Country name 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Micronesia, Fed. Sts. 7 6 4 3 4
Liberia 8 7 8 8 7
Vanuatu 9 9 9 9 10
Kiribati 9 8 8 9 9
Hong Kong SAR, China 9 9 8 7 7
Solomon Islands 9 8 7
Bermuda 10 10 9 9 9
Timor-Leste 10 11 9 12 18
Tuvalu 11 9 6 9 14
Macao SAR, China 12 15 20 19 17
Comoros 12 11 12 12 12
Sierra Leone 13 12 11 10 8
Benin 13 13 13 13 13
Gambia, The 14 14 15 14 13
Maldives 14 15 14 13 18
Rwanda 14 14 14 14 14
Central African Republic 14 14 14 14 13
Ethiopia 14 13 13 13 11
Seychelles 15 16 16 16 16
Bahamas, The 15 15 17 13 15
Antigua and Barbuda 16 17 22 22 23
Dominica 16 16 16 17 17
Madagascar 16 16 16 16 16
Myanmar 16
Lebanon 16 16 16 17 17
Sao Tome and Principe 16 16 17 18 20
Djibouti 17 17 16 17
Togo 17 17 18 19 18
Moldova 17 16 16 17 17
Barbados 17 17 16 16 17
Malawi 18 17 17 18 19
Belize 18 17 20 21 22
Burundi 18 18 17 18 16
Niger 18 15 11 13 14
Nepal 18 18 17 17 17
Panama 18 17 17 20 22
Cabo Verde 18 19 19 16 18
Kenya 18 19 18 19 20
Luxembourg 18 17 16 17 16
Palau 18 16 13 12 9
St. Lucia 19 20 23 18 18
Tonga 19 19 18 19 19
Grenada 19 26 23 22 20
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 19 19 19 21 20
Aruba 20 21 22 23 21
Cyprus 20 19 19 19 20
Lao PDR 21 25 28 27 29
Cuba 21 19 20 20 21
Burkina Faso 21 18 18 19 16
Albania 21 22 20 19 19
France 21 21 21 21 20
Eritrea 21 22 19 20 27
United States 22 22 22 22 21
Uganda 22 25 24 27 27
Latvia 22 22 22 23 23
Montenegro 22 21 20 21 21
Tanzania 22 23 23 23 23
Cote d'Ivoire 23 26 26 25 26
Fiji 23 19 19 18 18
Nicaragua 23 23 23 23 22
United Kingdom 24 24 24 23 23
Netherlands 24 24 25 25 25
Mali 24 24 24 24 20
Kyrgyz Republic 24 22 20 19 24
Denmark 25 25 26 26 25
Iceland 25 25 27 26 26
Senegal 25 24 24 24 23
Belgium 25 24 24 24 24
Bosnia and Herzegovina 25 25 24 29 30
Jamaica 25 25 24 25 23
New Zealand 26 26 25 25 26
Uruguay 26 27 26 27 26
Sudan 26 28 28 31 33
Uzbekistan 26 23 27 32 31
West Bank and Gaza 26 27 27 25 21
Switzerland 26 26 27 27 27
Australia 26 27 28 28 28
Portugal 26 25 25 25 25
Georgia 26 27 25 24 22
Zimbabwe 26 29 32 33 31
Italy 27 26 27 27 27
Bangladesh 27 27 28 28 29
Mozambique 27 25 26 25 24
Afghanistan 27 27 29 27 27
St. Kitts and Nevis 27 26 28 29 27
Guyana 27 20 27 30 31
Pakistan 27 27 21 21 22
Ghana 27 27 21 21 20
Cambodia 27 26 28 27 24
Mauritania 27 33 47 40 39
Bulgaria 28 29 31 32 31
Sweden 28 28 28 28 27
Macedonia, FYR 28 28 29 31 30
India 28 28 29 29 28
Zambia 28 29 32 33 34
Tunisia 28 29 29 31 34
Japan 28 28 28 28 27
Turkey 28 28 29 28 28
Morocco 29 28 27 27 30
Jordan 29 29 29 32 34
Sri Lanka 29 30 31 30 29
Estonia 29 30 31 31 30
Honduras 29 29 29 29 28
Mauritius 29 28 26 26 27
Germany 29 29 30 30 30
Namibia 29 29 35 36 37
Costa Rica 30 29 29 29 29
Serbia 30 29 29 28 28
Croatia 30 29 29 28 28
Guatemala 30 29 30 30 30
Brazil 30 29 29 28 28
Austria 30 30 30 31 30
El Salvador 30 30 29 28 28
Hungary 31 30 30 30 30
Cameroon 31 30 31 31
Samoa 31 31 30 31 31
Poland 31 31 31 32 32
Bolivia 31 32 35 36 38
Spain 31 32 32 31 31
South Africa 31 31 31 31 32
Canada 32 32 32 32 32
Ecuador 32 33 36 36 39
Mongolia 32 36 43 42 34
Finland 32 32 33 33 32
Colombia 32 33 34 34 35
Lesotho 32 33 37 37 39
Guinea 33 35 40 40 42
Dominican Republic 33 32 32 32 32
Lithuania 33 33 33 33 32
Congo, Dem. Rep. 33 33 31 32 36
Ireland 33 32 33 31 28
Singapore 33 32 32 29 27
Philippines 34 34 33 33 33
Slovenia 34 34 34 35 34
Paraguay 35 35 33 32 30
Argentina 35 35 35 34 33
Romania 35 36 37 38 38
Peru 35 37 39 41 39
Syrian Arab Republic 35 36 35 33
Suriname 35 37 40 40 43
Chile 35 37 45 44 38
Mexico 35 35 36 36 37
Tajikistan 35 31 31 30 28
Ukraine 36 32 36 37 34
Russian Federation 36 38 37 36 36
Egypt, Arab Rep. 36 36 38 36 38
Slovak Republic 37 36 39 38 39
Vietnam 37 38 39 39 37
Kazakhstan 38 40 42 41 43
Bhutan 38 37 39 45 44
Czech Republic 38 38 38 39 38
Korea, Rep. 38 37 37 37 36
Malta 39 38 38 38 37
Papua New Guinea 39
Norway 40 43 45 42 45
Turkmenistan 40 38 36 38 54
Belarus 41 42 42 42 44
Armenia 41 45 45 44 44
Nigeria 42 44 42 41 41
Iran, Islamic Rep. 43 45 44 44
Thailand 43 44 44 45 44
Botswana 44 48 48 47 42
Indonesia 45 47 47 47 48
Yemen, Rep. 45 49 49
Puerto Rico 46 46 45 45 46
China 46 47 48 47 47
Swaziland 46 45 47 47 46
Chad 47 9 10 10 11
Malaysia 49 46 47 45 45
United Arab Emirates 52 56 58 55 58
Azerbaijan 55 64 69 68 70
Algeria 55 60 60 59 59
Oman 55
Trinidad and Tobago 55 60 61 62 66
Gabon 55 61 61 60 64
Venezuela, RB 55 58 56 53 54
Saudi Arabia 57 62 63 63 67
Angola 64 67 68 67 67
Congo, Rep. 66 72 76 73 77
Brunei Darussalam 68 72 73 71 74
Libya 69 75 79 76 78
Monaco
Andorra
Sint Maarten (Dutch part)
Cayman Islands
New Caledonia
St. Martin (French part)
French Polynesia
Isle of Man
Equatorial Guinea
Kosovo 20 20 20
Greece 20 22 21 19
Marshall Islands
San Marino
Liechtenstein
Qatar
Turks and Caicos Islands
Greenland
Iraq
American Samoa
Israel
Guam
Korea, Dem. Rep.
Curacao
Kuwait
Guinea-Bissau
Faeroe Islands
South Sudan
Virgin Islands (U.S.)
Northern Mariana Islands
Somalia
Bahrain
Haiti

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