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Nigeria
RegionSub-Saharan Africa
Income CategoryLower middle income
Population185,989,640
GNI per Capita (USD)2,450
City CoveredLagos
Doing Business 2017 Rank*** Doing Business 2018 Rank*** Change in Rank***
16914524
Doing Business 2017 DTF**Doing Business 2018 DTF**
Change in DTF**
(% points)
48.1852.033.85

Doing Business Ranking Overview

Rankings***
Topics
DB 2018 Rank*** DB 2018 DTF ** DB 2017 DTF** Change in DTF (% points)
Overall 145 52.03 48.18 3.85
Starting a Business 130 80.80 79.02 1.78
Dealing with Construction Permits 147 58.81 55.32 3.49
Getting Electricity 172 34.68 34.36 0.32
Registering Property 179 34.08 30.80 3.28
Getting Credit 6 90.00 65.00 25
Protecting Minority Investors 33 66.67 66.67 0
Paying Taxes 171 48.44 45.75 2.69
Trading Across Borders 183 19.93 19.93 0
Enforcing Contracts 96 56.32 54.36 1.96
Resolving Insolvency 145 30.60 30.60 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)