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. source: World Bank

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. This page includes a chart with historical data for Ease of Doing Business in the United States. Ease of Doing Business in United States - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on March of 2021.

Ease of Doing Business in the United States is expected to reach 6.00 by the end of 2020, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Ease of Doing Business in United States is projected to trend around 6.00 in 2021, according to our econometric models.

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Ease of Doing Business in United States

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
6.00 8.00 8.00 4.00 2008 - 2019 Yearly

United States Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 60.80 58.70 77.50 29.40 points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 58.60 59.20 59.20 36.10 points [+]
Non Manufacturing PMI 55.30 58.70 62.00 37.80 points [+]
Services PMI 59.80 58.30 61.00 26.70 points [+]
Composite PMI 59.50 58.70 61.00 27.00 points [+]
Industrial Production -1.80 -3.20 62.00 -33.70 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.90 1.30 16.60 -12.70 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production -1.00 -2.10 67.90 -39.40 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 75.60 74.90 89.39 64.24 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders 3.40 1.20 23.50 -19.00 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders Ex Defense 2.30 1.40 25.50 -19.70 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders Ex Transportation 1.40 1.70 6.30 -10.30 percent [+]
Factory Orders Ex Transportation 1.70 1.90 4.80 -8.90 percent [+]
New Orders 509373.00 493548.00 551446.00 223500.00 USD Million [+]
Factory Orders 2.60 1.60 10.30 -13.50 percent [+]
Business Inventories 0.60 0.50 1.30 -2.30 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 48.05 -3.74 177.30 -287.03 USD Billion [+]
Wholesale Inventories 1.30 0.50 2.10 -2.00 percent [+]
Bankruptcies 21655.00 22391.00 82446.00 19695.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 2018.50 1589.36 2018.50 14.67 USD Billion [+]
NFIB Business Optimism Index 95.00 95.90 108.80 80.10 points [+]
Ism New York Index 35.50 51.20 88.80 4.30 percent [+]
Richmond Fed Manufacturing Index 14.00 14.00 29.00 -53.00 points [+]
Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index 23.10 26.50 58.50 -57.90 points [+]
NY Empire State Manufacturing Index 12.10 3.50 39.00 -78.20 points [+]
Chicago Fed National Activity Index 0.66 0.41 6.00 -17.71 [+]
Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index 17.20 7.00 47.80 -74.00 points [+]
Chicago PMI 59.50 63.80 78.60 21.20 points [+]
Car Production 2.04 2.03 9.92 0.01 Million Units [+]
Car Registrations 324.56 298.90 1149.00 182.77 Thousand [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 15.70 16.60 21.77 8.60 Million [+]
Crude Oil Stocks Change 21.56 1.29 21.56 -15.22 BBL/1Million [+]
Natural Gas Stocks Change -98.00 -338.00 147.00 -359.00 Billion cf [+]
Gasoline Stocks Change -13624.00 12.00 11456.00 -13624.00 Thousand Barrels [+]
Leading Economic Index 124.44 124.28 130.19 45.50 points [+]
Internet Speed 18747.58 17235.62 18747.58 3609.31 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 128949703.00 127873899.00 146874246.00 89399946.00 IP [+]
Crude Oil Rigs 310.00 287.00 1609.00 98.00 [+]
API Crude Oil Stock Change 7.36 1.03 14.30 -12.40 BBL/1Million [+]
API Crude Runs -1.75 -2.23 1.30 -2.23 BBL/1Million [+]
API Cushing Number 0.73 2.78 6.80 -5.04 BBL/1Million [+]
API Distillate Stocks -9.05 -4.49 10.24 -9.05 BBL/1Million [+]
API Gasoline Stocks -9.93 0.07 9.45 -9.93 BBL/1Million [+]
API Heating Oil -0.66 0.36 1.90 -1.62 BBL/1Million [+]
API Product Imports -0.14 0.10 793.00 -504.00 BBL/1Million [+]
API Crude Imports 0.63 -0.52 1701.00 -1472.00 BBL/1Million [+]
Cushing Crude Oil Stocks 485.00 2807.00 6417.00 -5587.00 Thousand Barrels [+]
Corruption Index 67.00 69.00 78.00 67.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 25.00 23.00 25.00 14.00 [+]
Crude Oil Imports 1656.00 249.00 2702.00 -2518.00 Thousand Barrels [+]
Competitiveness Index 83.67 85.64 85.64 5.42 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 2.00 1.00 7.00 1.00 [+]
Distillate Fuel Production -723.00 -953.00 570.00 -953.00 Thousand Barrels [+]
Distillate Stocks -9719.00 -4969.00 11205.00 -13011.00 Thousand Barrels [+]
Ease of Doing Business 6.00 8.00 8.00 4.00 [+]
Gasoline Production 565.00 -1295.00 1373.00 -1638.00 Thousand Barrels [+]
Refinery Crude Runs -2327.00 -2589.00 1572.00 -3253.00 Thousand Barrels [+]
Steel Production 6900.00 6434.00 11951.00 3799.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Kansas Fed Manufacturing Index 26.00 22.00 35.00 -62.00 points [+]
Mining Production -11.50 -12.60 108.20 -28.80 percent [+]
Heating Oil Stocks -1123.00 93.00 94208.00 -92090.00 Thousand Barrels [+]


Ease of Doing Business in United States
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.