Country name 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Afghanistan
Albania 21 20 21 23 32
Algeria 26 22 27 28 25
American Samoa
Andorra
Angola 35 26 36 29 13
Antigua and Barbuda 35 39 43 45 31
Argentina 18 19 20 18 16
Armenia 20 19 19 18 19
Aruba 34 34 32 28 25
Australia 25 25 25 26 26
Austria 26 26 26 26 26
Azerbaijan 29 34 33 26 21
Bahamas, The 30 27 30 26 28
Bahrain 14 17 21 8 17
Bangladesh 21 22 22 23 24
Barbados 12 15 19 19 18
Belarus 24 27 27 24 25
Belgium 22 22 22 23 24
Belize 20 20 19 25 32
Benin 18 19 18 27 24
Bermuda
Bhutan 42 33 35 39 48
Bolivia 16 20 24 19 18
Bosnia and Herzegovina 41 42 38 28 21
Botswana 23 24 38 26 30
Brazil 17 18 18 17 19
Brunei Darussalam 41 35 34 21 13
Bulgaria 0 9 18 19 19
Burkina Faso 25 27 24 18 20
Burundi 8 6 7 6 3
Cabo Verde
Cambodia 15 15 12 17 18
Cameroon 14 15 15 15 17
Canada 19 21 21 21 21
Cayman Islands
Central African Republic 7 10 11 13 11
Chad 20 19 17 14 23
Chile 27 28 27 21 23
China 40 38 37 37 35
Colombia 22 21 20 13 15
Comoros 19 16 18 15 6
Congo, Dem. Rep. 28 3 2 3 14
Congo, Rep. 33 22 27 28 23
Costa Rica 16 18 20 17 17
Cote d'Ivoire 12 14 14 13 10
Croatia 20 26 22 21 20
Cuba 16 15 13 12 13
Curacao
Cyprus 26 25 20 21 21
Czech Republic 36 32 30 29 32
Denmark 20 22 23 21 22
Djibouti 9 10 12 9 9
Dominica 27 31 27 28 20
Dominican Republic 18 19 24 22 23
Ecuador 19 20 24 20 21
Egypt, Arab Rep. 18 18 22 22 20
El Salvador 15 15 18 16 17
Equatorial Guinea 219 148 219 154 131
Eritrea 28 31 32 46 22
Estonia 29 35 34 27 29
Ethiopia 0 0 0 0 0
Faroe Islands 21 23 30
Fiji 17 18 28 23 17
Finland 20 22 23 22 24
France 20 19 21 21 22
French Polynesia
Gabon 25 31 40 26 22
Gambia, The 7 5 5 5 5
Georgia 20 18 27 26 27
Germany 23 23 23 23 24
Ghana 21 25 23 21 24
Greece 23 22 25 24 26
Greenland
Grenada 35 38 37 40 38
Guam
Guatemala 13 14 17 17 18
Guinea 21 21 19 20 20
Guinea-Bissau 23 24 11 17 4
Guyana 32 32 29 25 24
Haiti 28 25 26 28 27
Honduras 31 32 31 35 28
Hong Kong SAR, China 32 34 29 25 28
Hungary 25 26 29 27 28
Iceland 20 21 26 23 25
India 22 25 24 27 24
Indonesia 31 32 17 11 22
Iran, Islamic Rep. 38 36 34 33 35
Iraq 29
Ireland 20 22 24 25 25
Isle of Man
Israel 26 25 23 23 23
Italy 19 19 19 20 21
Jamaica 29 29
Japan 29 28 26 25 25
Jordan 31 26 22 22 22
Kazakhstan 21 20 20 14 18
Kenya 15 15 17 16 17
Kiribati
Korea, Dem. People’s Rep.
Korea, Rep. 36 33 23 27 33
Kuwait 15 14 18 15 11
Kyrgyz Republic 25 22 15 18 20
Lao PDR 14
Latvia 19 21 26 22 25
Lebanon 35 29 28 23 20
Lesotho 75 61 48 56 41
Liberia 7
Libya 16 12 12 9 12
Liechtenstein
Lithuania 21 25 25 22 19
Luxembourg 19 21 22 23 22
Macao SAR, China 21 21 18 18 12
Macedonia, FYR 20 21 22 20 22
Madagascar 12 13 15 15 15
Malawi 12 12 13 15 14
Malaysia 41 43 27 22 27
Maldives 31 33 30 34 26
Mali 19 21 20 19 20
Malta 26 22 19 18 25
Marshall Islands
Mauritania 18 15 14 18 21
Mauritius 25 29 26 27 26
Mexico 19 20 22 22 23
Micronesia, Fed. Sts.
Moldova 24 24 27 23 24
Monaco
Mongolia 26 25 30 32 29
Montenegro 22
Morocco 23 24 26 25 26
Mozambique 18 17 21 36 33
Myanmar 12 13 12 13 12
Namibia 21 18 23 21 17
Nepal 27 25 25 20 24
Netherlands 23 23 23 24 23
New Caledonia
New Zealand 23 23 21 23 22
Nicaragua 22 26 26 33 27
Niger 10 11 11 10 11
Nigeria 7 8 9 7 7
Northern Mariana Islands
Norway 23 25 28 24 22
Oman 14 18 24 15 15
Pakistan 19 18 18 16 17
Palau
Panama 27 26 27 26 24
Papua New Guinea 23 21 18 16 22
Paraguay 22 23 19 18 16
Peru 21 22 22 19 18
Philippines 24 25 23 19 18
Poland 21 23 25 25 25
Portugal 24 27 28 29 29
Puerto Rico 17 19 17 21 20
Qatar 36 35 32 19 20
Romania 26 21 18 16 20
Russian Federation 24 22 15 15 19
Rwanda 14 14 15 13 13
Samoa
San Marino
Sao Tome and Principe
Saudi Arabia 18 18 22 21 19
Senegal 12 15 16 18 20
Serbia 19 18 13 10 11
Seychelles 39 32 35 43 25
Sierra Leone 11 -2 5 0 1
Singapore 35 38 32 33 35
Sint Maarten (Dutch part)
Slovak Republic 36 36 35 29 28
Slovenia 25 26 27 29 29
Solomon Islands 8 7 6 7
Somalia
South Africa 18 18 18 17 16
South Sudan
Spain 22 22 24 25 27
Sri Lanka 24 24 25 27 28
St. Kitts and Nevis 37 34 39 43 52
St. Lucia 21 26 24 27 27
St. Martin (French part)
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 24 26 30 29 23
Sudan 12 16 18 17 25
Suriname 16 18 25 18 12
Swaziland 17 17 19 17 18
Sweden 20 20 21 22 23
Switzerland 26 25 26 25 25
Syrian Arab Republic 24 21 22 19 17
Tajikistan 22 20 15 17 9
Tanzania 17 15 20 18 17
Thailand 43 34 20 20 22
Timor-Leste 38
Togo 19 16 16 13 15
Tonga 26 18 21 20 21
Trinidad and Tobago 24 30 33 21 17
Tunisia 25 24 25 25 26
Turkey 25 25 22 19 21
Turkmenistan 49 39 45 40 35
Turks and Caicos Islands
Tuvalu
Uganda 20 18 16 20 19
Ukraine 23 21 21 18 20
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom 20 20 20 20 20
United States 22 22 23 23 24
Uruguay 15 17 17 15 14
Uzbekistan 32 28 28 25 22
Vanuatu 20 19 17 19 20
Venezuela, RB 17 28 31 27 24
Vietnam 28 28 29 28 27
Virgin Islands (U.S.)
West Bank and Gaza 36 35 34 43 32
Yemen, Rep. 23 25 24 19 19
Zambia
Zimbabwe 19 18 21 14 14

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