Country name 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
Sweden 5 5 5 4 4
Singapore 5 5 5 5 5
Iceland 5 5 5 5 5
Finland 6 5 5 5 5
Korea, Rep. 6 6 5 5 6
Japan 6 6 6 5 5
Norway 6 6 5 5 5
Monaco 7 6 6 6 6
Switzerland 7 6 6 6 6
Andorra 7 6 6 6 6
Germany 7 7 6 6 6
Luxembourg 7 6 6 6 5
Denmark 7 7 6 6 6
France 7 7 6 6 6
Netherlands 7 7 7 7 6
Canada 7 7 7 7 6
Australia 7 7 7 7 7
Ireland 7 7 7 7 7
United Kingdom 7 7 7 7 7
Austria 7 7 6 6 6
Slovenia 8 7 7 7 6
Italy 8 8 7 7 6
Belgium 8 8 7 7 6
San Marino 8 8 7 7 6
Spain 9 8 8 7 7
New Zealand 9 9 8 8 8
Israel 9 9 8 8 8
Cyprus 10 9 9 8 8
Malta 10 9 9 9 8
United States 10 10 9 9 9
Croatia 10 10 10 9 9
Greece 11 10 10 9 9
Portugal 11 10 9 9 8
Brunei Darussalam 11 11 10 10 10
Cuba 11 11 10 10 9
Czech Republic 11 10 9 8 8
United Arab Emirates 14 13 13 12 12
Malaysia 14 13 13 12 12
Chile 14 13 13 12 12
Kuwait 14 14 14 14 14
Bosnia and Herzegovina 15 14 13 12 12
Seychelles 15 14 14 14 14
Hungary 15 14 13 13 12
Slovak Republic 15 14 14 13 13
Montenegro 15 15 15 15 14
Costa Rica 16 15 15 15 14
Poland 16 15 13 12 11
Barbados 16 16 16 16 16
Qatar 16 15 15 14 13
Estonia 17 16 15 14 13
Dominica 17 17 17 17 16
Belarus 18 18 18 18 17
Grenada 19 18 17 17 16
Lithuania 19 17 15 14 13
Bahamas, The 19 19 18 17 17
Bahrain 20 18 17 15 14
Antigua and Barbuda 20 19 19 18 17
St. Lucia 20 20 19 19 18
Tonga 20 20 20 19 19
Ukraine 20 21 21 21 20
Sri Lanka 21 21 20 20 19
Uruguay 21 21 21 20 18
Mauritius 22 22 23 23 22
Serbia 22 20 17 15 14
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 22 22 22 22 22
Bulgaria 23 23 23 23 23
Latvia 24 23 23 22 20
Argentina 24 23 23 22 21
St. Kitts and Nevis 24 23 22 21 20
Samoa 26 25 25 24 23
Russian Federation 26 26 26 26 25
Venezuela, RB 27 26 25 24 23
Oman 27 25 23 21 20
Jamaica 27 26 26 25 25
Lebanon 27 26 25 24 22
Fiji 27 27 26 26 25
Macedonia, FYR 28 25 22 20 18
Panama 29 29 28 28 27
Vanuatu 29 28 27 26 26
Thailand 31 29 28 26 25
Trinidad and Tobago 31 30 30 29 29
Colombia 31 30 29 28 27
Syrian Arab Republic 31 30 28 27 26
Palau 32 31 31 30 30
Jordan 33 32 31 30 29
Romania 33 33 32 31 29
Saudi Arabia 34 31 29 27 25
Belize 34 32 30 29 27
Solomon Islands 35 35 35 35 35
Moldova 35 36 36 35 34
Libya 36 34 33 32 31
West Bank and Gaza 36 35 34 33 32
Mexico 37 35 33 31 29
Albania 37 36 34 33 32
Paraguay 40 38 37 36 35
Armenia 41 39 37 35 33
Tunisia 41 39 37 35 33
Vietnam 42 40 38 36 34
Marshall Islands 43 42 42 42 42
Suriname 43 41 40 38 36
Georgia 45 45 44 42 39
Algeria 45 44 42 40 38
Ecuador 46 43 41 39 37
Iran, Islamic Rep. 47 45 43 41 39
El Salvador 47 44 41 39 36
Philippines 48 46 45 43 42
Honduras 49 47 45 43 41
China 49 47 46 44 41
Iraq 50 49 48 47 47
Brazil 50 47 44 41 38
Dominican Republic 51 49 47 45 43
Cabo Verde 52 50 48 45 43
Tuvalu 52 51 49 47 46
Guyana 54 53 51 50 49
Kazakhstan 54 54 53 51 49
Nicaragua 55 52 50 47 45
Micronesia, Fed. Sts. 55 56 56 56 55
Turkey 58 54 51 47 44
Botswana 58 63 68 73 78
South Africa 59 60 62 64 68
Peru 62 58 54 50 46
Guatemala 66 63 60 58 55
Morocco 66 63 60 58 55
Korea, Dem. Rep. 68 73 76 76 73
Kyrgyz Republic 68 66 63 59 56
Egypt, Arab Rep. 69 64 60 56 52
Namibia 69 69 69 70 71
Indonesia 70 67 63 61 58
Uzbekistan 70 69 68 66 65
Maldives 75 71 66 61 55
Swaziland 82 88 96 103 110
Kiribati 83 81 79 77 75
Papua New Guinea 84 83 82 81 80
Lesotho 88 92 96 101 106
Mongolia 89 85 81 76 72
Turkmenistan 89 89 88 86 84
Gabon 90 89 88 88 87
Zimbabwe 90 94 98 101 102
Azerbaijan 91 90 88 85 81
Myanmar 95 92 89 87 84
Sao Tome and Principe 102 100 98 96 93
Bolivia 105 101 96 92 87
Congo, Rep. 108 110 113 115 117
Kenya 109 111 112 113 113
Bhutan 109 104 99 94 89
Comoros 110 107 105 103 101
India 112 109 106 102 99
Yemen, Rep. 114 112 109 107 104
Djibouti 114 113 112 111 111
Ghana 115 113 112 110 108
Nepal 115 109 104 98 92
Tajikistan 117 115 111 106 101
Bangladesh 120 114 108 103 97
Cambodia 120 121 123 123 121
Mauritania 120 119 117 115 114
Sudan 121 119 117 115 112
Eritrea 124 117 111 105 99
Haiti 128 124 120 116 112
Pakistan 128 126 123 120 118
Togo 135 133 130 128 126
Madagascar 141 137 132 126 121
Timor-Leste 143 136 130 124 118
Senegal 144 145 147 147 146
Lao PDR 146 142 137 133 129
Gambia, The 147 141 136 131 126
Cameroon 147 151 153 155 155
Afghanistan 152 148 145 142 139
Cote d'Ivoire 152 152 152 151 149
Burundi 159 157 156 154 153
Benin 161 158 156 154 153
Tanzania 162 160 156 152 147
Equatorial Guinea 167 162 158 155 150
Uganda 167 165 163 161 157
Central African Republic 168 168 167 167 166
Somalia 171 171 171 171 171
Congo, Dem. Rep. 171 171 171 171 171
Ethiopia 182 175 168 161 156
Zambia 191 188 185 182 179
Guinea-Bissau 195 192 189 185 182
Burkina Faso 201 199 197 194 191
Chad 201 200 198 196 194
Angola 210 210 209 208 206
Nigeria 210 209 206 203 198
Mozambique 215 208 201 192 183
Guinea 216 209 202 194 187
Malawi 219 213 207 200 193
South Sudan 228 221 213 205 197
Liberia 237 230 221 211 200
Mali 242 240 238 236 232
Sierra Leone 250 248 246 243 241
Rwanda 287 253 191 216 231
Niger 292 279 266 255 245
Curacao
Kosovo
St. Martin (French part)
Faeroe Islands
Bermuda
French Polynesia
Greenland
Turks and Caicos Islands
Liechtenstein
Cayman Islands
American Samoa
Macao SAR, China
Northern Mariana Islands
Aruba
Hong Kong SAR, China
Isle of Man
Virgin Islands (U.S.)
Sint Maarten (Dutch part)
Guam
Puerto Rico
New Caledonia

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