Just like in the previous edition, two former British colonies, New Zealand and Myanmar, occupy the first and last position in this ranking, respectively. All in all, referring to 2007, about 75 countries improved their score while 62 got worse and seven stayed the same.
Chile continues to lead the ranking of Latin America, well above the region’s average, ranked 17 on a global level. The second Latin American country is Uruguay that improved its position in comparison with 2007 and surpassed in the ranking nothing less than France and Spain.
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