Country name 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Pakistan 9 12 10 10 13
West Bank and Gaza 15 13 12 13 14
Jordan 12 14 14 14 14
Qatar 14
Iran, Islamic Rep. 15 15 14 14
India 15 16 16 16 17
Bahrain 17 20 20
Zimbabwe 18 18 19 19 20
Turkey 18 18 19 19 20
Egypt, Arab Rep. 19 20 21 19
Brunei Darussalam 19 20 24 27 30
Oman 22 22 23 23 25
Burkina Faso 23 23 23
Kuwait 24 23
Tajikistan 24 24 25 24 23
Mali 27
El Salvador 29 29 36 37 32
Malta 29 30 30 31 33
Indonesia 30 30 31 31 32
Peru 29 30 31 33 31
Dominican Republic 32 32 35 35 37
Kenya 29 32
Swaziland 33 32
Sri Lanka 32 34 32 32
Fiji 32 33 34 35 33
Belize 33 33 34 34
Ecuador 33 34 33 39 39
Malaysia 35 35 35 35 38
Bolivia 37 36 35 39
Mexico 36 36 36 36 37
Suriname 37 37 35 38
Uzbekistan 37 37 37 37 37
Chile 37 37 32 33 33
Spain 37 37 37 38 39
Mauritius 37 37 38 38 39
Costa Rica 37 38 39 40 39
Venezuela, RB 37 38 39 39 40
Guyana 39
Italy 38 39 39 40 40
Greece 38 39 38 39 39
China 39 39 38 39
Trinidad and Tobago 40 39 39 40 40
Korea, Rep. 39 39 38 39 40
Botswana 39 39 39 41 43
Japan 39 40 40 40 40
Macedonia, FYR 39 40 40 41 42
Argentina 40 40 41 42 43
Philippines 39 40 41 40 41
San Marino 40 41 40 41
Vietnam 41 41 42 42 41
Puerto Rico 43 42 41 40 40
Singapore 45 42 43 43
Netherlands 41 42 42 43 44
Belgium 41 42 42 43 43
Cyprus 42 42 42 43 44
Cuba 42 42 43 43 43
French Polynesia 43 42 42 42 42
Montenegro 42 42 42 43 44
Serbia 42 42 42 43 44
Thailand 41 42 44 44 44
Austria 43 43 43 44 44
Honduras 43 43 42 42
Hong Kong SAR, China 43 43 44 44 45
Panama 43 44 42 42 43
Germany 44 44 45 45 45
Brazil 44 44
Romania 43 45 45 46 46
Switzerland 45 45 45 46 46
Ireland 45 45 46 46 46
Australia 45 45 46 46 46
Guam 44 46 45 45 46
Portugal 46 46 46 46 46
Colombia 45 46 46 48 49
Jamaica 47 46 47 45 45
Czech Republic 46 46 46 47 47
New Zealand 46 46 47 47 47
Macao SAR, China 47 47 47 49 49
France 47 47 47 47 47
Israel 46 47 48 48 48
Poland 47 47 47 47 47
Mongolia 47 47 47 47 49
Dominica 47 44
Croatia 47 47 48 48 47
United States 47 47 47 48 47
Slovak Republic 47 48 48 48 49
Hungary 48 48 48 49 49
Azerbaijan 48 48 48 48
Denmark 47 48 48 48 49
Canada 48 48 48 48 48
United Kingdom 48 48 47 49 48
Slovenia 49 48 48 48 48
Norway 48 48 48 48 48
Bahamas, The 48 48 49 48
St. Lucia 49 49 48 51 49
Barbados 48 49 48 49 50
Bulgaria 49 49 50 49 50
Greenland 50 50 50 49 49
Russian Federation 50 50 50 50 50
Bermuda 50 51 50 50 50
Sweden 51 51 51 51 51
Finland 51 51 51 50 50
Ukraine 50 51 51 51 50
Latvia 51 51 51 50 51
Belarus 51 51 51 52 52
Lesotho 52 51
Cayman Islands 52 51
Iceland 53 52 52 53 52
Lithuania 52 52 52 53 54
Estonia 51 52 52 52 52
South Africa 41
Lao PDR
Libya
Yemen, Rep. 6 7
Luxembourg
Seychelles
Korea, Dem. People’s Rep.
Sudan
Kiribati 37
Turks and Caicos Islands
Madagascar
Sao Tome and Principe
Malawi
Chad
Kazakhstan
St. Kitts and Nevis
Maldives 41
Bhutan 24
Isle of Man
Bangladesh 27 25
Iraq
Liechtenstein 39
Marshall Islands 29
Samoa
Mauritania 36
Senegal
Liberia
Comoros 18
Haiti
Solomon Islands 31
Micronesia, Fed. Sts.
Kyrgyz Republic
Moldova 53 53
St. Martin (French part)
Monaco 39
Burundi
Guinea-Bissau
Benin
Guinea
Togo
Morocco
Aruba 48
Mozambique
Uganda
Myanmar 35 36
Virgin Islands (U.S.)
Namibia 43
Rwanda 33
Nepal 15
Congo, Rep.
Guatemala
Saudi Arabia 15 14
New Caledonia 41
Congo, Dem. Rep.
Grenada 43 43
Sierra Leone
Nicaragua
Sint Maarten (Dutch part)
Niger
Central African Republic
Nigeria 19 19
Somalia
Northern Mariana Islands
South Sudan
Ghana 32
Cameroon 19
Georgia 49 49
Cambodia 41
Gambia, The 34 32
St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Palau 40
Cabo Verde 39
Gabon
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Papua New Guinea 32
Syrian Arab Republic
Paraguay 42 39
Tanzania
Faroe Islands
Timor-Leste
Ethiopia 41
Tonga 36
United Arab Emirates
Tunisia 24 24
Angola 24
Turkmenistan
Andorra
Tuvalu
American Samoa
Armenia
Eritrea 31
Antigua and Barbuda
Equatorial Guinea
Uruguay 46
Djibouti
Vanuatu
Curacao
Algeria
Cote d'Ivoire 21
Albania 29 29
Afghanistan
Zambia 22
Lebanon

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