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BelizeFree3221Free3321
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BhutanPartly Free12157Not Free13261
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CroatiaPartly Free8540Partly Free8138
CubaNot Free19193Not Free19094
CyprusFree3722Free3822
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DenmarkFree511Free411
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El SalvadorPartly Free8843Partly Free8942
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EthiopiaNot Free16978Not Free16576
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FranceFree4023Free3822
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Gambia, TheNot Free17581Not Free17279
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GhanaFree5526Free5326
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HungaryFree4023Free3321
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JapanFree3221Free3321
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KosovoPartly Free10853
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KyrgyzstanNot Free15973Not Free15872
LaosNot Free18184Not Free18486
LatviaFree5526Free4323
LebanonPartly Free11555Partly Free11856
LesothoPartly Free9748Partly Free9948
LiberiaNot Free13461Not Free13863
LibyaNot Free19294Not Free19094
LiechtensteinFree1014Free1114
LithuaniaFree3221Free2418
LuxembourgFree612Free612
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MadagascarNot Free13461Partly Free10651
MalawiPartly Free11856Partly Free11856
MalaysiaNot Free14164Not Free14365
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MaliFree5225Free5326
MaltaFree3722Free3822
Marshall IslandsFree2117Free2117
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MauritiusFree5827Free5326
MexicoPartly Free13060Partly Free11555
Micronesia, Federated States ofFree3221Free3321
MoldovaNot Free14465Not Free14867
MonacoFree1616Free1816
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MontenegroPartly Free8037Partly Free7837
MoroccoNot Free14666Not Free14064
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NauruFree6028Free6028
NepalPartly Free12659Partly Free12257
NetherlandsFree1114Free813
New ZealandFree1114Free1114
NicaraguaPartly Free9547Partly Free9645
NigerNot Free15168Not Free14064
NigeriaPartly Free11054Partly Free11354
NorwayFree110Free210
OmanNot Free15371Not Free15671
PakistanNot Free13461Not Free13662
PalauFree1114Free1114
PanamaPartly Free9244Partly Free9244
Papua New GuineaFree4724Free5326
ParaguayPartly Free12659Partly Free12559
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PhilippinesPartly Free9748Partly Free9645
PolandFree4724Free4924
PortugalFree1616Free1816
QatarNot Free14666Not Free14365
RomaniaPartly Free8843Partly Free9244
RussiaNot Free17581Not Free17480
RwandaNot Free17883Not Free18185
Saint Kitts and NevisFree3020Free2719
Saint LuciaFree1415Free1415
Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesFree2117Free2117
SamoaFree6329Free6329
San MarinoFree2117Free2117
Sao Tome and PrincipeFree6028Free6028
Saudi ArabiaNot Free17883Not Free17682
SenegalPartly Free12157Partly Free10953
SerbiaPartly Free7835Partly Free8339
SeychellesPartly Free12458Partly Free12559
Sierra LeonePartly Free11555Partly Free11856
SingaporeNot Free15168Not Free15168
SlovakiaFree4323Free4323
SloveniaFree5225Free4924
Solomon IslandsFree6329Free6630
SomaliaNot Free18184Not Free18084
South AfricaPartly Free7032Free6630
SpainFree4724Free4924
Sri LankaNot Free15872Not Free15570
SudanNot Free16576Not Free16878
SurinameFree4323Free4323
SwazilandNot Free16576Not Free16576
SwedenFree110Free411
SwitzerlandFree813Free813
SyriaNot Free17883Not Free17883
TaiwanFree4724Free4323
TajikistanNot Free16978Not Free16878
TanzaniaPartly Free10250Partly Free10150
ThailandPartly Free12458Partly Free12257
Timor-LestePartly Free7835Partly Free7837
TogoNot Free16274Not Free15872
TongaPartly Free7032Partly Free7332
Trinidad and TobagoFree4323Free4323
TunisiaNot Free18685Not Free17682
TurkeyPartly Free10651Partly Free10150
TurkmenistanNot Free19495Not Free19396
TuvaluFree5526Free5326
UgandaPartly Free11054Partly Free10953
UkrainePartly Free10853Partly Free11555
United Arab EmiratesNot Free15371Not Free15369
United KingdomFree2619Free2719
United StatesFree2418Free2418
UruguayFree5225Free5326
UzbekistanNot Free18992Not Free18993
VanuatuFree4323Free4323
VenezuelaNot Free16375Not Free16073
VietnamNot Free17782Not Free17883
YemenNot Free17380Not Free17279
ZambiaNot Free14164Not Free14365
ZimbabweNot Free18184Not Free18688
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