Country name 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989
Japan 6 5 5 5 5
Iceland 6 6 6 6 5
Finland 6 6 6 6 6
Sweden 6 6 6 6 6
Switzerland 7 7 7 7 7
Korea, Rep. 9 8 7 7 7
Canada 8 8 8 7 7
Netherlands 8 8 8 7 7
Singapore 9 8 8 7 7
Denmark 8 8 8 8 8
France 9 8 8 8 8
Norway 8 8 8 8 8
Germany 9 9 8 8 7
Ireland 9 9 8 8 8
Luxembourg 9 9 9 8 8
Australia 9 9 9 8 8
United Kingdom 10 9 9 9 8
Belgium 10 10 9 9 9
Austria 11 10 9 9 8
Italy 11 10 9 9 9
United States 11 10 10 10 10
Brunei Darussalam 11 11 10 10 10
Spain 11 11 10 10 10
New Zealand 11 11 11 10 10
Cyprus 12 11 11 10 10
Slovenia 12 12 11 10 9
Israel 12 12 11 10 10
Malta 12 12 11 11 10
San Marino 13 12 11 10
Cuba 15 14 13 12 11
Dominica 13 13 14 14 14
Lithuania 15 15 14 13 13
Croatia 16 15 14 13 12
Greece 16 15 14 13 12
Czech Republic 15 15 14 14 13
Portugal 17 16 15 14 13
Belarus 16 16 15 14 14
Latvia 17 16 15 15 15
Seychelles 18 17 16 15 15
Costa Rica 18 17 16 15 15
Malaysia 19 18 17 16 15
Poland 18 17 17 16 16
United Arab Emirates 19 18 17 16 15
Kuwait 20 18 17 16 15
Slovak Republic 19 19 18 17 16
Ukraine 19 19 18 17 17
Estonia 19 19 18 18 17
Barbados 19 19 18 17 17
Montenegro 22 20 18 17 16
Bulgaria 20 19 18 18 18
Chile 19 19 18 18 17
Grenada 19 19 19 19 18
Hungary 21 21 20 18 18
Bahrain 21 21 20 20 20
St. Lucia 22 21 20 20 19
Bosnia and Herzegovina 24 22 20 19 17
Sri Lanka 25 23 21 19 19
Tonga 22 22 21 21 20
Qatar 24 22 21 20 19
Bahamas, The 23 23 22 21 20
Uruguay 25 24 23 22 21
Russian Federation 25 24 24 23 22
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 28 26 24 23 21
Mauritius 24 24 24 23 21
Jamaica 28 28 27 26 26
Argentina 29 28 27 26 25
St. Kitts and Nevis 31 29 27 26 24
Fiji 29 28 27 27 26
Venezuela, RB 29 29 28 27 26
Korea, Dem. Rep. 28 27 28 29 31
Panama 30 29 28 27 27
Trinidad and Tobago 30 29 28 28 27
Samoa 31 29 28 28 27
Moldova 32 30 29 28 27
Lebanon 33 32 31 29 28
Serbia 34 32 31 30 27
Colombia 34 33 32 31 30
Vanuatu 37 34 32 30 29
Romania 32 32 33 33 32
Palau 35 34 33 32 32
Solomon Islands 35 34 33 33 32
Jordan 36 34 33 32 31
Syrian Arab Republic 38 36 34 33 32
Thailand 38 37 35 33 32
Belize 42 40 38 36 34
Vietnam 42 41 40 39 38
West Bank and Gaza 45 43 40 38 37
Paraguay 43 42 40 39 38
Albania 46 43 41 39 37
Botswana 44 42 41 40 39
Georgia 43 42 42 41 41
Oman 50 46 42 38 35
Libya 46 44 42 40 38
Mexico 45 44 42 40 39
China 42 42 42 42 42
Macedonia, FYR 45 44 43 40 36
Marshall Islands 46 45 44 42 41
Suriname 46 45 44 43 42
Iraq 47 46 45 44 43
Micronesia, Fed. Sts. 46 45 45 44 44
Saudi Arabia 52 49 45 42 38
Tuvalu 47 46 46 45 45
Algeria 57 51 46 43 41
Tunisia 52 49 47 45 43
Kazakhstan 50 48 47 46 45
Philippines 50 49 47 45 43
Armenia 51 50 48 50 44
Guyana 51 50 50 49 48
Zimbabwe 53 51 50 49 50
Ecuador 55 52 50 48 46
Dominican Republic 54 53 51 49 48
Iran, Islamic Rep. 56 53 51 49 46
South Africa 55 53 51 50 48
Honduras 56 54 52 50 48
El Salvador 59 56 53 51 48
Namibia 57 55 54 52 51
Cabo Verde 58 56 54 52 50
Nicaragua 61 58 56 54 53
Brazil 62 60 57 55 53
Kyrgyz Republic 64 62 59 57 55
Swaziland 64 62 59 57 56
Congo, Rep. 64 62 61 60 60
Kenya 62 62 62 62 63
Gabon 65 63 62 62 61
Uzbekistan 69 66 63 61 59
Turkey 71 68 64 61 58
Peru 71 68 65 62 59
Guatemala 73 70 67 65 62
Papua New Guinea 70 69 68 67 66
Sao Tome and Principe 66 67 68 69 70
Indonesia 74 71 69 67 64
Morocco 78 75 72 69 66
Egypt, Arab Rep. 83 77 73 69 65
Lesotho 77 75 73 71 70
Senegal 81 78 76 73 72
Kiribati 81 79 77 74 72
Azerbaijan 80 78 77 76 76
Turkmenistan 82 79 77 75 74
Maldives 85 81 77 74 71
Mauritania 86 84 82 80 79
Myanmar 87 85 83 81 79
Sudan 85 84 83 82 81
Cambodia 87 87 86 86 86
Gambia, The 91 89 86 84 82
Cameroon 92 89 87 85 85
Mongolia 94 91 87 84 80
Tajikistan 94 91 88 86 85
Ghana 95 92 89 86 83
Rwanda 97 94 92 91 91
Bolivia 99 96 93 90 87
Togo 97 95 94 93 91
India 101 98 96 93 91
Comoros 102 99 96 93 91
Yemen, Rep. 105 101 97 93 90
Djibouti 103 100 98 96 94
Eritrea 106 104 101 99 96
Burundi 107 104 103 103 103
Cote d'Ivoire 106 105 105 105 104
Tanzania 107 106 105 104 102
Bhutan 113 109 105 101 97
Burkina Faso 109 107 105 104 103
Madagascar 110 109 107 104 101
Haiti 114 111 108 105 103
Uganda 113 111 110 109 109
Zambia 106 108 111 112 114
Bangladesh 118 114 111 107 103
Somalia 112 111 111 111 110
Pakistan 115 113 111 110 108
Nepal 121 116 112 108 103
Benin 119 117 115 113 111
Congo, Dem. Rep. 119 117 116 115 115
Central African Republic 116 116 116 116 116
Lao PDR 123 121 118 116 113
Chad 122 121 119 118 117
Nigeria 125 126 126 126 126
Ethiopia 132 130 128 126 124
Angola 135 134 134 134 134
Afghanistan 147 142 137 131 126
Mali 144 141 138 135 133
Guinea-Bissau 143 141 139 137 135
Niger 139 141 141 141 139
Timor-Leste 158 152 146 140 135
Guinea 155 153 150 147 144
Malawi 149 150 150 149 147
South Sudan 163 161 158 155 152
Liberia 156 158 160 162 164
Sierra Leone 163 162 161 160 159
Mozambique 168 166 164 162 160
Puerto Rico
Monaco 7
Curacao
Aruba
Northern Mariana Islands
American Samoa
Greenland
Sint Maarten (Dutch part)
Hong Kong SAR, China
Antigua and Barbuda
St. Martin (French part)
Macao SAR, China
Andorra
Isle of Man
Equatorial Guinea 130 127
Liechtenstein
Virgin Islands (U.S.)
Bermuda
Faeroe Islands
New Caledonia
Turks and Caicos Islands
Guam
Middle East (developing only)
French Polynesia
Cayman Islands

Featured indicators

Help/Feedback

User Voice