Country name 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
Ethiopia 3 3 4 6 7
Niger 6 6 6 6 6
Benin 7 7 8 8 9
Tanzania 8 8 8 8 9
Chad 9 9 9 9 10
Ghana 9 9 9 10 10
Madagascar 9 10 10 10 10
Cambodia 8 10 11 13 15
Burkina Faso 9 10 10 11 11
Malawi 10 10 10 10 10
Eritrea 10 10 10 11 11
Guinea-Bissau 11 11 11 11 12
Guinea 11 11 12 12 12
Sierra Leone 11 12 12 12 12
Mozambique 11 12 12 13 14
Togo 13 13 13 12 12
Liberia 13 13 13 13 13
Nepal 13 15 16 18 19
Central African Republic 16 16 16 17 17
Cote d'Ivoire 16 17 17 17 17
Mali 17 17 17 18 18
Mauritania 18 18 19 19 20
Sao Tome and Principe 18 18 18 19 20
Congo, Dem. Rep. 19 19 20 21 22
Papua New Guinea 20 20 20 19 19
Haiti 20 20 20 21 21
Lao PDR 20 21 21 22 25
Afghanistan 21 21 22 22 23
Somalia 21 22 22 22 22
India 21 22 23 24 25
Lesotho 23 23 23 23 23
Comoros 22 24 25 26 27
Kenya 26 26 26 26 27
Namibia 26 26 26 27 27
Sudan 27 27 26 26 26
Micronesia, Fed. Sts. 25 27 28 30 32
Uganda 28 28 29 29 29
Kiribati 31 31 32 33 34
Pakistan 32 33 34 35 36
Yemen, Rep. 32 33 35 36 38
Bolivia 33 34 35 35 36
Nigeria 35 34 34 33 33
Vanuatu 36 36 37 39 40
Angola 35 36 38 39 41
China 34 36 38 41 43
Cabo Verde 37 37 39 41 42
Timor-Leste 37 37 37 37 37
Gabon 38 38 38 38 39
Senegal 39 40 41 41 42
Bangladesh 39 40 41 42 43
Zimbabwe 41 41 40 40 40
Rwanda 39 41 42 44 46
Zambia 41 41 41 41 41
Cameroon 41 41 42 42 42
Indonesia 41 42 44 45 46
Burundi 43 43 44 44 44
Nicaragua 46 46 47 47 48
Botswana 46 47 48 50 51
Mongolia 47 47 48 48 48
Vietnam 46 48 49 51 53
Paraguay 48 50 52 54 56
Swaziland 50 50 50 51 51
Korea, Dem. Rep. 53 53 55 57 59
Myanmar 53 55 56 58 59
El Salvador 56 57 58 59 60
Azerbaijan 57 57 57 57 60
Honduras 56 57 59 60 62
Peru 59 60 61 61 62
Morocco 59 60 61 62 63
St. Lucia 60 61 61 62 62
American Samoa 61 61 61 61 62
Gambia, The 61 61 61 61 61
South Africa 61 62 63 64 64
Djibouti 62 62 62 62 62
Philippines 61 62 63 64 65
Panama 64 64 65 66 66
Ecuador 64 65 66 67 68
Guatemala 67 68 68 69 70
Palau 65 68 71 74 78
Marshall Islands 67 68 69 69 70
Fiji 66 68 70 71 73
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 68 69 70 71 72
Brazil 71 72 72 73 74
Northern Mariana Islands 71 72 72 73 73
Romania 72 72 72 72 72
Maldives 70 72 74 76 78
Mexico 71 72 73 74 74
Iraq 72 72 73 74 74
Colombia 72 73 73 74 74
Russian Federation 73 73 73 72 72
Sri Lanka 73 74 75 76 78
Iran, Islamic Rep. 74 75 76 77 78
Dominican Republic 75 76 76 77 77
Moldova 76 76 77 77 78
Tuvalu 76 76 77 77 78
Guyana 77 78 78 79 79
Tunisia 78 79 80 80 81
Jamaica 80 80 80 80 80
Egypt, Arab Rep. 79 80 81 83 84
Belize 79 80 81 81 82
Suriname 80 80 80 81 81
Antigua and Barbuda 80 81 82 83 84
Dominica 81 81 81 81 81
Albania 81 81 82 83 83
Turks and Caicos Islands 81 81 81 81 81
Cuba 84 85 85 86 86
Oman 85 86 87 87 88
Turkey 85 86 86 87 87
Uzbekistan 85 86 87 88 90
Syrian Arab Republic 85 86 87 87 88
Venezuela, RB 86 86 87 87 88
Lithuania 87 87 87 88 88
Barbados 86 87 88 89 89
St. Kitts and Nevis 87 87 87 87 87
West Bank and Gaza 87 87 88 89 89
Thailand 87 88 89 89 90
Bahamas, The 88 88 88 88 88
Armenia 89 89 89 89 89
Chile 88 89 90 90 91
Guam 89 89 89 89 89
Equatorial Guinea 89 89 89 89 89
Mauritius 89 89 89 89 89
Malaysia 89 89 90 91 92
Poland 90 90 90 90
Tajikistan 90 90 90 90 90
Argentina 89 90 90 91 91
Costa Rica 90 90 91 91 91
Algeria 90 90 91 91 92
Kyrgyz Republic 91 91 91 91 91
Samoa 93 92 92 92 92
Trinidad and Tobago 93 93 93 92 92
Uruguay 93 93 93 93 94
Tonga 95 94 94 94 94
Saudi Arabia 94 94 95 96 96
Estonia 95 95 95 95 95
Belarus 95 95 95 95 95
Bosnia and Herzegovina 95 95 95 95 95
Ukraine 95 95 95 95 95
Serbia 96 96 96 96 96
Portugal 96 96 97 97 97
Georgia 96 96 96 96 96
Cayman Islands 96 96 96 96 96
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 96 96 96 96 96
Libya 97 97 97 97 97
Kazakhstan 97 97 97 97 97
Seychelles 97 97 97 97 97
Jordan 97 97 97 97 98
United Arab Emirates 97 97 97 97 97
Greece 97 98 98 98 98
Grenada 98 98 98 98 98
Turkmenistan 98 98 98 98 98
Lebanon 98 98 98 98 98
Croatia 98 98 98 98 98
Aruba 98 98 98 98 98
French Polynesia 99 98 98 98 98
Ireland 99 99 99 99 99
Bahrain 99 99 99 99 99
Puerto Rico 99 99 99 99 99
Singapore 99 100 100 100 100
Bulgaria 100 100 100 100 100
United States 100 100 100 100 100
Canada 100 100 100 100 100
Slovak Republic 100 100 100 100 100
Germany 100 100 100 100 100
France 100 100 100 100 100
Finland 100 100 100 100 100
Greenland 100 100 100 100 100
Hungary 100 100 100 100 100
Sweden 100 100 100 100 100
New Caledonia 100 100 100 100 100
Iceland 100 100 100 100 100
Denmark 100 100 100 100 100
Czech Republic 100 100 100 100 100
Australia 100 100 100 100 100
United Kingdom 100 100 100 100 100
Austria 100 100 100 100 100
Andorra 100 100 100 100 100
Norway 100 100 100 100 100
Cyprus 100 100 100 100 100
Qatar 100 100 100 100 100
Belgium 100 100 100 100 100
Switzerland 100 100 100 100 100
Malta 100 100 100 100 100
Luxembourg 100 100 100 100 100
Monaco 100 100 100 100 100
Netherlands 100 100 100 100 100
Slovenia 100 100 100 100 100
Kuwait 100 100 100 100 100
Spain 100 100 100 100 100
Israel 100 100 100 100 100
Korea, Rep. 100 100 100 100 100
Japan 100 100 100 100 100
New Zealand
Italy
Bermuda
Brunei Darussalam
Sint Maarten (Dutch part)
Isle of Man
Hong Kong SAR, China
Congo, Rep. 13 13 13
St. Martin (French part)
Liechtenstein
South Sudan
Macao SAR, China
Faeroe Islands
Bhutan 34 34 35
Latvia 79 79 79
Macedonia, FYR
San Marino
Middle East (developing only)
Solomon Islands
Montenegro 90 90
Curacao

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