Niger - 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 Niger was 0.003 as of 2009. Its highest value over the past 5 years was 0.008 in 2005, while its lowest value was 0.002 in 2006.

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
2004 0.007
2005 0.008
2006 0.002
2007 0.004
2008 0.005
2009 0.003

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
2006 20.60
2009 37.10
2017 28.60

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
2006 20.70
2009 18.50
2017 22.00

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 94.00
2017 78.00

Time required to get electricity (days)

The value for Time required to get electricity (days) in Niger was 97.00 as of 2017. As the graph below shows, over the past 8 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 165.00 in 2009 and a minimum value of 97.00 in 2017.

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 165.00
2010 120.00
2011 120.00
2012 115.00
2013 115.00
2014 115.00
2015 115.00
2016 115.00
2017 97.00

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
2006 29.73

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 69.90
2017 63.30

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
2017 8.00

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 32.10
2017 18.90

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
2006 17.00
2009 13.70
2017 6.10

Labor tax and contributions (% of commercial profits)

Labor tax and contributions (% of commercial profits) in Niger was 21.70 as of 2017. Its highest value over the past 12 years was 21.70 in 2017, while its lowest value was 19.60 in 2005.

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 19.60
2006 19.60
2007 19.60
2008 19.60
2009 19.60
2010 19.60
2011 20.20
2012 20.20
2013 20.10
2014 21.10
2015 21.70
2016 21.70
2017 21.70

Other taxes payable by businesses (% of commercial profits)

Other taxes payable by businesses (% of commercial profits) in Niger was 4.10 as of 2017. Its highest value over the past 12 years was 8.00 in 2007, while its lowest value was 4.10 in 2017.

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 7.80
2006 7.80
2007 8.00
2008 7.80
2009 7.60
2010 6.80
2011 6.80
2012 6.80
2013 5.20
2014 5.30
2015 5.30
2016 5.30
2017 4.10

Profit tax (% of commercial profits)

Profit tax (% of commercial profits) in Niger was 21.50 as of 2017. Its highest value over the past 12 years was 22.00 in 2013, while its lowest value was 15.00 in 2005.

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 15.00
2006 15.00
2007 15.00
2008 15.00
2009 19.50
2010 20.30
2011 17.30
2012 17.30
2013 22.00
2014 21.30
2015 21.20
2016 21.20
2017 21.50

Classification

Topic: Private Sector & Trade Indicators

Sub-Topic: Business environment