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