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Burkina Faso
RegionSub-Saharan Africa
Income CategoryLow income
Population18,646,433
GNI per Capita (USD)640
City CoveredOuagadougou
Doing Business 2017 Rank*** Doing Business 2018 Rank*** Change in Rank***
146148-2
Doing Business 2017 DTF**Doing Business 2018 DTF**
Change in DTF**
(% points)
51.3451.540.2

Doing Business Ranking Overview

Rankings***
Topics
DB 2018 Rank*** DB 2018 DTF ** DB 2017 DTF** Change in DTF (% points)
Overall 148 51.54 51.34 0.2
Starting a Business 74 88.17 88.06 0.11
Dealing with Construction Permits 53 73.20 72.87 0.33
Getting Electricity 179 29.42 29.42 0
Registering Property 140 50.44 50.26 0.18
Getting Credit 142 30.00 30.00 0
Protecting Minority Investors 146 40.00 40.00 0
Paying Taxes 153 55.89 55.89 0
Trading Across Borders 113 66.58 66.58 0
Enforcing Contracts 163 41.05 41.05 0
Resolving Insolvency 104 40.68 39.25 1.43
*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)