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Gabon
RegionSub-Saharan Africa
Income CategoryUpper middle income
Population1,979,786
GNI per Capita (USD)7,210
City CoveredLibreville
Doing Business 2017 Rank*** Doing Business 2018 Rank*** Change in Rank***
164167-3
Doing Business 2017 DTF**Doing Business 2018 DTF**
Change in DTF**
(% points)
44.8646.191.33

Doing Business Ranking Overview

Rankings***
Topics
DB 2018 Rank*** DB 2018 DTF ** DB 2017 DTF** Change in DTF (% points)
Overall 167 46.19 44.86 1.33
Starting a Business 132 80.48 74.09 6.39
Dealing with Construction Permits 149 58.33 50.76 7.57
Getting Electricity 170 40.21 40.80 -0.59
Registering Property 173 40.00 40.00 0
Getting Credit 122 40.00 40.00 0
Protecting Minority Investors 160 38.33 38.33 0
Paying Taxes 165 51.64 51.64 0
Trading Across Borders 169 43.94 43.94 0
Enforcing Contracts 178 32.84 32.84 0
Resolving Insolvency 126 36.11 36.18 -0.07
*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)