Country name 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
Myanmar 2.1 2.1 1.8 1.8 1.8
Indonesia 2.0 2.0 1.9 2.1 2.3
Iraq 2.9 2.2 1.9 1.1
United Arab Emirates 2.6 2.5 2.5 2.6 2.5
Bangladesh 3.5 3.5 2.6 2.6 2.6
Malaysia 2.8 2.8 2.7 2.9 3.0
Singapore 2.9 2.9 2.8 3.1 2.8
Nigeria 2.8 2.9 2.9 3.5 3.4
Gabon 3.4 3.4 3.0 4.2 3.5
Ghana 3.1 3.4 3.0 3.2 3.1
Saudi Arabia 2.9 2.9 3.0 3.3 4.1
Guinea 3.5 3.1 3.1 3.4 3.4
Congo, Rep. 3.2 2.9 3.1 3.7 3.1
Gambia, The 3.3 3.4 3.1 3.5 3.6
Monaco 3.1 3.0 3.2 3.1 3.4
Equatorial Guinea 5.4 4.4 3.2 4.3 2.8
Qatar 3.7 3.6 3.2 3.4 2.9
Ethiopia 3.0 3.0 3.3 3.8 4.0
Vanuatu 2.6 2.3 3.3 3.9 3.5
Solomon Islands 3.2 3.0 3.3 3.5 3.8
Sri Lanka 3.4 3.4 3.3 3.7 3.6
Papua New Guinea 3.5 3.7 3.3 3.8 4.1
Pakistan 3.3 3.4 3.3 3.6 3.7
Oman 3.6 3.6 3.4 3.7 3.5
Tanzania 3.6 3.4 3.4 3.3 3.2
Libya 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.9 3.6
Mauritius 3.6 3.5 3.5 3.6 3.5
Fiji 3.1 3.3 3.5 3.2 3.1
Algeria 3.7 3.3 3.6 3.6 3.4
Congo, Dem. Rep. 3.3 3.0 3.6 4.3 3.8
Philippines 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.2 3.2
Tajikistan 3.1 3.1 3.6 3.6 3.9
Mongolia 3.2 3.5 3.6 4.0 4.0
Sudan 3.7 4.0 3.7 4.0 3.8
Kuwait 3.8 3.5 3.7 4.4 3.7
Ecuador 3.4 3.7 3.7 3.6 4.0
Brunei Darussalam 2.9 3.7 3.7 4.4 4.1
Guatemala 3.7 3.6 3.8 4.1 4.9
Venezuela, RB 4.2 3.5 3.9 4.5 5.7
Mauritania 4.6 3.7 3.9 4.6 5.3
Central African Republic 3.9 4.0 3.9 3.8 4.1
Belize 4.2 3.6 3.9 3.8 3.7
Senegal 3.9 4.1 3.9 4.0 4.5
Thailand 3.5 3.8 4.0 3.7 3.5
Korea, Rep. 3.8 4.0 4.0 4.1 4.4
China 3.5 3.8 4.0 4.4 4.5
Yemen, Rep. 4.1 4.1 4.1 5.0 4.3
Iran, Islamic Rep. 3.8 3.7 4.1 4.5 4.6
Morocco 3.9 3.8 4.1 3.9 4.0
Kenya 4.3 4.1 4.1 4.5 4.2
Trinidad and Tobago 4.7 4.3 4.2 3.7 4.3
Romania 3.2 3.2 4.2 3.8 4.2
Eritrea 4.5 3.7 4.2 4.3 4.7
Turkey 3.4 3.9 4.2 3.6 4.8
India 4.1 3.9 4.3 4.3 4.1
Benin 4.7 4.6 4.3 4.4 4.6
Botswana 4.2 4.1 4.4 4.0 3.8
Rwanda 4.3 4.4 4.4 5.1 4.6
Bahrain 4.2 4.1 4.4 4.3 4.2
Bolivia 4.5 4.6 4.4 5.1 6.2
Comoros 4.5 4.4 4.4 4.0 3.8
Peru 4.6 4.6 4.4 4.6 5.0
Tonga 4.1 4.2 4.5 4.7 5.1
Burkina Faso 4.3 4.5 4.5 4.7 5.3
Togo 4.6 4.7 4.6 4.7 4.7
Angola 4.8 3.4 4.6 4.7 4.1
Djibouti 3.6 3.6 4.6 5.5 6.2
Mozambique 5.3 4.3 4.6 4.5 5.3
Cameroon 3.9 5.2 4.6 4.4 4.4
Kazakhstan 4.6 4.3 4.7 4.8 4.4
Antigua and Barbuda 4.9 4.7 4.7 4.7 4.0
Madagascar 4.1 4.5 4.7 4.5 4.5
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 4.5 4.4 4.7 4.2 4.2
Cabo Verde 5.3 4.8 4.7 5.2 4.6
Mexico 5.1 4.7 4.8 4.9 5.1
Vietnam 5.2 5.1 4.9 4.9 4.9
Honduras 5.3 5.0 4.9 5.6 6.2
Turkmenistan 3.1 3.1 5.0 5.0 3.9
St. Lucia 4.7 5.5 5.0 5.1 5.5
Egypt, Arab Rep. 3.9 4.3 5.0 5.1 5.3
Burundi 5.5 5.4 5.0 5.7 5.6
San Marino 5.3 5.1 5.1 5.0 5.0
St. Kitts and Nevis 5.4 5.4 5.1 5.1 5.3
Barbados 5.2 5.1 5.1 4.9 5.0
Swaziland 5.0 5.4 5.1 5.5 5.3
Tunisia 5.9 5.4 5.1 5.4 5.4
Guyana 5.1 4.9 5.1 5.3 4.7
Malawi 4.9 4.7 5.2 5.5 6.5
Samoa 5.2 4.7 5.2 5.8 6.3
Kyrgyz Republic 6.0 5.7 5.2 5.9 5.3
Nicaragua 6.5 6.4 5.3 5.6 5.3
Bulgaria 5.2 5.2 5.3 5.2 6.0
Syrian Arab Republic 5.5 5.5 5.3 5.1 5.2
Azerbaijan 5.8 6.1 5.5 5.4 5.4
Nepal 5.3 5.4 5.5 6.6 5.9
Cuba 5.2 5.3 5.5 5.8 6.0
Zambia 4.8 5.3 5.5 5.7 7.0
Cyprus 4.7 5.2 5.5 5.6 5.6
Chad 5.8 5.5 5.5 5.4 5.9
Bahamas, The 6.9 6.9 5.6 5.6 5.2
Luxembourg 5.6 5.7 5.6 5.7 5.8
Poland 5.5 5.9 5.6 5.9 5.7
Seychelles 5.0 5.1 5.6 5.0 5.1
Dominican Republic 5.5 5.3 5.7 5.8 5.9
Lithuania 5.4 5.6 5.7 6.1 6.2
Armenia 6.4 5.8 5.8 5.8 5.7
Slovak Republic 6.1 6.4 5.8 5.7 5.8
Suriname 3.8 5.5 5.8 5.5 5.1
Croatia 6.8 7.1 5.9 6.7 7.3
Jamaica 4.1 4.7 6.0 5.1 4.7
Niger 6.0 5.7 6.1 6.3 6.3
Dominica 5.9 6.0 6.1 5.9 5.9
Estonia 6.3 6.6 6.2 5.6 5.9
Paraguay 5.9 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.8
Haiti 6.6 6.4 6.2 6.0 5.7
Latvia 5.8 6.1 6.2 6.1 6.4
Cambodia 5.3 7.2 6.3 5.9 5.5
Ireland 6.6 6.5 6.3 6.1 6.1
Lao PDR 4.1 4.6 6.3 6.4 3.7
Malta 5.6 6.0 6.3 6.4 6.4
Andorra 6.0 6.3 6.3 7.8 5.8
Costa Rica 6.5 6.7 6.4 7.1 6.8
Maldives 5.7 6.4 6.4 6.4 6.6
Czech Republic 6.7 6.4 6.4 6.4 6.3
United Kingdom 6.7 6.7 6.5 6.6 6.8
Belarus 6.7 6.2 6.6 6.0 6.2
Uganda 8.5 6.9 6.6 6.5 6.5
Serbia 6.7 6.7 6.7 6.8 6.8
Chile 6.0 6.5 6.7 7.2 7.3
Guinea-Bissau 6.4 7.0 6.7 7.1 5.8
Lesotho 7.5 7.5 6.7 6.8 6.8
Brazil 6.7 6.8 6.8 6.7 7.1
Hungary 7.3 7.1 6.8 7.2 7.3
Namibia 6.2 6.6 6.8 6.8 7.0
Ukraine 7.7 7.0 6.9 6.6 5.9
Japan 6.8 7.0 6.9 7.2 7.4
Argentina 6.9 6.6 6.9 7.0 7.7
Mali 5.2 7.8 7.0 6.2 6.0
Russian Federation 5.4 5.6 7.1 6.6 5.8
Panama 7.7 7.2 7.1 7.1 6.9
Cote d'Ivoire 6.4 6.8 7.1 7.3 6.5
New Zealand 7.0 6.9 7.2 7.6 7.5
Bhutan 3.8 6.2 7.2 7.0 6.7
Grenada 6.9 7.0 7.3 7.3 7.8
Uzbekistan 6.9 7.3 7.3 6.4 5.5
Spain 7.4 7.5 7.3 7.3 7.3
Montenegro 7.4 7.4 7.4 7.4 7.5
Italy 7.1 7.2 7.4 7.5 7.6
Australia 7.3 7.4 7.5 7.7 7.8
Israel 7.3 7.4 7.6 7.4 7.2
Albania 9.6 7.4 7.6 6.9 6.9
Finland 7.8 8.0 7.7 7.4 7.4
Slovenia 7.5 7.6 7.8 7.8 7.8
Micronesia, Fed. Sts. 9.1 8.6 7.8 7.0 7.6
Belgium 7.6 7.9 7.8 7.9 8.1
Portugal 7.5 7.8 7.8 7.7 7.9
Netherlands 8.3 8.2 7.9 8.1 8.1
Bosnia and Herzegovina 9.0 10.2 8.0 8.0 8.9
Georgia 5.1 7.5 8.0 6.5 6.3
Sweden 8.0 8.2 8.0 8.1 8.2
Iceland 8.2 8.2 8.1 8.9 9.6
El Salvador 6.4 7.6 8.1 8.2 8.0
Denmark 8.1 8.2 8.2 8.2 9.0
South Africa 7.4 8.0 8.3 8.6 8.9
Sao Tome and Principe 7.6 7.1 8.3 7.4 8.5
Norway 7.9 7.8 8.4 9.3 9.3
Tuvalu 8.5 11.4 8.5 8.4 9.0
Canada 8.9 8.6 8.6 8.8 8.7
Colombia 6.8 8.2 9.0 8.7 8.7
Jordan 8.5 8.9 9.0 9.3 9.4
Macedonia, FYR 8.4 8.6 9.1 10.0 8.8
Uruguay 15.6 13.0 9.3 10.1 11.2
Kiribati 9.4 9.2 9.4 7.0 8.8
Greece 9.6 9.6 9.4 9.4 9.6
Moldova 9.1 10.3 9.5 7.7 5.9
Switzerland 9.3 9.7 9.7 9.8 10.0
Austria 9.6 9.5 9.8 10.0 10.2
France 10.4 10.4 10.3 10.1 10.2
Germany 10.1 10.4 10.3 10.3 10.4
Sierra Leone 11.0 10.8 11.2 10.6 11.8
Palau 11.4 11.6 11.4 10.0 11.1
Lebanon 14.3 15.2 13.0 11.5 10.9
United States 13.2 13.1 13.0 13.1 13.1
Marshall Islands 15.8 19.0 19.9 18.6 18.7
Isle of Man
Bermuda
Sint Maarten (Dutch part)
French Polynesia
Puerto Rico
American Samoa
Northern Mariana Islands
Somalia
New Caledonia
Curacao
Timor-Leste
West Bank and Gaza
Guam
St. Martin (French part)
South Sudan
Hong Kong SAR, China
Macao SAR, China
Greenland
Liechtenstein
Liberia 5.9 6.0
Faeroe Islands
Afghanistan
Cayman Islands
Kosovo
Virgin Islands (U.S.)
Turks and Caicos Islands
Aruba
Korea, Dem. Rep.
Zimbabwe

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