Region Sub-Saharan Africa
Income Category Low income
Population 15,411,614
GNI Per Capita (US$) 950
City Covered Dakar
DB 2018 Distance to Frontier (DTF)
010057.24: Ghana (Rank: 120)53.71: Côte d’Ivoire (Rank: 139)53.06: Senegal (Rank: 140)50.43: Regional Average (Sub-Saharan Africa)48.88: Togo (Rank: 156)47.23: Cameroon (Rank: 163)

Note: The distance to frontier (DTF) measure shows the distance of each economy to the “frontier,” which represents the best performance observed on each of the indicators across all economies in the Doing Business sample since 2005. An economy’s distance to frontier is reflected on a scale from 0 to 100, where 0 represents the lowest performance and 100 represents the frontier. The ease of doing business ranking ranges from 1 to 190.

Topics DB 2018 Rank DB 2018 DTF DB 2017 DTFinfo_outline Change in DTF (% points)
Overall 140 53.06 49.31  3.75
Starting a Business 63 89.70 86.07  3.63
Dealing with Construction Permits 145 59.11 58.81  0.30
Getting Electricity 118 60.76 44.51  16.25
Registering Property 121 55.41 49.60  5.81
Getting Credit 142 30.00 30.00 ..
Protecting Minority Investors 138 41.67 41.67 ..
Paying Taxes 178 40.79 37.79  3.00
Trading across Borders 135 60.85 60.85 ..
Enforcing Contracts 142 48.15 43.10  5.05
Resolving Insolvency 91 44.12 40.74  3.38

Positive= Doing Business reform making it easier to do business.Negative= Change making it more difficult to do business.

http://www.doingbusiness.org/data/exploreeconomies/senegal#dealing-with-construction-permits