Country name 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
Denmark 10 10 10
Qatar 9 9 11 13
Hungary 11 12 11 11
Italy 11 11 11 11
Cuba 14 12 12 12 12
Austria 12 12 12 12 13
Sweden 11 11 12 12 12
Kuwait 15 15 14 13 13
Greece 16 15 14 14 14
Slovenia 15 14 14 14
Brunei Darussalam 15 14 14
Seychelles 17 17 15 15 15
Lithuania 16 16 16 15 17
Latvia 13 14 13 15 15
Spain 18 15 15
United States 16 16 16 15
United Arab Emirates 17 17 16 16 16
Armenia 22 16 16 16
Bulgaria 17 17 17 18
Germany 17 17 17 17 17
Finland 17 18 18 17
Czech Republic 20 19 18 18
Georgia 16 16 18 18 17
Australia 18 18 18 18 18
Canada 16 16 18 17
Thailand 19 19 21
Belarus 20 19 20
Azerbaijan 19 20 20 19 19
Slovak Republic 22 19 19
Romania 22 20 20 19 19
New Zealand 19 18 19 18
Croatia 20 19 20 19
Argentina 17 17 20 21
St. Kitts and Nevis 19 20
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 20 20
France 19 19 19 20 19
Uruguay 20 20 22 21 20
Malta 22 22 21 21 20
Ukraine 21 21 20
Uzbekistan 20 23 22 21 21
Japan 19 19 19 21 21
Hong Kong SAR, China 24 22 22
Malaysia 20 19 22 20
Indonesia 23 22 22 22 22
Tonga 21 21 21 22 21
Kazakhstan 20 21 23 22
Macedonia, FYR 22 22
Tajikistan 23 22 23 23 22
Syrian Arab Republic 23 24 23 23 25
Fiji 24 23 23 23
Colombia 25 25 23 24
Jordan 24 24
Tunisia 25 25 24 24 24
China 23 23 24 24
Kiribati 27 24 24 24 25
Ecuador 26 26 25 25 24
Peru 28 27 27 25 29
Mauritius 24 24 24 26 26
Ireland 23 23 22 26 22
Grenada 26 24 27 26 23
Oman 26 26 26 25
Maldives 26 24
St. Lucia 27 26 26 27 22
Costa Rica 31 30 29 28 27
Mexico 29 28 28 28 27
Botswana 25 28 28 27
Morocco 28 28 28 28 28
Kenya 28 32
Cabo Verde 29 29
Vanuatu 29 24
Namibia 30 29 29 29 32
Iran, Islamic Rep. 32 33 32 30 27
Dominican Republic 31 31
Korea, Rep. 30 28 27 31 32
Lao PDR 30 31 30 31 31
Mongolia 24 25 31 32 32
Afghanistan 32 33
Vietnam 35 34 33 32 30
Honduras 35 33 33 33 32
Gambia, The 34 30 30 33 37
Chile 33 32
Haiti 33 34 35 33
Swaziland 34 34 34 34 33
Philippines 34 34 35 34 35
Guatemala 34 35 34 36 38
Nicaragua 38 36 36 37 34
Zimbabwe 39 39 39 37 41
Tanzania 37 36 37 38 40
Djibouti 40 36 34 39 40
Bhutan 35 39 42
Congo, Dem. Rep. 45 40 26
Cote d'Ivoire 45 41 42 43
Angola 42
Niger 39 39 41 42 41
Zambia 39 38 44 51
Liberia 45 39
Togo 55 51 46 46 41
Cambodia 45 44 46 48
Burkina Faso 51 50 47 49
Ethiopia 33 38 43 47
Madagascar 38 37 47 47
Mauritania 52 51 50 47 47
Burundi 45 48 55
Guinea 47 49 49 49 47
Cameroon 46 49 52 52
Benin 50 52 50 53 53
Senegal 60 58 58 56 49
Rwanda 57 57 54
Uganda 35 38 59 59 57
Mozambique 58 61 61
Congo, Rep. 82 73 73 64 61
Chad 62 63 67 68 68
Mali 74 78 80 80 62
Barbados 18
Greenland
West Bank and Gaza 38
Antigua and Barbuda
India 35
Malawi 63
Turks and Caicos Islands 17 18
Aruba 19
Macao SAR, China 31
Ghana 30 33 33 30
South Africa 36 45 35
Portugal
Korea, Dem. Rep.
Russian Federation 18
Bermuda 13 12
American Samoa
Jamaica
Gabon 52 51 56 52
Andorra
Marshall Islands 15
Liechtenstein
Kosovo
Singapore 25 25
French Polynesia 15 14
Solomon Islands 19
Faeroe Islands
Comoros 52 35
Micronesia, Fed. Sts.
Guinea-Bissau
Moldova 24 23 23 21
Turkey 28
Monaco 17 19 22
Iceland
Guyana 29 30 29 27
Lesotho 48 47 46 44
Montenegro
Bangladesh
Estonia 16
Poland
Samoa 18 18 24
Puerto Rico
Sao Tome and Principe 33 36
Curacao
Libya
Guam
Myanmar 46 31
San Marino 5 5
Eritrea 40 41 44 47
Saudi Arabia
Nepal 39 39 38 39
Serbia
Netherlands
Sierra Leone
New Caledonia
Sint Maarten (Dutch part)
Equatorial Guinea 57
Algeria 27 27 27 28
El Salvador
Somalia
Sudan
South Sudan
St. Martin (French part)
Sri Lanka 28 28
Kyrgyz Republic 20 24
Central African Republic
Switzerland
Cayman Islands 15
Israel 13
Suriname
Iraq 20 25
Albania 23
Trinidad and Tobago 25 25 21
Isle of Man
Bahamas, The 22 14
Nigeria 37 34 41
Northern Mariana Islands
Timor-Leste
Norway
Brazil 26
Egypt, Arab Rep. 25 27 23 23
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Pakistan
Turkmenistan
Palau 15
Tuvalu 19
Panama 26
Bolivia 25
Belize 24
United Kingdom 19
Papua New Guinea
Paraguay 22 21 21
Belgium
Dominica 20
Venezuela, RB
Cyprus 18 19 15 18
Virgin Islands (U.S.)
Bahrain 20
Yemen, Rep. 22
Luxembourg
Lebanon 14

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