Country name 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Greenland 0 0 0 0 0
Mongolia 1 2 2 2 2
Namibia 2 2 2 2 2
Mauritania 2 2 2 3 3
Australia 2 2 2 2 2
Iceland 3 3 3 3 3
Libya 3 3 3 3 3
Botswana 3 3 3 3 3
Suriname 3 3 3 3 3
Canada 3 3 3 3 3
Guyana 4 4 4 4 4
Gabon 4 4 5 5 5
Central African Republic 5 6 6 6 6
Chad 6 6 6 6 7
Kazakhstan 6 6 6 6 6
Bolivia 7 7 7 8 8
Oman 7 7 7 7 7
Niger 8 8 8 9 9
Mali 8 8 9 9 9
Congo, Rep. 8 8 9 9 9
Saudi Arabia 9 9 9 10 10
Russian Federation 9 9 9 9 9
Turkmenistan 9 9 9 9 10
Belize 9 10 10 10 11
Somalia 10 11 11 11 12
Papua New Guinea 11 11 11 12 12
Angola 11 11 11 12 12
New Caledonia 11 11 11 11 12
Norway 12 12 12 12 12
Paraguay 12 13 13 13 13
Algeria 12 13 13 13 13
Zambia 13 13 13 14 14
Bhutan 13 13 13 14 14
Argentina 13 13 13 13 14
Sudan 13 13 14 14 15
Solomon Islands 13 14 14 14 15
Vanuatu 14 14 15 15 15
New Zealand 14 14 14 15 15
Equatorial Guinea 17 17 18 18 19
Turks and Caicos Islands 17 17 18 19 20
Finland 17 17 17 17 17
Uruguay 19 19 19 19 19
Peru 19 19 20 20 20
Congo, Dem. Rep. 19 20 20 21 21
Chile 19 20 20 20 20
Brazil 20 20 20 21 21
Mozambique 21 21 22 23 23
Lao PDR 22 22 22 23 23
Sweden 22 22 22 22 22
Liberia 23 25 27 28 30
Madagascar 24 25 25 26 27
Kyrgyz Republic 24 24 25 25 26
Venezuela, RB 26 26 27 27 28
Afghanistan 27 28 28 29 30
Bahamas, The 28 29 29 29 30
Djibouti 29 30 30 31 31
United States 29 30 30 30 31
United Arab Emirates 30 31 33 34 36
Yemen, Rep. 30 31 32 33 34
Cameroon 30 31 32 33 34
Zimbabwe 31 31 32 32 32
Faroe Islands 32 32 32 33 33
Eritrea 32 32 33 34 35
South Africa 33 34 35 35 36
Guinea 33 34 35 35 36
Estonia 33 33 33 33 33
Colombia 34 35 35 36 36
Tanzania 35 36 36 37 38
Panama 38 38 39 40 41
Iran, Islamic Rep. 38 38 39 40 40
Burkina Faso 38 39 40 41 42
Palau 38 39 40 41 42
Nicaragua 39 40 40 41 42
Latvia 40 39 39 38 38
Tajikistan 42 42 43 44 44
Ecuador 42 43 49 50 51
Guinea-Bissau 43 44 45 46 47
Fiji 43 43 44 44 44
Qatar 44 45 47 49 51
Montenegro 45 45 45 45 45
Senegal 46 48 49 50 51
Cote d'Ivoire 47 48 49 51 52
Iraq 48 49 51 52 54
Jordan 49 50 52 53 54
Kenya 49 51 52 53 55
Mexico 49 50 51 52 53
Belarus 50 50 50 49 49
Honduras 51 52 53 55 56
Ireland 53 53 54 55 55
Sierra Leone 53 53 54 55 56
Uzbekistan 55 56 57 57 58
Benin 55 56 58 60 62
Swaziland 57 59 60 61 62
Brunei Darussalam 57 59 60 61 63
Lithuania 57 57 57 56 56
Timor-Leste 58 57 57 57 57
Tunisia 59 59 60 61 61
Lesotho 59 59 60 61 61
Ethiopia 59 61 63 65 66
French Polynesia 60 61 62 64 65
Samoa 61 61 61 61 62
Morocco 62 63 63 64 65
Cambodia 62 64 66 68 69
Egypt, Arab Rep. 64 65 66 67 69
Malaysia 65 66 68 70 71
Myanmar 69 70 71 72 73
Costa Rica 70 72 74 75 77
Bosnia and Herzegovina 74 74 74 74 74
Ghana 75 77 79 81 83
Bulgaria 76 75 75 74 74
Macedonia, FYR 77 77 78 79 79
Turkey 77 78 80 81 82
Spain 79 79 80 80 81
Syrian Arab Republic 80 82 85 87 89
Croatia 80 82 81 81 79
Georgia 81 79 79 78 77
Togo 81 83 85 87 90
Greece 82 83 83 83 84
Serbia 87 87 87 86 86
Ukraine 88 87 87 86 85
Kuwait 92 95 99 104 108
Azerbaijan 93 94 95 97 97
Cyprus 95 96 98 100 102
Dominica 95 94 94 93 93
Austria 96 96 97 97 97
Kiribati 97 99 101 102 104
Romania 99 98 98 98 98
Slovenia 99 99 98 98 99
Guatemala 99 101 104 106 109
Cabo Verde 99 102 104 107 109
Cuba 102 102 103 103 104
Uganda 105 109 112 115 119
Malawi 106 109 112 115 119
Gambia, The 108 111 115 118 121
France 109 110 110 110 111
Portugal 110 110 111 112 112
Indonesia 110 112 114 115 117
Armenia 111 110 109 109 108
Slovak Republic 112 112 112 112 112
Hungary 115 115 114 114 114
Albania 116 115 114 113 113
Thailand 117 119 120 121 123
Nigeria 122 125 128 132 135
Denmark 124 125 125 125 126
Poland 126 126 126 126 125
Moldova 127 127 127 127 127
Isle of Man 128 130 131 133 135
China 130 131 132 133 134
Northern Mariana Islands 131 137 142 146 149
Sao Tome and Principe 133 136 138 140 143
Czech Republic 133 133 133 133 133
Tonga 134 134 135 135 136
Andorra 137 136 136 137 139
Cayman Islands 140 148 157 166 174
Nepal 153 157 160 163 166
Micronesia, Fed. Sts. 155 155 155 154 153
Antigua and Barbuda 160 164 169 173 176
Pakistan 163 167 171 175 179
Seychelles 166 168 171 175 176
Dominican Republic 166 169 172 174 177
St. Kitts and Nevis 167 169 171 173 175
Switzerland 179 179 180 181 182
Korea, Dem. People’s Rep. 183 185 186 188 190
Italy 193 193 193 194 194
Liechtenstein 196 199 202 205 208
Vietnam 225 228 232 235 250
Jamaica 232 234 236 238 239
Germany 235 235 235 235 236
Philippines 240 245 250 256 261
United Kingdom 240 241 242 243 243
St. Lucia 244 248 251 254 257
Trinidad and Tobago 245 246 246 247 247
Burundi 247 250 254 258 264
Rwanda 247 264 286 307 325
Israel 263 270 276 283 291
Comoros 265 272 280 287 294
American Samoa 270 275 279 284 288
El Salvador 272 275 277 279 280
Guam 274 278 282 285 288
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 277 277 277 277 277
Marshall Islands 286 287 288 289 290
Haiti 289 294 300 305 310
Sri Lanka 292 296 300 304 305
Grenada 296 297 298 298 299
Lebanon 300 302 304 309 316
Tuvalu 309 310 311 312 314
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 309 310 310 310 310
India 329 336 342 348 354
Curacao 330 331 325 314 301
Japan 345 346 347 347 348
Puerto Rico 420 424 426 428 430
West Bank and Gaza 430 450 461 473 485
San Marino 437 442 447 452 457
Netherlands 460 462 465 468 472
Aruba 462 475 485 494 505
Korea, Rep. 472 476 480 483 487
Mauritius 559 566 572 579 585
St. Martin (French part) 590 575 558 539 522
Barbados 618 621 623 625 628
Bahrain 817 842 870 903 939
Maldives 873 880 903 933 953
Bangladesh 929 949 969 989 1,009
Malta 1,165 1,173 1,180 1,186 1,192
Bermuda 1,203 1,210 1,219 1,226 1,237
Singapore 5,479 5,666 5,862 5,909 6,012
Hong Kong SAR, China 6,129 6,180 6,232 6,292 6,348
Monaco 15,486 15,621 15,759 15,898 16,041
Macao SAR, China 20,262 20,602 20,941 21,272 21,595
Belgium 339
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 919 914 898
South Sudan
Luxembourg 168

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