Country name 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
Afghanistan
Albania -10 -1 -6 -9 -7
Algeria 27 28 31 32 27
American Samoa
Andorra
Angola 26 48 25 19
Antigua and Barbuda 34 24 12 33 39
Argentina 14 14 14 14 14
Armenia -10 -20 -13 -19 -15
Aruba 36 28 32 31 28
Australia 24 24 24 25 25
Austria 23 24 23 25 25
Azerbaijan 9 10 3 10 2
Bahamas, The 24 22 21 -20 -13
Bahrain 27 26 26 27 22
Bangladesh 14 13 12 15 17
Barbados 16 11 11 9 12
Belarus 20 20 19 21 22
Belgium 25 25 24 25 25
Belize 18 21 20 17 15
Benin 10 12 14 14 13
Bermuda
Bhutan 41 41 32 23 18
Bolivia 9 11 12 11 11
Bosnia and Herzegovina -31 -19 -3 -33
Botswana 33 34 40 37 35
Brazil 22 17 15 15 15
Brunei Darussalam 31 41 41 34 27
Bulgaria 9 18 12 15 18
Burkina Faso 16 11 8 12 9
Burundi -11 -8 -2 1 -5
Cabo Verde
Cambodia -1 -1 -4 3 -1
Cameroon 17 19 19 18 19
Canada 21 23 23 23 23
Cayman Islands
Central African Republic 10 8 3 8 5
Chad -2 1 9 7 6
Chile 27 28 26 26 24
China 44 44 42 42 41
Colombia 20 19 17 15 14
Comoros -6 -5 -4 -9 -8
Congo, Dem. Rep. 11 14 28 6 -1
Congo, Rep. 39 38 41 38 30
Costa Rica 14 15 12 14 18
Cote d'Ivoire 25 23 21 23 20
Croatia 17 7 12 12 14
Cuba 4 5 14 12 9
Curacao
Cyprus 25 22 19 18 18
Czech Republic 27 29 29 26 28
Denmark 23 24 24 24 24
Djibouti -8 -4 -3 -2 -1
Dominica 13 18 17 17 19
Dominican Republic 14 14 15 15 16
Ecuador 18 16 19 18 16
Egypt, Arab Rep. 15 15 13 12 12
El Salvador 4 4 2 3 5
Equatorial Guinea 7 16 23 36 1
Eritrea -30 -38 -31 -25 -33
Estonia 18 21 17 20 21
Ethiopia 11 14 12 8 9
Faeroe Islands
Fiji 10 23 21 21 31
Finland 23 26 25 27 28
France 19 19 19 20 21
French Polynesia
Gabon 45 47 55 55 38
Gambia, The -3 -5 -1 3 2
Georgia -49 -13 1 -9 7
Germany 23 23 22 23 23
Ghana 12 12 13 4 10
Greece 12 10 11 11 12
Greenland
Grenada 22 22 14 12 8
Guam
Guatemala 8 9 8 8 9
Guinea 18 18 16 18 14
Guinea-Bissau 4 -1 2 5 -10
Guyana 14 22 26 22 17
Haiti -8 7 11 9 9
Honduras 28 27 26 27 23
Hong Kong SAR, China 33 30 30 31 30
Hungary 15 22 24 26 26
Iceland 21 20 20 20 20
India 23 25 21 23 22
Indonesia 32 31 30 31 27
Iran, Islamic Rep. 40 38 42 38 31
Iraq
Ireland 26 30 31 34 35
Isle of Man
Israel 9 17 17 18 19
Italy 22 24 24 23 23
Jamaica 21 18 18 16 15
Japan 30 29 29 29 28
Jordan 11 12 5 3 2
Kazakhstan 19 15 20 17 16
Kenya 22 15 8 6 8
Kiribati
Korea, Dem. Rep.
Korea, Rep. 33 34 33 33 35
Kosovo
Kuwait 25 25 28 27 11
Kyrgyz Republic 3 5 -1 14 -6
Lao PDR
Latvia 21 12 10 12 12
Lebanon -18 -15 -8 -4 1
Lesotho -32 -26 -24 -35 -70
Liberia
Libya 17 19 20 17 10
Liechtenstein
Lithuania 12 11 11 14 14
Luxembourg 41 41 40 40 40
Macao SAR, China 56 56 52 50 46
Macedonia, FYR 5 11 10 7 7
Madagascar 3 3 6 5 7
Malawi -3 -0 3 -1 8
Malaysia 40 40 43 44 49
Maldives 47 49 46 47
Mali 7 8 7 10 10
Malta 18 16 13 14 14
Marshall Islands
Mauritania 42 14 5 -0 6
Mauritius 23 23 24 25 25
Mexico 17 21 22 21 21
Micronesia, Fed. Sts.
Moldova 23 16 6 4 0
Monaco
Mongolia 9 26 19 30 19
Montenegro
Morocco 15 14 16 17 22
Mozambique -12 2 6 9 6
Myanmar 12 13 11 12 12
Namibia 18 15 15 10 13
Nepal 10 16 14 14 14
Netherlands 26 27 27 28 27
New Caledonia
New Zealand 24 25 24 23 21
Nicaragua 5 10 14 18 16
Niger 0 0 2 3 3
Nigeria 18 19 14 15 2
Northern Mariana Islands
Norway 27 28 30 32 28
Oman 24 23 28 29 16
Pakistan 17 16 14 13 17
Palau
Panama 32 33 28 30 25
Papua New Guinea 35 39 34 20 23
Paraguay 23 28 25 24 27
Peru 17 16 15 17 15
Philippines 18 15 15 14 14
Poland 19 21 19 20 20
Portugal 15 17 17 18 19
Puerto Rico 24 25 24 24 28
Qatar 36 36 40 48 43
Romania 23 19 17 14 10
Russian Federation 30 29 28 24 22
Rwanda -49 -7 -6 -4 -3
Samoa
San Marino
Sao Tome and Principe
Saudi Arabia 28 29 32 32 26
Senegal 4 7 6 9 9
Serbia 5 2
Seychelles
Sierra Leone 13 -2 -4 -4 -2
Singapore 49 51 51 53 53
Sint Maarten (Dutch part)
Slovak Republic 26 27 23 25 23
Slovenia 23 22 22 24 24
Solomon Islands -19 -10
Somalia
South Africa 19 19 19 18 18
South Sudan
Spain 21 22 22 23 23
Sri Lanka 15 15 15 17 19
St. Kitts and Nevis 28 23 17 26 27
St. Lucia 18 17 15 16 18
St. Martin (French part)
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 4 16 15 3 7
Sudan 12 9 4 9 9
Suriname 10 11 8 8 4
Swaziland 8 2 -4 2 2
Sweden 21 24 23 24 24
Switzerland 29 28 27 27 28
Syrian Arab Republic 18 20 18 20 22
Tajikistan 25 22 19 13 6
Tanzania 2 2 5 5 7
Thailand 35 35 36 35 36
Timor-Leste
Togo 11 11 8 0 3
Tonga -7 -12 -10 -8 -18
Trinidad and Tobago 34 35 35 27 28
Tunisia 22 21 24 22 22
Turkey 22 21 18 19 23
Turkmenistan 49 13 7
Turks and Caicos Islands
Tuvalu
Uganda 4 3 9 11 6
Ukraine 32 24 20 18 19
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom 17 18 17 18 18
United States 20 20 20 21 21
Uruguay 15 15 15 14 15
Uzbekistan 18 29 25 25 28
Vanuatu 15 14 13 21 7
Venezuela, RB 23 23 32 35 29
Vietnam 16 18 17 20 22
Virgin Islands (U.S.)
West Bank and Gaza -21 -17 -21 -20 -19
Yemen, Rep. 2 2 14 16 3
Zambia 14 12 5 11 9
Zimbabwe 22 17 19 11 19

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