Country name 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Macao SAR, China 8 8 8 9 9
Germany 8 8 8 8 8
Bosnia and Herzegovina 8 8 8 8 9
Japan 8 9 9 9 9
Lithuania 9 9 9 10 10
Korea, Rep. 9 9 10 9 9
Malta 10 9 9 10 10
Croatia 10 9 9 10 10
Slovenia 9 9 10 11 11
Austria 10 9 9 9 9
Serbia 10 10 9 9 10
Italy 10 10 10 10 10
Hong Kong SAR, China 8 10 10 11 12
Bulgaria 9 10 10 10 11
Switzerland 10 10 10 10 10
Poland 10 10 10 11 11
Ukraine 9 10 10 11 11
Hungary 10 10 10 10 10
Slovak Republic 10 10 10 11 11
Portugal 10 10 10 10 9
San Marino 10 10 9 11 11
Belarus 9 10 11 11 12
Greece 10 10 10 11 11
Singapore 10 10 10 10 10
Latvia 10 10 11 11 10
Liechtenstein 11 10 10 10 11
Czech Republic 10 10 11 12 11
Russian Federation 10 10 11 12 12
Romania 10 10 10 11 11
Andorra 11 11 10 10 10
Spain 11 11 11 11 11
Canada 11 11 11 11 11
Estonia 11 11 12 12 12
Cuba 11 11 11 10 10
Finland 11 11 11 11 11
Macedonia, FYR 11 11 11 11 11
Netherlands 12 11 11 11 11
Belgium 11 12 12 12 12
Sweden 11 12 12 12 12
Luxembourg 12 12 11 12 11
Cyprus 12 12 12 12 12
Moldova 12 12 12 12 12
Aruba 12 12 12 11 11
Denmark 12 12 12 12 11
Palau 14 12 14 15 13
China 12 12 12 12 12
Thailand 13 12 12 12 11
United Kingdom 12 12 13 13 13
Puerto Rico 13 12 12 12 12
Bermuda 13 13 13 13 13
Norway 12 13 12 13 13
Montenegro 13 13 13 12 12
Australia 13 13 14 14 14
Barbados 13 13 13 13 13
France 13 13 13 13 13
Georgia 13 13 13 14 14
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 15 13 13 12 12
Lebanon 14 14 13 13 13
Curacao 14 13 14 13
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 13 14 12 13 13
Albania 14 14 13 13 13
New Zealand 14 14 15 15 14
Armenia 14 14 14 14 14
United States 14 14 14 14 14
Mauritius 15 14 14 13 12
Qatar 15 14 13 13 12
Iceland 14 15 15 15 16
Greenland 16 15 15 15 16
Dominica 15
Chile 15 15 15 15 14
Korea, Dem. Rep. 16 15 15 15 14
Trinidad and Tobago 15 15 15 15 15
Ireland 15 15 16 17 17
Uruguay 15 15 15 15 15
Bahamas, The 15 15 15 16 16
Jamaica 18 16 16 16 16
United Arab Emirates 16 16 16 16 16
Vietnam 17 17 17 17 17
Costa Rica 17 17 17 16 16
Tunisia 17 17 17 18 18
St. Lucia 17 17 17 17 17
Seychelles 19 17 18 18 18
Brazil 18 17 17 16 16
St. Martin (French part) 18 18 17 17 17
Argentina 18 18 17 17 17
Azerbaijan 17 18 18 17 17
New Caledonia 17 18 17 16 16
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 18 18 18 18 17
French Polynesia 18 18 18 17 17
Bahrain 19 18 18 17 17
Malaysia 19 18 18 18 18
Antigua and Barbuda 19 18 18 18 17
Iran, Islamic Rep. 18 18 19 19 19
Sri Lanka 19 19 19 19 19
Myanmar 19 19 19 18 18
Guam 19 19 19 18 18
Grenada 19 19 19 19 19
Brunei Darussalam 20 19 18 18 17
Turkey 19 19 19 18 18
Kosovo 21 19 19 19 19
Suriname 20 20 19 19 19
Kazakhstan 18 20 21 23 22
Morocco 20 20 20 21 21
El Salvador 21 21 21 21 21
Colombia 21 21 21 20 20
Uzbekistan 20 21 23 24 23
Israel 21 21 21 22 22
Mongolia 20 21 22 22 23
Mexico 22 21 21 20 20
Indonesia 21 21 21 21 20
Kuwait 21 21 21 21 21
Maldives 21 21 22 22 22
Oman 22 22 22 22 22
American Samoa 22
Peru 22 22 21 21 21
Panama 22 22 21 21 21
Venezuela, RB 22 22 22 21 21
Algeria 21 22 23 24 24
Bhutan 23 22 22 21 21
Guyana 22 22 22 22 22
Turkmenistan 23 22 22 22 22
South Africa 23 23 22 22 22
Saudi Arabia 23 23 22 22 21
Libya 23 23 23 22 22
India 23 23 22 22 22
Bangladesh 23 23 22 22 21
Fiji 23 23 23 22 22
Cabo Verde 24 23 22 22 21
Ecuador 24 23 23 22 22
Dominican Republic 24 23 23 23 22
Kyrgyz Republic 21 23 23 24 25
Kiribati 25 24 24 24 24
Egypt, Arab Rep. 24 24 24 24 24
Nicaragua 25 25 25 25 24
Botswana 25 25 25 25 25
Paraguay 26 25 25 25 25
Micronesia, Fed. Sts. 26 25 25 24 24
Belize 27 26 26 25 25
Cambodia 26 26 26 26 26
Syrian Arab Republic 27 27 26 26 25
Philippines 27 27 26 26 25
Nepal 28 27 26 25 24
Pakistan 28 28 28 27 27
Bolivia 29 28 28 27 27
Haiti 29 28 28 27 27
Honduras 29 28 28 28 27
Lao PDR 28 29 29 29 29
Lesotho 29 29 28 28 28
Tonga 29 29 28 28 28
Namibia 29 29 28 28 27
Djibouti 29 29 29 29 29
Vanuatu 29 29 28 28 28
Samoa 29 29 29 29 28
Jordan 30 30 30 30 29
Tajikistan 30 30 31 31 32
Swaziland 32 31 31 31 31
Papua New Guinea 33 32 32 31 31
Zimbabwe 32 32 32 32 32
Gabon 33 33 33 33 33
Ghana 34 34 33 33 33
Iraq 34 34 34 33 33
Guatemala 35 34 34 33 33
Solomon Islands 35 34 34 34 33
Yemen, Rep. 35 35 34 33 33
Marshall Islands 35 35 35
Cote d'Ivoire 37 36 36 36 36
Mauritania 37 37 36 36 36
Central African Republic 37 37 36 36 35
West Bank and Gaza 37 37 36 32 32
Sudan 38 37 36 36 35
Madagascar 38 37 37 36 36
Timor-Leste 38 38 37 37 37
Equatorial Guinea 38 38 38 37 37
Sao Tome and Principe 38 38 38 37 37
Ethiopia 39 38 37 36 35
Rwanda 38 38 38 38 37
Togo 38 38 38 38 38
Kenya 39 38 38 38 37
Comoros 39 39 39 38 38
Senegal 39 39 39 39 39
South Sudan 40 39 39 38 38
Congo, Rep. 39 39 39 39 39
Liberia 40 40 39 38 38
Guinea 40 40 39 39 39
Eritrea 40 40 40 39 39
Guinea-Bissau 40 40 40 39 39
Benin 40 40 39 39 38
Cameroon 40 40 40 39 39
Sierra Leone 42 41 40 40 39
Tanzania 42 42 42 41 41
Malawi 42 42 42 42 41
Nigeria 42 42 42 42 42
Mozambique 44 43 43 42 41
Afghanistan 45 44 42 41 39
Zambia 44 44 44 43 43
Gambia, The 44 44 44 44 43
Burundi 44 44 44 45 45
Burkina Faso 45 44 44 44 43
Congo, Dem. Rep. 46 46 45 45 44
Uganda 47 46 46 46 45
Somalia 47 47 46 46 46
Mali 48 48 48 48 48
Angola 49 49 48 48 47
Chad 50 49 49 48 48
Niger 51 51 51 50 50
St. Kitts and Nevis
Turks and Caicos Islands
Monaco
Cayman Islands 14 16
Isle of Man 11 11
Tuvalu
Northern Mariana Islands
Faeroe Islands 14

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