Bosnia and Herzegovina - 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 Bosnia and Herzegovina was 0.83 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 6 years was 1.01 in 2008, while its lowest value was 0.70 in 2012.

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).

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Year Value
2008 1.01
2009 0.73
2010 0.75
2011 0.73
2012 0.70
2014 0.83

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/).

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Year Value
2002 4.30
2005 6.80
2009 50.20
2013 45.10

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/).

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Year Value
2009 0.800
2013 1.000

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 31.80
2013 51.60

Time required to get electricity (days)

The value for Time required to get electricity (days) in Bosnia and Herzegovina was 125.00 as of 2017. As the graph below shows, over the past 8 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 134.00 in 2009 and a minimum value of 125.00 in 2010.

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 134.00
2010 125.00
2011 125.00
2012 125.00
2013 125.00
2014 125.00
2015 125.00
2016 125.00
2017 125.00

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 50.52
2005 28.39

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 53.50
2013 69.10

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 10.60

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 19.00
2013 13.70

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 62.90
2005 67.60
2009 1.50
2013 7.40

Labor tax and contributions (% of commercial profits)

Labor tax and contributions (% of commercial profits) in Bosnia and Herzegovina was 13.50 as of 2017. Its highest value over the past 12 years was 17.60 in 2009, while its lowest value was 12.60 in 2010.

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 17.20
2006 17.20
2007 17.20
2008 17.20
2009 17.60
2010 12.60
2011 12.60
2012 12.60
2013 13.50
2014 13.50
2015 13.50
2016 13.50
2017 13.50

Other taxes payable by businesses (% of commercial profits)

Other taxes payable by businesses (% of commercial profits) in Bosnia and Herzegovina was 1.70 as of 2017. Its highest value over the past 12 years was 4.00 in 2010, while its lowest value was 1.40 in 2013.

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 3.50
2006 3.50
2007 3.50
2008 3.50
2009 3.10
2010 4.00
2011 3.90
2012 3.90
2013 1.40
2014 2.60
2015 2.60
2016 1.80
2017 1.70

Profit tax (% of commercial profits)

Profit tax (% of commercial profits) in Bosnia and Herzegovina was 8.40 as of 2017. Its highest value over the past 12 years was 22.10 in 2008, while its lowest value was 5.30 in 2009.

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 22.10
2006 22.00
2007 22.10
2008 22.10
2009 5.30
2010 5.60
2011 7.10
2012 7.10
2013 7.30
2014 7.20
2015 7.20
2016 7.20
2017 8.40

Classification

Topic: Private Sector & Trade Indicators

Sub-Topic: Business environment