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Pakistan
RegionSouth Asia
Income CategoryLower middle income
Population193,203,476
GNI per Capita (USD)1,510
City CoveredKarachi
Doing Business 2017 Rank*** Doing Business 2018 Rank*** Change in Rank***
144147-3
Doing Business 2017 DTF**Doing Business 2018 DTF**
Change in DTF**
(% points)
50.9451.650.71

Doing Business Ranking Overview

Rankings***
Topics
DB 2018 Rank*** DB 2018 DTF ** DB 2017 DTF** Change in DTF (% points)
Overall 147 51.65 50.94 0.71
Starting a Business 142 78.61 77.86 0.75
Dealing with Construction Permits 141 59.72 59.22 0.5
Getting Electricity 167 42.39 42.05 0.34
Registering Property 170 41.41 40.70 0.71
Getting Credit 105 45.00 45.00 0
Protecting Minority Investors 20 71.67 70.00 1.67
Paying Taxes 172 46.43 46.62 -0.19
Trading Across Borders 171 41.94 39.41 2.53
Enforcing Contracts 156 43.49 43.49 0
Resolving Insolvency 82 45.83 45.01 0.82
*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)