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

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