Country name 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
Singapore 4 4 4 3 3
Iceland 4 4 4 4 4
Sweden 4 4 4 4 4
Luxembourg 5 5 5 4 4
Finland 4 4 4 4 4
Japan 5 5 4 4 4
Norway 5 5 5 5 4
Andorra 5 5 5 5 5
San Marino 6 6 5 5 5
Monaco 5 5 5 5 5
Slovenia 6 6 5 5 5
Italy 6 6 5 5 5
France 6 5 5 5 5
Germany 6 5 5 5 5
Belgium 6 6 6 5 5
Austria 6 6 5 5 5
Denmark 6 6 6 5 5
Switzerland 6 6 6 6 5
Cyprus 7 7 6 6 6
Czech Republic 7 7 6 6 6
Portugal 8 7 7 6 6
Netherlands 6 6 6 6 6
Australia 6 6 6 6 6
Spain 7 7 6 6 6
Canada 6 6 6 6 6
Ireland 7 7 7 7 6
Israel 7 7 7 6 6
United Kingdom 7 7 6 6 6
Korea, Rep. 6 6 6 7 6
Greece 8 8 7 7 6
New Zealand 8 7 7 7 7
Malta 8 8 7 7 7
Croatia 9 8 8 8 7
Cuba 9 8 8 8 7
Poland 10 9 9 8 8
United States 9 8 8 8 8
Estonia 12 11 10 9 9
Malaysia 11 10 10 9 9
Brunei Darussalam 10 10 9 9 9
Bosnia and Herzegovina 11 10 10 9 9
Hungary 12 11 11 10 9
Chile 12 11 10 10 9
United Arab Emirates 12 11 11 11 10
Lithuania 12 12 11 11 11
Slovak Republic 12 12 11 11 11
Serbia 13 13 12 12 11
Belarus 16 14 13 12 11
Costa Rica 14 13 12 12 11
Qatar 13 12 12 12 11
Bahrain 13 13 12 12 12
Montenegro 14 14 13 13 12
Kuwait 13 13 13 12 12
Seychelles 14 14 14 14 14
Antigua and Barbuda 16 16 15 15 14
Macedonia, FYR 17 16 15 14 14
St. Kitts and Nevis 19 18 17 15 14
Latvia 19 17 16 15 14
Oman 18 17 16 15 15
Dominica 16 16 15 15 15
Sri Lanka 18 17 16 16 15
Grenada 16 16 16 16 15
Mauritius 20 19 17 16 16
Ukraine 19 19 18 17 16
Uruguay 17 16 16 16 16
Lebanon 21 20 19 18 16
Tonga 19 18 18 17 17
Saudi Arabia 24 22 21 19 18
Bahamas, The 17 17 17 18 18
St. Lucia 18 18 18 18 18
Bulgaria 22 21 20 19 18
Argentina 21 20 20 19 19
Thailand 24 23 22 20 19
Russian Federation 24 23 22 21 19
Barbados 17 18 18 19 20
Venezuela, RB 22 21 21 20 20
Samoa 22 22 21 20 20
Syrian Arab Republic 25 24 23 22 21
Mexico 27 25 24 23 21
Jamaica 24 23 23 22 22
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 22 22 22 22 22
Belize 26 25 24 23 23
Fiji 25 24 24 23 23
Colombia 26 25 24 24 23
Vanuatu 25 24 24 24 23
Panama 26 26 25 25 24
Romania 28 27 26 25 24
Albania 30 29 27 26 25
Tunisia 32 30 28 27 25
Moldova 32 30 29 27 25
Jordan 29 28 27 26 25
Libya 29 28 28 27 26
Armenia 32 30 29 27 26
Trinidad and Tobago 28 28 27 27 26
El Salvador 34 32 30 28 26
Brazil 36 33 31 29 27
Palau 29 28 28 27 27
West Bank and Gaza 31 30 29 29 28
Vietnam 33 32 30 29 28
Georgia 37 34 32 30 28
Suriname 35 33 31 30 29
Turkey 41 37 34 32 29
China 39 37 34 32 29
Iran, Islamic Rep. 37 35 33 31 29
Algeria 37 35 33 31 29
Paraguay 34 33 32 31 30
Ecuador 36 34 33 32 31
Maldives 50 45 40 35 31
Cabo Verde 40 38 36 33 32
Peru 43 40 37 35 32
Honduras 40 38 36 35 33
Nicaragua 42 40 38 36 35
Solomon Islands 35 35 35 35 35
Egypt, Arab Rep. 49 45 42 39 36
Dominican Republic 42 40 39 37 36
Kazakhstan 47 44 42 40 38
Philippines 41 40 40 39 38
Tuvalu 44 42 41 40 39
Korea, Dem. Rep. 68 60 52 45 39
Marshall Islands 42 41 41 41 41
Iraq 46 45 44 43 42
Kyrgyz Republic 53 50 47 45 43
Guyana 48 46 45 44 43
Morocco 53 50 48 46 44
Guatemala 53 51 49 47 45
Indonesia 55 52 50 48 46
Micronesia, Fed. Sts. 55 54 53 51 50
Mongolia 68 63 59 54 50
Uzbekistan 63 61 59 57 55
Azerbaijan 77 72 67 63 59
Bolivia 83 78 74 70 66
Kiribati 73 71 70 68 67
Bhutan 85 80 76 72 68
Nepal 87 82 77 73 68
Turkmenistan 82 79 76 73 71
Myanmar 82 79 76 74 71
Namibia 72 73 74 74 73
Bangladesh 92 88 84 80 76
Sao Tome and Principe 90 87 83 80 76
Papua New Guinea 79 79 78 77 77
Eritrea 94 89 85 81 77
Cambodia 117 111 101 89 79
Tajikistan 96 91 87 83 80
South Africa 71 74 77 79 80
India 95 92 88 85 81
Gabon 87 86 85 84 82
Botswana 82 85 87 87 83
Yemen, Rep. 101 97 93 89 85
Timor-Leste 112 106 101 95 90
Madagascar 115 109 103 97 92
Ghana 106 103 101 98 94
Haiti 109 105 102 99 96
Sudan 109 106 103 100 97
Comoros 100 99 98 98 97
Zimbabwe 103 102 101 100 99
Gambia, The 121 116 112 108 103
Djibouti 109 108 107 105 103
Kenya 112 110 108 106 104
Pakistan 115 112 110 107 105
Tanzania 140 132 123 114 105
Mauritania 112 111 109 107 106
Lao PDR 124 120 116 111 107
Togo 124 122 120 118 116
Congo, Rep. 118 118 118 117 116
Senegal 144 139 133 125 116
Lesotho 110 114 117 119 121
Afghanistan 137 134 131 128 124
Uganda 153 147 140 133 125
Ethiopia 151 146 140 133 126
Swaziland 116 121 125 127 129
Equatorial Guinea 146 143 139 136 132
Benin 151 147 143 138 132
Cameroon 154 150 146 140 135
Rwanda 199 182 168 151 136
Cote d'Ivoire 147 145 143 140 137
Malawi 184 174 162 151 140
Liberia 188 176 164 152 140
Burundi 151 150 148 146 143
Zambia 175 169 161 152 143
Mozambique 174 166 158 150 144
Guinea 179 171 163 155 148
South Sudan 190 181 172 163 155
Central African Republic 165 164 163 162 160
Guinea-Bissau 178 174 171 167 163
Nigeria 193 188 182 176 170
Somalia 171 171 171 171 171
Congo, Dem. Rep. 171 171 171 171 171
Burkina Faso 189 186 183 179 174
Chad 192 189 187 184 181
Mali 227 220 212 203 193
Niger 236 227 217 207 196
Angola 205 203 201 200 198
Sierra Leone 238 234 231 227 223
Cayman Islands
Hong Kong SAR, China
Bermuda
Puerto Rico
Guam
Sint Maarten (Dutch part)
Curacao
Greenland
Kosovo
American Samoa
St. Martin (French part)
New Caledonia
Virgin Islands (U.S.)
Faeroe Islands
Turks and Caicos Islands
Liechtenstein
Aruba
French Polynesia
Northern Mariana Islands
Macao SAR, China
Isle of Man

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