The Index Simulator

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Country description

Iran, Islamic Rep. is a lower middle income country. It has a GDP per capita of around USD (2021) and HDI value of 0.78 (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 Iran, Islamic Rep.


2020 Simulator
projection
Rank 127
Score
58.53Value: 58.53428279
Value: 58.53428279

Comparison benchmarks
KPI Information icon 2020
Weight Information icon Best Worst Aspirational value Information icon Iran, Islamic Rep.
plus interface iconStarting a business
Rank 178 / Score 67.8
Procedures (number) - MenInformation icon
Initial Value: 1/8
20 1
10Worst: Venezuela 20
Best: Georgia 1
52.63%
10Value: 10
Procedures (number) - WomenInformation icon
Initial Value: 1/8
20 1
11Worst: Venezuela 20
Best: Georgia 1
47.37%
11Value: 11
Time (days) - MenInformation icon
Initial Value: 1/8
230 0.5
72Worst: Venezuela 230
Best: New Zealand 0.5
68.85%
72Value: 72
Time (days) - WomenInformation icon
Initial Value: 1/8
230 0.5
73Worst: Venezuela 230
Best: New Zealand 0.5
68.41%
73Value: 73
Cost - Men (% of income per capita)Information icon
Initial Value: 1/8
211.8 0
1.1Worst: Venezuela 211.8
Best: Rwanda 0
99.48%
1.1Value: 1.1
Cost - Women (% of income per capita) Information icon
Initial Value: 1/8
211.8 0
1.1Worst: Venezuela 211.8
Best: Rwanda 0
99.48%
1.1Value: 1.1
Minimum capital (% of income per capita)Information icon
Initial Value: 1/4
179.6 0
0Worst: Sao Tome and Principe 179.6
Best: Afghanistan 0
100%
0Value: 0
plus interface iconDealing with construction permits
Rank 73 / Score 71.13
Procedures (number)Information icon
Initial Value: 1
26 7
16Worst: Tajikistan 26
Best: Denmark 7
52.63%
16Value: 16
Time (days)Information icon
Initial Value: 1
652 27.5
130Worst: Cambodia 652
Best: Korea, Rep. 27.5
83.59%
130Value: 130
Cost (% of warehouse value)Information icon
Initial Value: 1
75.6 0.1
6.3Worst: Afghanistan 75.6
Best: Mongolia 0.1
91.79%
6.3Value: 6.3
Building quality control index (0–15)Information icon
Initial Value: 1
15 0
13.5Worst: Micronesia 0
Best: China 15
90%
13.5Value: 13.5
plus interface iconGetting electricity
Rank 113 / Score 69.41
Procedures (number) - ElectricityInformation icon
Initial Value: 0.25
9 2
6Worst: Romania 9
Best: Armenia 2
42.86%
6Value: 6
Time (days) - ElectricityInformation icon
Initial Value: 0.25
482 7
77Worst: Liberia 482
Best: United Arab Emirates 7
85.26%
77Value: 77
Cost (% of income per capita)Information icon
Initial Value: 0.25
14977.6 0
746Worst: Burundi 14977.6
Best: China 0
95.02%
746Value: 746
Reliability of supply and transparency of tariffs index (0–8)Information icon
Initial Value: 0.25
8 0
5Worst: Afghanistan 0
Best: Belarus 8
62.5%
5Value: 5
plus interface iconRegistering property
Rank 70 / Score 67.99
Procedures (number) - PropertyInformation icon
Initial Value: 0.25
13.61 1
6Worst: Brazil 13.61
Best: Georgia 1
60.35%
6Value: 6
Time (days) - PropertyInformation icon
Initial Value: 0.25
513 1
31Worst: Kiribati 513
Best: Georgia 1
94.14%
31Value: 31
Cost (% of property value)Information icon
Initial Value: 0.25
28 0
3.8Worst: Syrian Arab Republic 28
Best: Belarus 0
86.43%
3.8Value: 3.8
Quality of land administration index (0–30)Information icon
Initial Value: 0.25
28.5 2.5
16Worst: Haiti 2.5
Best: Lithuania 28.5
51.92%
16Value: 16
plus interface iconGetting credit
Rank 104 / Score 50
Strength of legal rights index (0-12)Information icon
Initial Value: 1
12 0
2Worst: Bolivia 0
Best: Azerbaijan 12
16.67%
2Value: 2
Depth of credit information index (0-8)Information icon
Initial Value: 1
8 0
8Worst: Afghanistan 0
Best: Argentina 8
100%
8Value: 8
plus interface iconProtecting minority investors
Rank 128 / Score 40
Extent of disclosure index (0-10)Information icon
Initial Value: 1
10 0
7Worst: Maldives 0
Best: Azerbaijan 10
70%
7Value: 7
Extent of director liability index (0-10)Information icon
Initial Value: 1
10 0
4Worst: El Salvador 0
Best: Cambodia 10
40%
4Value: 4
Ease of shareholder suits index (0-10)Information icon
Initial Value: 1
10 0
1Worst: Somalia 0
Best: Djibouti 10
10%
1Value: 1
Extent of shareholder rights index (0-6)Information icon
Initial Value: 1
6 0
3Worst: Afghanistan 0
Best: Argentina 6
50%
3Value: 3
Extent of ownership and control index (0-7)Information icon
Initial Value: 1
7 0
3Worst: Afghanistan 0
Best: Austria 7
42.86%
3Value: 3
Extent of corporate transparency index (0-7)Information icon
Initial Value: 1
7 0
2Worst: Afghanistan 0
Best: Australia 7
28.57%
2Value: 2
plus interface iconPaying taxes
Rank 144 / Score 59.54
Payments (number per year)Information icon
Initial Value: 1
99 3
20Worst: Venezuela 99
Best: Bahrain 3
82.29%
20Value: 20
Time (hours per year)Information icon
Initial Value: 1
1501 22.5
216Worst: Brazil 1501
Best: Bahrain 22.5
86.91%
216Value: 216
Total tax and contribution rate (% of profit)Information icon
Initial Value: 1
219.6 8
44.7Worst: Comoros 219.6
Best: Brunei Darussalam 8
82.66%
44.7Value: 44.7
Time to comply with VAT refund (hours)Information icon
Initial Value: 1
119 0
51Worst: Nepal 119
Best: Barbados 0
57.14%
51Value: 51
Time to obtain VAT refund (weeks)Information icon
Initial Value: 1
109.9 2.3
38.5Worst: Tanzania 109.9
Best: Estonia 2.3
66.36%
38.5Value: 38.5
Time to comply with a corporate income tax correction (hours)Information icon
Initial Value: 1
137 1
32Worst: Brunei Darussalam 137
Best: Belarus 1
77.21%
32Value: 32
Time to complete a corporate income tax correction (weeks)Information icon
Initial Value: 1
113.3 0
38.9Worst: Jamaica 113.3
Best: Algeria 0
65.67%
38.9Value: 38.9
plus interface iconTrading across borders
Rank 123 / Score 66.2
Time to export: Documentary compliance (hours)Information icon
Initial Value: 1
504 0.5
33Worst: Iraq 504
Best: Austria 0.5
93.55%
33Value: 33
Time to import: Documentary compliance (hours)Information icon
Initial Value: 1
360 0.5
40Worst: South Sudan 360
Best: Austria 0.5
89.01%
40Value: 40
Time to export: Border compliance (hours)Information icon
Initial Value: 1
296 0
101Worst: Congo, Democratic Rep. 296
Best: Austria 0
65.88%
101Value: 101
Time to import: Border compliance (hours)Information icon
Initial Value: 1
402 0
141Worst: Tanzania 402
Best: Austria 0
64.93%
141Value: 141
Cost to export: Documentary compliance (USD)Information icon
Initial Value: 1
1800 0
60Worst: Iraq 1800
Best: Austria 0
96.67%
60Value: 60
Cost to import: Documentary compliance (USD)Information icon
Initial Value: 1
1025 0
90Worst: Burundi 1025
Best: Austria 0
91.22%
90Value: 90
Cost to export: Border compliance (USD)Information icon
Initial Value: 1
2222.7 0
415.4Worst: Congo, Democratic Rep. 2222.7
Best: Austria 0
81.31%
415.4Value: 415.4
Cost to import: Border compliance (USD)Information icon
Initial Value: 1
3039 0
660.4Worst: Congo, Democratic Rep. 3039
Best: Armenia 0
78.27%
660.4Value: 660.4
plus interface iconEnforcing contracts
Rank 133 / Score 35.05
Time (days) - ContractsInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
1785 164
505Worst: Guinea-Bissau 1785
Best: Singapore 164
78.96%
505Value: 505
Cost (% of claim) Information icon
Initial Value: 1
163.2 9
19.3Worst: Timor-Leste 163.2
Best: Iceland 9
93.32%
19.3Value: 19.3
Quality of judicial processes index (0-18)Information icon
Initial Value: 1
16.5 1.5
5Worst: Iraq 1.5
Best: China 16.5
23.33%
5Value: 5
plus interface iconResolving insolvency
Rank 133 / Score 35.05
Recovery rate (cents on the dollar)Information icon
Initial Value: 1
92.1 0
36.1Worst: Angola 0
Best: Japan 92.1
39.2%
36.1Value: 36.1
Strength of insolvency framework index (0-16)Information icon
Initial Value: 1
15.5 0
5Worst: Angola 0
Best: Serbia 15.5
32.26%
5Value: 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 Information icon
Arab Average
56.54 56.5401682677273
Arab Diversified Lebanon, Egypt, State of Palestine, Jordan, Iraq
57.61 57.606129476
Arab LDC Mauritania, Djibouti, Comoros, Somalia, Yemen, Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic
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 Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Bahrain, Barbados, Belgium, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong SAR, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Mauritius, Monaco, Nauru, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Palau, Panama, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Romania, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Seychelles, Singapore, Slovenia, Spain, St. Kitts and Nevis, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Trinidad and Tobago, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Slovak Republic, Korea, Rep.
74.56 74.5622401379661
Upper-Middle-Income Albania, Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belize, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominica, Ecuador, Equatorial Guinea, Fiji, Gabon, Georgia, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Indonesia, Iran, Islamic Rep., Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Lebanon, Libya, Malaysia, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Mexico, Montenegro, Namibia, Paraguay, Peru, Russian Federation, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Serbia, Suriname, Thailand, Tonga, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Venezuela, South Africa, North Macedonia, Kosovo, Dominican Republic
63.87 63.8723670273077
Lower-Middle-Income Algeria, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Comoros, Cote d'Ivoire, Djibouti, Egypt, El Salvador, Eswatini, Ghana, Honduras, India, Kenya, Kiribati, Kyrgyz Republic, Lao PDR, Lesotho, Mauritania, Micronesia, Mongolia, Morocco, Myanmar, Nepal, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, Moldova, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Timor-Leste, Tunisia, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Zimbabwe, Uruguay, Zambia, State of Palestine, Congo, Rep., Papua New Guinea, Tanzania, Viet Nam
57.96 57.9602633333334
Low Income Afghanistan, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Democratic Rep., Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Korea Dem Rep., Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Niger, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic, Tajikistan, Togo, Uganda, Yemen
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, South Sudan, Sudan, Suriname, Syrian Arab Republic, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Venezuela, Yemen, Slovak Republic, Viet Nam
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, Cote d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, 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, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Zimbabwe, Uruguay, Zambia, Central African Republic, Czech Republic, South Africa, State of Palestine, North Macedonia, Hong Kong SAR, Kosovo, Puerto Rico, Taiwan, Korea Dem Rep., Tanzania
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 Information icon
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
East Asia and Pacific Information icon
Simple Average
69.14
Highest Ranked Country Country New Zealand
Score 86.75
Rank 1
Lowest Ranked Country Country Myanmar
Score 46.82
Rank 165
Europe and Central Asia Information icon
Simple Average
75.65
Highest Ranked Country Country Denmark
Score 85.29
Rank 4
Lowest Ranked Country Country Tajikistan
Score 61.27
Rank 106
Latin America and The Caribbean Information icon
Simple Average
59.54
Highest Ranked Country Country Chile
Score 72.59
Rank 59
Lowest Ranked Country Country Venezuela
Score 30.24
Rank 188
North America Information icon
Simple Average
81.81
Highest Ranked Country Country United States
Score 83.99
Rank 6
Lowest Ranked Country Country Canada
Score 79.64
Rank 23
South Asia Information icon
Simple Average
58.21
Highest Ranked Country Country India
Score 71.05
Rank 63
Lowest Ranked Country Country Afghanistan
Score 44.07
Rank 173
Sub-Saharan Africa Information icon
Simple Average
54.61
Highest Ranked Country Country Mauritius
Score 81.48
Rank 13
Lowest Ranked Country Country Central African Republic
Score 35.56
Rank 184
Organization of Islamic Cooperation Information icon
Simple Average
57.7
Highest Ranked Country Country Malaysia
Score 81.48
Rank 12
Lowest Ranked Country Country Somalia
Score 20.04
Rank 190
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