Country name 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
Sweden 5 5 5 4 4
Finland 6 5 5 5 5
Singapore 5 5 5 5 5
Iceland 6 5 5 5 5
Korea, Rep. 6 6 5 5 5
Norway 6 6 5 5 5
Japan 6 6 6 5 5
Andorra 7 6 6 5 5
Monaco 7 6 6 6 6
Luxembourg 7 6 6 6 5
France 7 7 6 6 6
Switzerland 7 6 6 6 6
Denmark 7 7 6 6 6
Germany 7 7 6 6 6
Austria 7 7 6 6 6
Canada 7 7 7 7 6
Netherlands 7 7 7 7 6
Australia 7 7 7 7 7
Slovenia 8 7 7 7 6
United Kingdom 7 7 7 7 7
Italy 8 8 7 7 6
Belgium 8 8 7 7 6
Ireland 7 7 7 7 7
San Marino 8 8 7 7 6
Spain 9 8 8 7 7
Israel 9 9 8 8 8
New Zealand 9 9 8 8 8
Cyprus 10 9 9 8 8
Malta 10 10 9 9 8
Portugal 11 10 9 9 8
United States 10 10 9 9 9
Czech Republic 11 10 9 8 8
Croatia 10 10 10 9 9
Greece 11 10 10 9 9
Brunei Darussalam 11 11 10 10 10
Cuba 11 11 11 10 9
Bosnia and Herzegovina 14 13 13 12 11
Chile 14 13 13 12 12
United Arab Emirates 14 13 13 12 12
Malaysia 14 13 13 12 12
Hungary 15 14 13 13 12
Poland 16 15 13 12 11
Slovak Republic 15 14 14 13 13
Kuwait 15 14 14 14 13
Seychelles 15 15 14 14 14
Qatar 16 15 15 14 13
Estonia 17 16 15 14 13
Lithuania 18 17 15 14 13
Montenegro 15 15 15 15 15
Costa Rica 15 15 15 15 14
Barbados 16 16 16 16 16
Bahrain 20 18 17 15 14
Dominica 17 17 17 17 16
Serbia 22 20 17 15 14
Grenada 19 18 18 17 17
Bahamas, The 20 19 18 17 17
Belarus 18 18 18 18 17
Antigua and Barbuda 21 20 19 18 17
Tonga 20 20 19 19 19
St. Lucia 21 20 20 19 19
Sri Lanka 21 20 20 19 18
Uruguay 21 21 20 19 18
Ukraine 20 21 21 20 20
St. Kitts and Nevis 24 23 22 20 19
Macedonia, FYR 28 25 22 20 18
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 22 22 22 22 22
Oman 27 24 22 21 19
Mauritius 22 22 23 23 22
Argentina 24 23 23 22 21
Latvia 24 24 23 22 20
Bulgaria 23 23 23 23 23
Lebanon 27 26 25 23 22
Samoa 27 26 25 24 23
Venezuela, RB 27 26 25 24 23
Vanuatu 28 27 26 25 24
Jamaica 27 26 26 25 25
Fiji 27 26 26 26 25
Russian Federation 26 26 26 26 25
Thailand 30 28 27 26 25
Saudi Arabia 32 29 28 26 25
Panama 29 28 28 27 27
Syrian Arab Republic 31 30 28 27 26
Trinidad and Tobago 29 29 29 29 29
Colombia 31 30 29 28 27
Belize 32 30 29 28 27
Palau 32 31 30 29 29
Jordan 33 32 31 30 29
Romania 33 32 31 30 29
Albania 35 33 32 30 29
Libya 35 34 33 31 30
Mexico 37 35 33 31 29
West Bank and Gaza 37 35 34 33 32
Solomon Islands 35 35 34 34 34
Moldova 36 36 36 36 34
Armenia 41 39 37 35 33
Paraguay 40 39 38 37 36
Tunisia 43 41 39 37 35
Suriname 43 41 40 39 37
Vietnam 43 42 40 39 38
Ecuador 46 44 42 40 38
Marshall Islands 43 42 42 42 42
El Salvador 48 45 42 39 37
Algeria 44 43 42 41 41
Georgia 45 44 43 42 40
Iran, Islamic Rep. 47 45 43 41 39
Brazil 50 47 44 41 38
Philippines 48 46 44 43 42
Honduras 49 47 45 44 42
China 49 48 46 44 42
Dominican Republic 51 49 47 46 44
Iraq 50 49 48 47 46
Tuvalu 53 51 49 48 46
Nicaragua 56 53 50 47 45
Kazakhstan 53 53 52 50 48
Turkey 59 56 53 50 47
Guyana 55 54 53 52 51
Cabo Verde 59 56 53 49 44
Peru 63 58 54 50 46
Micronesia, Fed. Sts. 55 55 55 55 55
Kyrgyz Republic 63 61 59 56 54
Egypt, Arab Rep. 69 64 60 56 52
Guatemala 66 63 60 58 55
Morocco 67 64 61 58 56
South Africa 59 60 62 65 68
Indonesia 70 66 63 60 58
Maldives 75 70 65 60 54
Botswana 59 64 69 74 78
Uzbekistan 70 70 69 68 67
Namibia 69 70 70 71 73
Korea, Dem. Rep. 68 73 76 76 73
Kiribati 83 81 79 77 75
Mongolia 90 85 81 77 73
Papua New Guinea 84 83 82 81 80
Gabon 89 88 88 87 86
Turkmenistan 90 90 89 88 86
Myanmar 97 94 91 88 85
Azerbaijan 95 94 92 88 84
Bolivia 105 100 96 91 87
Lesotho 90 93 98 102 107
Swaziland 84 90 98 105 111
Zimbabwe 90 95 98 101 102
Bhutan 111 105 100 94 89
Sao Tome and Principe 108 106 103 100 97
Nepal 115 109 104 98 92
India 112 109 106 102 99
Comoros 111 108 106 104 103
Djibouti 111 110 108 107 105
Bangladesh 120 114 109 103 98
Yemen, Rep. 113 111 109 107 104
Eritrea 124 117 111 105 99
Congo, Rep. 103 107 111 115 119
Ghana 116 114 112 110 107
Kenya 109 111 113 114 113
Mauritania 114 113 113 113 113
Tajikistan 121 120 116 112 106
Sudan 121 119 117 115 113
Haiti 128 124 120 116 112
Cambodia 120 122 123 124 122
Pakistan 129 126 123 121 118
Timor-Leste 144 137 131 125 118
Togo 139 136 134 131 128
Madagascar 144 140 135 129 123
Lao PDR 144 140 135 130 126
Gambia, The 147 142 137 133 128
Senegal 142 143 145 145 144
Afghanistan 153 149 146 143 141
Cote d'Ivoire 152 152 151 151 150
Cameroon 148 151 153 155 156
Benin 160 157 155 153 152
Tanzania 162 160 156 152 147
Equatorial Guinea 167 163 159 155 151
Uganda 168 165 163 161 158
Burundi 171 170 167 163 159
Ethiopia 182 175 168 162 156
Somalia 174 174 174 174 174
Central African Republic 175 175 175 175 175
Congo, Dem. Rep. 176 176 176 176 176
Zambia 191 188 185 182 179
Rwanda 288 253 191 216 231
Burkina Faso 201 200 197 194 192
Guinea 212 206 199 192 185
Guinea-Bissau 209 204 200 195 190
Chad 205 203 201 198 196
Mozambique 219 212 204 196 186
Nigeria 210 209 206 202 198
Malawi 221 214 208 201 193
South Sudan 230 224 217 209 200
Liberia 237 229 220 210 199
Angola 225 225 224 222 221
Mali 242 240 238 236 232
Sierra Leone 259 256 252 248 243
Niger 291 279 266 255 245
Bermuda
St. Martin (French part)
New Caledonia
Curacao
American Samoa
Aruba
Guam
French Polynesia
Greenland
Isle of Man
Faeroe Islands
Sint Maarten (Dutch part)
Northern Mariana Islands
Turks and Caicos Islands
Macao SAR, China
Hong Kong SAR, China
Virgin Islands (U.S.)
Puerto Rico
Kosovo
Cayman Islands
Liechtenstein

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