Country name 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Micronesia, Fed. Sts. 6 4 3 4 7
Hong Kong SAR, China 9 8 7 7 7
Liberia 7 8 8 7 5
Tuvalu 9 6 9 14 12
Bermuda 10 9 9 9 9
Kiribati 8 8 9 9 8
Vanuatu 9 9 9 10 12
Chad 9 10 10 11 14
Sierra Leone 12 11 10 8 7
Palau 16 13 12 9 9
Comoros 11 12 12 12 12
Timor-Leste 11 9 12 18 21
Ethiopia 13 13 13 11 10
Benin 13 13 13 13 13
Niger 15 11 13 14 15
Maldives 15 14 13 18 15
Bahamas, The 15 17 13 15 14
Rwanda 14 14 14 14 13
Gambia, The 14 15 14 13 13
Central African Republic 14 14 14 13 14
Barbados 17 16 16 17 15
Seychelles 16 16 16 16 14
Cabo Verde 19 19 16 18 19
Madagascar 16 16 16 16 16
Lebanon 16 16 17 17 17
Djibouti 17 16 17
Dominica 16 16 17 17 14
Nepal 18 17 17 17 16
Moldova 16 16 17 17 16
Luxembourg 17 16 17 16 14
St. Lucia 20 23 18 18 18
Malawi 17 17 18 19 18
Sao Tome and Principe 16 17 18 20 18
Burundi 18 17 18 16 17
Fiji 19 19 18 18 18
Kenya 19 18 19 20 19
Togo 17 18 19 18 16
Tonga 19 18 19 19 19
Burkina Faso 18 18 19 16 18
Cyprus 19 19 19 20
Albania 22 20 19 19 12
Macao SAR, China 15 20 19 17 11
Kyrgyz Republic 22 20 19 24 27
Kosovo 20 20 20 20
Eritrea 22 19 20 27 22
Panama 17 17 20 22 21
Cuba 19 20 20 21 20
Greece 20 22 21 19 17
France 21 21 21 20 19
Ghana 27 21 21 20 19
Montenegro 21 20 21 21 20
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 19 19 21 20 20
Belize 17 20 21 22 21
Pakistan 27 21 21 22 20
Antigua and Barbuda 17 22 22 23 24
United States 22 22 22 21 20
Grenada 26 23 22 20 17
Aruba 21 22 23 21 17
United Kingdom 24 24 23 23 21
Nicaragua 23 23 23 22 23
Latvia 22 22 23 23 21
Tanzania 23 23 23 23 24
Senegal 24 24 24 23 23
Mali 24 24 24 20 21
Belgium 24 24 24 24 22
Georgia 27 25 24 22 22
Jamaica 25 24 25 23 21
West Bank and Gaza 27 27 25 21 20
Netherlands 24 25 25 25 24
Mozambique 25 26 25 24 23
New Zealand 26 25 25 26 24
Cote d'Ivoire 26 26 25 26 25
Portugal 25 25 25 25 23
Denmark 25 26 26 25 22
Mauritius 28 26 26 27 27
Iceland 25 27 26 26 24
Uganda 25 24 27 27 27
Switzerland 26 27 27 27 26
Cambodia 26 28 27 24 23
Lao PDR 25 28 27 29 27
Italy 26 27 27 27 25
Uruguay 27 26 27 26 26
Morocco 28 27 27 30 29
Afghanistan 27 29 27 27 23
Brazil 29 29 28 28 27
Australia 27 28 28 28 29
Croatia 29 29 28 28 27
Sweden 28 28 28 27 25
Japan 28 28 28 27 26
Turkey 28 29 28 28 26
El Salvador 30 29 28 28 27
Serbia 29 29 28 28 28
Bangladesh 27 28 28 29 29
St. Kitts and Nevis 26 28 29 27 25
Honduras 29 29 29 28 28
Bosnia and Herzegovina 25 24 29 30 28
India 28 29 29 28 28
Costa Rica 29 29 29 29 27
Singapore 32 32 29 27 28
Guatemala 29 30 30 30 29
Sri Lanka 30 31 30 29 30
Canada 31 31 30 31 26
Guyana 20 27 30 31 31
Hungary 30 30 30 30 30
Tajikistan 31 31 30 28 28
Germany 29 30 30 30 28
Austria 30 30 31 30 29
Sudan 28 28 31 33 24
Macedonia, FYR 28 29 31 30 27
Cameroon 30 31 31
Estonia 30 31 31 30 27
Samoa 31 30 31 31 26
Tunisia 29 29 31 34 31
Spain 32 32 31 31 28
South Africa 31 31 31 32 31
Ireland 32 33 31 28 28
Dominican Republic 32 32 32 32 32
Jordan 29 29 32 34 32
Poland 31 31 32 32 32
Paraguay 35 33 32 30 32
Congo, Dem. Rep. 33 31 32 36 35
Uzbekistan 23 27 32 31 33
Lithuania 33 33 32 31 27
Bulgaria 29 31 32 31 31
Syrian Arab Republic 36 35 33
Philippines 34 33 33 33 32
Zimbabwe 29 32 33 31 30
Zambia 29 32 33 34 34
Finland 32 33 33 32 28
Argentina 35 35 34 33 32
Colombia 33 34 34 35 34
Slovenia 34 34 35 34 31
Namibia 29 35 36 37 30
Mexico 35 36 36 37 34
Ecuador 33 36 36 39 34
Egypt, Arab Rep. 36 38 36 38 37
Bolivia 32 35 36 38 36
Russian Federation 38 37 36 36 34
Ukraine 32 36 37 34 30
Korea, Rep. 37 37 37 36 37
Lesotho 33 37 37 39 34
Malta 38 38 38 37 33
Turkmenistan 38 36 38 54 54
Romania 36 37 38 38 38
Slovak Republic 36 39 38 39 35
Czech Republic 38 38 39 38 37
Vietnam 38 39 39 37 37
Guinea 35 40 40 42 40
Mauritania 33 47 40 39 37
Suriname 37 40 40 43 38
Kazakhstan 40 42 41 43 40
Nigeria 44 42 41 41 34
Peru 37 39 41 39 37
Mongolia 36 43 42 34 33
Belarus 42 42 42 44 42
Norway 43 45 42 45 39
Chile 37 45 44 38 38
Armenia 45 45 44 44 36
Iran, Islamic Rep. 45 44 44
Malaysia 46 47 45 45 41
Thailand 44 44 45 44 43
Bhutan 37 39 45 44 43
Swaziland 45 47 47 46 46
Botswana 48 48 47 42 31
Indonesia 47 47 47 48 48
China 47 48 47 47 46
Venezuela, RB 58 56 53 54 44
United Arab Emirates 56 58 55 58 52
Algeria 60 60 59 59 49
Gabon 61 61 60 64 53
Trinidad and Tobago 60 61 62 66 55
Saudi Arabia 62 63 63 67 55
Angola 67 68 67 67 59
Azerbaijan 64 69 68 70 61
Brunei Darussalam 72 73 71 74 65
Congo, Rep. 72 76 73 77 71
Libya 75 79 76 78
Puerto Rico 87 87 87 88 93
French Polynesia
Kuwait
South Sudan
Monaco
San Marino
St. Martin (French part)
Marshall Islands
Turks and Caicos Islands
Faeroe Islands
Sint Maarten (Dutch part)
Solomon Islands 8 7
Bahrain
Andorra
Guam
Isle of Man
Liechtenstein
Myanmar
Equatorial Guinea
Cayman Islands
New Caledonia
Northern Mariana Islands
Guinea-Bissau
Somalia
Haiti
American Samoa
Korea, Dem. Rep.
Curacao
Israel
Iraq
Oman
Virgin Islands (U.S.)
Greenland
Yemen, Rep. 49 49
Papua New Guinea
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