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Afghanistan
RegionSouth Asia
Income CategoryLow income
Population34,656,032
GNI per Capita (USD)580
City CoveredKabul
Doing Business 2017 Rank*** Doing Business 2018 Rank*** Change in Rank***
1831830
Doing Business 2017 DTF**Doing Business 2018 DTF**
Change in DTF**
(% points)
37.9936.19-1.8

Doing Business Ranking Overview

Rankings***
Topics
DB 2018 Rank*** DB 2018 DTF ** DB 2017 DTF** Change in DTF (% points)
Overall 183 36.19 37.99 -1.8
Starting a Business 107 84.28 92.08 -7.8
Dealing with Construction Permits 185 22.54 22.54 0
Getting Electricity 163 44.58 45.04 -0.46
Registering Property 186 27.50 27.50 0
Getting Credit 105 45.00 45.00 0
Protecting Minority Investors 189 10.00 10.00 0
Paying Taxes 176 41.97 51.75 -9.78
Trading Across Borders 175 30.63 30.63 0
Enforcing Contracts 181 31.76 31.76 0
Resolving Insolvency 161 23.62 23.62 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 (190 countries)