# Algeria - Ease of doing business

## New business density (new registrations per 1,000 people ages 15-64)

New business density (new registrations per 1,000 people ages 15-64) in Algeria was 0.580 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 10 years was 0.580 in 2014, while its lowest value was 0.335 in 2007.

Definition: New businesses registered are the number of new limited liability corporations registered in the calendar year.

Source: World Bank's Entrepreneurship Survey and database (http://econ.worldbank.org/research/entrepreneurship).

Year Value
2004 0.535
2005 0.457
2006 0.382
2007 0.335
2008 0.458
2009 0.430
2010 0.379
2011 0.477
2012 0.533
2014 0.580

## Delay in obtaining an electrical connection (days)

Definition: Delay in obtaining an electrical connection is the average wait, in days, experienced to obtain an electrical connection from the day an establishment applies for it to the day it receives the service.

Source: World Bank, Enterprise Surveys (http://www.enterprisesurveys.org/).

Year Value
2007 49.10

## Power outages in firms in a typical month (number)

Definition: Power outages are the average number of power outages that establishments experience in a typical month.

Source: World Bank, Enterprise Surveys (http://www.enterprisesurveys.org/).

Year Value
2007 3.20

## Time required to get electricity (days)

The value for Time required to get electricity (days) in Algeria was 180.00 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 6 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 180.00 in 2015 and a minimum value of 158.00 in 2009.

Definition: Time required to get electricity is the number of days to obtain a permanent electricity connection. The measure captures the median duration that the electricity utility and experts indicate is necessary in practice, rather than required by law, to complete a procedure.

Year Value
2009 158.00
2010 158.00
2011 158.00
2012 158.00
2013 180.00
2014 180.00
2015 180.00

## Firms that do not report all sales for tax purposes (% of firms)

Definition: Firms that do not report all sales for tax purposes are the percentage of firms that expressed that a typical firm reports less than 100 percent of sales for tax purposes; such firms are termed "informal firms."

Source: World Bank, Enterprise Surveys (http://www.enterprisesurveys.org/).

Year Value
2002 70.37

## Firms expected to give gifts in meetings with tax officials (% of firms)

Definition: Firms expected to give gifts in meetings with tax officials is the percentage of firms that answered positively to the question "was a gift or informal payment expected or requested during a meeting with tax officials?"

Source: World Bank, Enterprise Surveys (http://www.enterprisesurveys.org/).

Year Value
2007 15.00

## Labor tax and contributions (% of commercial profits)

Definition: Labor tax and contributions is the amount of taxes and mandatory contributions on labor paid by the business.

Year Value
2013 29.70
2014 30.60
2015 30.60

## Other taxes payable by businesses (% of commercial profits)

Definition: Other taxes payable by businesses include the amounts paid for property taxes, turnover taxes, and other small taxes such as municipal fees and vehicle and fuel taxes.

Year Value
2014 35.60
2015 35.50

## Profit tax (% of commercial profits)

Definition: Profit tax is the amount of taxes on profits paid by the business.