The World Bank’s Doing Business Project aims at providing objective measures of business regulations and their enforcement across 189 economies.
By gathering and analyzing comprehensive quantitative data to compare business regulation environments across economies and over time, Doing Business encourages countries to compete towards more efficient regulation; offers measurable benchmarks for reform; and serves as a resource for academics, journalists, private sector researchers and others interested in the business climate of each country.
Doing Business measures the number of procedures, time and cost for a small and medium-size limited liability company to start up and formally operate. According to these data, Serbia holds 45th position on their Starting a business rank, with 5 procedures and average of 11.5 days needed to start a business in the country. For more information, visit:
For more comparative data about the environment for entrepreneurship in Serbia, you may wish to have a look at World Bank’s measure of entrepreneurial activity across countries. Data is provided on new business entry density, defined as the number of newly registered corporations per 1,000 working-age people (those ages 15–64). According to these results, Serbia scores 1.68 on New business density index in 2012. For more information, visit: