2008 Ranking
    1. Hong Kong 8.99
    2. New Zealand 8.85
    3. Switzerland 8.81
    4. Denmark 8.72
    5. Australia 8.70
    6. Canada 8.66
    7. Finland 8.63
    8. United Kingdom 8.62
    9. Norway 8.59
    10. United States 8.52
    11. Ireland 8.51
    12. Sweden 8.50
    13. Netherlands 8.49
    14. Japan 8.49
    15. Estonia 8.46
    16. Austria 8.45
    17. Luxembourg 8.41
    18. Germany 8.39
    19. Cyprus 8.39
    20. Czech Republic 8.37
    21. Malta 8.30
    22. Slovakia 8.29
    23. Spain 8.29
    24. Belgium 8.29
    25. Latvia 8.27
    26. France 8.27
    27. Chile 8.20
    28. Portugal 8.19
    29. Iceland 8.19
    30. Mauritius 8.17
    31. Singapore 8.15
    32. Hungary 8.14
    33. Italy 8.13
    34. South Korea 8.13
    35. Poland 8.10
    36. Romania 8.06
    37. Slovenia 8.02
    38. Lithuania 8.01
    39. Bahamas 7.98
    40. Uruguay 7.96
    41. Bulgaria 7.89
    42. Costa Rica 7.88
    43. Taiwan 7.83
    44. Greece 7.79
    45. Albania 7.70
    46. Peru 7.68
    47. Montenegro 7.63
    48. Panama 7.62
    49. Georgia 7.60
    50. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 7.50
    51. Croatia 7.49
    52. Mongolia 7.47
    53. Bosnia and Herzegovina 7.46
    54. El Salvador 7.46
    55. Armenia 7.44
    56. Ghana 7.42
    57. Belize 7.37
    58. Serbia 7.35
    59. Guatemala 7.35
    60. Nicaragua 7.29
    61. Israel 7.29
    62. Haiti 7.28
    63. Fiji 7.27
    64. Honduras 7.27
    65. Paraguay 7.26
    66. Brazil 7.23
    67. Jamaica 7.21
    68. Argentina 7.20
    69. Papua New Guinea 7.16
    70. Barbados 7.16
    71. Bahrain 7.13
    72. Trinidad and Tobago 7.09
    73. Nepal 7.09
    74. Namibia 7.09
    75. Mexico 7.06
    76. Turkey 7.04
    77. Philippines 7.03
    78. Thailand 7.01
    79. Botswana 6.99
    80. Moldova 6.97
    81. Dominican Republic 6.96
    82. Zambia 6.95
    83. Ecuador 6.92
    84. Burkina Faso 6.89
    85. South Africa 6.88
    86. Rwanda 6.88
    87. Indonesia 6.88
    88. Ukraine 6.88
    89. Benin 6.87
    90. Colombia 6.86
    91. Bolivia 6.85
    92. Madagascar 6.83
    93. Jordan 6.79
    94. Kazakhstan 6.79
    95. Guyana 6.72
    96. Malawi 6.67
    97. Kenya 6.63
    98. Kyrgyzstan 6.62
    99. Uganda 6.57
    100. Sierra Leone 6.56
    101. India 6.55
    102. Kuwait 6.51
    103. United Arab Emirates 6.46
    104. Russia 6.43
    105. Malaysia 6.37
    106. Tanzania 6.36
    107. Azerbaijan 6.31
    108. Oman 6.27
    109. Senegal 6.26
    110. Lesotho 6.25
    111. Morocco 6.19
    112. Vietnam 6.18
    113. Mozambique 6.17
    114. Ivory Coast 6.13
    115. Mali 6.12
    116. Nigeria 6.10
    117. Niger 6.08
    118. China 6.04
    119. Bangladesh 5.93
    120. Tunisia 5.89
    121. Gabon 5.88
    122. Togo 5.88
    123. Guinea Bissau 5.83
    124. Egypt 5.76
    125. Central African Republic 5.71
    126. Cameroon 5.68
    127. Burundi 5.65
    128. Mauritania 5.59
    129. Sri Lanka 5.58
    130. Congo (Brazzaville) 5.56
    131. Chad 5.42
    132. Pakistan 5.40
    133. Venezuela 5.36
    134. Ethiopia 5.36
    135. Congo (Kinshasa) 5.33
    136. Algeria 5.32
    137. Iran 5.22
    138. Angola 5.19
    139. Syria 5.13
    140. Zimbabwe 4.97
    141. Burma (Myanmar) 4.54
    2018 Ranking
    1. New Zealand 8.87
    2. Switzerland 8.82
    3. Hong Kong 8.74
    4. Denmark 8.73
    5. Australia 8.68
    6. Canada 8.64
    7. Ireland 8.62
    8. Estonia 8.54
    9. Germany 8.52
    10. Sweden 8.52
    11. Japan 8.49
    12. Finland 8.49
    13. Luxembourg 8.49
    14. Netherlands 8.48
    15. Norway 8.45
    16. Austria 8.45
    17. United Kingdom 8.44
    18. United States 8.44
    19. Taiwan 8.42
    20. Iceland 8.39
    21. Lithuania 8.37
    22. Latvia 8.34
    23. Malta 8.33
    24. Czech Republic 8.29
    25. Belgium 8.28
    26. Portugal 8.27
    27. South Korea 8.27
    28. Singapore 8.21
    29. Spain 8.20
    30. Chile 8.18
    31. Italy 8.12
    32. Romania 8.09
    33. France 8.05
    34. Cyprus 8.05
    35. Slovenia 8.05
    36. Slovakia 7.95
    37. Bulgaria 7.93
    38. Uruguay 7.92
    39. Croatia 7.92
    40. Georgia 7.87
    41. Panama 7.87
    42. Costa Rica 7.84
    43. Albania 7.81
    44. Cape Verde 7.75
    45. Bahamas 7.72
    46. Poland 7.72
    47. Armenia 7.69
    48. Peru 7.68
    49. Mongolia 7.61
    50. Hungary 7.61
    51. Mauritius 7.55
    52. Montenegro 7.46
    53. Jamaica 7.44
    54. Israel 7.44
    55. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 7.40
    56. Greece 7.38
    57. Dominican Republic 7.37
    58. Botswana 7.35
    59. Bosnia and Herzegovina 7.34
    60. Seychelles 7.34
    61. Serbia 7.34
    62. Suriname 7.31
    63. Guatemala 7.21
    64. Paraguay 7.19
    65. Moldova 7.18
    66. Ecuador 7.14
    67. Trinidad and Tobago 7.13
    68. South Africa 7.07
    69. Indonesia 7.07
    70. Kyrgyzstan 7.05
    71. Argentina 7.05
    72. Ghana 7.04
    73. El Salvador 7.03
    74. Guyana 7.00
    75. Kazakhstan 6.99
    76. Barbados 6.99
    77. Fiji 6.98
    78. Rwanda 6.97
    79. Honduras 6.94
    80. Belize 6.92
    81. Jordan 6.92
    82. Namibia 6.92
    83. Philippines 6.90
    84. Malaysia 6.90
    85. Timor Leste 6.89
    86. Mexico 6.85
    87. Colombia 6.85
    88. Cambodia 6.83
    89. Brazil 6.83
    90. Benin 6.81
    91. Bolivia 6.78
    92. Nepal 6.76
    93. Kenya 6.75
    94. Sri Lanka 6.72
    95. Papua New Guinea 6.72
    96. Zambia 6.71
    97. Lebanon 6.70
    98. Haiti 6.68
    99. Belarus 6.67
    100. Senegal 6.66
    101. Mozambique 6.64
    102. Burkina Faso 6.60
    103. Lesotho 6.60
    104. Uganda 6.58
    105. Malawi 6.57
    106. Madagascar 6.54
    107. Nicaragua 6.54
    108. Bhutan 6.52
    109. Ivory Coast 6.51
    110. Ukraine 6.45
    111. India 6.43
    112. Liberia 6.40
    113. Kuwait 6.39
    114. Thailand 6.37
    115. Russia 6.31
    116. Azerbaijan 6.29
    117. Tanzania 6.28
    118. Morocco 6.28
    119. Gambia 6.27
    120. Turkey 6.27
    121. Vietnam 6.25
    122. Sierra Leone 6.21
    123. Bahrain 6.18
    124. United Arab Emirates 6.17
    125. Laos 6.16
    126. Guinea Bissau 6.15
    127. Gabon 6.14
    128. Togo 6.13
    129. China 6.07
    130. Qatar 6.07
    131. Nigeria 6.05
    132. Tunisia 6.04
    133. Oman 6.03
    134. Swaziland 6.02
    135. Brunei 6.01
    136. Niger 5.97
    137. Mali 5.92
    138. Tajikistan 5.77
    139. Bangladesh 5.67
    140. Pakistan 5.64
    141. Zimbabwe 5.59
    142. Chad 5.59
    143. Congo (Brazzaville) 5.51
    144. Angola 5.48
    145. Cameroon 5.46
    146. Guinea 5.45
    147. Burma (Myanmar) 5.45
    148. Burundi 5.42
    149. Ethiopia 5.40
    150. Mauritania 5.39
    151. Saudi Arabia 5.29
    152. Congo (Kinshasa) 5.29
    153. Central African Republic 5.25
    154. Algeria 5.20
    155. Iraq 4.90
    156. Libya 4.83
    157. Egypt 4.67
    158. Iran 4.53
    159. Yemen 4.17
    160. Venezuela 4.08
    161. Sudan 4.01
    162. Syria 3.97

    The Human Freedom Index presents the state of human freedom in the world based on a broad measure that encompasses personal, civil, and economic freedom.

    Source: Human Freedom Index