Country name 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Singapore 2 2 2 2 2
Iceland 2 2 2 2 2
Japan 3 3 3 3 2
Luxembourg 3 3 2 2 2
Sweden 3 3 3 3 3
Finland 3 3 3 3 3
Andorra 3 3 3 3 3
Norway 3 3 3 3 3
Slovenia 4 3 3 3 3
Monaco 4 4 4 3 3
San Marino 4 4 3 3 3
Italy 4 4 4 4 4
Portugal 4 4 3 3 3
France 4 4 4 4 4
Germany 4 4 4 4 4
Cyprus 4 4 4 3 3
Denmark 4 4 4 4 4
Austria 4 4 4 4 4
Belgium 4 4 4 4 4
Switzerland 4 4 4 4 4
Czech Republic 4 4 4 4 4
Ireland 4 4 4 4 4
Netherlands 5 4 4 4 4
Israel 5 4 4 4 4
Korea, Rep. 5 5 4 4 4
Australia 5 5 5 4 4
Spain 5 5 4 4 4
Greece 5 5 4 4 4
United Kingdom 5 5 5 5 5
Cuba 5 5 5 5 5
Canada 5 5 5 5 5
New Zealand 5 5 5 5 5
Croatia 6 6 5 5 5
Estonia 6 5 5 4 4
Malta 6 6 6 6 6
Poland 7 6 6 6 5
United States 7 7 7 7 6
Malaysia 7 7 7 7 7
Hungary 7 7 7 6 6
Bosnia and Herzegovina 7 7 7 7 7
Belarus 7 7 6 6 5
Brunei Darussalam 7 7 8 8 8
Chile 8 8 8 8 8
Serbia 8 7 7 7 7
Lithuania 8 8 7 7 6
Slovak Republic 8 8 8 7 7
United Arab Emirates 8 8 8 8 8
Qatar 9 9 8 8 8
Costa Rica 9 9 9 9 9
Bahrain 9 9 9 8 7
Montenegro 10 9 8 7 7
Kuwait 10 10 10 10 10
Antigua and Barbuda 11 10 10 9 9
St. Kitts and Nevis 11 10 10 9 9
Latvia 11 10 10 9 9
Oman 11 11 10 10 10
Sri Lanka 12 11 11 10 10
Macedonia, FYR 12 12 11 10 10
Seychelles 12 12 12 12 12
Lebanon 12 11 11 10 9
Uruguay 12 12 12 11 11
Dominica 12 12 12 12 11
Bahamas, The 13 12 12 12 12
Ukraine 13 12 12 11 11
Grenada 13 13 12 12 12
Tonga 13 13 13 12 12
Bulgaria 14 13 12 12 12
Mauritius 14 14 14 14 14
Russian Federation 14 13 12 12 11
St. Lucia 15 15 14 14 14
Barbados 15 14 14 14 14
Thailand 15 15 14 13 13
Argentina 15 15 14 14 13
Venezuela, RB 16 15 15 14 14
Syrian Arab Republic 16 15 15 14 14
Samoa 17 16 16 16 16
Mexico 17 16 16 15 15
Saudi Arabia 17 16 16 16 15
Vanuatu 18 17 17 17 16
Jamaica 18 18 17 17 16
Albania 18 17 17 16 15
Romania 18 17 15 14 13
Colombia 18 18 17 17 16
Belize 18 18 17 17 16
Moldova 19 18 17 16 16
Maldives 19 17 15 14 12
Palau 19 19 18 18 17
Panama 19 19 18 18 17
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 19 19 19 19 19
Tunisia 20 19 18 17 16
Fiji 20 20 20 20 20
Libya 20 19 17 16 15
El Salvador 20 19 18 17 16
Jordan 20 20 19 19 18
China 20 19 17 16 15
Brazil 20 19 18 17 16
Armenia 21 20 19 18 17
Peru 22 20 19 17 16
Iran, Islamic Rep. 22 21 19 18 17
Georgia 22 20 19 17 16
West Bank and Gaza 23 22 22 21 21
Cabo Verde 23 23 24 24 24
Vietnam 24 23 22 22 21
Trinidad and Tobago 24 23 23 22 21
Paraguay 24 23 23 22 21
Ecuador 24 23 23 22 22
Egypt, Arab Rep. 26 24 23 21 21
Honduras 26 25 24 23 22
Turkey 26 24 23 22 21
Suriname 26 25 24 24 23
Korea, Dem. Rep. 26 26 26 26 25
Nicaragua 26 25 24 24 23
Philippines 28 27 27 26 26
Kazakhstan 29 27 25 23 21
Algeria 29 28 26 25 24
Solomon Islands 29 29 29 28 28
Dominican Republic 29 28 28 27 26
Tuvalu 30 30 29 28 27
Marshall Islands 33 33 32 32 32
Iraq 33 33 32 31 31
Indonesia 33 32 31 30 29
Guatemala 33 32 31 30 29
Kyrgyz Republic 34 33 32 30 29
Morocco 35 34 33 31 30
Guyana 36 35 34 34 33
Mongolia 37 35 33 32 30
Micronesia, Fed. Sts. 37 36 35 34 33
Botswana 43 43 43 43 41
Azerbaijan 44 42 39 37 35
Bolivia 44 42 40 38 36
Bhutan 45 43 41 38 36
Namibia 46 44 42 41 39
Uzbekistan 47 45 44 43 41
Nepal 47 44 42 40 38
Eritrea 47 46 44 42 41
Sao Tome and Principe 48 46 44 43 41
Kiribati 50 50 50 49 49
Gabon 50 49 48 46 45
Myanmar 51 49 48 46 45
Bangladesh 51 48 46 43 41
South Africa 51 50 47 46 40
Cambodia 52 48 45 42 39
Tajikistan 54 52 50 48 46
Madagascar 55 52 49 47 45
Papua New Guinea 56 55 54 53 52
India 56 54 52 50 48
Yemen, Rep. 56 54 52 50 48
Senegal 57 55 52 51 49
Gambia, The 57 56 55 54 53
Zimbabwe 57 57 58 58 59
Tanzania 57 54 50 47 44
Ghana 58 57 57 56 56
Turkmenistan 58 57 55 54 52
Kenya 61 59 58 56 54
Sudan 61 60 59 58 56
Congo, Rep. 62 57 53 49 45
Timor-Leste 65 62 59 56 54
Haiti 66 64 63 61 60
Rwanda 67 61 55 50 47
Uganda 68 64 61 57 54
Togo 68 67 65 64 62
Ethiopia 70 65 61 57 54
Lao PDR 70 68 65 63 61
Comoros 70 69 68 66 65
Djibouti 71 69 67 66 64
Malawi 73 68 64 59 55
Mauritania 75 74 73 72 71
Benin 75 72 69 66 64
Burundi 75 72 69 66 63
Zambia 76 73 70 67 65
Cameroon 78 76 73 71 69
Pakistan 80 79 78 76 75
Swaziland 81 76 75 74 68
Niger 82 79 75 72 69
Liberia 83 77 72 67 64
Afghanistan 84 82 80 79 77
Lesotho 85 84 82 82 80
Guinea 85 82 79 77 74
Burkina Faso 86 83 79 76 73
South Sudan 87 83 79 76 73
Equatorial Guinea 87 85 82 80 78
Cote d'Ivoire 89 87 84 82 79
Mozambique 91 87 82 78 74
Guinea-Bissau 96 94 91 89 87
Mali 97 93 90 88 85
Nigeria 97 94 91 88 85
Chad 101 100 99 97 95
Somalia 105 105 104 102 100
Congo, Dem. Rep. 105 102 100 97 95
Central African Republic 111 109 108 107 105
Angola 122 120 117 115 112
Sierra Leone 128 125 122 120 117
French Polynesia
St. Martin (French part)
Puerto Rico
Northern Mariana Islands
Isle of Man
Kosovo
Guam
Turks and Caicos Islands
Liechtenstein
Sint Maarten (Dutch part)
Hong Kong SAR, China
Macao SAR, China
Bermuda
Cayman Islands
Greenland
American Samoa
Virgin Islands (U.S.)
Aruba
Faeroe Islands
Curacao
New Caledonia

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