Country name 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Bulgaria 14 13 13 13 13
Japan 14 14 14 13 13
Italy 14 14 14 14 14
Slovenia 14 14 14 14 14
Hong Kong SAR, China 14 14 13 13 12
Germany 14 14 14 14 14
Greece 14 14 14 14 14
Spain 14 15 15 15 15
Ukraine 15 14 14 14 14
Latvia 15 14 14 14 14
Czech Republic 15 15 14 14 14
Russian Federation 15 15 15 15 15
Estonia 15 15 15 15 15
Romania 15 15 15 15 15
Hungary 16 15 15 15 15
Belarus 16 15 15 15 15
Portugal 16 16 15 15 15
Croatia 16 16 16 16 15
Austria 16 16 15 15 15
Switzerland 16 16 16 15 15
Poland 16 16 16 15 15
Lithuania 17 16 16 16 15
Slovak Republic 17 16 16 16 15
Belgium 17 17 17 17 17
Malta 17 17 16 16 16
Macao SAR, China 17 16 15 14 13
Finland 17 17 17 17 17
Sweden 17 17 17 17 17
Canada 18 17 17 17 17
United Kingdom 18 18 18 18 18
Serbia 18 18 18 17 17
Georgia 18 18 18 17 17
Netherlands 18 18 18 18 18
France 18 18 18 18 18
Luxembourg 19 18 18 18 18
Denmark 19 19 18 18 18
Bosnia and Herzegovina 19 19 18 18 18
Moldova 19 18 18 17 17
Korea, Rep. 19 19 18 17 17
Singapore 19 19 18 18 18
Cuba 19 19 19 18 18
Norway 20 19 19 19 19
Australia 20 20 19 19 19
Macedonia, FYR 20 19 19 18 18
Cyprus 20 19 19 19 18
United Arab Emirates 20 18 16 15 14
Montenegro 20 20 20 20 20
China 21 20 19 19 18
United States 21 20 20 20 20
Ireland 21 21 21 21 21
Barbados 21 20 20 20 20
Curacao 21 21 20 20 20
Aruba 21 21 21 21 21
New Zealand 22 21 21 21 21
Trinidad and Tobago 22 21 21 21 21
Armenia 22 21 21 21 21
Iceland 22 22 22 21 21
Puerto Rico 22 22 22 21 21
Thailand 22 22 21 21 20
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 22 22 21 21 21
Qatar 24 21 18 16 15
Uruguay 24 24 23 23 23
Mauritius 24 24 23 22 22
Seychelles 24 24 23 23 23
Kazakhstan 25 24 24 25 25
Korea, Dem. Rep. 25 24 24 23 23
Chile 25 24 24 23 23
Sri Lanka 25 25 25 25 25
Kuwait 26 25 25 25 25
Bahamas, The 26 25 24 24 23
Tunisia 26 25 25 24 24
Iran, Islamic Rep. 26 25 24 24 24
Azerbaijan 26 25 24 24 23
Argentina 26 26 26 25 25
Albania 27 26 25 24 24
New Caledonia 27 26 26 25 24
Bahrain 27 25 23 22 20
Vietnam 27 26 25 25 24
Brazil 28 27 27 26 26
French Polynesia 28 27 26 25 24
Israel 28 28 28 27 27
Lebanon 28 27 27 26 25
Costa Rica 28 27 27 26 25
Myanmar 28 28 27 27 26
Antigua and Barbuda 28 28 28 27 27
St. Lucia 28 28 27 26 26
Turkey 28 28 28 27 27
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 29 28 28 27 27
Algeria 29 28 28 27 27
Brunei Darussalam 29 28 28 28 27
Mongolia 29 28 28 27 27
Guam 30 29 29 28 28
Suriname 30 30 29 29 29
Indonesia 30 30 30 30 30
Grenada 30 29 29 28 28
Malaysia 30 30 29 29 28
Fiji 31 30 30 29 29
Libya 31 30 30 30 30
Panama 31 30 30 30 30
Colombia 31 30 30 30 29
Morocco 31 30 30 29 28
South Africa 31 31 30 30 30
Jamaica 31 31 30 30 30
Kyrgyz Republic 31 31 30 30 30
Venezuela, RB 31 31 31 30 30
Peru 32 32 31 31 30
India 32 32 31 31 31
Mexico 32 32 31 31 31
Egypt, Arab Rep. 33 32 32 32 32
Ecuador 33 32 32 32 31
Turkmenistan 33 32 31 30 30
Dominican Republic 33 33 32 32 32
Uzbekistan 33 32 32 31 30
Bhutan 34 33 32 31 30
Saudi Arabia 34 34 33 32 31
Bangladesh 34 34 33 33 32
Maldives 34 33 32 31 31
Oman 35 34 33 31 29
El Salvador 36 35 34 34 33
Botswana 36 35 35 35 35
Paraguay 36 35 35 34 34
Cambodia 36 35 34 33 32
Guyana 37 37 37 38 38
Cabo Verde 37 36 35 34 33
Kiribati 37 36 36 35 34
Philippines 37 37 36 36 36
Djibouti 37 36 36 35 35
Nicaragua 38 37 36 36 35
Jordan 38 37 37 36 36
Belize 38 37 37 36 36
Haiti 38 38 37 37 37
Tonga 38 38 38 38 38
Pakistan 38 38 37 36 36
Bolivia 38 38 37 37 36
Tajikistan 38 38 37 37 36
Syrian Arab Republic 39 38 37 37 36
Micronesia, Fed. Sts. 39 38 38 38 37
Nepal 39 39 39 38 38
Gabon 40 39 39 39 39
Samoa 40 39 39 39 39
Vanuatu 40 39 39 39 39
Lesotho 40 39 39 38 38
Honduras 40 39 39 38 37
Namibia 40 40 39 39 38
Papua New Guinea 40 40 40 40 39
Ghana 40 40 40 39 39
Lao PDR 40 40 39 38 37
Equatorial Guinea 41 40 40 40 40
Solomon Islands 41 41 41 41 41
Zimbabwe 41 41 42 42 41
Comoros 42 42 42 42 42
Mauritania 42 41 41 41 41
Swaziland 42 41 41 40 39
Central African Republic 42 42 41 41 41
Iraq 42 42 42 42 41
Sao Tome and Principe 42 42 42 42 42
Congo, Rep. 42 42 42 42 42
Cote d'Ivoire 42 42 42 42 42
Sierra Leone 43 43 43 42 42
Kenya 43 43 43 43 43
Togo 43 43 42 42 42
Guinea-Bissau 43 43 42 42 42
Guatemala 43 43 43 42 42
Sudan 43 43 43 43 42
Liberia 43 43 43 43 43
Eritrea 44 43 43 43 43
Nigeria 44 44 44 44 44
Guinea 44 43 43 43 43
South Sudan 44 44 44 43 43
Senegal 44 44 44 44 44
Rwanda 44 44 44 45 45
Cameroon 44 44 44 44 44
Benin 45 44 44 44 44
Tanzania 45 45 45 45 45
Mozambique 45 45 45 45 45
Madagascar 45 45 44 44 44
Burundi 45 45 44 44 44
Yemen, Rep. 46 45 44 43 43
West Bank and Gaza 46 45 44 44 43
Gambia, The 46 46 46 46 46
Malawi 46 46 46 46 46
Ethiopia 46 46 46 45 45
Congo, Dem. Rep. 46 46 46 46 46
Mali 46 46 46 47 47
Burkina Faso 46 46 46 46 46
Zambia 47 47 47 47 47
Somalia 48 48 48 48 48
Angola 48 48 48 48 48
Timor-Leste 48 48 48 48 48
Niger 49 49 49 50 50
Chad 49 49 49 49 49
Afghanistan 49 49 49 49 49
Uganda 49 49 49 49 49
Isle of Man
San Marino
St. Kitts and Nevis
Faeroe Islands
Andorra
Turks and Caicos Islands
Monaco
Tuvalu
Middle East (developing only)
Sint Maarten (Dutch part)
American Samoa
Marshall Islands
Dominica
Greenland
Liechtenstein
Cayman Islands
Northern Mariana Islands
Bermuda
Palau
St. Martin (French part)

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