Entrepreneurship

Which are the best countries in the world for entrepreneurs in 2022?

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has emerged as the best country for entrepreneurs in 2022, followed by the Netherlands, Finland, Saudi Arabia and Lithuania. Image: Getty Images

Sreevas Sahasranamam

Senior Lecturer in Entrepreneurship and Innovation, University of Strathclyde

Aileen Ionescu-Somers

Executive Director and a GEM 2021/2022 Global Report author, Global Entrepreneurship Monitor

Stephen Hill

Professor Emeritus and Lead Author of the GEM 2021/2022 Global Report, Sohar University, Oman

Alicia Coduras Martinez

National Expert Survey Coordinator, GEM

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GEM produces its National Entrepreneurial Context Index (NECI) by averaging the scores from these 13 conditions.
GEM produces its National Entrepreneurial Context Index (NECI) by averaging the scores from these 13 conditions. Image: Global Entrepreneurship Monitor

The United Arab Emirates (UAE), with the highest NECI score of 6.8
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is first, with the highest NECI score of 6.8 Image: Global Entrepreneurship Monitor
There has been a general improvement in entrepreneurship conditions in most countries, despite the global pandemic
There has been a general improvement in entrepreneurship conditions in most countries, despite the global pandemic. Image: Global Entrepreneurship Monitor

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