Country name 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Singapore 3 3 3 3 3
Iceland 3 3 3 3 3
Sweden 4 4 3 3 3
Luxembourg 4 4 3 3 3
Japan 4 4 4 4 3
Finland 4 4 4 4 3
Andorra 4 4 4 4 4
Norway 4 4 4 4 4
San Marino 4 4 4 4 4
Slovenia 5 4 4 4 4
Italy 5 4 4 4 4
Monaco 5 5 4 4 4
France 5 5 5 4 4
Germany 5 5 5 5 4
Austria 5 5 5 5 5
Cyprus 5 5 5 4 4
Portugal 5 5 4 4 4
Belgium 5 5 5 5 5
Denmark 5 5 5 5 4
Switzerland 5 5 5 5 5
Czech Republic 6 5 5 5 5
Netherlands 6 5 5 5 5
Ireland 6 5 5 5 4
Australia 6 6 6 5 5
Israel 6 6 5 5 5
Greece 6 6 5 5 5
Spain 6 6 6 5 5
Korea, Rep. 6 6 5 5 5
United Kingdom 6 6 6 6 6
Canada 6 6 6 6 6
New Zealand 7 7 7 6 6
Malta 7 7 7 7 7
Cuba 7 7 7 6 6
Croatia 7 7 7 6 6
Poland 8 8 7 7 7
Estonia 8 7 7 6 6
United States 8 8 8 8 8
Bosnia and Herzegovina 8 8 8 8 8
Malaysia 8 8 8 8 8
Hungary 9 8 8 8 7
Brunei Darussalam 9 9 9 9 9
Chile 9 9 9 9 9
Serbia 10 9 8 8 8
United Arab Emirates 10 10 10 9 9
Belarus 10 9 9 8 7
Slovak Republic 10 10 10 9 9
Lithuania 10 10 9 9 8
Costa Rica 11 10 10 10 10
Qatar 11 10 10 10 10
Montenegro 11 10 10 9 8
Bahrain 11 11 10 10 9
Kuwait 12 12 12 12 11
Antigua and Barbuda 13 12 12 11 11
Oman 13 13 12 12 12
Latvia 13 13 12 11 11
Macedonia, FYR 14 14 13 13 12
Sri Lanka 14 14 13 12 12
Seychelles 14 14 14 14 14
St. Kitts and Nevis 14 14 13 13 12
Dominica 15 14 14 14 13
Grenada 15 14 14 14 14
Uruguay 15 14 14 13 13
Ukraine 15 15 14 13 13
Lebanon 15 14 13 12 12
Bahamas, The 15 15 15 15 15
Mauritius 16 16 16 16 16
Tonga 16 16 15 15 14
Barbados 16 16 16 15 15
Bulgaria 17 16 15 14 14
St. Lucia 17 17 17 17 16
Argentina 18 17 16 16 15
Russian Federation 18 17 16 15 14
Thailand 19 18 17 16 16
Venezuela, RB 19 18 18 17 17
Syrian Arab Republic 20 19 18 17 17
Samoa 20 19 19 19 19
Saudi Arabia 20 20 19 19 18
Mexico 20 20 19 18 18
Vanuatu 21 21 20 20 20
Albania 21 20 20 19 18
Jamaica 22 21 21 20 19
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 22 22 22 22 21
Belize 22 22 21 20 20
Colombia 22 22 21 20 20
Romania 22 21 19 18 16
Fiji 23 23 23 23 23
Panama 23 23 22 22 21
Moldova 24 22 21 20 19
Palau 24 23 22 21 21
Tunisia 24 23 22 21 19
Libya 24 23 22 20 19
Jordan 25 24 23 22 22
Brazil 25 23 21 20 19
Armenia 25 23 22 21 20
El Salvador 25 24 22 21 20
Maldives 26 23 20 18 16
China 26 24 22 20 18
Georgia 27 25 23 21 19
Iran, Islamic Rep. 27 26 24 23 22
Trinidad and Tobago 27 27 26 26 25
West Bank and Gaza 28 27 26 26 25
Cabo Verde 28 28 28 28 28
Paraguay 29 29 28 27 26
Peru 30 28 26 24 22
Ecuador 30 29 28 27 26
Suriname 30 29 29 28 27
Vietnam 31 30 29 28 28
Honduras 32 31 29 28 27
Turkey 33 31 29 27 26
Egypt, Arab Rep. 33 31 29 27 25
Nicaragua 33 32 30 29 28
Kazakhstan 35 33 30 28 26
Korea, Dem. Rep. 35 33 32 32 32
Algeria 35 34 32 31 30
Solomon Islands 35 35 35 35 34
Dominican Republic 37 35 35 34 33
Philippines 37 36 35 34 34
Tuvalu 38 37 36 35 34
Marshall Islands 41 40 40 40 40
Kyrgyz Republic 41 40 38 36 35
Iraq 42 41 40 39 38
Morocco 43 41 40 38 37
Guatemala 43 41 40 38 37
Indonesia 43 41 40 38 36
Guyana 45 44 44 43 42
Micronesia, Fed. Sts. 48 47 45 44 43
Mongolia 50 46 44 41 39
Azerbaijan 55 52 49 46 43
Uzbekistan 57 55 53 52 50
Bolivia 61 58 54 51 48
Bhutan 62 59 55 52 48
Nepal 64 60 57 54 50
Kiribati 66 66 65 65 65
Myanmar 69 67 64 62 60
Tajikistan 70 65 62 59 57
Cambodia 71 64 58 53 50
Bangladesh 71 67 63 59 56
Botswana 72 64 59 58 58
Turkmenistan 73 71 69 67 65
Eritrea 73 70 67 64 61
Sao Tome and Principe 74 70 67 64 61
Papua New Guinea 76 75 73 72 70
Namibia 77 73 68 65 62
India 78 75 72 69 66
Gabon 78 76 74 72 69
Yemen, Rep. 79 75 72 68 65
South Africa 81 80 77 73 69
Timor-Leste 85 80 76 71 68
Madagascar 88 82 77 73 69
Ghana 90 88 87 86 85
Djibouti 91 88 86 83 81
Haiti 92 90 87 85 83
Sudan 97 95 92 90 88
Zimbabwe 98 97 96 96 96
Tanzania 98 90 83 77 71
Comoros 99 97 95 93 91
Lao PDR 101 97 93 90 86
Kenya 101 98 94 91 86
Gambia, The 102 98 95 91 88
Congo, Rep. 103 95 87 80 72
Pakistan 103 101 99 98 96
Senegal 106 98 91 84 77
Togo 110 107 104 101 99
Mauritania 111 110 108 106 103
Uganda 116 109 101 95 89
Ethiopia 118 110 102 94 87
Rwanda 120 106 95 84 76
Afghanistan 122 119 116 113 110
Lesotho 123 123 123 120 117
Benin 125 119 113 108 103
Burundi 126 119 113 108 102
Equatorial Guinea 127 123 120 116 113
Liberia 128 118 108 100 93
Swaziland 130 128 124 118 115
Malawi 130 121 112 104 96
Cameroon 131 126 121 117 113
Cote d'Ivoire 133 129 125 121 117
Zambia 135 127 120 115 110
Mozambique 140 133 128 120 113
Guinea 143 137 131 126 121
South Sudan 147 140 133 126 121
Congo, Dem. Rep. 162 156 150 145 140
Guinea-Bissau 162 157 153 149 144
Nigeria 165 159 153 147 142
Burkina Faso 166 159 150 140 131
Central African Republic 171 169 167 164 161
Somalia 174 174 173 171 168
Chad 180 178 175 172 169
Mali 182 172 163 156 149
Niger 184 173 162 151 141
Angola 207 205 201 197 192
Sierra Leone 208 202 197 192 186
Sint Maarten (Dutch part)
Greenland
Kosovo
St. Martin (French part)
American Samoa
Faeroe Islands
Puerto Rico
Turks and Caicos Islands
French Polynesia
Northern Mariana Islands
Hong Kong SAR, China
Bermuda
New Caledonia
Cayman Islands
Macao SAR, China
Guam
Virgin Islands (U.S.)
Curacao
Liechtenstein
Aruba
Isle of Man

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