Data Revisions

Doing Business data and rankings are updated annually and published in the report and on this website. The data reflect the situation as of June 1 of the respective year of publication for Doing Business 2004-2018, and as of May 1 of the respective year of publication for Doing Business 2019 onwards. Previously published data points may be revised as new information is available. The links below highlight revisions made to the published data in previous years and reflect the methodology of the publication year. We welcome input from governments or other users of the data. This input will be considered and if it results in changes to the data, it will be reflected in the files shown below, the respective country data pages, and in the distance to frontier score. Please note that rankings are updated annually.


» Changes to DB 2019 data (Excel) 
» Changes to DB 2018 data (Excel) 
» Changes to DB 2017 data (Excel) 
» Changes to DB 2016 data (Excel) 
» Changes to DB 2015 data (Excel) 
» Changes to DB 2014 data (Excel) 
» Changes to DB 2013 data (Excel) 
» Changes to DB 2012 data (Excel) 
» Changes to DB 2011 data (Excel) 
» Changes to DB 2010 data (Excel) 
» Changes to DB 2009 data (PDF) 
» Changes to DB 2008 data (PDF)