Country name 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
Bermuda 9 9 9
Hungary 11 11 11 10 10
Italy 11 11 11 11 11
Portugal 13 13 11 11
Sweden 12 12 11 11 11
Luxembourg 12 12 11
Belgium 12 12 12 12
Qatar 13 13 12 12
Slovenia 14 13 12 13
Greece 14 13 13 13 12
Andorra 13 12
Brunei Darussalam 14 14 14 13 12
Austria 13 13 13
Israel 13 14 13 13 13
Cuba 12 11 11 14 11
Kuwait 13 14 13 14 13
Georgia 17 17 16 14 15
Seychelles 15 15 14 14 14
Spain 15 15 14 14 14
Germany 17 15 15 14 14
Latvia 15 15 15 14 14
United States 15 15 15 15 15
Cayman Islands 15 14 15 15
United Arab Emirates 16 16 16 15 15
Finland 17 17 16 16 16
Lithuania 17 16 16 16 16
Barbados 18 18 17 16 16
Azerbaijan 19 19 17 16 15
Belarus 20 18 17 17 16
Tuvalu 19 20 18 17 18
St. Kitts and Nevis 19 19 17 17
Bulgaria 18 17 18 17 17
Bahamas, The 14 17
Argentina 21 19 17 17 17
Marshall Islands 15 17
Russian Federation 18 18 17 17 17
United Kingdom 19 19 18 17 17
Lebanon 14 14 17 17 17
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 20 19 19 17 18
Czech Republic 18 17 18 17 17
New Zealand 18 18 17 17 18
Romania 19 19 18 17 17
Croatia 19 19 18 18 18
Turks and Caicos Islands 18 18 18 15
Thailand 21 21 19 19
France 19 19 19 19 19
Dominica 20 20 19 19 19
Kazakhstan 19 19 19
Malaysia 20 20 20 19 18
Cyprus 18 18 17 19 19
Malta 20 19 19 19 18
Aruba 19 19 19 19 18
Slovak Republic 19 18 20 19 18
Moldova 21 21 20 19 19
Ireland 22 20 19 19
Suriname 20 19
Ukraine 20 20 20 19 19
Trinidad and Tobago 21 21 20 20 19
Maldives 24 23 23 20 18
Japan 21 21 20 20 20
Jordan 20 20
Hong Kong SAR, China 22 22 21 20 20
Armenia 16 20 19
Indonesia 22 22 22 21 20
Uruguay 20 21 21 21 21
Macedonia, FYR 22 22 22 21 20
Uzbekistan 21 21 22 21 21
Oman 25 25 24 21 20
Tajikistan 22 22 22 22 22
Tunisia 24 23 23 22 22
Tonga 21 22 21 22 22
Brazil 26 25 23 22 22
Kiribati 25 32 24 22 27
Egypt, Arab Rep. 23 23 22 22 22
Costa Rica 27 25 24 23
St. Lucia 22 23 24 23 22
Vanuatu 24 23 24 23 22
Bolivia 25 25 26 24 24
Kyrgyz Republic 24 24 24 24 24
Panama 26 25 24 24
Iran, Islamic Rep. 27 26 25 24 24
Ecuador 24 23 23 24 24
Sri Lanka 26 25 23
Peru 29 29 29 25 24
Mauritius 26 26 25 25 23
Syrian Arab Republic 25 25 24 25
Vietnam 30 30 28 26 25
Botswana 27 27 27 26 26
Colombia 24 26 26 27
Mexico 27 27 27 27 27
Paraguay 27 28
Samoa 24 24 25 27
Macao SAR, China 31 30 28 27 26
Algeria 28 28 28 28 28
Fiji 28 28 28 28
Morocco 28 29 28 28 28
Sudan 24 29 28
Cabo Verde 29 29 28 29 28
Lao PDR 31 30 30 30 31
Guatemala 38 33 30 30
West Bank and Gaza 38 36 38 30 33
Swaziland 33 31 33 31 31
Namibia 32 32 32 31 32
Korea, Rep. 32 32 32 31 30
Mongolia 32 33 32 32 31
Ghana 30 34 33 32 31
Myanmar 31 33 32 33 33
Dominican Republic 31 31 33
Sao Tome and Principe 36 33 32
Chile 32 32 33 34
South Africa 35 33 37 34 34
Congo, Dem. Rep. 26 34
Kenya 32 34 34 34 38
Pakistan 33 35 35 35
Togo 41 37 34 35 35
Nicaragua 34 36 37 35 34
Philippines 35 35 35 35 35
Gambia, The 37 37 39 38 39
Mauritania 47 45 42 39 41
Comoros 35 37 39 36
Zimbabwe 41 37 38 39 39
Nepal 39 38 37 40 36
Nigeria 41 43 39 40
India 35 40 40 41 41
Niger 41 41 42 41 42
Gabon 52 49 43 36
Cote d'Ivoire 43 45 46 44 42
Eritrea 47 48 45 44 47
Burkina Faso 49 49 47 45 45
Lesotho 44 48 47 47 46
Timor-Leste 62 47 47
Guinea 47 46 44 47 45
Madagascar 47 48 47 47 52
Zambia 51 50 48 48
Senegal 49 51 51 49 46
Burundi 55 55 50 49 50
Uganda 57 59 54 53 52
Benin 53 53 54 53 62
Tanzania 40 46 53 57
Congo, Rep. 61 60 59 56 65
Cambodia 48 50 53 56 56
Mali 62 65 63 56 57
Rwanda 54 54 51 59 60
Cameroon 52 63 61 57
Mozambique 61 64 66 67
Chad 68 69 71 68 72
Malawi 63 70
St. Martin (French part)
Afghanistan 33
Papua New Guinea 35 36
Guinea-Bissau 44
El Salvador 46
Isle of Man
Central African Republic
Poland 11 13
Iceland
Canada 17 17
Iraq 25 21 19
Puerto Rico
Honduras 32 34
Belize 24 23 23 21
Faeroe Islands
Montenegro
Korea, Dem. Rep.
Bangladesh
Switzerland
Palau 15 16
Greenland
Guyana 27 26 26 27
Denmark 10 10 10
San Marino 5
Netherlands
Haiti
South Sudan
Saudi Arabia
Kosovo
Norway
Ethiopia 67
Monaco 22 22
Estonia 16 14 14
Turkey
Libya
Northern Mariana Islands
Antigua and Barbuda 19
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Equatorial Guinea 57 43 43 32
Jamaica 30
New Caledonia
Liechtenstein 9
Bhutan 42 41 39
Liberia 39 38
Djibouti 40
China 22 21
Curacao
Sierra Leone 37
Turkmenistan
Grenada 23 20 21 19
Angola
Singapore
Sint Maarten (Dutch part)
American Samoa
French Polynesia
Albania 23 22 21
Guam
Australia 18
Solomon Islands 19
Venezuela, RB
Somalia
Virgin Islands (U.S.)
Serbia
Yemen, Rep. 22
Bahrain
Micronesia, Fed. Sts.

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