Country name 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
New Zealand 2 2 2 1 1
Canada 2 2 2 1 1
Sweden 3 3 3 3 3
Finland 3 3 3 3 3
Australia 3 3 3 3 3
Denmark 4 4 4 4 4
Afghanistan 4 4 4 4 4
Ireland 4 4 4 4 4
Belgium 4 4 3 3 3
Tonga 4 4 4 4 4
Iceland 5 5 5 5 5
Norway 5 4 5 5 5
Maldives 5 5 5 5 5
Romania 5 5 5 5 5
Dominica 5 5 5 5 5
France 5 5 5 5 5
Latvia 5 5 5 5 5
Hong Kong SAR, China 5 5 5 5 3
Israel 5 5 5 5 5
Marshall Islands 5 5 5 5 5
Hungary 6 6 6 4 4
Grenada 6 6 6 6 6
Estonia 6 6 5 5 5
Morocco 6 6 6 6 6
Turkey 6 6 6 6 6
United Kingdom 6 6 6 6 6
United States 6 6 6 6 6
Zambia 6 6 6 6 6
Switzerland 6 6 6 6 6
St. Lucia 6 6 6 6 5
Mauritius 6 6 6 5 5
Panama 6 6 6 6 6
Papua New Guinea 6 6 6 6 6
Singapore 6 6 5 4 3
Jamaica 6 6 6 6 6
Lebanon 6 6 6 5 5
Nepal 7 7 7 7 7
Netherlands 7 6 6 6 6
Puerto Rico 7 7 7 7 7
Mongolia 7 7 7 7 7
Micronesia, Fed. Sts. 7 7 7 7 7
Iran, Islamic Rep. 7 7 7 7 6
Kiribati 7 7 7 7 7
Lao PDR 7 7 7 7 7
Solomon Islands 7 7 7 7 7
Palau 7 8 8 8 8
St. Kitts and Nevis 7 7 7 7 7
Fiji 8 8 8 8 8
Burundi 8 8 8 8 8
Thailand 8 8 8 8 7
Antigua and Barbuda 8 8 8 8 8
Lithuania 8 7 7 7 7
Gabon 8 8 8 8 8
Kazakhstan 8 8 8 8 7
Vanuatu 8 8 8 8 8
Georgia 8 7 5 3 3
Gambia, The 8 8 9 8 8
Nicaragua 8 8 8 8 8
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 8 8 8 8 7
Austria 8 8 8 8 8
Russian Federation 8 8 8 8 8
Sierra Leone 8 8 8 6 6
Guyana 8 8 8 8 8
Samoa 8 8 8 8 4
Kyrgyz Republic 9 9 9 4 3
Trinidad and Tobago 9 9 9 9 9
Slovenia 9 9 9 5 3
Sri Lanka 9 9 9 9 9
Zimbabwe 9 9 9 9 9
Italy 9 9 9 6 6
Lesotho 9 8 8 7 7
Slovak Republic 9 9 9 6 6
Belize 9 9 9 9 9
South Africa 9 9 8 6 6
Rwanda 9 9 9 8 6
Bangladesh 9 9 9 8 8
Armenia 9 8 8 8 5
Nigeria 9 9 9 8 8
Mexico 9 8 8 9 8
Germany 9 9 9 9 9
Ethiopia 9 9 9 9 9
Dominican Republic 9 9 9 8 8
Chile 9 9 9 9 9
Moldova 10 10 9 9 8
United Arab Emirates 10 10 9 9 8
Sao Tome and Principe 10 10 10 10 10
Malaysia 10 10 10 10 10
Sudan 10 10 10 10 10
Malawi 10 10 10 10 10
Tunisia 10 10 10 10 10
Namibia 10 10 10 10 10
Peru 10 10 10 10 9
Poland 10 10 10 10 6
Cambodia 10 10 10 10 10
Czech Republic 10 10 10 9 9
Seychelles 10 10 10 10 10
Oman 10 10 10 7 5
Korea, Rep. 10 10 10 10 8
Egypt, Arab Rep. 10 10 8 7 7
Spain 10 10 10 10 10
Comoros 10 10 10 10 10
Benin 10 10 10 10 10
Jordan 10 10 8 8 7
Bhutan 10 10 8 8 8
Mauritania 11 11 11 9 9
Botswana 11 11 11 10 10
Serbia 11 11 11 11 7
Albania 11 11 10 7 6
Ghana 11 11 10 8 7
Colombia 11 12 11 9 8
Croatia 11 9 8 8 8
Cote d'Ivoire 11 11 10 10 10
Iraq 11 11 11 11 11
Vietnam 11 11 11 11 11
India 11 11 13 13 13
Pakistan 11 11 11 11 10
Congo, Rep. 11 11 11 11 11
Senegal 11 11 11 5 5
Bulgaria 11 9 9 4 4
Japan 11 8 8 8 8
Cameroon 11 11 11 11 10
Uzbekistan 11 11 10 10 10
Uruguay 11 10 11 11 11
Timor-Leste 11 11 11 11 11
Djibouti 11 11 11 11 11
Central African Republic 11 11 11 11 9
Tanzania 11 11 10 10 10
Madagascar 11 10 5 5 3
Portugal 11 7 6 5 5
Guinea 12 12 12 12 12
Costa Rica 12 12 12 12 12
El Salvador 12 10 9 8 8
Yemen, Rep. 12 12 12 7 6
Honduras 12 12 12 12 12
Indonesia 12 12 12 12 11
West Bank and Gaza 12 12 12 11 11
Mali 12 12 10 10 6
Swaziland 12 12 12 12 12
Syrian Arab Republic 12 12 13 8 7
Angola 12 12 12 8 8
Bosnia and Herzegovina 12 12 12 12 12
Cabo Verde 12 12 12 12 9
Burkina Faso 12 8 6 5 4
Macedonia, FYR 13 10 9 7 4
China 13 13 13 14 14
Haiti 13 13 13 13 13
Algeria 13 13 13 13 13
Kenya 13 13 12 12 12
Togo 13 13 13 13 7
Azerbaijan 13 13 12 6 6
Suriname 13 13 13 13 13
Kuwait 13 13 13 13 13
Niger 13 11 11 11 9
Chad 13 13 13 13 13
Eritrea 13 13 13 13 13
Argentina 13 13 13 14 14
Congo, Dem. Rep. 14 14 14 14 14
Saudi Arabia 14 14 8 8 9
Tajikistan 14 14 13 13 12
Ecuador 14 14 14 14 13
Mozambique 14 13 10 10 10
Ukraine 15 10 10 10 10
Greece 15 15 15 15 15
Bolivia 15 15 15 15 15
Guatemala 15 13 12 12 12
Venezuela, RB 16 16 16 16 16
Belarus 16 16 10 8 6
Brazil 17 15 16 16 14
Paraguay 17 17 7 7 7
Guinea-Bissau 17 17 17 17 17
Philippines 17 17 17 17 18
Uganda 18 18 18 18 18
Equatorial Guinea 18 18 18 18 18
South Sudan
Northern Mariana Islands
Bahamas, The 7 7 7
Liechtenstein
Bahrain 7 7 7
Andorra
Somalia
New Caledonia
Liberia 10 10 6 5
Myanmar
Turks and Caicos Islands
St. Martin (French part)
Bermuda
Aruba
Greenland
Barbados
French Polynesia
Montenegro 13 13 13 11
Libya
Monaco
Middle East (developing only)
Faeroe Islands
Turkmenistan
Cayman Islands
Tuvalu
Cuba
Cyprus 6 6
Curacao
American Samoa
Isle of Man
Korea, Dem. Rep.
Sint Maarten (Dutch part)
Guam
San Marino
Macao SAR, China
Virgin Islands (U.S.)
Luxembourg 6 6 6 6
Qatar 7 7 7
Malta
Brunei Darussalam 18 18 18 18

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