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

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