Country name 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
China 3 3 3 3 3
India 5 5 5 5 5
Germany 6 6 6 6 6
Poland 7 7 7 7 7
Ukraine 7 8 8 8 8
United States 8 8 8 8 8
Russian Federation 8 8 9 9 9
Netherlands 9 9 9 9 8
Italy 9 9 9 9 9
Malaysia 11 11 10 10 10
South Africa 11 11 11 11 11
Indonesia 13 12 11 11 10
Algeria 12 12 12 12 12
Tunisia 13 12 12 12 12
Kazakhstan 12 13 13 13 13
Brazil 13 13 13 12 12
Nigeria 14 14 14 14 14
Venezuela, RB 15 15 14 14 14
Sweden 15 15 16 16 16
Czech Republic 16 15 15 15 15
Spain 16 16 16 16 16
Romania 17 17 17 17 16
United Kingdom 17 17 17 18 18
Belgium 17 17 18 18 18
Iran, Islamic Rep. 19 18 18 18 17
Canada 18 18 18 19 19
San Marino 19 19 18 18 18
Brunei Darussalam 20 19 17 16 14
Bermuda 19 19 19 19 19
Cameroon 19 19 20 20 20
Guatemala 20 19 19 19 19
Botswana 20 20 19 19 19
Switzerland 20 20 20 20 20
Bulgaria 21 21 20 20 20
Saudi Arabia 21 21 21 21 22
Pakistan 21 21 21 21 21
Ghana 21 21 21 21 21
Turkey 21 21 21 21 21
Sri Lanka 21 21 21 21 21
Morocco 22 21 21 21 20
Colombia 21 21 21 22 22
France 21 21 21 21 21
Korea, Dem. Rep. 22 21 21 21 21
Micronesia, Fed. Sts. 22 22 22 23 24
Mozambique 23 22 22 21 21
Norway 23 23 23 23 23
Nepal 23 23 22 22 21
Luxembourg 23 23 23 23 22
Finland 23 23 23 23 23
Lithuania 23 23 23 23 23
Albania 23 23 24 24 25
Denmark 24 24 24 24 24
Vietnam 24 24 23 23 23
Belarus 24 24 24 24 24
Mexico 24 24 24 24 24
Uzbekistan 24 24 24 24 23
Swaziland 24 24 25 25 26
Australia 25 25 25 25 25
Turkmenistan 25 25 25 25 25
Comoros 25 25 25 25 25
Syrian Arab Republic 26 26 26 26 26
Benin 27 26 26 25 25
Cuba 27 26 26 26 26
Bahrain 27 27 26 26 25
Slovenia 27 27 27 27 26
Tanzania 27 27 27 27 28
Ethiopia 28 27 27 26 25
Libya 27 27 27 27 26
Croatia 28 27 28 28 28
Malawi 27 27 28 29 29
Zambia 27 27 28 29 29
Myanmar 28 28 27 27 27
Ecuador 28 28 28 28 28
St. Lucia 29 28 27 26 26
Bolivia 28 28 28 27 27
Philippines 28 28 28 27 27
Hungary 28 28 28 28 27
Serbia 28 28 28 28 28
Honduras 28 28 28 28 28
Greenland 28 28 28 29 29
Bosnia and Herzegovina 28 28 28 28 26
Yemen, Rep. 29 29 29 29 29
Korea, Rep. 30 29 28 28 27
Mauritius 30 29 29 29 29
Austria 30 30 30 29 29
Jordan 31 30 29 28 27
New Zealand 31 31 31 31 32
Cyprus 32 32 31 31 31
Bangladesh 32 32 32 32 32
Oman 33 32 33 34 34
Dominica 33 32 32 32 32
Iraq 33 33 33 32 32
Papua New Guinea 33 34 34 34 35
Madagascar 34 34 33 33 33
Zimbabwe 35 34 34 33 33
Thailand 34 34 34 34 33
Japan 34 34 34 34 34
Tajikistan 34 34 34 34 34
Andorra 35 34 34 35 35
Turks and Caicos Islands 36 35 34 33 32
Nicaragua 35 35 34 33 33
Kenya 35 35 35 35 35
United Arab Emirates 35 35 36 36 36
El Salvador 36 36 36 36 36
Namibia 36 36 36 36 36
Argentina 36 36 36 36 36
Dominican Republic 36 36 36 35 35
Angola 38 37 36 37 37
Sudan 37 37 38 38 38
Egypt, Arab Rep. 37 37 37 37 37
Moldova 37 37 37 37 37
Niger 37 37 38 38 38
Chad 38 38 37 37 37
Uganda 38 38 38 38 38
Montenegro 38 38 38 37 37
Macedonia, FYR 38 38 38 38 38
Peru 39 39 39 39 38
Congo, Dem. Rep. 38 39 39 40 40
Cabo Verde 39 39 39 39 39
Trinidad and Tobago 40 39 39 38 37
Equatorial Guinea 40 39 40 41 41
Mali 40 40 39 39 39
Chile 41 41 40 40 40
Kyrgyz Republic 42 42 43 43 44
Central African Republic 43 43 42 42 42
Estonia 43 43 43 43 43
Cote d'Ivoire 43 43 43 43 43
Burkina Faso 44 44 43 43 43
Azerbaijan 44 44 44 44 44
Sierra Leone 44 45 46 46 47
Costa Rica 45 45 45 44 44
Cambodia 43 45 47 50 52
Lesotho 46 45 45 45 45
Guinea 46 45 45 45 45
Ireland 45 45 45 45 45
Georgia 45 46 46 47 47
Jamaica 47 47 46 45 44
Fiji 47 47 46 46 45
Afghanistan 50 48 46 45 44
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 48 48 48 48 48
Latvia 49 48 48 48 47
Israel 48 48 49 48 48
Senegal 49 49 49 50 50
Lebanon 50 49 49 49 51
Greece 50 50 49 49 49
Mongolia 50 51 52 53 54
Portugal 51 51 50 50 49
Paraguay 52 51 51 51 51
Mauritania 52 52 52 52 51
Liberia 69 52 89 79 70
Gabon 55 53 52 52 51
Cayman Islands 54 53 53 52 52
Armenia 53 54 54 55 55
Guinea-Bissau 54 54 53 53 52
Qatar 54 54 53 53 53
Congo, Rep. 54 54 54 54 54
Uruguay 55 54 54 54 53
Haiti 56 56 56 56 55
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 57 57 57 56 56
Aruba 58 57 58 58 59
Somalia 58 57 56 54 53
Panama 59 58 57 56 55
Puerto Rico 58 58 58 59 60
Rwanda 59 59 57 55 50
Malta 61 60 60 59 58
Togo 60 60 61 62 62
Gambia, The 63 62 60 59 58
Burundi 62 62 61 61 61
Isle of Man 62 62 62 63 63
Lao PDR 64 63 60 57 55
Iceland 64 64 65 65 66
Marshall Islands 65 65 65 66 66
Seychelles 68 66 65 64 63
Timor-Leste 69 68 68 68 69
Guyana 70 69 68 68 67
Sao Tome and Principe 74 72 71 70 70
Vanuatu 73 73 73 73 74
Eritrea 73 73 73 72 71
Djibouti 75 76 79 83 84
Kuwait 77 80 81 81
Solomon Islands 80 79 79 78 78
Suriname 79 79 79 78 77
Bahamas, The 84 84 85 85 86
St. Kitts and Nevis 89 89 89 89 89
Guam 91 91 90 90 91
American Samoa 91 91 91 91 91
French Polynesia 96 97 97 97 96
Palau 97 97 97 97 98
Faeroe Islands 98 98 100 100 100
Barbados 99 98 97 96 96
Singapore 99 99 98 98 97
Samoa 99 99 99 100 100
Antigua and Barbuda 100 100 100 99 99
Monaco 100 100 100 100 100
Grenada 100 100 100 100 100
Tuvalu 100 100 100 100 100
New Caledonia 100 100 100 99 98
Maldives 100 100 100 99 99
Tonga 100 100 100 100 100
Kiribati 100 100 100 100 100
Northern Mariana Islands 100 100 100 99 99
Hong Kong SAR, China 100 100 98 99 99
Liechtenstein 100 100 100 100 100
Macao SAR, China 100 100 100 100 100
Sint Maarten (Dutch part)
South Sudan
Bhutan
Belize
Curacao
West Bank and Gaza
Slovak Republic
Kosovo
St. Martin (French part)

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