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Ease of Doing Business in United States

The United States is ranked 6 among 190 economies in the ease of doing business, according to the latest World Bank annual ratings. The rank of the United States improved to 6 in 2019 from 8 in 2018. Ease of Doing Business in the United States averaged 5.75 from 2008 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 8 in 2016 and a record low of 4 in 2009. The Ease of doing business index ranks countries against each other based on how the regulatory environment is conducive to business operationstronger protections of property rights. Economies with a high rank (1 to 20) have simpler and more friendly regulations for businesses. This page includes a chart with historical data for Ease of Doing Business in the United States.
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