Topics
DB 2016 Rank DB 2017 Rank Change in Rank
Starting a Business 137 138 -1
Dealing with Construction Permits 173 174 -1
Getting Electricity 182 180 2
Registering Property 182 182 0
Getting Credit 60 44 16
Protecting Minority Investors 30 32 -2
Paying Taxes 182 182 0
Trading Across Borders 181 181 0
Enforcing Contracts 139 139 0
Resolving Insolvency 139 140 -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)