Henley and Partners have released its annual Global Passport Index for the year 2019 with Japan and Singapore topped the list of 200 countries around the world. Japan topped the list for the second time in a row and Singapore came back to the top position after ranking second in 2018.
Henley and Partners have been releasing the Global Passport Index since 2006.
10 Most Powerful Passports of 2019:
|2.||South Korea, Germany, Finland||188|
|3.||Denmark, Italy, Luxembourg||187|
|4.||France, Sweden, Spain||186|
|5.||Austria, Netherlands, Portugal||185|
|6.||Norway, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States, Belgium, Canada, Greece, Ireland||184|
|7.||Czech Republic, Malta||183|
|9.||Australia, Lithuania, Slovakia||181|
|10.||Iceland, Hungary, Latvia, Slovenia||180|
Weakest Passports of 2019:
Facts from the Global Passport Index of 2019:
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is the biggest climber in the list with (+46 rank) as of the 2009-2019 time period. It was ranked 61 in 2009 and is now ranked at 15 in 2019.
Nigeria (UAE) is the biggest faller in the list with (-28 rank) as of the 2009-2019 time period. It was ranked 67 in 2009 and is now ranked at 95 in 2019.