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

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