Country name 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005
Singapore 3 3 3 2 2
Iceland 3 3 3 3 2
Japan 3 3 3 3 3
Sweden 3 3 3 3 3
Finland 3 3 3 3 3
Andorra 4 4 3 3 3
Luxembourg 4 3 3 3 3
Norway 4 4 4 3 3
Monaco 4 4 4 4 4
Germany 4 4 4 4 4
Slovenia 4 4 4 4 4
France 4 4 4 4 4
Italy 4 4 4 4 4
Austria 5 4 4 4 4
Denmark 5 5 4 4 4
San Marino 5 4 4 4 4
Belgium 5 4 4 4 4
Switzerland 5 5 4 4 4
Australia 5 5 5 5 5
Netherlands 5 5 5 5 5
Cyprus 5 5 4 4 4
Portugal 5 5 4 4 4
Canada 5 5 5 5 5
Spain 5 5 5 5 5
Czech Republic 5 5 5 5 4
United Kingdom 5 5 5 5 5
Israel 5 5 5 5 5
Korea, Rep. 6 6 5 5 5
Ireland 6 5 5 5 4
New Zealand 6 6 6 6 5
Cuba 6 6 6 5 5
Greece 7 6 6 5 5
Malta 7 6 6 6 6
Croatia 7 7 6 6 6
United States 7 7 7 7 7
Brunei Darussalam 8 8 7 7 7
Bosnia and Herzegovina 8 7 7 7 7
Poland 8 7 7 7 7
Malaysia 8 8 7 7 7
Estonia 8 8 7 6 6
Chile 9 8 8 8 8
Hungary 9 9 8 8 7
Lithuania 9 9 9 8 8
United Arab Emirates 9 9 9 9 8
Slovak Republic 10 10 9 9 8
Qatar 10 10 10 9 9
Belarus 10 9 9 8 7
Costa Rica 11 10 10 9 9
Bahrain 11 10 10 10 9
Serbia 11 10 9 8 8
Kuwait 11 11 10 10 10
Montenegro 12 12 11 10 10
Seychelles 12 12 12 12 12
Bahamas, The 13 13 13 13 13
Antigua and Barbuda 13 12 12 11 10
Grenada 13 13 13 13 12
Oman 13 13 12 11 11
Dominica 13 13 13 14 14
Macedonia, FYR 14 13 13 12 12
Latvia 14 13 12 11 11
Sri Lanka 14 13 13 15 12
Uruguay 14 14 13 13 12
St. Kitts and Nevis 14 14 13 13 12
Tonga 15 15 14 14 14
Mauritius 15 14 14 14 14
Ukraine 15 14 14 13 13
Barbados 15 15 15 15 15
St. Lucia 15 15 15 15 15
Lebanon 16 15 14 13 12
Bulgaria 17 16 16 15 14
Argentina 18 17 17 16 15
Venezuela, RB 18 17 17 16 16
Samoa 18 18 17 17 17
Jamaica 18 18 17 17 17
Thailand 18 18 17 16 15
Saudi Arabia 19 18 18 17 17
Russian Federation 19 18 17 15 14
Syrian Arab Republic 19 18 18 17 16
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 19 19 19 19 19
Mexico 20 19 18 17 17
Fiji 21 20 20 20 20
Belize 21 20 19 19 19
Colombia 21 20 19 19 18
Panama 21 21 20 20 19
Palau 22 21 21 20 20
Albania 22 21 20 19 18
Romania 22 22 21 20 18
Jordan 23 22 22 21 20
Libya 23 23 22 21 20
Vanuatu 24 23 23 23 23
Moldova 24 22 20 18 17
West Bank and Gaza 24 24 23 23 22
Tunisia 25 23 22 21 20
Trinidad and Tobago 25 25 25 24 24
Armenia 25 24 23 22 21
Vietnam 25 25 24 23 23
El Salvador 26 24 23 22 21
Brazil 26 24 23 21 20
Cabo Verde 27 25 24 23 23
Paraguay 27 26 25 25 24
Iran, Islamic Rep. 27 26 24 23 22
Solomon Islands 27 27 27 27 28
Ecuador 27 27 26 25 24
Peru 28 26 24 23 21
China 28 26 24 22 20
Suriname 29 28 27 27 26
Georgia 29 27 26 24 22
Honduras 29 28 27 26 25
Philippines 29 29 28 28 27
Turkey 30 28 27 25 23
Nicaragua 31 30 29 27 26
Maldives 32 28 25 23 19
Dominican Republic 33 32 31 31 30
Tuvalu 33 32 32 31 30
Marshall Islands 33 33 33 33 33
Algeria 33 32 31 30 29
Egypt, Arab Rep. 35 33 32 31 29
Iraq 35 35 34 34 33
Kazakhstan 36 34 32 30 29
Guyana 37 36 35 35 34
Guatemala 39 37 36 35 34
Korea, Dem. People’s Rep. 39 34 30 28 26
Indonesia 39 38 36 36 33
Kyrgyz Republic 40 38 37 35 34
Morocco 41 39 37 36 35
Micronesia, Fed. Sts. 42 41 40 39 38
Mongolia 45 43 40 37 35
Namibia 49 49 48 47 45
Uzbekistan 51 50 49 47 46
Botswana 51 50 50 49 45
Kiribati 52 51 50 50 50
South Africa 55 55 54 53 52
Gabon 55 54 53 51 50
Eritrea 56 53 51 49 47
Bhutan 56 53 51 48 45
Sao Tome and Principe 56 54 52 50 48
Bolivia 56 54 51 49 47
Nepal 57 54 51 49 46
Azerbaijan 57 53 50 47 44
Papua New Guinea 58 57 57 56 56
Myanmar 59 58 56 55 53
Bangladesh 61 59 56 53 51
Gambia, The 62 61 59 58 57
Ghana 63 61 60 58 57
Zimbabwe 63 63 62 62 61
India 64 62 60 58 56
Turkmenistan 64 63 61 59 58
Kenya 65 62 60 57 54
Yemen, Rep. 66 63 60 57 55
Sudan 66 65 63 61 60
Madagascar 66 63 60 57 54
Senegal 66 64 61 59 56
Tajikistan 70 65 61 57 54
Comoros 73 73 72 72 71
Haiti 73 71 69 67 66
Togo 74 73 71 69 67
Cambodia 75 68 62 57 53
Congo, Rep. 76 73 70 66 62
Tanzania 76 71 67 63 59
Mauritania 76 76 76 75 75
Djibouti 78 76 75 73 71
Lao PDR 81 78 75 73 70
Timor-Leste 82 79 75 71 67
Lesotho 85 86 87 88 88
Swaziland 85 86 86 85 83
Uganda 86 82 77 72 68
Pakistan 86 84 83 81 80
Ethiopia 86 83 78 74 70
Benin 87 85 83 81 79
Cameroon 89 86 83 80 78
Burundi 91 89 86 83 80
Zambia 93 87 80 74 69
Afghanistan 93 91 89 87 84
Burkina Faso 95 93 91 89 86
Malawi 97 89 82 76 71
Niger 98 94 90 86 82
Cote d'Ivoire 98 96 94 91 89
Guinea 99 95 92 88 85
Rwanda 102 94 86 78 70
Equatorial Guinea 102 100 97 94 92
Guinea-Bissau 104 101 97 94 90
South Sudan 105 100 95 91 86
Chad 105 103 102 101 100
Congo, Dem. Rep. 105 103 101 99 96
Somalia 105 105 105 105 105
Nigeria 109 106 103 100 97
Mozambique 109 104 99 95 90
Mali 113 109 105 101 97
Central African Republic 113 112 111 110 109
Liberia 116 108 101 94 88
Angola 127 126 124 123 121
Sierra Leone 141 138 135 131 128
Virgin Islands (U.S.)
Cayman Islands
Puerto Rico
Sint Maarten (Dutch part)
Faroe Islands
Curacao
Bermuda
New Caledonia
American Samoa
Turks and Caicos Islands
Liechtenstein
St. Martin (French part)
Isle of Man
French Polynesia
Hong Kong SAR, China
Aruba
Guam
Macao SAR, China
Greenland
Northern Mariana Islands

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