Country name 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
Liberia 7 4 4 3 4
Micronesia, Fed. Sts. 8 9 9 7 7
Vanuatu 10 13 10 10 9
Kiribati 12 12 12 10 10
Bermuda 9 12 11 10 10
Hong Kong SAR, China 12 12 11 10
Solomon Islands 15 13 12 12 11
Sierra Leone 25 28 9 9 11
Tuvalu 8 9 9 12
Timor-Leste 17 15 14 12
Comoros 12 12 12 12 13
Macao SAR, China 16 15 13 12 13
Rwanda 15 14 14 14 13
Central African Republic 14 15 14 14 14
Benin 13 13 13 14 14
Maldives 16 15 14 14 14
Ethiopia 13 12 13 14 14
Myanmar 9 10 11 13 14
Gambia, The 16 15 15 16 15
Antigua and Barbuda 19 16 15 15 15
Madagascar 14 14 15 14 15
Bahamas, The 17 18 14 15 16
Dominica 22 19 18 18 16
Djibouti 15 15 16 16 16
Sao Tome and Principe 10 19 17 16
Panama 20 19 17 16 17
St. Lucia 19 18 17 17 17
Burundi 16 17 16 17 17
Niger 17 18 17 17 17
Belize 19 21 21 20 17
Kenya 17 17 17 17 18
Barbados 18 18 17 17 18
Nepal 22 22 18 18 18
Aruba 17 17 17 17 18
Togo 16 18 17 18 18
Cabo Verde 23 22 19 19 19
Luxembourg 20 19 19 19 19
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 25 20 19 18 19
Malawi 18 18 17 16 19
Palau 12 14 17 20 19
Cyprus 20 19 19 19 19
Grenada 23 21 19 19 20
Tonga 20 21 21 21 20
Albania 17 19 20 19 21
Burkina Faso 25 25 19 18 21
Lao PDR 23 17 17 19 21
France 23 23 22 22 21
Eritrea 23 20 20 21 21
United States 24 23 22 22 22
Cote d'Ivoire 24 25 24 23 22
Lebanon 25 23 23 23 22
Fiji 22 22 24 23 22
Cuba 26 28 26 25 22
Kyrgyz Republic 25 31 29 23 22
Latvia 25 24 23 23 22
Sudan 16 21 19 21 22
Tanzania 19 19 19 21 23
Nicaragua 22 22 23 23 23
Montenegro 23 25 24 23
Afghanistan 24 23
Bosnia and Herzegovina 30 23 23 22 23
Uzbekistan 24 23 23 22 23
Mali 17 21 26 28 24
Netherlands 24 25 25 24 24
Pakistan 24 23 24 24 24
Iceland 26 26 28 25 24
Uganda 20 23 23 24 24
Mauritania 30 28 28 26 24
United Kingdom 27 27 26 25 24
Chad 13 11 14 15 24
Senegal 23 23 25 25 24
Jamaica 26 26 25 24 25
Moldova 19 22 24 23 25
Denmark 26 27 26 25 25
Belgium 27 27 26 26 25
New Zealand 26 25 25 26 25
Mozambique 23 25 26 23 25
West Bank and Gaza 29 25 27 23 26
Georgia 23 22 22 24 26
India 25 26 25 26 26
Uruguay 26 25 25 24 26
Cambodia 19 23 23 26 26
Bangladesh 25 25 26 26 26
Australia 27 27 26 26 26
Switzerland 27 26 27 27 26
Italy 28 28 27 27 27
Portugal 29 28 28 28 27
Zambia 25 25 25 26 27
Jordan 26 26 26 27 27
Guyana 30 29 29 29 27
Sweden 28 28 28 28 27
Seychelles 27 29 28 30 28
Ghana 28 28 28 28 28
Brazil 26 28 27 27 28
Morocco 28 29 28 27 28
Bulgaria 26 26 27 27 28
Serbia 30 28 29 28
Tunisia 29 30 30 30 28
Namibia 24 28 31 32 28
Mongolia 24 25 25 26 28
Japan 31 31 29 29 28
Sri Lanka 27 27 27 28 28
St. Kitts and Nevis 26 31 34 32 29
Turkey 33 31 30 29 29
Costa Rica 35 32 30 29 29
Croatia 29 29 29 28 29
Estonia 27 28 28 28 29
Germany 30 31 30 29 29
Macedonia, FYR 33 34 32 30 29
Guatemala 29 29 29
Syrian Arab Republic 34 38 33 32 29
Bolivia 29 30 29 29 29
Poland 33 32 29 29 30
Hungary 32 32 31 30 30
Congo, Dem. Rep. 19 23 31 34 30
Honduras 32 32 31 30 30
Ecuador 27 36 32 31 30
Austria 32 31 31 30 30
Mauritius 31 31 31 31 30
Samoa 24 26 27 28 31
Argentina 24 24 23 28 31
Cameroon 32 36 33 32 31
Suriname 25 25 23 31 31
Spain 31 31 31 31 31
Canada 31 33 32 31 31
Colombia 29 29 29 30 31
Central Europe and the Baltics 33 33 32 31 32
Lithuania 30 30 31 30 32
South Africa 31 32 32 33 32
Singapore 33 35 32 32 32
El Salvador 31 31 32 32 32
Finland 34 34 34 33 33
Russian Federation 37 38 36 33 33
Chile 37 32 33 33 33
Peru 31 32 31 32 33
Lesotho 45 30 33 34 33
Mexico 34 35 33 33 34
Dominican Republic 37 36 34 35 34
Guinea 30 33 34 34 34
Philippines 33 34 34 35 35
Ukraine 39 36 35 35 35
Romania 34 33 36 37 35
Ireland 35 35 37 38 35
Slovak Republic 35 36 35 34 35
Fragile and conflict affected situations 33 35
Slovenia 36 36 35 35 35
Egypt, Arab Rep. 31 33 33 34 35
Czech Republic 38 38 38 37 36
Korea, Rep. 36 38 37 36 37
Vietnam 34 34 35 36 37
Nigeria 38 52 41 31 37
Papua New Guinea 37 41 41 37 37
Paraguay 36 36 38 41 37
Tajikistan 30 39 40 39 37
Kazakhstan 35 40 39 39 38
Norway 34 42 40 38 38
Belarus 39 39 37 37 39
Bhutan 36 36 38 39 39
Iran, Islamic Rep. 33 37 35 41 41
Turkmenistan 46 44 44 42 41
Armenia 32 39 36 39 42
Yemen, Rep. 41 46 42 42 43
Botswana 49 51 49 47 43
Thailand 41 42 42 42 44
Indonesia 43 46 46 44 44
Malta 46 51 43 44 44
China 46 46 45 45 46
Puerto Rico 44 43 45 47 46
Malaysia 46 48 46 45 47
Swaziland 44 44 45 45 47
United Arab Emirates 42 49 50 48 49
Kuwait 53 59 54 49 51
Venezuela, RB 46 50 46 50 52
Gabon 49 56 51 52 52
Azerbaijan 41 45 47 50 53
Trinidad and Tobago 43 49 47 45 53
Algeria 48 59 52 52 53
Oman 47 57 54 53 54
Saudi Arabia 47 54 51 51 54
Angola 73 72 65 59 60
Congo, Rep. 61 72 65 63 61
Brunei Darussalam 55 64 60 61 64
Libya 66 75
Turks and Caicos Islands
Sint Maarten (Dutch part)
Korea, Dem. Rep.
Greece
New Caledonia
Greenland
Virgin Islands (U.S.)
Guinea-Bissau 13
Curacao
Haiti
Equatorial Guinea
French Polynesia
Kosovo
Liechtenstein
Somalia
South Sudan
Northern Mariana Islands
Andorra
Iraq
American Samoa
Isle of Man
San Marino
Israel
St. Martin (French part)
Monaco
Guam
Cayman Islands
Qatar
Marshall Islands
Bahrain
Faeroe Islands
Zimbabwe 24

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