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Guyana
RegionLatin America & Caribbean
Income CategoryUpper middle income
Population773,303
GNI per Capita (USD)4,250
City CoveredGeorgetown
Doing Business 2017 Rank*** Doing Business 2018 Rank*** Change in Rank***
124126-2
Doing Business 2017 DTF**Doing Business 2018 DTF**
Change in DTF**
(% points)
55.8956.280.39

Doing Business Ranking Overview

Rankings***
Topics
DB 2018 Rank*** DB 2018 DTF ** DB 2017 DTF** Change in DTF (% points)
Overall 126 56.28 55.89 0.39
Starting a Business 92 85.55 85.45 0.1
Dealing with Construction Permits 163 54.66 54.55 0.11
Getting Electricity 132 58.35 58.46 -0.11
Registering Property 110 57.90 54.31 3.59
Getting Credit 90 50.00 50.00 0
Protecting Minority Investors 96 51.67 51.67 0
Paying Taxes 123 65.08 65.08 0
Trading Across Borders 142 59.33 59.33 0
Enforcing Contracts 93 57.87 57.62 0.25
Resolving Insolvency 162 22.38 22.43 -0.05
*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)