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

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