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

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