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Iraq
RegionMiddle East & North Africa
Income CategoryUpper middle income
Population37,202,572
GNI per Capita (USD)5,430
City CoveredBaghdad
Doing Business 2017 Rank*** Doing Business 2018 Rank*** Change in Rank***
165168-3
Doing Business 2017 DTF**Doing Business 2018 DTF**
Change in DTF**
(% points)
44.3944.870.48

Doing Business Ranking Overview

Rankings***
Topics
DB 2018 Rank*** DB 2018 DTF ** DB 2017 DTF** Change in DTF (% points)
Overall 168 44.87 44.39 0.48
Starting a Business 154 75.87 71.32 4.55
Dealing with Construction Permits 93 67.66 67.66 0
Getting Electricity 116 61.64 61.63 0.01
Registering Property 101 59.97 59.99 -0.02
Getting Credit 186 0.00 0.00 0
Protecting Minority Investors 124 46.67 46.67 0
Paying Taxes 129 63.55 63.32 0.23
Trading Across Borders 179 25.33 25.33 0
Enforcing Contracts 144 48.02 48.02 0
Resolving Insolvency 168 0.00 0.00 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)