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Sierra Leone'
RegionSub-Saharan Africa
Income CategoryLow income
Population7,396,190
GNI per Capita (USD)490
City CoveredFreetown
Doing Business 2017 Rank*** Doing Business 2018 Rank*** Change in Rank***
148160-12
Doing Business 2017 DTF**Doing Business 2018 DTF**
Change in DTF**
(% points)
48.2448.18-0.06

Doing Business Ranking Overview

Rankings***
Topics
DB 2018 Rank*** DB 2018 DTF ** DB 2017 DTF** Change in DTF (% points)
Overall 160 48.18 48.24 -0.06
Starting a Business 83 86.95 86.48 0.47
Dealing with Construction Permits 182 38.43 41.05 -2.62
Getting Electricity 178 30.65 34.17 -3.52
Registering Property 165 43.27 43.47 -0.2
Getting Credit 159 25.00 25.00 0
Protecting Minority Investors 81 55.00 55.00 0
Paying Taxes 85 72.86 72.86 0
Trading Across Borders 162 48.99 43.81 5.18
Enforcing Contracts 100 55.92 55.92 0
Resolving Insolvency 159 24.72 24.64 0.08
*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)