Azerbaijan - 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 Azerbaijan was 1.03 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 8 years was 1.05 in 2013, while its lowest value was 0.55 in 2010.

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://www.doingbusiness.org/data/exploretopics/entrepreneurship).

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Year Value
2008 1.00
2009 0.74
2010 0.55
2011 0.63
2012 0.69
2013 1.05
2014 0.98
2015 0.75
2016 1.03

Time to obtain an electrical connection (days)

Definition: 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/).

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Year Value
2002 7.30
2005 2.00
2009 9.70
2013 4.00

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/).

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Year Value
2009 0.900
2013 0.600

Firms experiencing electrical outages (% of firms)

Definition: Percent of firms experiencing electrical outages during the previous fiscal year.

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

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Year Value
2009 32.10
2013 16.00

Time required to get electricity (days)

The value for Time required to get electricity (days) in Azerbaijan was 41.00 as of 2019. As the graph below shows, over the past 10 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 174.00 in 2012 and a minimum value of 41.00 in 2018.

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.

Source: World Bank, Doing Business project (http://www.doingbusiness.org/).

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Year Value
2009 174.00
2010 174.00
2011 174.00
2012 174.00
2013 97.00
2014 87.00
2015 77.00
2016 69.00
2017 56.00
2018 41.00
2019 41.00

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/).

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Year Value
2002 32.50
2005 38.97

Firms visited or required meetings with tax officials (% of firms)

Definition: Percent of firms that were visited or required to meet with tax officials.

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

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Year Value
2009 86.40
2013 84.20

Firms that spend on R&D (% of firms)

Definition: Percent of firms that spend on research and development.

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

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Year Value
2013 0.000

Firms experiencing losses due to theft and vandalism (% of firms)

Definition: Percent of firms experiencing losses due to theft, robbery, vandalism or arson that occurred on the establishment's premises.

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

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Year Value
2009 4.10
2013 1.80

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/).

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Year Value
2002 57.90
2005 68.40
2009 43.20
2013 12.50

Labor tax and contributions (% of commercial profits)

Labor tax and contributions (% of commercial profits) in Azerbaijan was 25.40 as of 2019. Its highest value over the past 14 years was 30.50 in 2005, while its lowest value was 24.80 in 2006.

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

Source: World Bank, Doing Business project (http://www.doingbusiness.org/).

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Year Value
2005 30.50
2006 24.80
2007 24.80
2008 24.80
2009 24.80
2010 24.80
2011 24.80
2012 24.80
2013 24.80
2014 24.80
2015 24.80
2016 24.80
2017 24.80
2018 24.80
2019 25.40

Other taxes payable by businesses (% of commercial profits)

Other taxes payable by businesses (% of commercial profits) in Azerbaijan was 2.60 as of 2019. Its highest value over the past 14 years was 2.60 in 2019, while its lowest value was 0.30 in 2010.

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.

Source: World Bank, Doing Business project (http://www.doingbusiness.org/).

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Year Value
2005 2.20
2006 2.50
2007 2.20
2008 2.20
2009 2.20
2010 0.30
2011 2.20
2012 2.20
2013 2.00
2014 2.10
2015 2.10
2016 2.00
2017 2.00
2018 2.60
2019 2.60

Profit tax (% of commercial profits)

Profit tax (% of commercial profits) in Azerbaijan was 12.70 as of 2019. Its highest value over the past 14 years was 15.10 in 2006, while its lowest value was 12.70 in 2019.

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

Source: World Bank, Doing Business project (http://www.doingbusiness.org/).

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Year Value
2005 13.70
2006 15.10
2007 13.80
2008 13.80
2009 13.80
2010 13.80
2011 12.90
2012 12.90
2013 12.90
2014 12.90
2015 12.90
2016 13.00
2017 13.00
2018 13.80
2019 12.70

Classification

Topic: Private Sector & Trade Indicators

Sub-Topic: Business environment