Country name 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
Singapore 1.8 1.5 1.8 1.9 1.9
Sweden 2.6 2.7 2.7 2.5 2.4
Canada 2.8 2.8 2.8 2.7 2.7
New Zealand 2.8 2.9 3.2 3.6 3.3
Bangladesh 3.0 2.6
Norway 3.0 3.0 3.2 3.2 3.2
Finland 3.4 3.2 3.2 3.3 3.5
Israel 3.5 3.6 3.5 3.4
United Kingdom 3.7 3.6 3.7 3.6 3.4
Japan 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.0
Denmark 4.2 4.2 4.2
Argentina 4.6 4.4 4.2 4.4 4.2
Netherlands 4.4 4.4 3.5 3.5
Haiti 4.6 4.4 4.5 4.5
Latvia 4.8 4.5 3.8 3.0 3.3
Korea, Rep. 4.6 4.5 4.3 4.2 3.6
Slovenia 4.6 5.3 4.4 4.1
Ecuador 4.8 5.1 5.1 5.3
Ireland 4.5 5.2 5.0 4.5 4.5
Italy 5.3 5.2 5.1 5.1 5.1
South Africa 5.5 5.2 5.2 5.2 4.2
Malta 5.4 5.6 5.0 3.9
Belgium 5.6 5.5 5.8 5.5
Romania 5.6 5.6 5.5 5.8 5.4
Austria 6.5 5.7 5.4 5.8 5.6
Poland 5.9 5.9 6.0 6.1 6.2
Ethiopia 5.2 5.9 6.7 7.2 7.8
Estonia 5.7 6.1 6.2 3.1
Hungary 4.7 6.3 6.2 6.0 2.3
Czech Republic 6.5 6.5 6.4 6.6
Aruba 6.9 6.6 6.6
Eritrea 7.6 6.6 8.1 15.7 17.3
Greece 6.8 6.8 6.9 7.0 6.9
Bahamas, The 6.9 7.1 7.1 7.4
Turkey 7.0 6.9 6.6 6.5 6.6
Azerbaijan 7.2 7.1 7.0 6.6
Spain 7.0 7.2 7.0 7.1 7.0
Slovak Republic 6.4 7.4 7.3 4.4 7.2
Uganda 8.5 7.9 7.2 9.1 13.0
Bolivia 8.3 8.4 9.0 9.5
Tajikistan 8.5 8.4 8.0 6.4 6.6
Paraguay 10.1
Kyrgyz Republic 10.0 11.3 12.3 15.2 13.3
Jordan 14.0 13.6 13.5 13.6
Luxembourg 9.8 14.7 16.2 15.9 14.4
Iran, Islamic Rep. 13.8 15.5 15.3 14.9 14.4
Oman 21.8 20.4 17.2 18.6 18.4
Cambodia 31.0
St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Cyprus
Papua New Guinea
Costa Rica
Cote d'Ivoire
Congo, Rep.
Serbia
Djibouti
Turkmenistan
Dominica
Antigua and Barbuda
Dominican Republic 1.4
Botswana
Congo, Dem. Rep.
Somalia
Egypt, Arab Rep. 8.2
Tanzania
El Salvador
Uruguay
Equatorial Guinea
Mozambique
Comoros
Niger
Colombia
Brazil
China
San Marino
Faeroe Islands
Sint Maarten (Dutch part)
Fiji
Sri Lanka
Chile
Algeria
France 4.7 4.0 3.9 3.9
Tonga 6.0
French Polynesia
Ukraine
Gabon
Vietnam 7.1
Gambia, The
Montenegro
Georgia
Namibia
Germany 3.9
Angola
Ghana
Curacao
Chad
Peru
Greenland
Puerto Rico
Grenada
Rwanda
Guam
Saudi Arabia
Guatemala
Sierra Leone
Guinea
Bhutan
Guinea-Bissau
South Sudan
Guyana
St. Lucia
Australia
Suriname
Honduras
Syrian Arab Republic 14.9 14.8 14.8
Hong Kong SAR, China
Timor-Leste
Central African Republic
Tunisia
Iceland
Tuvalu
India
Albania
Indonesia
Vanuatu
Cuba
West Bank and Gaza
Iraq 5.4
Mongolia
Cayman Islands
Morocco
Isle of Man
Myanmar
Cameroon
Nepal 22.9
Northern Mariana Islands
New Caledonia
Croatia 5.6 5.5
Nicaragua
Palau
Nigeria
Jamaica
Andorra
Armenia
Pakistan
Cabo Verde
Panama 7.4 6.2 6.6 6.5
Kazakhstan 5.1
Brunei Darussalam
Kenya
Philippines 4.4 4.4 4.3
Kiribati
Portugal 6.8 7.3 7.5
Korea, Dem. Rep.
Qatar
Burundi
Russian Federation
Kosovo
Samoa
Kuwait
Sao Tome and Principe
Burkina Faso
Senegal 2.9
Lao PDR
Seychelles
Zambia
American Samoa
Afghanistan
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Lesotho
Solomon Islands
Liberia
Bermuda
Libya
Benin
Liechtenstein
St. Kitts and Nevis
Lithuania 7.5 6.5 5.7 5.5
St. Martin (French part)
Bahrain
Sudan
Macao SAR, China
Swaziland
Macedonia, FYR 7.3 6.5
Switzerland
Madagascar
Belize
Malawi
Thailand 6.4 6.4
Malaysia
Togo
Maldives
Trinidad and Tobago 6.9
Mali
Belarus
Bulgaria 5.5 5.3 5.0
Turks and Caicos Islands
Marshall Islands
Barbados
Mauritania
United Arab Emirates
Mauritius
United States 3.1 3.0
Mexico
Uzbekistan
Micronesia, Fed. Sts.
Venezuela, RB
Moldova
Virgin Islands (U.S.)
Monaco
Yemen, Rep. 14.0
Lebanon 12.9
Zimbabwe 6.3

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