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Qatar
RegionMiddle East & North Africa
Income CategoryHigh income
Population2,235,355
GNI per Capita85,430
City CoveredDoha
Doing Business 2016 Rank* Doing Business 2017 Rank Change in Rank
7483-9
Doing Business 2016 DTF**
(% points)
Doing Business 2017 DTF**
(% points)
Change in DTF**
(% points)
64.6863.66-1.02
Rankings***
Topics
DB 2016 Rank DB 2017 Rank Change in Rank
Starting a Business 112 91 21
Dealing with Construction Permits 19 21 -2
Getting Electricity 42 44 -2
Registering Property 27 26 1
Getting Credit 134 139 -5
Protecting Minority Investors 136 183 -47
Paying Taxes 1 1 0
Trading Across Borders 124 128 -4
Enforcing Contracts 120 120 0
Resolving Insolvency 115 116 -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)