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

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