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Oman
RegionMiddle East & North Africa
Income CategoryHigh income
Population4,490,541
GNI per Capita16,920
City CoveredMuscat
Doing Business 2016 Rank* Doing Business 2017 Rank Change in Rank
69663
Doing Business 2016 DTF**
(% points)
Doing Business 2017 DTF**
(% points)
Change in DTF**
(% points)
65.6567.732.08
Rankings***
Topics
DB 2016 Rank DB 2017 Rank Change in Rank
Starting a Business 159 32 127
Dealing with Construction Permits 46 52 -6
Getting Electricity 63 69 -6
Registering Property 34 35 -1
Getting Credit 127 133 -6
Protecting Minority Investors 112 118 -6
Paying Taxes 10 12 -2
Trading Across Borders 71 67 4
Enforcing Contracts 61 60 1
Resolving Insolvency 92 94 -2
*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)