Country name 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Ireland 2 2 2 2 2
Singapore 3 3 3 3 3
Estonia 3 3 3 3 3
Italy 3 3 3 3 3
Japan 3 3 3 3 3
Panama 3 3 3 3 3
Canada 3 3 3 3 3
Sweden 3 3 3 3 3
Austria 3 3 3 3 3
Switzerland 3 3 3 3 3
United States 3 3 3 3 3
Malaysia 4 4 4 4 4
Lithuania 4 4 4 4 4
Mauritius 4 4 4 4 4
Finland 4 4 4 4 4
Netherlands 4 4 4 4 4
Mexico 4 4 4 4 4
Denmark 4 4 4 4 4
Czech Republic 4 4 4 4 4
Indonesia 4 4 4 4 4
Iceland 4 4 4 4 4
Greece 4 4 4 4 4
Israel 4 4 4 4 4
Colombia 4 4 4 4 4
Germany 4 4 4 4 4
Grenada 4 4 4 4 4
New Zealand 4 4 4 4 4
Portugal 4 4 4 4 4
Spain 4 4 4 4 4
Belgium 4 4 4 4 4
St. Kitts and Nevis 4 4 4 4 4
Tunisia 4 4 4 4 4
Norway 4 4 4 4 4
United Kingdom 4 4 4 4 4
United Arab Emirates 4 4 4 4 3
Slovenia 5 5 5 5 5
Honduras 5 5 5 5 5
Trinidad and Tobago 5 5 5 5 5
Vietnam 5 5 5 5 5
Gabon 5 5 5 6 6
Slovak Republic 5 5 5 5 5
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 5 5 5 5 5
Saudi Arabia 5 5 5 5 5
Marshall Islands 5 5 5 5 5
Peru 5 5 5 5 5
Palau 5 5 5 5 5
Micronesia, Fed. Sts. 5 5 5 5 5
Poland 5 5 5 5 5
Latvia 5 5 5 5 5
Jamaica 5 6 6 6 6
Puerto Rico 5 5 5 5 5
Jordan 5 5 5 5 5
Korea, Rep. 5 5 4 4 3
Seychelles 5 5 5 5 5
Lebanon 5 5 4 4 4
Australia 5 5 5 5 5
Costa Rica 5 5 5 5 5
Chile 5 5 5 5 5
Belize 5 5 5 5 5
Antigua and Barbuda 5 5 5 5 5
Kiribati 6 6 6 6 6
Sri Lanka 6 6 7 7 7
Hungary 6 6 6 6 6
Guyana 6 6 6 6 6
Argentina 6 6 6 6 6
Hong Kong SAR, China 6 3 3 3 3
Bangladesh 6 6 6 6 6
Samoa 6 6 6 6 6
Botswana 6 6 6 6 6
Brazil 6 6 6 6 6
Dominican Republic 6 6 5 5 5
Morocco 6 6 6 5 5
Nicaragua 6 5 5 5 5
Bulgaria 6 6 4 4 4
Guinea-Bissau 6 6 6 6 6
Cambodia 6 9 9 9 9
Philippines 6 6 6 6 6
Bosnia and Herzegovina 6 6 8 8 8
Serbia 6 6 6 6 6
Armenia 6 6 6 6 7
West Bank and Gaza 6 6 6 6 6
Dominica 6 6 6 6 6
Vanuatu 6 6 6 6 6
Gambia, The 6 6 6 6 6
Ghana 6 6 6 6 6
Tonga 6 6 6 6 6
Yemen, Rep. 6 6 6 6 6
Uruguay 6 6 6 6 6
Croatia 6 6 6 6 6
Timor-Leste 6 6 6 6 6
El Salvador 6 6 7 7 7
Papua New Guinea 7 7 7 7 7
France 7 4 4 2 2
Macedonia, FYR 7 7 7 6 6
Romania 7 5 5 5 5
Paraguay 7 7 7 7 7
Mali 7 7 7 7 6
Equatorial Guinea 7 7 7 7 7
Zambia 7 7 7 7 7
Zimbabwe 7 7 7 7 7
Oman 7 7 7 7 7
Bolivia 7 7 7 7 7
Maldives 7 7 7 7 7
Guinea 7 7 7 7 7
Cabo Verde 7 7 7 7 7
Albania 7 7 7 7 7
Sudan 7 7 7 7 7
Mozambique 7 7 7 7 7
Chad 7 7 7 7 7
Congo, Dem. Rep. 7 7 7 7 7
Iran, Islamic Rep. 7 7 7 7 7
Guatemala 7 7 9 8 8
India 7 7 7 7 7
Kenya 7 8 8 8 8
St. Lucia 7 7 7 7 7
South Africa 7 7 7 7 7
Solomon Islands 7 7 7 7 7
Kuwait 7 7 7 7 7
Sierra Leone 8 8 8 7 7
Swaziland 8 8 8 8 8
Togo 8 6 6 6 6
Syrian Arab Republic 8 8 8 8 8
Ukraine 8 8 8 8 8
Niger 8 8 8 8 8
Belarus 8 8 8 8 8
Venezuela, RB 8 7 8 8 8
Benin 8 8 8 8 8
Pakistan 8 8 8 8 8
Turkey 8 8 7 7 7
Suriname 8 8 8 8 8
Sao Tome and Principe 8 8 8 8 8
Namibia 8 8 8 8 8
Central African Republic 8 8 8 8 9
Egypt, Arab Rep. 8 8 8 8 8
Lesotho 8 8 8 8 8
China 8 8 8 8 8
Haiti 8 8 8 8 8
Ethiopia 8 8 8 8 8
Fiji 8 8 8 8 8
Mauritania 8 8 8 8 8
Ecuador 8 8 8 7 7
Tanzania 9 7 7 7 7
Cameroon 9 9 9 9 10
Cote d'Ivoire 9 9 9 9 9
Comoros 9 9 9 9 9
Azerbaijan 9 9 9 9 9
Moldova 9 9 9 9 9
Georgia 9 8 8 8 4
Thailand 9 9 7 5 5
Madagascar 9 9 5 5 5
Burundi 9 9 9 9 9
Bhutan 9 9 9 9 9
Algeria 9 9 8 8 8
Iraq 10 10 10 10 10
Eritrea 10 10 10 10 10
Russian Federation 10 10 10 10 10
Afghanistan 10 10 10 10 10
Angola 10 10 10 10 9
Nigeria 10 9 9 9 9
Nepal 11 11 11 11 11
Tajikistan 11 11 11 11 11
Mongolia 11 11 11 11 11
Congo, Rep. 11 11 11 11 11
Kazakhstan 11 11 11 11 11
Burkina Faso 11 11 11 11 11
Malawi 11 11 11 11 10
Senegal 11 11 11 6 6
Uganda 12 12 7 7 7
Lao PDR 12 12 10 10 10
Uzbekistan 13 13 13 13 13
Rwanda 13 13 8 8 8
Djibouti 14 14 8 5 5
Kyrgyz Republic 15 15 15 15 9
Curacao
Virgin Islands (U.S.)
South Sudan
Middle East (developing only)
Turkmenistan
Aruba
Greenland
Myanmar
Andorra
Bahamas, The 5 5 5
Barbados
New Caledonia
St. Martin (French part)
Cayman Islands
San Marino
Luxembourg 5 5 5 5
Isle of Man
Cuba
Brunei Darussalam 5 5 5 5
Macao SAR, China
Tuvalu
Bermuda
Cyprus 5 5
Turks and Caicos Islands
Liberia 10 10 10 10
Bahrain 6 6 6
Qatar 5 5 5
American Samoa
Sint Maarten (Dutch part)
French Polynesia
Malta
Libya
Liechtenstein
Faeroe Islands
Guam
Northern Mariana Islands
Montenegro 7 7 7 7
Monaco
Somalia
Korea, Dem. Rep.

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