The Index Simulator

This simulator is for advanced users who have an understanding of the indices and have reviewed their country's ranking in those indices. The Index Simulator allows you to imagine how a change in your country's performance in an index KPI would alter its overall ranking, and to select other countries for comparison.

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Country description

Bahrain is a high-income country. It has a GDP per capita of around 23443 USD (2020) and HDI value of 0.852 (2019)

Index description

The Doing Business index provides objective measures of business regulations and their enforcement across 190 economies and selected cities at the subnational and regional level.

Results for Bahrain


2020 Simulator
projection
Rank 43
Score
76.03Value: 76.02697388
Value: 76.02697388

Comparison benchmarks
KPI Information icon 2020
Weight Information icon Best Worst Aspirational value Information icon Bahrain
plus interface iconStarting a business
Rank 67 / Score 89.6
Procedures (number) - Men Information icon
Initial Value: 1/8
20 1
6Worst: Venezuela 20
Best: Georgia 1
6Value: 6
Procedures (number) - Women Information icon
Initial Value: 1/8
20 1
7Worst: Venezuela 20
Best: Georgia 1
7Value: 7
Time (days) - Men Information icon
Initial Value: 1/8
230 0.5
8Worst: Venezuela 230
Best: New Zealand 0.5
8Value: 8
Time (days) - Women Information icon
Initial Value: 1/8
230 0.5
9Worst: Venezuela 230
Best: New Zealand 0.5
9Value: 9
Cost - Men (% of income per capita) Information icon
Initial Value: 1/8
211.8 0
1Worst: Venezuela 211.8
Best: Rwanda 0
1Value: 1
Cost - Women (% of income per capita) Information icon
Initial Value: 1/8
211.8 0
1Worst: Venezuela 211.8
Best: Rwanda 0
1Value: 1
Minimum capital (% of income per capita) Information icon
Initial Value: 1/4
179.6 0
2.9Worst: Sao Tome and Principe 179.6
Best: Afghanistan 0
2.9Value: 2.9
plus interface iconDealing with construction permits
Rank 17 / Score 83.13
Procedures (number) Information icon
Initial Value: 1
26 7
9Worst: Tajikistan 26
Best: Denmark 7
9Value: 9
Time (days) Information icon
Initial Value: 1
652 27.5
71Worst: Cambodia 652
Best: Korea, Rep. 27.5
71Value: 71
Cost (% of warehouse value) Information icon
Initial Value: 1
75.6 0.1
3.7Worst: Afghanistan 75.6
Best: Mongolia 0.1
3.7Value: 3.7
Building quality control index (0–15) Information icon
Initial Value: 1
15 0
12Worst: Micronesia 0
Best: China 15
12Value: 12
plus interface iconGetting electricity
Rank 72 / Score 79.7
Procedures (number) - Electricity Information icon
Initial Value: 0.25
9 2
5Worst: Romania 9
Best: Armenia 2
5Value: 5
Time (days) - Electricity Information icon
Initial Value: 0.25
482 7
69Worst: Liberia 482
Best: United Arab Emirates 7
69Value: 69
Cost (% of income per capita) Information icon
Initial Value: 0.25
14977.6 0
57.4Worst: Burundi 14977.6
Best: China 0
57.4Value: 57.4
Reliability of supply and transparency of tariffs index (0–8) Information icon
Initial Value: 0.25
8 0
6Worst: Afghanistan 0
Best: Belarus 8
6Value: 6
plus interface iconRegistering property
Rank 17 / Score 86.21
Procedures (number) - Property Information icon
Initial Value: 0.25
13.61 1
2Worst: Brazil 13.61
Best: Georgia 1
2Value: 2
Time (days) - Property Information icon
Initial Value: 0.25
513 1
2Worst: Kiribati 513
Best: Georgia 1
2Value: 2
Cost (% of property value) Information icon
Initial Value: 0.25
28 0
1.7Worst: Syria 28
Best: Belarus 0
1.7Value: 1.7
Quality of land administration index (0–30) Information icon
Initial Value: 0.25
28.5 2.5
19.5Worst: Haiti 2.5
Best: Lithuania 28.5
19.5Value: 19.5
plus interface iconGetting credit
Rank 94 / Score 55
Strength of legal rights index (0-12) Information icon
Initial Value: 1
12 0
3Worst: Bolivia 0
Best: Azerbaijan 12
3Value: 3
Depth of credit information index (0-8) Information icon
Initial Value: 1
8 0
8Worst: Afghanistan 0
Best: Argentina 8
8Value: 8
plus interface iconProtecting minority investors
Rank 51 / Score 66
Extent of disclosure index (0-10) Information icon
Initial Value: 1
10 0
8Worst: Maldives 0
Best: Azerbaijan 10
8Value: 8
Extent of director liability index (0-10) Information icon
Initial Value: 1
10 0
4Worst: El Salvador 0
Best: Cambodia 10
4Value: 4
Ease of shareholder suits index (0-10) Information icon
Initial Value: 1
10 0
5Worst: Somalia 0
Best: Djibouti 10
5Value: 5
Extent of shareholder rights index (0-6) Information icon
Initial Value: 1
6 0
5Worst: Afghanistan 0
Best: Argentina 6
5Value: 5
Extent of ownership and control index (0-7) Information icon
Initial Value: 1
7 0
7Worst: Afghanistan 0
Best: Austria 7
7Value: 7
Extent of corporate transparency index (0-7) Information icon
Initial Value: 1
7 0
4Worst: Afghanistan 0
Best: Australia 7
4Value: 4
plus interface iconPaying taxes
Rank 1 / Score 100
Payments (number per year) Information icon
Initial Value: 1
99 3
3Worst: Venezuela 99
Best: Bahrain 3
3Value: 3
Time (hours per year) Information icon
Initial Value: 1
1501 22.5
22.5Worst: Brazil 1501
Best: Bahrain 22.5
22.5Value: 22.5
Total tax and contribution rate (% of profit) Information icon
Initial Value: 1
219.6 8
13.8Worst: Comoros 219.6
Best: Brunei Darussalam 8
13.8Value: 13.8
Time to comply with VAT refund (hours) Information icon
Initial Value: 1
119 0
No VATWorst: Nepal 119
Best: Barbados 0
No VATValue: No VAT
Time to obtain VAT refund (weeks) Information icon
Initial Value: 1
109.9 2.3
No VATWorst: Tanzania 109.9
Best: Estonia 2.3
No VATValue: No VAT
Time to comply with a corporate income tax correction (hours) Information icon
Initial Value: 1
137 1
No corporate income taxWorst: Brunei Darussalam 137
Best: Belarus 1
No corporate income taxValue: No corporate income tax
Time to complete a corporate income tax correction (weeks) Information icon
Initial Value: 1
113.3 0
No corporate income taxWorst: Jamaica 113.3
Best: Algeria 0
No corporate income taxValue: No corporate income tax
plus interface iconTrading across borders
Rank 77 / Score 78.68
Time to export: Documentary compliance (hours) Information icon
Initial Value: 1
504 0.5
24Worst: Iraq 504
Best: Austria 0.5
24Value: 24
Time to import: Documentary compliance (hours) Information icon
Initial Value: 1
360 0.5
60Worst: South Sudan 360
Best: Austria 0.5
60Value: 60
Time to export: Border compliance (hours) Information icon
Initial Value: 1
296 0
59Worst: Congo, Democratic Rep. 296
Best: Austria 0
59Value: 59
Time to import: Border compliance (hours) Information icon
Initial Value: 1
402 0
42Worst: Tanzania 402
Best: Austria 0
42Value: 42
Cost to export: Documentary compliance (USD) Information icon
Initial Value: 1
1800 0
100Worst: Iraq 1800
Best: Austria 0
100Value: 100
Cost to import: Documentary compliance (USD) Information icon
Initial Value: 1
1025 0
130Worst: Burundi 1025
Best: Austria 0
130Value: 130
Cost to export: Border compliance (USD) Information icon
Initial Value: 1
2222.7 0
47.2Worst: Congo, Democratic Rep. 2222.7
Best: Austria 0
47.2Value: 47.2
Cost to import: Border compliance (USD) Information icon
Initial Value: 1
3039 0
397Worst: Congo, Democratic Rep. 3039
Best: Armenia 0
397Value: 397
plus interface iconEnforcing contracts
Rank 60 / Score 58.17
Time (days) - Contracts Information icon
Initial Value: 1
1785 164
635Worst: Guinea-Bissau 1785
Best: Singapore 164
635Value: 635
Cost (% of claim) Information icon
Initial Value: 1
163.2 9
14.7Worst: Timor-Leste 163.2
Best: Iceland 9
14.7Value: 14.7
Quality of judicial processes index (0-18) Information icon
Initial Value: 1
16.5 1.5
9Worst: Iraq 1.5
Best: China 16.5
9Value: 9
plus interface iconResolving insolvency
Rank 60 / Score 58.17
Recovery rate (cents on the dollar) Information icon
Initial Value: 1
92.1 0
41.3Worst: Angola 0
Best: Japan 92.1
41.3Value: 41.3
Strength of insolvency framework index (0-16) Information icon
Initial Value: 1
15.5 0
11.5Worst: Angola 0
Best: Serbia 15.5
11.5Value: 11.5
Index Global Highlights
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Global Details
Global Average
63.04 Value: 63.0419503045263
Developed Economies Average
77.48 77.4773146805556
Developing Economies Average
63.42 63.4162016964935
Highest Ranked Country Country New Zealand
Score
86.75 86.75393037
Global Rank 1
Lowest Ranked Country Country Somalia
Score
20.04 20.03911258
Global Rank 190
Highest Ranked Developed Country Country New Zealand
Score
86.75 86.75393037
Global Rank 1
Lowest Ranked Developed Country Country Malta
Score
66.14 66.13947845
Global Rank 88
Highest Ranked Developing Country Country Singapore
Score
86.19 86.190677
Global Rank 2
Lowest Ranked Developing Country Country Yemen
Score
31.76 31.76468122
Global Rank 187
Arab Region Details
Arab Average
56.54 56.5401682677273
Arab Diversified Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, State of Palestine
57.61 57.606129476
Arab LDC Comoros, Djibouti, Mauritania, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Yemen
42.58 42.5752160485714
Highest Ranked Country Country United Arab Emirates
Score
80.91 80.90849269
Global Rank 16
Lowest Ranked Country Country Somalia
Score
20.04 20.03911258
Global Rank 190
Highest Arab Diversified Country Country Jordan
Score
68.98 68.97542462
Global Rank 75
Lowest Arab Diversified Country Country Iraq
Score
44.69 44.6936998
Global Rank 172
Highest Arab LDC Country Djibouti
Score
60.49 60.49228924
Global Rank 112
Lowest Arab LDC Country Somalia
Score
20.04 20.03911258
Global Rank 190
Economies per capita
High-Income
74.56 74.5622401379661
Upper-Middle-Income
63.87 63.8723670273077
Lower-Middle-Income
57.96 57.9602633333334
Low Income
46.48 46.480781225
Oil Exporting/Importing
Oil Exporting Average Albania, Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Cameroon, Canada, Chad, China, Colombia, Congo, Rep., Congo, Democratic Rep., Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Estonia, Gabon, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Indonesia, Iran, Islamic Rep., Iraq, Ireland, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Libya, Lithuania, Malaysia, Mauritania, Mexico, Mongolia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, Oman, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Qatar, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, Slovak Republic, South Sudan, Sudan, Suriname, Syria, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Venezuela, Viet Nam, Yemen
63.44 63.4429514067647
Oil Importing Average Afghanistan, Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, Armenia, Austria, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Benin, Bhutan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cape Verde, Chile, Comoros, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Korea Dem Rep., Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gambia, Ghana, Grenada, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kyrgyz Republic, Lao PDR, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Micronesia, Monaco, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Paraguay, Portugal, Korea, Rep., Moldova, Romania, Rwanda, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Togo, Tonga, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, Tanzania, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Zimbabwe, Uruguay, Zambia, Central African Republic, Cote d'Ivoire, Czech Republic, South Africa, State of Palestine, North Macedonia, Hong Kong SAR, Kosovo, Puerto Rico, Taiwan
62.82 62.8184414934426
Oil Exporting Best Country New Zealand
Score
86.75 86.75393037
Global Rank 1
Oil Exporting Worst Country Venezuela
Score
30.24 30.23923102
Global Rank 188
Oil Importing Best Country Singapore
Score
86.19 86.190677
Global Rank 2
Oil Importing Worst Country Somalia
Score
20.04 20.03911258
Global Rank 190
OECD
OECD Average
77.93 77.9252251343243
OECD Developed Average Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States, Czech Republic
78.18 78.1756504927273
OECD Developing Average Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Korea, Rep., Turkey
75.16 75.160419268
OECD Best Country New Zealand
Score
86.75 86.75393037
Global Rank 1
OECD Worst Country Greece
Score
68.43 68.43058719
Global Rank 79
OECD Developed Best Country New Zealand
Score
86.75 86.75393037
Global Rank 1
OECD Developed Worst Country Greece
Score
68.43 68.43058719
Global Rank 79
OECD Developing Best Country Korea, Rep.
Score
83.99 83.99438246
Global Rank 5
OECD Developing Worst Country Colombia
Score
70.05 70.05470687
Global Rank 67
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