Country name 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
Brunei Darussalam 11 11 12 12 12
Antigua and Barbuda 13 13 12 12 12
St. Kitts and Nevis 13 13 12 13 12
Grenada 13 13 12 13 12
Tajikistan 13 13 12 13
Mauritius 15 14 14 14 13
St. Lucia 15 15 14 14 14
Sao Tome and Principe 16 15 15 15 15
Gabon 17 14 15 15 14
Barbados 17 17 16 16 15
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 17 17 17 18 15
Dominica 18 18 17 19 16
Guyana 18 18 18 20 17
Australia 20 20 19 20 19
Belarus 20 20 20 21 19
Suriname 20 21 20 22 19
Azerbaijan 20 21 22 24
Belize 21 21 21 22 19
Equatorial Guinea 23 21 21 24 25
Cote d'Ivoire 25 24 21 21 20
Puerto Rico 22 22 21 21 20
Liberia 23 22 22 22 22
Bhutan 22 22 22 22 21
Canada 23 22 22 21 21
Finland 24 24 22 23 23
New Zealand 23 23 23 23 23
Trinidad and Tobago 25 24 23 25 20
Maldives 22 22 24 26 26
Turkmenistan 24 24 32 25
Solomon Islands 29 28 26 27 28
Iceland 28 28 26 26 25
Armenia 34 26 27 28
Ireland 28 27 27 27 26
Lithuania 32 32 27 27 27
Luxembourg 32 30 27 27 25
Vanuatu 29 28 28 27 27
Cameroon 28 28 28 27 27
United Kingdom 29 28 28 28 26
Sierra Leone 30 29 29 29 28
Sweden 30 31 29 30 28
Syrian Arab Republic 29 29 30 32 30
Monaco 31 32 30 29 28
Togo 30 33 30 33 35
United States 32 32 30 29 29
San Marino 32 31 30 28 28
Angola 32 31 31 32 34
France 32 31 31 31 30
Congo, Rep. 33 29 32 29 30
Uzbekistan 31 30 32 48 46
Norway 34 32 32 31 31
Germany 35 34 33 32 32
Switzerland 35 34 33 32 29
Central African Republic 35 33 33 32 32
Japan 35 35 33 32 30
Estonia 41 34 34 34 31
Qatar 39 35 34 35 40
Faeroe Islands 35 36 34 33 32
Papua New Guinea 36 35 34 34 33
Fiji 36 35 34 34 33
Algeria 33 35 34 35 37
Guinea-Bissau 37 35 35 35 34
Belgium 37 36 35 36 35
Kosovo 40 35 36 35 37
Venezuela, RB 42 45 37 38 40
Netherlands 39 37 37 36 35
Djibouti 41 38 37 42 42
Paraguay 39 38 37 36 36
Guinea 39 37 37 36 35
Albania 45 41 37 36 32
Austria 38 38 37 39 38
Kyrgyz Republic 45 38 38 37
Singapore 43 42 38 29 31
Denmark 41 40 39 41 38
Dominican Republic 39 40 39 38 39
Poland 42 39 39 40 39
Spain 39 38 39 35 35
New Caledonia 41 44 39 37 39
Czech Republic 46 43 39 40 39
Russian Federation 47 41 40 39 37
Bahrain 39 41 40 36 37
Croatia 43 40 40 38 40
Comoros 37 40 40 32 33
Uruguay 43 39 40 42 40
Gambia, The 44 41 41 40 39
Slovak Republic 46 43 42 43 39
Congo, Dem. Rep. 47 42 42 43 43
Argentina 43 44 43 43 42
Ecuador 40 40 43 42 42
Namibia 48 51 43 61 62
Lao PDR 47 46 43 45 47
Hungary 45 43 43 42 41
Bulgaria 48 46 44 44 49
Macao SAR, China 45 49 44 42 44
South Africa 52 41 44 40 38
Serbia 48 47 44 46 40
Moldova 47 45 43 43
Italy 47 45 45 43 42
Swaziland 53 48 47 53 52
Portugal 47 45 47 42 40
Costa Rica 47 46 47 54 43
Burundi 44 47 48 38 41
Rwanda 44 47 48 39 42
Thailand 50 50 48 48 45
Haiti 47 52 48 48 51
Andorra 51 52 49 49 47
Uganda 44 49 49 40 43
Niger 52 49 50 49 49
Oman 50 48 50 49 46
Burkina Faso 54 50 51 50 50
Mauritania 55 51 51 50 49
Cuba 51 54 51 44 44
Latvia 57 54 52 54 51
Brazil 58 61 52 50 48
Chad 56 52 53 52 51
Liechtenstein 55 56 53 51 49
Colombia 55 56 54 53 52
Somalia 50 54 54 44 46
Hong Kong SAR, China 59 61 55 48 43
Mali 60 56 56 56 55
Kenya 56 55 57 57 58
Lebanon 53 56 57 56 58
Malaysia 62 58 58 58 60
Panama 60 59 58 59 56
Nicaragua 52 57 58 59 60
Philippines 61 60 59 57 58
Jamaica 64 62 59 58 56
Iraq 57 60 59 58 60
Jordan 59 61 59 57 58
Montenegro 67 64 61 60 58
Indonesia 62 60 61 61 62
Guatemala 63 64 61 60 60
Georgia 62 59 62 35 35
Mozambique 68 63 63 49 47
Malta 80 76 63 54 55
Kazakhstan 65 62 63 59 59
Greece 70 68 65 62 60
Cyprus 67 70 65 64 62
El Salvador 64 65 65 60 64
Sri Lanka 60 59 65 70 70
Ukraine 71 65 66 56 54
Mexico 70 73 67 65 65
Ethiopia 70 68 67 68 70
Cambodia 71 71 68 66 66
Korea, Rep. 70 70 68 65 63
Romania 68 64 69 54 50
Tanzania 59 61 70 71 66
Honduras 66 68 70 70 68
Turkey 74 72 71 69 68
Zambia 81 74 71 74 73
Israel 73 71 72 71 71
Afghanistan 71 73 73 71 70
Peru 74 73 73 72 71
Chile 76 76 76 78 77
Libya 82 80 77 77 75
Vietnam 74 74 77 80 83
Malawi 72 77 78 64 68
Eritrea 76 77 78 80 77
Yemen, Rep. 88 79 80 82
Lesotho 74 80 80 63 67
Bosnia and Herzegovina 99 79 80 79 86
Ghana 75 78 80 80 82
Madagascar 74 80 80 65 69
Sudan 77 82 83 80 81
Morocco 83 80 84 76 75
Benin 88 88 88 66 67
Bolivia 82 85 89 85 82
Myanmar 89 89 91 92 84
Macedonia, FYR 122 92 93 112 103
China 101 96 98 97 99
Zimbabwe 123 125 110 111 111
Nepal 107 116 119 120 128
Bangladesh 90 87 120 108 109
Korea, Dem. Rep. 120 118 120 129 134
India 124 122 124 122 121
Senegal 138 135 133 134 138
Tunisia 137 138 136 128 131
United Arab Emirates 165 160 147 138 135
Kuwait 199 189 152 142 125
Egypt, Arab Rep. 164 159 156 160 159
Iran, Islamic Rep. 152 158 157 154 155
Saudi Arabia 171 174 166 157 149
Nigeria 176 180 171 168 168
Pakistan 209 211 217 216 216
Botswana 242 230 229 224 225
Mongolia 293 253 241 240 248
French Polynesia
Cayman Islands
Virgin Islands (U.S.)
Kiribati
Bahamas, The
Sint Maarten (Dutch part)
St. Martin (French part)
Timor-Leste
Seychelles
Cabo Verde
American Samoa
Tonga
Micronesia, Fed. Sts.
Curacao
Northern Mariana Islands
Isle of Man
Bermuda
Palau
Slovenia 38 39
Samoa
Aruba
Turks and Caicos Islands
Greenland
Tuvalu
West Bank and Gaza
South Sudan
Marshall Islands
Guam

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