2008 Ranking
    1. Hong Kong 9.13
    2. New Zealand 8.91
    3. Switzerland 8.77
    4. Denmark 8.69
    5. Australia 8.69
    6. Canada 8.65
    7. Finland 8.65
    8. Norway 8.59
    9. United Kingdom 8.54
    10. Ireland 8.46
    11. United States 8.45
    12. Sweden 8.45
    13. Netherlands 8.41
    14. Estonia 8.40
    15. Luxembourg 8.36
    16. Austria 8.36
    17. Cyprus 8.34
    18. Germany 8.32
    19. Malta 8.31
    20. Iceland 8.28
    21. Spain 8.25
    22. Japan 8.24
    23. Chile 8.23
    24. Slovakia 8.23
    25. Mauritius 8.21
    26. France 8.19
    27. Singapore 8.18
    28. Belgium 8.18
    29. Czech Republic 8.17
    30. South Korea 8.15
    31. Portugal 8.10
    32. Latvia 8.08
    33. Hungary 8.05
    34. Romania 8.03
    35. Lithuania 8.01
    36. Poland 7.98
    37. Uruguay 7.95
    38. Greece 7.94
    39. Italy 7.93
    40. Bahamas 7.86
    41. Costa Rica 7.83
    42. Slovenia 7.83
    43. Taiwan 7.79
    44. Bulgaria 7.71
    45. Montenegro 7.67
    46. Georgia 7.56
    47. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 7.53
    48. Fiji 7.52
    49. Albania 7.50
    50. Peru 7.50
    51. Panama 7.49
    52. Armenia 7.46
    53. Israel 7.40
    54. El Salvador 7.40
    55. Croatia 7.40
    56. Belize 7.34
    57. Bosnia and Herzegovina 7.28
    58. Jamaica 7.28
    59. Thailand 7.27
    60. Nicaragua 7.26
    61. Serbia 7.23
    62. Moldova 7.21
    63. Ghana 7.21
    64. Guatemala 7.20
    65. Barbados 7.18
    66. Mongolia 7.15
    67. Bahrain 7.10
    68. Philippines 7.06
    69. Argentina 7.04
    70. Brazil 7.01
    71. Honduras 7.01
    72. Namibia 7.00
    73. Rwanda 6.95
    74. Kazakhstan 6.95
    75. Haiti 6.94
    76. Turkey 6.92
    77. Mexico 6.92
    78. Papua New Guinea 6.91
    79. Paraguay 6.90
    80. Botswana 6.84
    81. Trinidad and Tobago 6.81
    82. Kyrgyzstan 6.80
    83. Ukraine 6.80
    84. Indonesia 6.79
    85. United Arab Emirates 6.78
    86. South Africa 6.76
    87. Burkina Faso 6.76
    88. Colombia 6.76
    89. Bolivia 6.73
    90. Malawi 6.72
    91. Ecuador 6.72
    92. Nepal 6.71
    93. Guyana 6.68
    94. Dominican Republic 6.67
    95. Zambia 6.65
    96. Kenya 6.62
    97. Kuwait 6.59
    98. Madagascar 6.56
    99. Jordan 6.56
    100. Russia 6.53
    101. India 6.52
    102. Uganda 6.50
    103. Benin 6.49
    104. Oman 6.47
    105. Malaysia 6.45
    106. Vietnam 6.42
    107. Azerbaijan 6.37
    108. Tanzania 6.34
    109. Morocco 6.29
    110. Tunisia 6.25
    111. Sierra Leone 6.24
    112. Senegal 6.20
    113. Niger 6.17
    114. Nigeria 6.15
    115. Mali 6.09
    116. Mozambique 6.03
    117. Egypt 6.00
    118. China 6.00
    119. Lesotho 5.95
    120. Gabon 5.90
    121. Mauritania 5.90
    122. Sri Lanka 5.86
    123. Bangladesh 5.80
    124. Togo 5.76
    125. Ivory Coast 5.70
    126. Guinea Bissau 5.69
    127. Cameroon 5.69
    128. Burundi 5.65
    129. Congo (Brazzaville) 5.63
    130. Central African Republic 5.48
    131. Iran 5.47
    132. Syria 5.46
    133. Pakistan 5.40
    134. Ethiopia 5.36
    135. Congo (Kinshasa) 5.35
    136. Venezuela 5.26
    137. Chad 5.21
    138. Algeria 5.15
    139. Burma (Myanmar) 4.96
    140. Zimbabwe 4.94
    141. Angola 4.82
    2016 Ranking
    1. New Zealand 8.89
    2. Switzerland 8.79
    3. Hong Kong 8.78
    4. Australia 8.58
    5. Canada 8.57
    6. Denmark 8.55
    7. Netherlands 8.55
    8. Ireland 8.50
    9. United Kingdom 8.50
    10. Taiwan 8.47
    11. Norway 8.47
    12. Finland 8.47
    13. Germany 8.46
    14. Estonia 8.44
    15. Luxembourg 8.43
    16. Austria 8.41
    17. United States 8.39
    18. Sweden 8.39
    19. Malta 8.35
    20. Lithuania 8.34
    21. Czech Republic 8.29
    22. Portugal 8.28
    23. Latvia 8.25
    24. Romania 8.17
    25. Singapore 8.16
    26. Spain 8.16
    27. Iceland 8.15
    28. South Korea 8.15
    29. Belgium 8.15
    30. Cyprus 8.11
    31. Japan 8.10
    32. Chile 8.01
    33. France 8.01
    34. Italy 7.98
    35. Slovenia 7.94
    36. Slovakia 7.92
    37. Mauritius 7.86
    38. Costa Rica 7.86
    39. Poland 7.81
    40. Georgia 7.80
    41. Bulgaria 7.78
    42. Hungary 7.74
    43. Uruguay 7.73
    44. Croatia 7.71
    45. Mongolia 7.70
    46. Panama 7.65
    47. Peru 7.58
    48. Albania 7.57
    49. Israel 7.52
    50. Bahamas 7.40
    51. Serbia 7.35
    52. Montenegro 7.34
    53. Cape Verde 7.33
    54. Seychelles 7.30
    55. Fiji 7.29
    56. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 7.27
    57. Ghana 7.24
    58. Armenia 7.24
    59. Bosnia and Herzegovina 7.23
    60. Jamaica 7.22
    61. Greece 7.20
    62. Cambodia 7.20
    63. South Africa 7.17
    64. Botswana 7.15
    65. Belize 7.15
    66. Guatemala 7.09
    67. Suriname 7.07
    68. Barbados 7.07
    69. Dominican Republic 7.06
    70. El Salvador 7.03
    71. Rwanda 6.97
    72. Paraguay 6.96
    73. Philippines 6.92
    74. Namibia 6.90
    75. Mexico 6.85
    76. Moldova 6.85
    77. Haiti 6.85
    78. Jordan 6.85
    79. Nicaragua 6.85
    80. Bahrain 6.85
    81. Trinidad and Tobago 6.83
    82. Kenya 6.82
    83. Ecuador 6.81
    84. Bhutan 6.81
    85. Uganda 6.77
    86. Indonesia 6.77
    87. Colombia 6.76
    88. Papua New Guinea 6.75
    89. Burkina Faso 6.75
    90. Kazakhstan 6.74
    91. Benin 6.74
    92. Nepal 6.72
    93. Honduras 6.72
    94. Bolivia 6.72
    95. Lebanon 6.71
    96. Guyana 6.68
    97. Malawi 6.65
    98. Thailand 6.62
    99. Kyrgyzstan 6.59
    100. Ivory Coast 6.53
    101. Lesotho 6.53
    102. Tanzania 6.52
    103. Madagascar 6.51
    104. Qatar 6.51
    105. Senegal 6.50
    106. Liberia 6.48
    107. Turkey 6.47
    108. Argentina 6.47
    109. Tunisia 6.43
    110. Malaysia 6.41
    111. India 6.41
    112. Sierra Leone 6.40
    113. Laos 6.39
    114. Timor Leste 6.37
    115. Gambia 6.32
    116. Zambia 6.31
    117. United Arab Emirates 6.29
    118. Ukraine 6.28
    119. Russia 6.27
    120. Sri Lanka 6.27
    121. Togo 6.27
    122. Swaziland 6.24
    123. Brazil 6.21
    124. Vietnam 6.19
    125. Tajikistan 6.19
    126. Kuwait 6.19
    127. Morocco 6.18
    128. Belarus 6.14
    129. Oman 6.13
    130. Azerbaijan 6.08
    131. Mozambique 6.08
    132. Nigeria 6.07
    133. Guinea Bissau 6.05
    134. Mali 5.93
    135. China 5.91
    136. Congo (Brazzaville) 5.90
    137. Niger 5.86
    138. Brunei 5.80
    139. Bangladesh 5.80
    140. Pakistan 5.66
    141. Guinea 5.65
    142. Angola 5.64
    143. Zimbabwe 5.62
    144. Cameroon 5.58
    145. Gabon 5.58
    146. Saudi Arabia 5.48
    147. Chad 5.47
    148. Mauritania 5.47
    149. Burma (Myanmar) 5.44
    150. Ethiopia 5.40
    151. Congo (Kinshasa) 5.31
    152. Central African Republic 5.29
    153. Iran 5.28
    154. Burundi 5.17
    155. Algeria 5.14
    156. Egypt 4.81
    157. Sudan 4.80
    158. Libya 4.31
    159. Iraq 4.26
    160. Yemen 4.25
    161. Venezuela 4.20
    162. Syria 3.77

    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