Country name 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
Afghanistan
Albania 21 17 17 16 19
Algeria 31 26 22 27 28
American Samoa
Andorra
Angola 35 26 36 29
Antigua and Barbuda 34 35 39 43 45
Argentina 15 15 16 16 15
Armenia 18 20 19 19 18
Aruba 30 34 34 32 28
Australia 26 25 25 26 26
Austria 25 25 25 25 25
Azerbaijan 24 29 34 33 26
Bahamas, The 28 30 27 30 26
Bahrain 15 14 17 21 8
Bangladesh 19 20 21 22 22
Barbados 9 8 11 15 16
Belarus 25 24 27 27 24
Belgium 21 21 21 21 21
Belize 22 20 20 19 25
Benin 21 18 19 18 18
Bermuda
Bhutan 45 42 33 35 39
Bolivia 15 16 20 24 19
Bosnia and Herzegovina 20 41 42 38 28
Botswana 27 23 24 38 26
Brazil 18 17 17 17 16
Brunei Darussalam 37 41 35 34 21
Bulgaria 16 9 10 17 18
Burkina Faso 24 25 27 24 18
Burundi 6 8 6 7 6
Cabo Verde
Cambodia 15 15 15 12 17
Cameroon 13 14 15 15 15
Canada 20 19 21 21 21
Cayman Islands
Central African Republic 14 7 10 11 13
Chad 13 20 19 17 14
Chile 26 27 28 27 21
China 42 40 38 37 37
Colombia 26 22 21 20 13
Comoros 19 19 16 18 15
Congo, Dem. Rep. 9 28 3 2 3
Congo, Rep. 37 33 22 27 28
Costa Rica 18 16 18 20 17
Cote d'Ivoire 16 12 14 13 13
Croatia 16 19 25 20 20
Cuba 7 16 15 13 12
Curacao
Cyprus 22 22 19 19 17
Czech Republic 32 34 30 29 27
Denmark 20 19 21 22 20
Djibouti 8 9 10 12 9
Dominica 32 27 31 27 28
Dominican Republic 18 18 19 24 22
Ecuador 20 19 20 24 20
Egypt, Arab Rep. 20 18 18 22 22
El Salvador 20 15 15 18 16
Equatorial Guinea 158 227 148 219 154
Eritrea 23 28 31 32 46
Estonia 28 28 31 31 25
Ethiopia 20 19 15 17 18
Faeroe Islands
Fiji 23 17 18 28 23
Finland 18 18 19 20 20
France 18 17 17 18 19
French Polynesia
Gabon 23 25 31 40 26
Gambia, The 7 7 5 5 5
Georgia 4 20 18 27 26
Germany 22 21 21 22 22
Ghana 20 21 25 23 21
Greece 20 21 21 23 24
Greenland
Grenada 32 35 38 37 40
Guam
Guatemala 15 13 14 17 17
Guinea 21 21 21 19 20
Guinea-Bissau 22 23 24 11 17
Guyana 33 32 32 29 25
Haiti 26 28 25 26 28
Honduras 32 31 32 31 35
Hong Kong SAR, China 34 32 34 29 25
Hungary 22 24 25 28 26
Iceland 16 19 20 24 22
India 26 22 25 24 27
Indonesia 32 31 32 17 11
Iran, Islamic Rep. 29 36 36 33 30
Iraq
Ireland 18 20 21 23 24
Isle of Man
Israel 25 25 23 22 22
Italy 20 19 19 20 20
Jamaica 29 29 29
Japan 28 29 28 26 25
Jordan 33 31 26 22 22
Kazakhstan 20 21 20 20 14
Kenya 22 15 15 17 16
Kiribati
Korea, Dem. Rep.
Korea, Rep. 35 36 33 23 27
Kosovo
Kuwait 15 15 14 18 15
Kyrgyz Republic 18 25 22 15 18
Lao PDR
Latvia 14 17 20 24 23
Lebanon 36 35 29 28 23
Lesotho 72 75 61 48 56
Liberia
Libya 12 16 12 12 11
Liechtenstein
Lithuania 21 20 24 25 22
Luxembourg 20 20 22 23 24
Macao SAR, China 29 21 21 18 18
Macedonia, FYR 21 20 21 22 20
Madagascar 11 12 13 15 15
Malawi 17 12 12 13 15
Malaysia 44 41 43 27 22
Maldives 31 31 33 30 34
Mali 23 23 21 21 21
Malta 30 26 22 19 18
Marshall Islands
Mauritania 20 18 15 14 18
Mauritius 26 25 29 26 27
Mexico 17 19 20 22 22
Micronesia, Fed. Sts.
Moldova 25 24 24 27 23
Monaco
Mongolia 27 26 25 30 32
Montenegro
Morocco 21 20 21 26 25
Mozambique 27 20 21 18 20
Myanmar 14 12 13 12 13
Namibia 20 21 18 23 21
Nepal 25 27 25 25 20
Netherlands 21 22 22 23 23
New Caledonia
New Zealand 23 22 21 20 22
Nicaragua 22 29 37 34 42
Niger 7 10 11 11 10
Nigeria 7 7 8 9 7
Northern Mariana Islands
Norway 22 21 23 27 23
Oman 15 14 18 24 15
Pakistan 19 19 18 18 16
Palau
Panama 30 27 26 27 26
Papua New Guinea 22 23 21 18 16
Paraguay 22 22 23 19 18
Peru 23 21 22 22 19
Philippines 22 24 25 23 19
Poland 19 21 23 25 25
Portugal 24 24 26 28 29
Puerto Rico 17 17 19 17 21
Qatar 35 36 35 32 19
Romania 24 26 21 18 16
Russian Federation 25 24 22 15 15
Rwanda 13 14 14 15 13
Samoa
San Marino
Sao Tome and Principe
Saudi Arabia 20 18 18 22 21
Senegal 14 12 15 16 18
Serbia 12 10 11
Seychelles
Sierra Leone 6 11 -2 5 0
Singapore 34 35 38 32 33
Sint Maarten (Dutch part)
Slovak Republic 24 34 34 34 28
Slovenia 24 23 25 26 28
Solomon Islands 8 7 6
Somalia
South Africa 18 17 17 17 16
South Sudan
Spain 22 22 22 23 25
Sri Lanka 26 24 24 25 27
St. Kitts and Nevis 46 46 44 43 36
St. Lucia 19 21 26 24 27
St. Martin (French part)
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 30 28 31 36 34
Sudan 14 12 16 18 17
Suriname 15 16 18 25 18
Swaziland 16 17 17 19 17
Sweden 17 17 16 17 18
Switzerland 24 23 23 24 22
Syrian Arab Republic 27 24 21 22 19
Tajikistan 29 22 20 15 17
Tanzania 20 17 15 20 18
Thailand 42 42 34 20 21
Timor-Leste
Togo 16 19 16 16 13
Tonga 26 28 20 22 21
Trinidad and Tobago 21 24 30 33 21
Tunisia 25 25 24 25 25
Turkey 25 25 25 22 19
Turkmenistan 49 39 45 40
Turks and Caicos Islands
Tuvalu
Uganda 12 20 18 16 20
Ukraine 27 23 21 21 18
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom 17 17 17 19 18
United States 21 22 22 23 23
Uruguay 15 15 17 17 15
Uzbekistan 29 32 28 28 25
Vanuatu 23 20 19 17 19
Venezuela, RB 18 17 28 31 27
Vietnam 27 28 28 29 28
Virgin Islands (U.S.)
West Bank and Gaza 35 37 35 36 43
Yemen, Rep. 22 23 25 24 19
Zambia 16 13 15 16 16
Zimbabwe 20 19 18 21 14

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