World’s best and worst passports revealed

World’s best passports (by number of countries granting visa-free access)

1. Germany — 177

2. Sweden — 176

3. Finland, France, Italy, Spain, UK — 175

4. Belgium, Denmark, Netherlands, U.S. — 174

5. Austria, Japan, Singapore — 173

6. Canada, Ireland, Luxembourg, Norway, Portugal, South Korea, Switzerland — 172

7. Greece, New Zealand — 171

8. Australia — 169

9. Malta — 168

10. Czech Republic, Hungary, Iceland — 167

11. Slovakia — 165

12. Liechtenstein, Malaysia, Slovenia — 164

13. Latvia — 163

14. Estonia, Lithuania — 162

15. Poland — 161

16. Monaco — 160

17. Cyprus — 159

18. San Marino — 156

19. Chile — 155

20. Hong Kong — 154

World’s worst passports

94. Liberia — 43

95. Burundi, North Korea, Myanmar — 42

96. Bangladesh, Democratic Republic of Congo, Lebanon, Sri Lanka — 39

97. Kosovo, South Sudan, Yemen — 38

98. Eritrea, Ethiopia, Iran, Nepal, Palestinian Territory, Sudan — 37

99. Libya — 36

100. Syria — 32

101. Somalia — 31

102. Iraq — 30

103. Pakistan — 29

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