Country name 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
San Marino 5 5 5
Cuba 12 12 12 12 11
Sweden 11 12 12 12 12
Hungary 12 11 11 11
Austria 12 12 12 13
Bermuda 12
Latvia 14 13 15 15 15
Greece 15 14 14 14 13
Kuwait 15 14 13 13 14
Seychelles 17 15 15 15 15
Cyprus 19 15 18 18
Armenia 19 16 16 16
Lithuania 16 16 15 17 16
United Arab Emirates 17 16 16 16 16
Argentina 17 17 20 21 19
Bulgaria 17 17 17 18 17
Germany 17 17 17 17 15
Turks and Caicos Islands 17 18
Georgia 16 18 18 17 17
Finland 17 18 18 17 17
Australia 18 18 18 18
New Zealand 19 18 19 18 18
Croatia 20 19 20 19 19
France 19 19 20 19 19
Japan 19 19 21 21 21
Romania 20 20 19 19 19
Azerbaijan 20 20 19 19 19
Paraguay 21 21
Ukraine 21 21 20 20
Tonga 21 21 22 21 22
Malta 22 21 21 20 19
Uruguay 20 22 21 20 21
Indonesia 22 22 22 22 22
Ireland 23 22 26 22
Uzbekistan 23 22 21 21 21
Kazakhstan 21 23 22
Moldova 23 23 21 21
Albania 23 23
Tajikistan 22 23 23 22 22
Egypt, Arab Rep. 27 23 23 23
Fiji 23 23 23 28
Syrian Arab Republic 24 23 23 25 25
China 23 24 24
Tunisia 25 24 24 24 23
Kiribati 24 24 24 25 32
Mauritius 24 24 26 26 26
Trinidad and Tobago 25 25 21 21
Ecuador 26 25 25 24 23
St. Lucia 26 26 27 22 23
Grenada 24 27 26 23 20
Peru 27 27 25 29 29
Algeria 27 27 28 28
Korea, Rep. 28 27 31 32 32
Morocco 28 28 28 28 29
Mexico 28 28 28 27 27
Botswana 28 28 27 27
Costa Rica 30 29 28 27 25
Namibia 29 29 29 32 32
Guyana 30 29 27 26
Gambia, The 30 30 33 37 37
Lao PDR 31 30 31 31 30
Mongolia 25 31 32 32 33
Iran, Islamic Rep. 33 32 30 27 26
Ghana 33 33 30 34
Honduras 33 33 33 32 34
Vietnam 34 33 32 30 30
Djibouti 36 34 39 40
Swaziland 34 34 34 33 31
Guatemala 35 34 36 38 33
Haiti 34 35 33
Philippines 34 35 34 35 35
Nicaragua 36 36 37 34 36
Tanzania 36 37 38 40
Nepal 39 38 39 38
Zimbabwe 39 39 37 41 37
Niger 39 41 42 41 41
Ethiopia 38 43 47 67
Eritrea 41 44 47 48
Cambodia 44 46 48 50
South Africa 45 36 35
Lesotho 47 46 44 48
Togo 51 46 46 41 37
Cameroon 49 52 52
Guinea 49 49 49 47 46
Benin 52 50 53 53 53
Mauritania 51 50 47 47 45
Gabon 51 56 52
Rwanda 57 57 54 54
Senegal 58 58 56 49 51
Uganda 38 59 59 57 59
Chad 63 67 68 68 69
Congo, Rep. 73 73 64 61 60
Mali 78 80 80 62 65
Russian Federation 18 18
Hong Kong SAR, China 24 22 22 22
Isle of Man
Spain 15 15 15
Jordan 24
Cayman Islands 15 14
French Polynesia
Burkina Faso 50 47 49 49
Kenya 28 32 34
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Faroe Islands
Guinea-Bissau 44
Korea, Dem. People’s Rep.
Portugal 13
Estonia 16 14
Sao Tome and Principe 33 36
Equatorial Guinea 57 43
Solomon Islands 19
Kyrgyz Republic 20 24 24
St. Martin (French part)
El Salvador
Angola 42
Yemen, Rep. 22
Turkey
Dominican Republic 31 31 31
Jamaica
Virgin Islands (U.S.)
Guam
Dominica 20 20
Qatar 9 11 13
Libya
Samoa 18 24 24
Liechtenstein
Iceland
Denmark 10 10 10
Italy 11 11 11 11
Luxembourg
Brunei Darussalam 14 14 14
Macao SAR, China 31 30
St. Kitts and Nevis 20 19
Macedonia, FYR 22 22 22
Sudan
Madagascar 37 47 47 48
Switzerland
Malawi 63
Thailand 19 19 21 21
Malaysia 19 22 20 20
Belgium 12
Maldives 26 24 23
Israel 13 14
Panama 26 25
Palau 15 16
Czech Republic 19 18 18 17
Papua New Guinea 35
Marshall Islands 15
Canada 16 18 17 17
Greenland
Poland
Curacao
Puerto Rico
Andorra
Cabo Verde 29 29 29
Micronesia, Fed. Sts.
India 40 40
Cote d'Ivoire 41 42 43 45
Burundi 45 48 55 55
Monaco 19 22
Saudi Arabia
Singapore 25
Serbia
Slovak Republic 19 19 18
Sierra Leone
Montenegro
Sint Maarten (Dutch part)
Congo, Dem. Rep. 40 26
Slovenia 14 14 14
Mozambique 61 61 64
Somalia
Myanmar 31 33
South Sudan
Comoros 52 35 37
Sri Lanka 28
Colombia 25 23 24 26
Brazil 26 25
Netherlands
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 20 20 19
New Caledonia
Suriname
Chile 33 32 32
Bolivia 25 25
Barbados 18 18
Bhutan 39 42 41
Iraq 20 25 21
American Samoa
Bahrain
Timor-Leste
United States 16 16 15 15
Belize 24 23
Antigua and Barbuda 19
Belarus 19 20 18
Venezuela, RB
Turkmenistan
Central African Republic
Tuvalu 19 20
Nigeria 34 41 43
Bangladesh
Northern Mariana Islands
United Kingdom 19 19
Norway
Bahamas, The 14
Oman 26 26 25 25
Vanuatu 29 24 23
Pakistan 33
Aruba 19 19
Liberia 45 39 38
West Bank and Gaza 38 36
Afghanistan 32 33
Zambia 38 44 51 50
Lebanon 14 14

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