Country name 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Guinea-Bissau 5 4 8 6 6
Eritrea 20 14 13 13 9
Sierra Leone 11 10 9 9 10
Swaziland 15 13 12 11 10
Puerto Rico 15 14 13 12 10
Cuba 11 12 10 15 11
Iraq 22 19 9 15 11
Guinea 20 17 14 18 11
Cote d'Ivoire 14 11 13 15 12
Nigeria 5 8 9 8 12
South Sudan 14 12
Lithuania 24 27 32 28 13
Georgia 33 31 32 26 13
Guatemala 20 21 21 16 13
Central African Republic 10 10 11 13 13
El Salvador 16 17 16 15 13
Paraguay 17 17 16 16 14
Malta 18 20 21 18 15
Congo, Dem. Rep. 12 15 14 11 15
Turkey 20 22 21 22 15
United Kingdom 18 19 19 18 15
Barbados 18 18 18 19 15
Iceland 29 36 30 26 15
Zimbabwe 2 2 7 5 15
Mozambique 18 17 14 13 15
Angola 9 15 14 16 15
Bermuda 15
Luxembourg 20 18 19 19 15
Argentina 19 21 22 21 16
Costa Rica 24 26 25 28 16
Philippines 22 18 17 19 17
Comoros 11 11 11 21 17
Bolivia 14 14 15 18 17
Ukraine 23 25 27 28 17
Faeroe Islands 21 26 31 21 17
Israel 20 20 20 19 17
United States 23 23 22 21 18
Pakistan 19 19 19 19 18
Brunei Darussalam 11 10 13 14 18
Malaysia 22 23 23 21 18
Afghanistan 22 23 20 19 18
Kuwait 16 16 20 18 18
Togo 16 17 15 17 18
Germany 19 20 21 21 18
Greece 21 25 27 25 18
Cameroon 19 17 17 18 19
Liberia 13 24 27 34 19
Ireland 29 30 28 24 19
Tajikistan 15 14 23 20 19
Macao SAR, China 26 34 37 31 19
Denmark 22 24 25 24 19
Russian Federation 20 21 24 26 19
Azerbaijan 42 30 22 19 19
Brazil 17 18 20 22 19
Dominica 20 19 19 21 19
Belize 21 19 20 26 19
Egypt, Arab Rep. 18 19 21 22 19
Kenya 18 19 20 20 19
Italy 21 22 22 22 19
Serbia 25 25 29 30 19
Uruguay 18 19 20 23 20
Japan 22 23 23 23 20
Bosnia and Herzegovina 28 22 26 27 20
New Zealand 25 24 25 23 20
Poland 20 22 25 24 20
Hungary 25 26 24 25 20
Chile 23 21 21 26 20
Honduras 28 28 34 36 21
Netherlands 21 22 22 22 21
West Bank and Gaza 26 24 22 21 21
South Africa 18 20 21 23 21
Estonia 33 39 39 31 21
Portugal 24 23 23 24 21
Peru 16 19 22 27 21
Sweden 22 23 25 25 21
Jamaica 27 28 27 24 21
Slovak Republic 30 29 29 29 21
Benin 18 21 21 21 21
Finland 25 24 26 25 21
Thailand 31 28 26 29 21
Mali 23 22 22 20 21
Mauritius 23 27 27 27 21
France 22 23 24 24 21
Cambodia 18 21 21 19 21
Latvia 35 38 40 34 21
Ghana 29 22 20 21 22
Cyprus 23 25 24 27 22
Canada 23 24 24 24 22
Hong Kong SAR, China 21 22 21 21 22
Belgium 24 24 25 26 22
Nicaragua 26 26 30 31 22
Senegal 24 25 29 31 22
Colombia 20 22 23 23 22
Congo, Rep. 20 22 22 18 23
Austria 24 24 25 25 23
Mexico 22 23 23 24 23
Moldova 31 33 38 39 23
Burundi 22 22 24 27 23
Slovenia 28 30 33 33 23
Rwanda 16 17 19 24 24
Panama 18 19 23 26 24
Grenada 46 36 35 31 24
Dominican Republic 17 18 28 30 24
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 25 28 28 29 24
Sri Lanka 27 28 28 28 24
Sudan 28 29 28 25 24
Spain 30 31 31 30 25
Norway 23 24 27 26 25
Burkina Faso 24 21 22 25 25
Tonga 23 21 22 21 25
Tunisia 22 23 24 26 25
Croatia 28 30 30 31 25
Tanzania 21 26 33 32 25
Romania 23 26 31 31 25
Lesotho 22 21 24 28 25
Bahamas, The 25 30 28 27 26
Malawi 23 26 26 26 26
Ecuador 22 22 23 26 26
Macedonia, FYR 20 21 24 28 26
Venezuela, RB 23 27 30 27 26
Uzbekistan 18 18 21 25 26
Bahrain 27 30 35 35 26
Bangladesh 26 26 26 26 26
Jordan 34 28 30 30 26
Lebanon 23 20 24 28 26
Switzerland 24 25 24 25 26
Czech Republic 29 30 32 31 27
Guyana 25 28 25 24 27
Gambia, The 29 31 29 27 27
Uganda 22 21 22 23 27
Montenegro 18 25 34 41 27
Namibia 20 22 24 28 27
Kyrgyz Republic 16 24 27 29 27
Haiti 27 29 30 29 27
Singapore 21 22 23 30 28
Australia 27 28 28 29 28
Oman 21 27 34 36 28
Korea, Rep. 32 33 33 33 28
St. Lucia 29 38 29 32 29
Gabon 20 22 25 25 29
Kazakhstan 31 34 36 28 29
Bulgaria 28 33 34 38 29
Ethiopia 31 32 28 28 29
United Arab Emirates 19 18 24 24 30
Mauritania 59 27 28 35 30
Chad 21 22 22 22 30
Lao PDR 23 27 34 32 30
Aruba 34 35 32 33 30
Indonesia 25 25 25 28 31
Nepal 26 27 29 30 32
Saudi Arabia 20 22 26 27 32
Mongolia 38 36 39 44 34
Albania 24 25 30 36 35
Armenia 30 36 38 41 35
Niger 23 24 23 32 35
Madagascar 22 25 27 40 35
Morocco 29 29 32 38 36
India 34 36 38 36 36
Vietnam 34 35 40 36 37
Belarus 28 32 34 38 37
Botswana 27 26 31 35 37
Antigua and Barbuda 28 37 38 38 38
Vanuatu 24 28 32 41 40
St. Kitts and Nevis 42 42 45 41 41
Timor-Leste 19 13 18 29 43
Cabo Verde 50 49 44
Qatar 34 42 47 41 44
Bhutan 50 46 37 40 46
Turkmenistan 23 20 19 32 47
Algeria 32 30 34 37 47
China 42 43 41 44 48
Sao Tome and Principe 79 40 53 29 49
Equatorial Guinea 39 59 52 42 82
Fiji 23 22 21 25
Northern Mariana Islands
Liechtenstein
Samoa
Marshall Islands
Isle of Man
French Polynesia
Middle East (developing only)
Trinidad and Tobago 30 16 13 11
Korea, Dem. Rep.
Turks and Caicos Islands
Micronesia, Fed. Sts.
Syrian Arab Republic 18 19 28
Sint Maarten (Dutch part)
Cayman Islands
Maldives 36
Palau
Papua New Guinea
Kiribati
Curacao
Greenland
Guam
Seychelles
Yemen, Rep. 19 16
Tuvalu
San Marino
New Caledonia
Iran, Islamic Rep. 33 30 31
Myanmar
Libya 10 21 26 30
St. Martin (French part)
Andorra
Djibouti 19 30 37
American Samoa
Monaco
Virgin Islands (U.S.)
Suriname 25
Somalia
Zambia
Solomon Islands 14 15

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