Country name 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Iceland 3 3 3 3 3
Singapore 3 3 3 3 3
Luxembourg 4 3 3 3 3
Sweden 4 3 3 3 3
Finland 4 4 4 3 3
Japan 4 4 4 3 3
Andorra 4 4 4 4 3
Norway 4 4 4 4 3
San Marino 4 4 4 4 4
Slovenia 4 4 4 4 4
Portugal 5 4 4 4 4
Italy 4 4 4 4 4
Monaco 5 4 4 4 4
Cyprus 5 5 4 4 4
France 5 5 4 4 4
Denmark 5 5 5 4 4
Ireland 5 5 5 4 4
Germany 5 5 5 4 4
Czech Republic 5 5 5 5 4
Korea, Rep. 6 5 5 5 4
Austria 5 5 5 5 5
Switzerland 5 5 5 5 5
Belgium 5 5 5 5 5
Netherlands 5 5 5 5 5
Greece 6 5 5 5 5
Israel 6 5 5 5 5
Spain 6 6 5 5 5
Australia 6 6 5 5 5
Estonia 7 7 6 6 5
United Kingdom 6 6 6 6 5
Canada 6 6 6 6 6
Croatia 7 7 6 6 6
Cuba 7 7 6 6 7
New Zealand 7 7 6 6 6
Malta 7 7 7 7 7
Poland 8 7 7 7 6
Belarus 9 9 8 7 7
Hungary 8 8 8 7 7
United States 8 8 8 8 8
Serbia 9 8 8 8 8
Montenegro 10 10 9 8 8
Bosnia and Herzegovina 8 8 8 8 8
Lithuania 10 9 9 8 7
Malaysia 8 8 8 8 8
Slovak Republic 10 10 9 9 8
Chile 9 9 9 9 9
Brunei Darussalam 9 9 9 9 9
United Arab Emirates 10 10 9 9 9
Bahrain 11 10 10 9 9
Qatar 10 10 10 10 9
Costa Rica 10 10 10 10 10
Latvia 13 12 11 11 10
Antigua and Barbuda 12 12 11 11 11
Kuwait 12 12 12 11 11
Lebanon 14 13 12 12 11
Sri Lanka 14 13 12 12 11
Macedonia, FYR 14 13 13 12 11
Oman 13 12 12 12 12
St. Kitts and Nevis 14 13 13 12 12
Ukraine 15 14 13 13 12
Uruguay 14 14 13 13 13
Dominica 14 14 14 13 13
Grenada 14 14 14 14 13
Russian Federation 17 16 15 14 13
Bulgaria 16 15 14 14 13
Seychelles 14 14 14 14 14
Tonga 16 15 15 14 14
Bahamas, The 15 15 15 15 14
Barbados 16 16 15 15 15
Argentina 17 16 16 15 15
Thailand 18 17 16 16 15
Mauritius 16 16 16 16 16
Maldives 23 20 18 16 14
Romania 21 19 18 16 15
St. Lucia 17 17 17 16 16
Syrian Arab Republic 19 18 17 17 16
Venezuela, RB 18 18 17 17 16
Albania 20 20 19 18 17
Mexico 20 19 18 18 17
Saudi Arabia 20 19 19 18 18
China 24 22 20 18 17
Brazil 23 21 20 19 17
Samoa 19 19 19 19 19
Libya 23 22 20 19 18
Moldova 22 21 20 19 18
Georgia 25 23 21 19 18
Tunisia 23 22 21 19 18
Jamaica 21 21 20 19 19
El Salvador 24 22 21 20 19
Vanuatu 21 20 20 20 19
Belize 22 21 20 20 19
Colombia 22 21 20 20 19
Armenia 23 22 21 20 19
Palau 23 22 21 21 20
Panama 23 22 22 21 20
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 22 22 22 21 21
Iran, Islamic Rep. 26 24 23 22 20
Jordan 24 23 22 22 21
Peru 28 26 24 22 21
Fiji 23 23 23 23 24
Trinidad and Tobago 27 26 26 25 24
West Bank and Gaza 27 26 26 25 25
Egypt, Arab Rep. 31 29 27 25 24
Paraguay 29 28 27 26 25
Kazakhstan 33 30 28 26 24
Turkey 31 29 27 26 24
Ecuador 29 28 27 26 26
Suriname 29 29 28 27 26
Honduras 31 29 28 27 26
Vietnam 30 29 28 28 27
Nicaragua 32 30 29 28 27
Cabo Verde 28 28 28 28 28
Algeria 34 32 31 30 28
Korea, Dem. Rep. 33 32 32 32 32
Dominican Republic 35 35 34 33 32
Philippines 36 35 34 34 33
Tuvalu 37 36 35 34 33
Solomon Islands 35 35 35 34 33
Kyrgyz Republic 40 38 36 35 32
Indonesia 41 40 38 36 35
Morocco 41 40 38 37 35
Guatemala 41 40 38 37 36
Iraq 41 40 39 38 38
Mongolia 46 44 41 39 37
Marshall Islands 40 40 40 40 39
Guyana 44 44 43 42 41
Micronesia, Fed. Sts. 47 45 44 43 41
Azerbaijan 52 49 46 43 41
Bhutan 59 55 52 48 45
Bolivia 58 54 51 48 46
Cambodia 64 58 53 50 46
Uzbekistan 55 53 52 50 48
Nepal 60 57 54 50 48
Bangladesh 67 63 59 56 52
Tajikistan 65 62 59 57 55
Botswana 64 59 58 58 55
Myanmar 67 64 62 60 58
Eritrea 70 67 64 61 58
Sao Tome and Principe 70 67 64 61 59
Namibia 73 68 65 62 59
Kiribati 66 65 65 65 64
Turkmenistan 71 69 67 65 63
Yemen, Rep. 75 72 68 65 62
India 75 72 69 66 63
Timor-Leste 80 76 71 68 64
Gabon 76 74 72 69 66
Madagascar 82 77 73 69 66
South Africa 80 77 73 69 63
Papua New Guinea 75 73 72 70 68
Tanzania 90 83 77 71 66
Congo, Rep. 95 87 80 72 66
Rwanda 106 95 84 76 69
Senegal 98 91 84 77 71
Djibouti 88 86 83 81 78
Haiti 90 87 85 83 81
Ghana 88 87 86 85 84
Lao PDR 97 93 90 86 83
Kenya 98 94 91 86 83
Ethiopia 110 102 94 87 81
Sudan 95 92 90 88 85
Gambia, The 98 95 91 88 85
Uganda 109 101 95 89 83
Comoros 97 95 93 91 88
Liberia 118 108 100 93 87
Pakistan 101 99 98 96 94
Malawi 121 112 104 96 89
Zimbabwe 97 96 96 96 97
Togo 107 104 101 99 96
Burundi 119 113 108 102 98
Benin 119 113 108 103 99
Mauritania 110 108 106 103 101
Zambia 127 120 115 110 105
Afghanistan 119 116 113 110 108
Equatorial Guinea 123 120 116 113 109
Cameroon 126 121 117 113 109
Mozambique 133 128 120 113 107
Swaziland 128 124 118 115 108
Cote d'Ivoire 129 125 121 117 113
Lesotho 123 123 120 117 113
South Sudan 140 133 126 121 116
Guinea 137 131 126 121 117
Burkina Faso 159 150 140 131 122
Congo, Dem. Rep. 156 150 145 140 135
Niger 173 162 151 141 132
Nigeria 159 153 147 142 136
Guinea-Bissau 157 153 149 144 140
Mali 172 163 156 149 143
Central African Republic 169 167 164 161 157
Somalia 174 173 171 168 164
Chad 178 175 172 169 165
Sierra Leone 202 197 192 186 181
Angola 205 201 197 192 188
Puerto Rico
Liechtenstein
St. Martin (French part)
Hong Kong SAR, China
Guam
Greenland
Macao SAR, China
Isle of Man
New Caledonia
Turks and Caicos Islands
Cayman Islands
Aruba
French Polynesia
Kosovo
Faeroe Islands
Sint Maarten (Dutch part)
Virgin Islands (U.S.)
American Samoa
Bermuda
Curacao
Northern Mariana Islands

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