Ranked: Which country has the most powerful passport?

Not all passports are created equal.

United Arab Emirates passport holders can travel visa-free – or ‘visa-on-arrival’ – to 180 countries. Citizens of Afghanistan can do so to just 38.

But despite this mobility gap, the passports of nearly every single country became more powerful this year, new research suggests.

According to Passport Index’s latest update, every country bar Vanuatu saw an increase in travel freedom this year.

On average, passport-holders were given access to 16 extra countries this year.

Passport Index co-founder Hrant Boghossian described the results as “cause for optimism.”

“The world has surpassed the benchmark of ‘openness’ set prior to the pandemic, and there are strong indicators that this upward trend is

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