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Bahrain
RegionMiddle East & North Africa
Income CategoryHigh income
Population1,425,171
GNI per Capita (USD)22,858
City CoveredManama
Doing Business 2017 Rank*** Doing Business 2018 Rank*** Change in Rank***
6366-3
Doing Business 2017 DTF**Doing Business 2018 DTF**
Change in DTF**
(% points)
68.1268.130.01

Doing Business Ranking Overview

Rankings***
Topics
DB 2018 Rank*** DB 2018 DTF ** DB 2017 DTF** Change in DTF (% points)
Overall 66 68.13 68.12 0.01
Starting a Business 75 87.87 87.82 0.05
Dealing with Construction Permits 47 73.73 72.93 0.8
Getting Electricity 79 74.83 74.80 0.03
Registering Property 25 81.07 81.07 0
Getting Credit 105 45.00 45.00 0
Protecting Minority Investors 108 50.00 50.00 0
Paying Taxes 5 93.89 94.44 -0.55
Trading Across Borders 78 75.97 75.97 0
Enforcing Contracts 111 54.53 54.53 0
Resolving Insolvency 90 44.42 44.66 -0.24
*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)