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
Sweden 3 3 3 3 3
Finland 3 3 3 3 3
Norway 3 3 3 3 3
Slovenia 4 4 3 3 3
Andorra 4 3 3 3 3
Portugal 4 4 4 3 3
Cyprus 4 4 4 4 3
San Marino 4 4 4 4 3
Monaco 4 4 4 4 3
Italy 4 4 4 4 4
Austria 4 4 4 4 4
Denmark 4 4 4 4 4
France 4 4 4 4 4
Germany 4 4 4 4 4
Czech Republic 5 4 4 4 4
Belgium 4 4 4 4 4
Ireland 5 4 4 4 4
Korea, Rep. 5 5 5 4 4
Israel 5 5 4 4 4
Netherlands 5 5 4 4 4
Switzerland 4 4 4 4 4
Greece 5 5 5 4 4
Estonia 6 6 5 5 4
Spain 5 5 5 5 4
Australia 5 5 5 4 4
United Kingdom 5 5 5 5 5
Cuba 6 5 5 5 5
Canada 5 5 5 5 5
New Zealand 6 5 5 5 5
Croatia 6 6 6 5 5
Belarus 8 7 7 6 6
Malta 6 6 6 6 6
Poland 7 7 6 6 6
Hungary 8 7 7 7 6
United States 7 7 7 7 7
Lithuania 8 8 8 7 7
Brunei Darussalam 7 7 7 7 7
Serbia 8 8 7 7 7
Malaysia 7 7 7 7 7
Bosnia and Herzegovina 8 8 8 8 7
Slovak Republic 9 8 8 8 7
Qatar 9 9 8 8 8
Montenegro 10 10 9 8 8
Chile 8 8 8 8 8
United Arab Emirates 9 8 8 8 8
St. Kitts and Nevis 10 9 9 9 8
Latvia 11 11 10 10 9
Bahrain 10 10 10 9 9
Costa Rica 9 9 9 9 9
Sri Lanka 12 12 11 10 10
Lebanon 13 12 11 10 10
Kuwait 10 10 10 10 10
Saudi Arabia 14 13 12 11 10
Uruguay 14 13 13 12 10
Macedonia, FYR 12 12 12 11 10
Antigua and Barbuda 12 12 11 11 11
Oman 12 12 11 11 11
Ukraine 13 13 12 12 11
Russian Federation 16 14 13 12 12
Bulgaria 15 14 13 12 12
Seychelles 12 12 12 12 12
Grenada 13 13 12 12 12
Dominica 13 13 13 12 12
Tonga 14 14 13 13 13
Thailand 16 15 14 14 13
Mauritius 14 14 14 14 14
Romania 20 19 17 15 14
Argentina 16 15 15 14 14
Maldives 23 20 18 16 14
Syrian Arab Republic 17 16 16 15 14
Venezuela, RB 16 16 15 15 14
Bahamas, The 15 15 15 15 15
Mexico 17 17 16 16 15
Turkey 22 20 19 17 16
China 22 20 19 17 16
Samoa 17 16 16 16 16
St. Lucia 15 16 16 16 16
Libya 21 20 19 17 16
Jamaica 18 18 17 17 16
El Salvador 21 20 18 17 16
Tunisia 20 19 18 17 17
Brazil 22 21 19 18 17
Palau 19 18 18 17 17
Colombia 19 19 18 18 17
Belize 19 18 18 18 17
Vanuatu 19 19 18 18 17
Moldova 20 20 19 18 17
Albania 21 20 19 18 17
Peru 23 22 20 19 18
Panama 20 19 19 18 18
Armenia 22 21 20 19 18
Barbados 18 18 19 18 18
Iran, Islamic Rep. 23 22 21 19 18
Jordan 21 20 20 19 18
Fiji 19 19 19 19 19
Vietnam 22 21 20 20 19
Algeria 24 23 22 21 20
Georgia 24 23 22 21 20
Trinidad and Tobago 23 22 22 21 21
Suriname 24 23 23 22 21
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 20 20 21 21 21
Paraguay 24 23 23 22 21
West Bank and Gaza 23 23 22 22 21
Cabo Verde 25 24 23 22 22
Egypt, Arab Rep. 28 26 24 23 22
Ecuador 25 24 24 23 22
Honduras 26 25 24 23 23
Kazakhstan 31 29 27 25 23
Nicaragua 27 26 25 24 24
Dominican Republic 29 28 27 26 26
Korea, Dem. Rep. 28 26 26 26 26
Philippines 28 28 27 27 26
Tuvalu 31 30 29 29 28
Mongolia 37 34 32 30 28
Solomon Islands 29 29 29 29 28
Indonesia 35 34 32 31 30
Guatemala 35 33 32 31 30
Kyrgyz Republic 36 34 33 32 31
Iraq 33 33 32 32 31
Morocco 36 35 33 32 31
Guyana 34 34 33 33 32
Marshall Islands 33 33 32 32 32
Micronesia, Fed. Sts. 39 38 37 36 35
Namibia 46 42 40 38 36
Azerbaijan 46 44 41 39 37
Bolivia 47 45 42 40 38
Uzbekistan 45 43 42 41 39
Nepal 49 47 44 42 40
Bhutan 49 47 45 43 41
Cambodia 57 52 48 45 42
Eritrea 49 47 46 44 42
Sao Tome and Principe 49 47 46 44 43
Bangladesh 54 51 49 46 43
South Africa 52 51 50 47 45
Botswana 48 46 46 46 46
Myanmar 52 51 49 48 46
Tanzania 61 57 54 50 47
Madagascar 57 54 51 49 47
Gabon 53 52 51 49 48
Kiribati 51 50 50 50 50
Rwanda 75 67 61 55 50
Senegal 60 57 55 53 51
Turkmenistan 57 55 54 52 51
India 58 56 54 52 51
Yemen, Rep. 60 58 56 54 52
Gambia, The 57 56 55 54 53
Papua New Guinea 57 56 55 54 53
Ghana 60 58 56 55 54
Sudan 61 59 58 56 55
Kenya 63 61 59 57 55
Tajikistan 63 61 59 57 55
Timor-Leste 68 65 62 59 56
Uganda 73 68 64 60 57
Ethiopia 75 70 66 61 57
Zimbabwe 57 57 57 58 59
Malawi 78 73 68 63 59
Haiti 68 66 64 63 62
Lao PDR 74 71 68 66 63
Comoros 69 68 67 65 64
Benin 79 76 72 69 67
Zambia 81 77 73 70 67
Liberia 90 84 78 72 68
Togo 72 71 70 69 68
Congo, Rep. 73 72 71 70 69
Mauritania 72 72 71 70 69
Cameroon 80 77 75 72 70
Niger 87 83 79 76 73
Djibouti 80 78 77 75 73
Swaziland 81 80 76 74 73
Guinea 88 84 81 78 75
Pakistan 81 80 78 77 75
Burundi 86 84 81 78 76
Burkina Faso 89 86 83 80 76
South Sudan 91 87 83 80 76
Mozambique 93 89 86 81 77
Afghanistan 85 83 81 79 78
Equatorial Guinea 90 88 85 83 81
Lesotho 84 84 84 82 82
Cote d'Ivoire 92 90 88 86 84
Nigeria 100 97 94 91 88
Mali 101 97 94 91 88
Guinea-Bissau 97 95 94 92 90
Chad 101 100 99 98 96
Central African Republic 106 105 103 102 100
Somalia 103 103 103 102 100
Congo, Dem. Rep. 112 112 112 111 109
Angola 117 116 114 112 110
Sierra Leone 136 134 132 130 128
Virgin Islands (U.S.)
Northern Mariana Islands
Kosovo
Greenland
American Samoa
Guam
French Polynesia
Cayman Islands
Aruba
Liechtenstein
Turks and Caicos Islands
Macao SAR, China
Curacao
Faeroe Islands
Bermuda
New Caledonia
Sint Maarten (Dutch part)
Hong Kong SAR, China
Puerto Rico
St. Martin (French part)
Isle of Man

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