Country name 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Singapore 2 2 2 2 2
Iceland 3 2 2 2 2
Japan 3 3 3 3 3
Luxembourg 3 3 3 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
Monaco 4 4 4 4 3
Slovenia 4 4 3 3 3
Italy 4 4 4 4 4
San Marino 4 4 4 3 3
France 4 4 4 4 4
Portugal 4 4 4 3 3
Germany 4 4 4 4 4
Austria 4 4 4 4 4
Belgium 4 4 4 4 4
Cyprus 4 4 4 4 3
Denmark 4 4 4 4 4
Switzerland 4 4 4 4 4
Netherlands 5 5 4 4 4
Czech Republic 5 4 4 4 4
Ireland 5 4 4 4 4
Israel 5 5 4 4 4
Australia 5 5 5 5 4
Spain 5 5 5 4 4
Greece 5 5 5 4 4
Korea, Rep. 5 5 5 4 4
Canada 5 5 5 5 5
United Kingdom 5 5 5 5 5
Cuba 6 5 5 5 5
New Zealand 6 5 5 5 5
Malta 6 6 6 6 6
Croatia 6 6 6 5 5
Estonia 6 6 5 5 4
Poland 7 7 6 6 6
United States 7 7 7 7 7
Malaysia 7 7 7 7 7
Bosnia and Herzegovina 7 7 7 7 7
Hungary 8 7 7 7 6
Brunei Darussalam 8 7 7 8 8
Chile 8 8 8 8 8
Belarus 8 7 7 6 6
Serbia 8 8 7 7 7
Lithuania 8 8 8 7 7
United Arab Emirates 9 8 8 8 8
Slovak Republic 9 8 8 8 7
Qatar 9 9 9 8 8
Costa Rica 9 9 9 9 9
Bahrain 10 9 9 9 8
Montenegro 10 10 9 8 7
Kuwait 10 10 10 10 10
St. Kitts and Nevis 11 11 10 10 9
Antigua and Barbuda 11 11 10 10 9
Oman 11 11 11 10 10
Latvia 12 11 10 10 9
Sri Lanka 12 12 11 11 10
Seychelles 12 12 12 12 12
Macedonia, FYR 12 12 12 11 10
Bahamas, The 13 13 12 12 12
Dominica 13 12 12 12 12
Uruguay 13 12 12 12 11
Grenada 13 13 13 12 12
Ukraine 13 13 12 12 11
Lebanon 13 12 11 11 10
Mauritius 14 14 14 14 14
Tonga 14 13 13 13 12
Bulgaria 15 14 13 12 12
St. Lucia 15 15 15 14 14
Barbados 15 15 14 14 14
Russian Federation 15 14 13 12 12
Argentina 16 15 15 14 14
Thailand 16 15 15 14 13
Venezuela, RB 16 16 15 15 14
Syrian Arab Republic 17 16 15 15 14
Samoa 17 17 16 16 16
Saudi Arabia 17 17 16 16 16
Mexico 17 17 16 16 15
Vanuatu 18 18 17 17 17
Jamaica 18 18 18 17 17
Belize 19 18 18 17 17
Colombia 19 18 18 17 17
Albania 19 18 17 17 16
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 19 19 19 19 19
Romania 20 18 17 15 14
Fiji 20 20 20 20 20
Panama 20 19 19 18 18
Moldova 20 19 18 17 16
Palau 20 19 19 18 18
Tunisia 21 20 19 18 17
Jordan 21 20 20 19 19
Libya 21 20 19 17 16
El Salvador 21 20 19 18 17
Brazil 22 20 19 18 17
Maldives 22 19 17 15 14
Armenia 22 21 20 19 18
China 22 20 19 17 16
Peru 23 22 20 19 17
Iran, Islamic Rep. 23 22 21 19 18
West Bank and Gaza 23 23 22 22 21
Cabo Verde 23 23 23 24 24
Georgia 24 22 20 19 17
Trinidad and Tobago 24 24 23 23 22
Vietnam 24 24 23 22 22
Paraguay 25 24 23 23 22
Ecuador 25 24 23 23 22
Honduras 27 26 25 24 23
Suriname 27 26 25 24 24
Turkey 27 26 24 23 22
Egypt, Arab Rep. 27 26 24 23 21
Nicaragua 27 26 25 24 24
Korea, Dem. Rep. 28 26 26 26 26
Philippines 28 28 27 27 26
Solomon Islands 29 29 29 29 28
Dominican Republic 30 29 28 28 27
Algeria 30 29 28 26 25
Kazakhstan 30 29 27 25 23
Tuvalu 31 30 30 29 28
Marshall Islands 33 33 33 32 32
Iraq 34 33 33 32 31
Guatemala 35 33 32 31 30
Indonesia 35 33 32 31 30
Kyrgyz Republic 36 34 33 32 30
Guyana 36 36 35 34 34
Morocco 37 35 34 33 31
Micronesia, Fed. Sts. 38 37 36 35 34
Mongolia 39 37 35 33 32
Botswana 46 43 43 43 43
Bolivia 46 44 42 40 38
Azerbaijan 47 44 42 39 37
Uzbekistan 48 47 45 44 43
Bhutan 48 45 43 41 38
Namibia 48 46 44 42 41
Nepal 49 47 44 42 40
Eritrea 49 47 46 44 42
Sao Tome and Principe 50 48 46 44 43
Kiribati 50 50 50 50 49
Gabon 52 50 49 48 46
South Africa 52 51 50 47 46
Myanmar 52 51 49 48 46
Bangladesh 53 51 48 46 43
Papua New Guinea 56 56 55 54 53
Cambodia 57 52 48 45 42
Madagascar 58 55 52 49 47
Tajikistan 58 54 52 50 48
Zimbabwe 58 57 57 58 58
India 58 56 54 52 50
Gambia, The 58 57 56 55 54
Yemen, Rep. 59 56 54 52 50
Ghana 59 58 57 57 56
Senegal 59 57 55 52 51
Turkmenistan 60 58 57 55 54
Tanzania 61 57 54 50 47
Sudan 63 61 60 59 58
Kenya 63 61 59 58 56
Congo, Rep. 66 62 57 53 49
Haiti 67 66 64 63 61
Timor-Leste 69 65 62 59 56
Togo 70 68 67 65 64
Comoros 71 70 69 68 66
Lao PDR 73 70 68 65 63
Uganda 73 68 64 61 57
Djibouti 73 71 69 67 66
Ethiopia 74 70 65 61 57
Rwanda 75 67 61 55 50
Mauritania 75 75 74 73 72
Benin 78 75 72 69 66
Malawi 78 73 68 64 59
Burundi 79 75 72 69 66
Cameroon 81 78 76 73 71
Zambia 81 76 73 70 67
Pakistan 82 80 79 78 76
Swaziland 82 81 76 75 74
Lesotho 84 85 84 82 82
Afghanistan 86 84 82 80 79
Niger 86 82 79 75 72
Guinea 88 85 82 79 77
Burkina Faso 89 86 83 79 76
Equatorial Guinea 89 87 85 82 80
Liberia 90 83 77 72 67
South Sudan 91 87 83 79 76
Cote d'Ivoire 91 89 87 84 82
Mozambique 95 91 87 82 78
Guinea-Bissau 99 96 94 91 89
Nigeria 100 97 94 91 88
Mali 101 97 93 90 88
Chad 102 101 100 99 97
Somalia 105 105 105 104 102
Congo, Dem. Rep. 108 105 102 100 97
Central African Republic 111 111 109 108 107
Angola 123 122 120 117 115
Sierra Leone 130 128 125 122 120
Kosovo
Isle of Man
Aruba
New Caledonia
Greenland
Curacao
Hong Kong SAR, China
Virgin Islands (U.S.)
Turks and Caicos Islands
Guam
Macao SAR, China
Puerto Rico
St. Martin (French part)
Faeroe Islands
Liechtenstein
Northern Mariana Islands
Sint Maarten (Dutch part)
French Polynesia
American Samoa
Cayman Islands
Bermuda

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