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Kuwait
RegionMiddle East & North Africa
Income CategoryHigh income
Population4,052,584
GNI per Capita (USD)39,050
City CoveredKuwait City
Doing Business 2017 Rank*** Doing Business 2018 Rank*** Change in Rank***
102966
Doing Business 2017 DTF**Doing Business 2018 DTF**
Change in DTF**
(% points)
59.71 61.231.52

Doing Business Ranking Overview

Rankings***
Topics
DB 2018 Rank*** DB 2018 DTF ** DB 2017 DTF** Change in DTF (% points)
Overall 96 61.23 59.71 1.52
Starting a Business 149 77.21 66.77 10.44
Dealing with Construction Permits 129 62.20 61.92 0.28
Getting Electricity 97 69.60 69.56 0.04
Registering Property 70 67.55 62.94 4.61
Getting Credit 133 35.00 35.00 0
Protecting Minority Investors 81 55.00 55.00 0
Paying Taxes 6 92.48 92.48 0
Trading Across Borders 154 54.24 54.24 0
Enforcing Contracts 73 59.58 59.58 0
Resolving Insolvency 110 39.44 39.58 -0.14
*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)