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Malaysia
RegionEast Asia & Pacific
Income CategoryUpper middle income
Population31,187,265
GNI per Capita (USD)9,850
City CoveredKuala Lumpur
Doing Business 2017 Rank*** Doing Business 2018 Rank*** Change in Rank***
2324-1
Doing Business 2017 DTF**Doing Business 2018 DTF**
Change in DTF**
(% points)
77.4778.430.96

Doing Business Ranking Overview

Rankings***
Topics
DB 2018 Rank*** DB 2018 DTF ** DB 2017 DTF** Change in DTF (% points)
Overall 24 78.43 77.47 0.96
Starting a Business 111 83.78 83.67 0.11
Dealing with Construction Permits 11 82.19 82.17 0.02
Getting Electricity 8 94.33 94.34 -0.01
Registering Property 42 76.06 76.29 -0.23
Getting Credit 20 80.00 75.00 5
Protecting Minority Investors 4 80.00 78.33 1.67
Paying Taxes 73 76.07 73.39 2.68
Trading Across Borders 61 82.75 82.38 0.37
Enforcing Contracts 44 66.61 66.61 0
Resolving Insolvency 46 62.51 62.49 0.02
*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)