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

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