Country name 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
China 3 3 3 3 3
India 6 6 6 6 6
Germany 6 6 6 6 6
Poland 7 7 7 7 7
Ukraine 8 8 8 8 8
United States 8 8 8 8 8
Netherlands 9 9 8 8 8
Italy 9 9 9 9 9
Russian Federation 9 9 9 9 9
Indonesia 11 11 10 10 9
Algeria 12 12 12 12 11
Brazil 12 12 12 12 12
Kazakhstan 13 13 13 14 14
Venezuela, RB 14 14 14 14 13
Slovak Republic 14 14 14 14 14
South Sudan 15 15 15 15 15
Czech Republic 15 15 15 15 15
Sweden 16 16 16 16 16
Spain 16 16 16 16 16
Romania 17 17 16 16 16
Nigeria 17 17 17 17 17
Iran, Islamic Rep. 18 18 17 17 17
Belgium 18 18 18 18 18
West Bank and Gaza 18 18 18 18 18
Sri Lanka 19 19 18 18 18
United Kingdom 18 18 18 19 19
Canada 18 19 19 19 19
Mozambique 21 20 20 20 19
Bulgaria 20 20 20 20 20
Cameroon 20 20 20 20 21
Switzerland 20 20 20 20 20
Ghana 21 21 21 20 20
Morocco 21 21 21 20 20
Nepal 21 21 21 20 20
Saudi Arabia 21 21 21 21 21
Korea, Dem. People’s Rep. 21 21 21 21 20
France 21 21 21 21 21
Colombia 21 21 21 22 22
Turkey 21 21 21 21 21
Pakistan 22 22 22 22 22
South Africa 22 22 22 22 22
Norway 23 23 23 23 23
Lithuania 23 23 23 23 23
Vietnam 23 23 23 23 23
Uzbekistan 24 24 23 23 23
Finland 23 23 23 24 24
Denmark 24 24 24 24 24
Belarus 24 24 24 24 24
Mexico 24 24 24 24 24
Australia 24 24 24 24 24
Benin 26 25 25 25 24
Turkmenistan 25 25 25 25 25
Ethiopia 26 26 25 25 24
Bahrain 26 26 25 25 24
Libya 26 26 26 25 25
Syrian Arab Republic 26 26 26 26 26
Bosnia and Herzegovina 26 26 26 26 25
Cuba 26 26 26 26 26
Honduras 27 27 27 27 26
Philippines 28 27 27 27 27
Ecuador 27 27 27 27 27
Korea, Rep. 28 28 27 27 26
Malaysia 26 27 27 28 29
Bolivia 28 28 27 27 27
Hungary 28 28 27 27 27
Jordan 29 28 28 27 27
Myanmar 28 28 28 28 28
Zambia 27 27 28 29 29
Croatia 28 28 28 27 28
Serbia 28 28 28 28 28
Yemen, Rep. 28 28 29 29 29
Austria 30 29 29 29 29
Tunisia 30 30 30 29 29
Tanzania 30 30 30 30 30
New Zealand 31 31 32 32 32
El Salvador 34 33 32 31 31
Iraq 33 33 33 32 32
Madagascar 33 33 33 32 32
Malawi 34 33 33 33 32
Bangladesh 33 33 33 33 33
Zimbabwe 34 33 33 33 33
Thailand 34 33 33 33 32
Nicaragua 34 34 33 33 32
Oman 33 34 34 35 35
Japan 34 34 34 34 35
Tajikistan 34 34 35 35 34
Papua New Guinea 34 34 35 35 36
Kenya 35 35 36 36 36
Congo, Dem. Rep. 35 36 36 36 36
Namibia 36 36 36 36 37
Mali 37 37 37 36 36
United Arab Emirates 36 36 37 37 37
Moldova 37 37 37 37 36
Guatemala 37 37 37 37 37
Argentina 37 37 37 37 38
Dominican Republic 37 38 38 38 38
Niger 38 38 38 38 38
Uganda 38 38 38 38 38
Lao PDR 39 39 38 38 38
Sudan 39 38 38 38 38
Peru 39 38 38 38 39
Chad 39 39 39 39 39
Macedonia, FYR 39 39 39 39 39
Togo 41 41 40 40 39
Greece 41 41 41 41 40
Central African Republic 42 41 41 41 41
Estonia 43 43 43 42 41
Cote d'Ivoire 43 43 43 42 42
Chile 43 43 43 43 43
Mauritania 45 44 43 42 41
Jamaica 45 44 44 43 43
Burkina Faso 44 44 44 44 44
Azerbaijan 44 44 44 44 44
Kyrgyz Republic 43 44 44 44 44
Guinea 45 44 44 45 45
Ireland 45 45 45 44 44
Costa Rica 45 45 45 45 45
Egypt, Arab Rep. 46 46 46 46 47
Georgia 46 47 47 47 47
Latvia 48 47 47 47 47
Rwanda 50 48 48 47 48
Sierra Leone 47 48 48 48 48
Israel 49 48 48 48 48
Portugal 50 50 49 48 48
Senegal 49 50 50 51 51
Cambodia 47 49 51 51 51
Lebanon 49 49 51 52 53
Paraguay 52 51 51 51 51
Gabon 53 52 51 51 50
Angola 51 51 52 53 53
Somalia 56 54 53 51 49
Qatar 53 53 53 52 52
Uruguay 54 54 53 53 52
Mongolia 52 53 54 55 56
Congo, Rep. 54 54 55 55 56
Haiti 56 56 55 55 56
Armenia 54 55 55 56 56
Afghanistan 57 57 58 58 57
Guinea-Bissau 58 58 58 57 57
Gambia, The 61 60 59 57 56
Burundi 61 61 60 60 59
Panama 64 64 64 64 65
Puerto Rico 70 69 70 70 70
Liberia 89 79 70 62 65
Kuwait 71 71 70 69 69
Eritrea 70 69 70 71 72
Djibouti 73 73 73 73 73
Singapore 97 96 95 97 97
Hong Kong SAR, China 98 99 100 100 100
Macao SAR, China 100 100 100 100 100
Swaziland
Kiribati
Belize
Palau
Trinidad and Tobago
Lesotho
St. Martin (French part)
Guyana
Cayman Islands
Northern Mariana Islands
Turks and Caicos Islands
Guam
Aruba
Samoa
Dominica
San Marino
Iceland
Sao Tome and Principe
Cabo Verde
Grenada
Brunei Darussalam
Greenland
Bhutan
Liechtenstein
Bahamas, The
Seychelles
Isle of Man
Luxembourg
St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Cyprus
Suriname
Micronesia, Fed. Sts.
Mauritius
Antigua and Barbuda
Curacao
New Caledonia
Comoros
American Samoa
Timor-Leste
Maldives
Tonga
Malta
Monaco
Fiji
Botswana
Faroe Islands
Tuvalu
Marshall Islands
Bermuda
Equatorial Guinea
Barbados
St. Kitts and Nevis
Montenegro
St. Lucia
Vanuatu
Sint Maarten (Dutch part)
French Polynesia
Virgin Islands (U.S.)
Slovenia
Andorra
Solomon Islands
Albania

Featured indicators

Help/Feedback

User Voice