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

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