Ease of doing business India 2014-2019

In 2019, the ease of doing business score for India was 71. The country leaped to the 63rd rank in the world rankings from 147 in 2014, indicating that there was a steady improvement in business practices and regulations across India.  

 The ease of doing business report

The ease of doing business report ranks economies based on specific parameters with a score from 1 to 190, with first place being the best. The index score indicates the percentage of the best result any country can achieve. A high score means that the regulatory environment is conducive to business operation.

This report is published annually by the World Bank Group since 2003. The knowledge gained from this has become a hallmark for the private sector and has paved the way for several regulatory reforms in many developing countries across the globe.  

 Who does it impact?

The information imparted relative to ease of doing business is used by policy makers, academics, development experts, business communities and relevant stakeholders to underscore the regulatory facets within a specific business climate with the aim of promoting reform.

Economic activity, relative to new businesses, requires effective and sustainable policies to facilitate entrepreneurship, enhance productivity, and as a derivative, abate unemployment, minimize corruption and alleviate poverty. The study factors in quantitative metrics of regulations for business startups. These include dealing with construction permits, labor and employment law, property tax and registration, credit loans, trade laws across borders and enforcing contracts and insolvency resolution.

Ease of doing business in India from 2014 to 2019

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Release date

November 2019



Survey time period

2013 to 2019

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