Country name 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Liberia 4 4 3 4 8
Micronesia, Fed. Sts. 9 9 7 7 7
Tuvalu 8 9 9 12 11
Sierra Leone 28 9 9 11 13
Bermuda 12 11 10 10 10
Vanuatu 13 10 10 9 9
Kiribati 12 12 10 10 9
Hong Kong SAR, China 12 12 11 10 9
Comoros 12 12 12 12 12
Macao SAR, China 15 13 12 13 12
Solomon Islands 13 12 12 11 9
Timor-Leste 16 14 13 12 10
Myanmar 10 11 13 14 16
Benin 13 13 14 14 13
Ethiopia 12 13 14 14 14
Rwanda 14 14 14 13 14
Maldives 15 14 14 14 14
Central African Republic 15 14 14 14 14
Madagascar 14 15 14 15 16
Chad 11 14 15 24 47
Antigua and Barbuda 16 15 15 15 16
Bahamas, The 18 14 15 16 15
Panama 19 17 16 17 18
Malawi 18 17 16 19 18
Djibouti 15 16 16 16 17
St. Lucia 17 16 16 16 18
Aruba 17 17 17 18 20
Sao Tome and Principe 10 19 17 16 16
Guinea-Bissau 14 15 17 18 16
Burundi 17 16 17 17 18
Barbados 18 17 17 18 17
Niger 18 17 17 17 18
Dominica 18 17 17 15 15
Kenya 17 17 17 18 18
Burkina Faso 25 19 18 21 21
Luxembourg 18 18 18 18 18
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 20 19 18 19 19
Nepal 22 18 18 18 18
Togo 18 17 18 18 17
Albania 19 20 19 21 21
Cabo Verde 22 19 19 19 18
Grenada 21 19 19 20 19
Cyprus 19 19 19 19 20
Lao PDR 17 17 19 21 21
Belize 21 21 20 17 18
Palau 14 17 20 19 18
Sudan 21 19 21 22 26
Tonga 21 21 21 20 19
Tanzania 19 19 21 23 22
Greece 21 22 21 22 22
Eritrea 20 20 21 21 21
United States 23 22 21 21 22
Bosnia and Herzegovina 23 23 22 23 25
West Bank and Gaza 25 27 22 26 25
Uzbekistan 23 23 22 23 26
Lebanon 23 23 23 22 16
France 23 23 23 22 22
Latvia 24 23 23 22 22
Fiji 22 24 23 22 23
Cote d'Ivoire 25 24 23 22 23
Mozambique 25 26 23 25 27
Moldova 22 24 23 25 17
Nicaragua 22 23 23 22 23
Kyrgyz Republic 31 29 23 22 24
Afghanistan 24 23 27
Pakistan 23 24 24 24 27
Jamaica 26 25 24 25 25
Montenegro 23 25 24 23 22
Netherlands 25 25 24 24 24
Uruguay 25 25 24 26 26
Georgia 22 22 24 26 26
Uganda 23 23 24 24 22
Cuba 28 26 25 22 21
United Kingdom 27 26 25 24 23
Senegal 23 25 25 24 25
Mongolia 25 25 26 28 32
Cambodia 23 23 26 26 27
New Zealand 25 25 26 25 26
Australia 27 26 26 26 26
Iceland 27 28 26 25 26
India 26 25 26 26 28
Denmark 27 27 26 26 26
Bangladesh 25 26 26 26 27
Belgium 28 27 27 26 26
Italy 27 27 27 26 26
Bulgaria 25 27 27 27 27
Zambia 26 27 27 27 29
Portugal 28 28 27 26 25
Brazil 28 27 27 28 30
Jordan 26 26 27 27 29
Mauritania 30 26 27 24 28
Switzerland 26 27 27 27 27
Morocco 29 28 27 28 29
Mali 21 26 28 24 24
Argentina 24 23 28 31 35
Sri Lanka 27 27 28 28 29
Ghana 28 28 28 28 27
Croatia 29 29 28 29 30
Congo, Dem. Rep. 23 31 29 26 28
Guyana 29 29 29 27 27
Turkey 31 30 29 29 28
Japan 31 30 29 29 29
Estonia 28 29 29 29 29
Costa Rica 32 30 29 29 30
Guatemala 29 29 29 30
Germany 31 30 29 29 29
Bolivia 30 29 29 29 31
Sweden 30 30 30 29 30
Lithuania 30 31 30 32 33
Colombia 29 29 30 31 32
Tunisia 30 30 30 28 28
Honduras 32 31 30 30 29
Macedonia, FYR 34 32 30 29 28
Seychelles 29 28 30 27 14
Poland 33 31 30 31 32
Spain 31 31 30 30 30
Nigeria 52 41 31 37 42
Mauritius 31 31 31 30 29
Austria 32 31 31 31 31
Hungary 32 31 31 31 31
Suriname 25 23 31 31 35
Ecuador 36 32 31 30 32
Cameroon 36 33 32 31 31
St. Kitts and Nevis 30 34 32 28 26
El Salvador 31 32 32 32 30
Syrian Arab Republic 38 33 32 29 35
Serbia 33 33 32 32 30
Namibia 28 31 32 28 29
Singapore 35 32 32 32 33
Dominican Republic 33 31 32 31 30
South Africa 32 32 33 32 31
Russian Federation 38 36 33 33 36
Mexico 35 33 33 34 35
Chile 32 33 33 33 35
Guinea 33 34 34 34 33
Lesotho 31 33 34 33 32
Slovak Republic 36 35 34 35 36
Finland 36 35 34 34 34
Slovenia 35 35 34 35 35
Ukraine 36 35 35 35 36
Philippines 34 34 35 35 34
Egypt, Arab Rep. 33 33 35 36 37
Vietnam 34 35 36 37 37
Korea, Rep. 38 37 36 37 38
Czech Republic 37 38 36 36 38
Papua New Guinea 41 41 37 37 39
Romania 33 36 37 35 35
Belarus 39 37 37 39 41
Norway 42 40 38 38 40
Kazakhstan 40 39 39 38 38
Bhutan 36 38 39 39 38
Armenia 39 36 39 42 41
Ireland 35 38 39 36 34
Tajikistan 39 40 39 37 35
Paraguay 36 38 41 37 35
Iran, Islamic Rep. 37 35 41 41 43
Yemen, Rep. 46 42 42 43 45
Turkmenistan 44 44 42 41 40
Thailand 42 42 42 44 43
Malta 51 43 44 44 39
Indonesia 46 46 44 44 45
Swaziland 44 45 45 47 46
China 46 45 45 46 46
Trinidad and Tobago 49 47 45 53 55
Malaysia 48 46 45 47 49
Botswana 51 49 47 43 44
United Arab Emirates 49 50 48 49 52
Venezuela, RB 50 46 50 52 55
Azerbaijan 45 47 50 53 55
Saudi Arabia 54 51 51 54 57
Gabon 56 51 52 52 55
Algeria 59 52 52 53 55
Oman 59 56 55 56 56
Angola 72 65 59 60 64
Brunei Darussalam 64 60 61 64 68
Congo, Rep. 72 65 63 61 66
Libya 66 75 69
Qatar 71 69 71 74 72
Puerto Rico 82 87 89 89 88
St. Martin (French part)
Cayman Islands
Turks and Caicos Islands
Bahrain
Korea, Dem. Rep.
Iraq
Equatorial Guinea
Samoa
Kosovo
Monaco
Haiti
Peru
Greenland
Canada
Northern Mariana Islands
Sint Maarten (Dutch part)
San Marino
Kuwait
Marshall Islands
American Samoa
Faeroe Islands
Curacao
Israel
New Caledonia
Isle of Man
Andorra
Gambia, The
Liechtenstein
Guam
Virgin Islands (U.S.)
French Polynesia
South Sudan
Somalia
Zimbabwe 26

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