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Saudi Arabia
RegionMiddle East & North Africa
Income CategoryHigh income
Population31,540,372
GNI per Capita23,550
City CoveredRiyadh
Doing Business 2016 Rank* Doing Business 2017 Rank Change in Rank
96942
Doing Business 2016 DTF**
(% points)
Doing Business 2017 DTF**
(% points)
Change in DTF**
(% points)
60.3361.110.78
Rankings***
Topics
DB 2016 Rank DB 2017 Rank Change in Rank
Starting a Business 146 147 -1
Dealing with Construction Permits 14 15 -1
Getting Electricity 23 28 -5
Registering Property 32 32 0
Getting Credit 78 82 -4
Protecting Minority Investors 97 63 34
Paying Taxes 65 69 -4
Trading Across Borders 158 158 0
Enforcing Contracts 103 105 -2
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)