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Quarterly and annual rankings of 200 countries and territories, including all 193 UN members, based on how they are described in major media. Perceptions of countries in media tend to fluctuate more in quarterly than annual rankings.


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Country Rank Rank Rank Rank Rank Score Mentions Change
AFGHANISTAN 198 199 200 197 199 16.521 134,208 -2
ALBANIA 161 146 138 138 155 45.899 2,714 +30
ALGERIA 179 163 174 142 176 38.986 10,297 -10
ANDORRA 48 47 78 58 45 54.855 3,746 +31
ANGOLA 135 117 82 76 104 50.595 1,809 +63
ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA 69 114 134 176 152 46.915 3,198 -63
ARGENTINA 33 58 27 47 31 57.175 26,958 -6
ARMENIA 137 134 77 160 148 47.199 3,848 +12
AUSTRALIA 20 18 5 3 12 66.181 755,615 -1
AUSTRIA 21 39 30 23 21 62.326 17,643 +5
AZERBAIJAN 102 42 48 66 51 54.508 2,732 +19
THE BAHAMAS 121 94 178 100 158 45.290 4,282 -31
BAHRAIN 193 178 161 169 190 31.212 30,400 -162
BANGLADESH 148 99 49 117 77 51.908 22,041 +62
BARBADOS 37 61 52 61 35 56.193 1,612 +8
BELARUS 172 179 152 148 173 39.622 8,917 -20
BELGIUM 27 41 17 173 39 55.270 28,843 +24
BELIZE 93 78 86 115 92 51.043 652 +23
BENIN 127 90 127 79 117 50.136 816 -10
BERMUDA --- --- --- --- --- --- --- ---
BHUTAN 49 62 139 175 118 50.024 7,363 -84
BOLIVIA 160 74 164 174 166 43.032 8,485 -75
BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA 151 189 167 163 187 33.357 8,454 -4
BOTSWANA 70 50 54 49 46 54.755 1,513 +6
BRAZIL 16 13 191 200 183 34.344 326,069 -169
BRUNEI 79 35 37 45 34 56.468 2,115 +7
BULGARIA 133 151 150 54 133 49.238 6,193 -9
BURKINA FASO 104 152 71 129 129 49.465 1,309 -49
BURUNDI 114 95 126 101 123 49.887 577 -5
CAMBODIA 190 188 121 168 188 33.287 26,929 -38
CAMEROON 87 126 80 133 112 50.271 1,811 -46
CANADA 3 2 6 6 6 71.271 265,283 -1
CAPE VERDE 125 116 97 62 94 50.992 428 +9
CAYMAN ISLANDS --- --- 34 104 43 54.889 2,399 ---
CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC 162 124 169 189 184 34.268 6,054 -50
CHAD 163 147 120 91 144 47.874 6,046 0
CHILE 34 143 132 140 69 52.460 12,089 +62
CHINA 7 16 23 17 17 63.298 471,850 +14
COLOMBIA 51 76 122 158 88 51.182 13,993 +82
COMOROS 110 101 112 99 116 50.208 211 -6
CONGO (BRAZZAVILLE) 156 162 144 167 167 42.556 5,054 +14
CONGO (KINSHASA) 134 145 115 154 153 46.910 2,164 +2
COSTA RICA 65 105 50 69 63 53.199 2,893 -43
CÔTE D'IVOIRE 178 187 128 156 180 36.374 12,193 -33
CROATIA 35 54 135 37 40 55.243 9,432 -22
CUBA 175 173 142 155 161 43.660 23,766 -23
CYPRUS 54 46 159 53 102 50.617 5,911 +40
CZECH REPUBLIC 22 17 8 9 8 70.695 37,583 -2
DENMARK 25 53 20 25 23 61.203 26,156 +26
DJIBOUTI 136 96 136 105 136 48.754 636 -32
DOMINICA 83 122 108 95 111 50.276 345 -17
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC 119 93 157 55 135 48.857 3,139 -51
EAST TIMOR 55 69 79 67 65 52.967 789 +7
ECUADOR 152 87 47 75 96 50.919 5,144 +61
EGYPT 188 180 193 194 181 35.525 226,791 -41
EL SALVADOR 96 148 151 149 146 47.795 4,141 +10
EQUATORIAL GUINEA 120 130 64 86 101 50.673 854 0
ERITREA 138 150 133 136 147 47.545 1,167 -12
ESTONIA 42 59 67 103 49 54.537 4,516 -4
ETHIOPIA 59 30 156 116 84 51.561 6,827 +6
FIJI 47 129 45 97 55 54.169 17,422 +71
FINLAND 28 25 16 31 16 63.556 17,135 -3
FRANCE 8 7 9 19 13 65.930 340,721 +6
GABON 107 86 57 63 72 52.218 787 -3
GAMBIA 108 97 88 94 97 50.850 446 +8
GEORGIA 128 153 181 72 151 47.046 22,440 -19
GERMANY 30 141 13 28 30 57.577 246,244 +14
GHANA 169 186 170 166 170 40.735 28,731 -19
GIBRALTAR --- --- 104 106 93 50.997 987 ---
GREECE 167 192 188 190 179 36.917 141,729 +13
GREENLAND 97 136 --- --- --- --- --- ---
GRENADA 67 56 29 89 37 55.694 2,680 +28
GUATEMALA 149 159 162 152 163 43.325 3,776 +14
GUINEA 40 32 155 30 41 55.095 4,879 +5
GUINEA BISSAU 112 102 93 120 110 50.302 209 -2
GUYANA 60 45 85 42 47 54.737 5,148 +4
HAITI 176 142 168 125 165 43.277 12,596 +7
HONDURAS 113 108 118 130 120 49.944 2,098 +29
HONG KONG 9 9 14 11 7 71.265 37,980 +9
HUNGARY 146 137 42 88 75 52.028 17,390 +58
ICELAND 150 170 119 33 149 47.082 8,365 +42
INDIA 17 8 36 7 18 63.213 636,385 +21
INDONESIA 141 166 160 59 95 50.964 126,791 +22
IRAN 194 193 189 199 194 21.878 122,468 -1
IRAQ 199 196 198 195 198 16.844 84,279 +2
IRELAND 6 5 7 4 5 71.727 262,629 +15
ISRAEL 173 161 186 177 150 47.052 290,007 +26
ITALY 14 11 141 171 36 56.111 226,793 -29
JAMAICA 46 27 21 44 24 60.602 9,600 +104
JAPAN 195 194 140 21 175 39.052 389,166 -146
JORDAN 84 110 154 157 99 50.772 36,231 -51
KAZAKHSTAN 36 19 59 139 27 58.869 6,271 -15
KENYA 154 154 176 183 177 38.904 19,071 -55
KIRIBATI 89 103 113 112 115 50.214 258 -28
KOSOVO 145 127 131 123 138 48.427 3,658 -96
KUWAIT 4 14 11 10 3 75.109 31,772 0
KYRGYZSTAN 129 131 101 73 121 49.926 1,289 +67
LAOS 116 79 53 38 57 53.782 5,094 -22
LATVIA 74 92 105 135 98 50.848 3,414 +18
LEBANON 174 190 183 188 189 32.780 29,330 -3
LESOTHO 90 75 84 84 83 51.610 449 -8
LIBERIA 155 155 98 46 130 49.372 3,592 +18
LIBYA 200 197 194 185 193 24.279 253,926 -39
LIECHTENSTEIN 92 83 73 108 85 51.523 896 -14
LITHUANIA 118 44 69 145 82 51.613 4,356 +37
LUXEMBOURG 52 133 31 43 38 55.447 5,024 -1
MACAU 100 70 --- --- --- --- --- ---
MACEDONIA (F.Y.R.O.M.) 91 49 58 81 62 53.295 2,224 +17
MADAGASCAR 109 91 72 102 87 51.223 1,224 +6
MALAWI 61 111 103 80 81 51.614 1,359 +32
MALAYSIA 2 1 1 1 2 85.810 142,655 0
MALDIVES 71 66 55 48 54 54.301 1,397 +3
MALI 131 81 109 128 122 49.900 2,941 +30
MALTA 170 119 83 52 137 48.614 3,944 -70
MARSHALL ISLANDS 124 120 100 109 125 49.793 261 -16
MAURITANIA 147 135 110 122 143 47.919 1,190 +2
MAURITIUS 132 40 63 64 68 52.653 2,260 -40
MEXICO 191 181 190 192 192 30.659 68,200 +4
MICRONESIA (FEDERATED STATES) 106 98 102 107 107 50.518 145 -8
MOLDOVA 85 100 89 96 89 51.140 883 -12
MONACO 38 22 18 40 19 63.155 6,858 -4
MONGOLIA 53 65 26 41 32 57.070 3,743 +4
MONTENEGRO 73 84 51 57 59 53.396 2,153 +15
MOROCCO 39 169 39 35 73 52.162 13,819 -26
MOZAMBIQUE 62 48 74 50 53 54.407 1,892 +49
MYANMAR (BURMA) 181 176 148 20 145 47.872 35,034 +20
NAMIBIA 50 77 44 77 50 54.518 2,573 +42
NAURU 105 118 46 60 64 53.100 2,248 +31
NEPAL 31 82 40 26 29 57.945 21,137 +30
NETHERLANDS 24 33 33 24 25 59.770 52,755 -4
NEW ZEALAND 18 12 4 8 11 66.888 248,900 -1
NICARAGUA 122 121 117 65 113 50.254 2,055 +28
NIGER 158 140 175 85 160 43.741 4,388 +4
NIGERIA 171 168 184 184 186 33.747 15,367 +3
NORTH KOREA 182 174 163 180 174 39.229 40,155 +20
NORWAY 15 24 196 29 182 34.544 38,756 -174
OMAN 140 67 28 34 48 54.592 7,229 -24
PAKISTAN 196 198 197 196 195 20.161 144,072 +4
PALAU 98 106 62 147 106 50.522 905 -28
PALESTINE (GAZA, WEST BANK) 186 172 171 179 164 43.283 138,706 +18
PANAMA 94 109 146 161 142 48.057 8,923 +33
PAPUA NEW GUINEA 117 115 90 141 119 49.965 3,884 -31
PARAGUAY 126 72 70 92 86 51.339 2,206 -36
PERU 41 29 38 36 26 59.532 10,710 +132
PHILIPPINES 165 31 145 191 154 46.573 57,757 -100
POLAND 183 177 187 165 178 37.013 30,901 +2
PORTUGAL 168 36 165 172 132 49.276 47,912 +41
PUERTO RICO 72 68 --- --- --- --- --- ---
QATAR 10 20 19 22 10 68.715 23,101 -6
ROMANIA 143 132 153 111 139 48.423 8,739 +24
RUSSIA 185 160 149 78 140 48.196 200,768 +31
RWANDA 166 167 143 150 168 42.349 3,632 +19
SAINT KITTS AND NEVIS 43 73 68 51 42 54.920 928 +13
SAINT LUCIA 76 88 65 68 70 52.367 568 -6
ST VINCENT & THE GRENADINES 80 64 92 74 71 52.220 1,504 +11
SAMOA 57 60 66 144 78 51.878 7,591 -40
SAN MARINO 82 80 87 126 90 51.090 758 +8
SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE 99 104 91 93 100 50.712 127 -3
SAUDI ARABIA 180 175 172 181 171 40.624 49,506 -65
SENEGAL 68 51 76 127 66 52.678 2,769 -10
SERBIA 63 183 180 151 169 41.886 22,489 -10
SEYCHELLES 101 55 129 132 109 50.463 845 +3
SIERRA LEONE 139 123 95 118 131 49.293 1,556 -2
SINGAPORE 1 6 2 2 1 90.853 65,270 0
SLOVAKIA 44 125 22 27 28 58.362 9,551 +25
SLOVENIA 56 43 56 131 60 53.390 3,211 -37
SOLOMON ISLANDS 115 112 107 124 124 49.814 821 -3
SOMALIA 187 185 195 193 196 18.862 22,641 -1
SOUTH AFRICA 19 10 12 12 14 64.780 95,063 -5
SOUTH KOREA 12 3 3 5 4 73.660 142,453 +29
SOUTH SUDAN --- --- 96 110 103 50.613 1,448 ---
SPAIN 13 21 123 170 33 56.976 253,779 -16
SRI LANKA 159 149 41 70 76 51.923 29,233 +85
SUDAN 157 182 147 182 172 40.068 22,914 +13
SURINAME 77 63 99 90 79 51.832 530 +17
SWAZILAND 88 138 116 119 128 49.580 1,109 -43
SWEDEN 177 34 130 13 67 52.671 35,550 +79
SWITZERLAND 26 26 24 16 22 61.303 66,189 +10
SYRIA 184 200 199 198 200 13.584 136,407 -57
TAIWAN 29 28 32 18 20 62.493 20,445 +10
TAJIKISTAN 103 128 125 134 134 49.120 1,421 +28
TANZANIA 144 144 137 83 141 48.167 3,541 -5
THAILAND 153 23 10 178 56 53.907 196,471 +112
TOGO 123 107 124 114 127 49.589 784 +47
TONGA 78 158 43 146 105 50.559 5,925 +9
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO 75 85 81 121 80 51.696 2,779 -19
TUNISIA 192 184 179 32 185 33.778 45,852 -117
TURKEY 32 157 185 187 159 44.215 80,022 -21
TURKMENISTAN 86 71 75 82 74 52.040 927 +7
TUVALU 111 113 94 137 126 49.708 327 -26
UGANDA 164 164 158 153 162 43.459 6,821 +17
UKRAINE 189 191 166 164 191 30.961 24,657 -68
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 11 15 15 14 9 70.325 30,857 +102
UNITED KINGDOM 5 4 60 15 15 64.296 1,251,403 +3
UNITED STATES 23 37 177 39 52 54.485 3,688,095 +3
URUGUAY 45 57 35 143 44 54.882 4,655 -22
UZBEKISTAN 58 139 106 113 91 51.061 3,706 +99
VANUATU 95 38 111 87 58 53.638 1,999 +62
VATICAN CITY 142 52 182 98 157 45.327 9,713 +21
VENEZUELA 81 165 25 159 114 50.254 11,708 +55
VIETNAM 66 171 173 162 156 45.684 28,154 -19
YEMEN 197 195 192 186 197 17.923 42,532 +1
ZAMBIA 64 89 61 56 61 53.321 2,374 +25
ZIMBABWE 130 156 114 71 108 50.512 11,633 -50


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