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Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by Government > Red tape > Time required to start a business > Days

DEFINITION: Time required to start a business (days). Time required to start a business is the number of calendar days needed to complete the procedures to legally operate a business. If a procedure can be speeded up at additional cost, the fastest procedure, independent of cost, is chosen.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Equatorial Guinea 135 2013
2 Republic of the Congo 101 2013
3 Zimbabwe 90 2013
4 Eritrea 84 2013
=5 Angola 66 2013
=5 Namibia 66 2013
7 Chad 62 2013
8 Botswana 60 2013
9 Gabon 50 2013
10 Malawi 40 2013
11 Seychelles 39 2013
12 Swaziland 38 2013
13 Sudan 36 2013
=14 Uganda 32 2013
=14 Kenya 32 2013
16 Democratic Republic of the Congo 31 2013
17 Lesotho 29 2013
18 Nigeria 28 2013
19 The Gambia 27 2013
20 Tanzania 26 2013
21 Central African Republic 22 2013
=22 South Africa 19 2013
=22 Togo 19 2013
=22 Mauritania 19 2013
=25 South Sudan 17 2013
=25 Djibouti 17 2013
=25 Niger 17 2013
28 Guinea 16 2013
=29 Comoros 15 2013
=29 Benin 15 2013
=29 Cameroon 15 2013
=29 Ethiopia 15 2013
33 Ghana 14 2013
=34 Mozambique 13 2013
=34 Burkina Faso 13 2013
36 Sierra Leone 12 2013
37 Mali 11 2013
38 Cape Verde 10 2013
39 Guinea-Bissau 9 2013
=40 Cote d'Ivoire 8 2013
=40 Madagascar 8 2013
42 Zambia 6.5 2013
=43 Mauritius 6 2013
=43 Senegal 6 2013
=45 Burundi 5 2013
=45 Sao Tome and Principe 5 2013
47 Liberia 4.5 2013
48 Rwanda 2 2013

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  • Equatorial Guinea ranked first for red tape > time required to start a business > days amongst Sub-Saharan Africa in 2013.
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