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Country Data
Please find below the country results by category. You can reorder the table by any of these groups of indicators. If you click on the name of the country you can find the detail result for that country.

Ranking Position

COUNTRY

Date

Right of Access

Scope

Requesting Procedures

Exceptions & Refusals

Appeals

Sanctions & Protections

Promotional measures

TOTAL

LAW

1 Serbia 2003 5 30 22 26 29 7 16 135
2 India 2005 5 25 27 26 29 5 13 130
3 Slovenia 2003 3 30 26 25 28 4 13 129
4 Liberia 2010 5 30 21 27 20 7 16 126
5 El Salvador 2011 6 30 26 22 23 1 16 124
6 Sierra Leone 2013 0 29 27 18 28 7 15 124
7 Mexico 2002 6 22 25 22 26 2 16 119
8 Antigua 2004 3 24 22 23 24 8 14 118
9 Maldives 2014 2 28 22 17 29 8 12 118
10 Azerbaijan 2005 5 28 24 24 19 3 12 115
11 Ukraine 1992 5 28 23 27 19 5 8 115
12 Ethiopia 2008 5 25 21 18 25 6 14 114
13 Nicaragua 2007 4 30 20 27 14 3 15 113
14 Macedonia 2006 4 30 21 22 18 4 14 113
15 Croatia 2003 5 27 20 24 19 3 14 112
16 South Africa 2000 6 25 21 25 14 6 14 111
17 Brazil 2011 6 29 21 16 22 3 13 110
18 Moldova 2000 5 28 23 23 17 4 10 110
19 Bangladesh 2008 2 25 18 20 23 6 15 109
20 Kosovo 2003 2 25 23 22 21 2 11 106
21 Yemen 2012 2 29 18 19 19 3 15 105
22 Finland 1951 6 28 22 16 20 3 10 105
23 Nepal 2007 4 27 18 15 24 6 10 104
24 Colombia 1985 6 29 18 23 15 4 9 104
25 Kyrgyzstan 2007 4 30 26 13 19 3 8 103
26 Bosnia and Herzegovina 2000 4 30 21 19 16 0 12 102
27 Panama 2002 5 28 17 16 20 5 11 102
28 Indonesia 2008 6 28 13 16 25 3 10 101
29 United Kingdom 2000 2 25 20 12 23 7 10 99
30 Uganda 2005 6 26 23 22 11 5 5 98
31 Russia 2009 1 30 20 12 26 1 8 98
32 Georgia 1999 4 30 15 18 20 1 9 97
33 Armenia 2003 3 24 18 20 19 2 10 96
34 Guatemala 2008 6 29 18 21 5 3 14 96
35 Peru 2003 4 29 19 17 14 4 8 95
36 New Zealand 1982 4 16 22 18 23 6 5 94
37 Estonia 2000 5 20 24 22 16 1 6 94
38 Chile 2008 5 16 21 14 23 4 10 93
39 Tunisia 2011 4 21 23 21 10 1 12 92
40 Ireland 1997 2 24 19 7 23 3 14 92
41 Sweden 1766 5 27 18 17 14 3 8 92
42 Bulgaria 2000 5 30 21 20 3 4 8 91
43 Uruguay 2008 3 26 17 20 11 2 12 91
44 Trinidad and Tobago 1999 3 24 17 20 15 3 9 91
45 Jamaica 2002 3 18 25 14 17 5 8 90
46 Nigeria 2011 3 29 14 22 4 7 11 90
47 United States of America 1966 4 18 19 16 14 4 14 89
48 Montenegro 2005 5 30 22 21 4 2 5 89
49 Hungary 1992 2 29 15 12 20 0 9 87
50 Belize 1994 1 19 22 16 19 2 6 85
51 Honduras 2006 2 23 15 12 18 2 13 85
52 South Korea 1996 4 23 11 20 17 1 8 84
53 Australia 1982 2 10 21 15 23 2 10 83
54 Romania 2001 5 29 17 13 4 6 9 83
55 Netherlands 1978 4 21 22 16 14 4 2 83
56 Mongolia 2011 4 23 20 6 23 2 4 82
57 Canada 1983 3 13 15 11 22 6 9 79
58 Norway 1970 5 16 15 16 22 2 2 78
59 Malta 2008 0 19 21 12 10 2 14 78
60 Switzerland 2004 3 19 18 13 14 0 10 77
61 Rwanda 2013 2 30 8 24 9 1 3 77
62 Angola 2002 4 20 11 18 18 0 5 76
63 Thailand 1997 4 24 14 13 14 2 5 76
64 Spain 2013 0 15 15 21 12 0 13 76
65 Ivory Coast 2013 2 15 20 17 13 4 5 76
66 Ecuador 2004 4 27 10 14 8 3 9 75
67 Niger 2011 0 19 13 13 17 6 6 74
68 Portugal 1993 4 22 19 10 14 0 4 73
69 Zimbabwe 2002 2 16 12 14 22 1 5 72
70 China 2007 1 11 18 15 13 1 13 72
71 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 2003 2 21 19 18 2 2 8 72
72 Czech Republic 1999 2 28 14 14 10 0 4 72
73 Turkey 2003 3 24 13 21 5 2 4 72
74 Latvia 1998 4 30 18 14 4 2 0 72
75 Slovakia 2000 3 20 25 14 4 2 2 70
76 Albania 1999 4 27 11 3 18 2 4 69
77 Cook Islands 2009 4 15 16 15 14 3 2 69
78 Guyana 2013 4 15 16 10 9 4 11 69
79 Israel 1998 3 25 14 11 8 3 4 68
80 Japan 1999 3 14 15 21 9 0 5 67
81 Argentina 2004 6 19 22 15 3 1 0 66
82 Pakistan 2002 5 16 8 11 18 5 3 66
83 Guinea 2010 2 27 16 9 4 2 6 66
84 Greece 1986 4 12 16 13 17 0 3 65
85 Denmark 1970 1 17 13 10 23 0 0 64
86 France 1978 1 17 14 14 16 0 2 64
87 Iceland 1996 0 10 21 17 12 0 4 64
88 Lithuania 1996 5 24 18 11 6 0 0 64
89 Paraguay 2014 2 24 20 2 7 2 6 63
90 Poland 2001 4 27 15 10 3 1 2 62
91 Uzbekistan 1997 3 25 12 13 7 1 0 61
92 Dominican Republic 2004 5 21 16 11 3 2 3 61
93 Taiwan 2005 2 21 11 17 6 1 2 60
94 Belgium 1994 2 17 14 15 11 0 0 59
95 Italy 1990 2 21 7 5 13 2 7 57
96 Jordan 2007 0 25 7 10 8 0 5 55
97 Germany 2005 0 19 7 11 15 0 0 52
98 Tajikistan 2002 4 8 19 16 2 0 2 51
99 Liechtenstein 1999 0 17 10 5 1 2 4 39
100 Austria 1987 2 23 8 2 2 0 0 37