Country name 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Singapore 3 3 3 3 3
Iceland 3 3 3 3 3
Luxembourg 4 4 3 3 3
Sweden 4 4 3 3 3
Finland 4 4 4 4 3
Japan 4 4 4 4 3
Norway 4 4 4 4 4
Andorra 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
Portugal 5 5 4 4 4
Germany 5 5 5 5 4
Austria 5 5 5 4 4
Cyprus 5 5 5 4 4
Belgium 5 5 5 5 5
Denmark 5 5 5 5 4
Switzerland 5 5 5 5 5
Ireland 6 5 5 5 5
Czech Republic 6 5 5 5 5
Netherlands 6 5 5 5 5
Greece 6 6 5 5 5
Israel 6 6 5 5 5
Australia 6 6 6 5 5
Korea, Rep. 6 6 5 5 5
Spain 6 6 6 5 5
United Kingdom 6 6 6 6 6
Canada 6 6 6 6 6
New Zealand 7 7 7 6 6
Cuba 7 7 7 6 6
Croatia 7 7 7 6 6
Malta 7 7 7 7 7
Estonia 8 7 7 6 5
Poland 8 8 7 7 7
United States 8 8 8 8 8
Malaysia 8 8 8 8 8
Hungary 9 8 8 8 7
Brunei Darussalam 9 9 9 9 8
Serbia 10 9 8 8 8
Bosnia and Herzegovina 9 9 9 9 8
Chile 9 9 9 9 9
Belarus 10 9 9 8 7
United Arab Emirates 10 10 10 9 9
Slovak Republic 10 10 10 9 9
Lithuania 10 10 10 9 8
Qatar 11 10 10 9 9
Costa Rica 11 10 10 10 11
Montenegro 11 11 10 9 8
Bahrain 11 11 11 11 11
Kuwait 12 12 12 11 11
St. Kitts and Nevis 13 13 12 11 11
Latvia 13 13 12 11 10
Antigua and Barbuda 13 13 12 12 11
Sri Lanka 14 13 13 12 11
Oman 14 13 13 13 12
Macedonia, FYR 14 14 13 12 12
Seychelles 14 14 14 14 14
Lebanon 15 14 13 12 11
Dominica 14 14 14 14 14
Ukraine 15 15 14 14 13
Grenada 15 15 15 15 14
Saudi Arabia 17 15 14 13 12
Uruguay 16 16 15 13 12
Tonga 16 16 15 15 15
Mauritius 16 16 16 16 16
Bulgaria 17 16 15 14 14
Russian Federation 18 17 16 15 13
Argentina 18 17 17 16 16
Thailand 19 18 17 16 15
Bahamas, The 18 18 18 18 18
Venezuela, RB 19 18 18 17 17
St. Lucia 18 18 19 19 19
Syrian Arab Republic 20 19 18 17 17
Samoa 20 19 19 19 19
Mexico 20 20 19 18 18
Barbados 20 20 20 20 20
Jamaica 21 21 20 20 19
Romania 23 21 19 18 16
Belize 22 21 21 21 20
Colombia 22 22 21 21 20
Vanuatu 23 22 21 21 20
Albania 23 22 21 20 20
Fiji 23 22 22 22 23
Tunisia 24 23 22 20 19
Panama 23 23 22 22 21
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 23 23 23 24 24
Moldova 24 23 22 21 20
Brazil 25 23 22 20 19
El Salvador 25 23 22 20 19
Libya 24 23 22 20 19
Armenia 25 23 22 21 20
Jordan 25 24 23 22 22
Maldives 27 24 21 19 16
China 26 24 22 20 18
Turkey 26 24 22 20 18
Trinidad and Tobago 26 25 25 24 23
Palau 26 25 25 24 23
Georgia 27 26 25 24 23
Iran, Islamic Rep. 27 26 24 23 22
Vietnam 27 26 25 25 24
Algeria 28 26 25 24 23
Suriname 27 26 25 25 24
West Bank and Gaza 27 27 26 26 25
Paraguay 29 28 27 26 25
Peru 30 28 26 25 23
Cabo Verde 30 29 28 27 26
Ecuador 30 29 28 27 26
Honduras 32 31 29 28 27
Egypt, Arab Rep. 34 31 29 27 26
Nicaragua 33 32 30 29 28
Korea, Dem. Rep. 35 33 32 33 33
Kazakhstan 35 33 31 28 26
Dominican Republic 35 34 33 32 31
Solomon Islands 36 36 35 35 34
Philippines 37 36 35 34 34
Tuvalu 38 37 36 35 34
Kyrgyz Republic 41 40 38 37 35
Marshall Islands 41 40 40 40 39
Iraq 41 41 40 39 38
Morocco 42 41 39 38 36
Guatemala 43 41 40 38 37
Indonesia 44 42 40 38 37
Guyana 43 42 41 40 39
Mongolia 46 43 39 37 34
Micronesia, Fed. Sts. 49 48 46 45 44
Uzbekistan 53 51 49 47 46
Azerbaijan 55 51 48 45 43
Bolivia 62 58 55 52 49
Nepal 64 61 57 54 51
Bhutan 65 61 58 55 52
Cambodia 70 63 58 53 50
Kiribati 67 66 66 65 65
Turkmenistan 69 67 64 62 60
Myanmar 69 67 64 62 60
Botswana 75 67 63 62 62
Namibia 72 67 62 57 53
Bangladesh 72 68 63 59 55
Sao Tome and Principe 73 70 67 64 61
Eritrea 73 70 67 64 61
Tajikistan 77 74 72 69 67
Papua New Guinea 76 75 73 72 70
India 78 75 72 69 67
Yemen, Rep. 81 78 75 72 69
Gabon 81 79 77 75 72
South Africa 80 79 77 73 69
Timor-Leste 85 80 75 71 68
Madagascar 86 81 77 73 69
Ghana 91 88 86 83 81
Tanzania 97 90 84 77 71
Sudan 94 91 88 85 83
Haiti 93 91 88 86 84
Comoros 96 94 92 90 87
Gambia, The 99 95 91 87 84
Zimbabwe 97 97 96 96 97
Kenya 101 97 94 90 86
Lao PDR 103 98 94 90 86
Djibouti 101 99 96 94 91
Senegal 107 99 91 84 77
Pakistan 103 101 98 96 94
Mauritania 104 102 99 97 94
Rwanda 120 107 95 85 76
Uganda 116 109 101 95 88
Ethiopia 118 110 102 94 87
Togo 114 112 110 108 106
Congo, Rep. 115 113 112 110 107
Afghanistan 121 118 115 112 109
Liberia 129 119 109 100 93
Malawi 129 120 111 103 95
Benin 126 120 114 109 104
Lesotho 122 123 123 120 117
Cameroon 129 124 120 115 111
Equatorial Guinea 129 125 121 118 114
Zambia 135 127 120 115 109
Swaziland 129 127 122 117 114
Cote d'Ivoire 135 131 128 125 121
Mozambique 137 132 126 118 112
Burundi 139 134 129 125 120
Guinea 141 135 129 124 119
South Sudan 147 140 133 127 121
Guinea-Bissau 159 156 152 149 145
Central African Republic 159 157 154 151 147
Nigeria 164 158 153 147 142
Burkina Faso 168 160 151 141 132
Somalia 171 171 170 168 165
Congo, Dem. Rep. 171 171 170 168 164
Mali 183 173 164 156 150
Niger 185 174 163 153 144
Chad 179 176 174 170 167
Angola 196 194 191 187 183
Sierra Leone 219 216 212 207 203
Isle of Man
Kosovo
Puerto Rico
Bermuda
Sint Maarten (Dutch part)
Northern Mariana Islands
Liechtenstein
Aruba
American Samoa
Virgin Islands (U.S.)
Curacao
Cayman Islands
Hong Kong SAR, China
French Polynesia
St. Martin (French part)
Guam
Turks and Caicos Islands
Greenland
Macao SAR, China
Faeroe Islands
New Caledonia

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