Country name 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
Pakistan 10 9 9 12 10
West Bank and Gaza 15 13 12
Jordan 12 12 12 14 14
Qatar 14
Iran, Islamic Rep. 12 15 15
India 14 14 15 16 16
Bahrain 17 17
Zimbabwe 17 17 18 18 19
Turkey 18 18 18 18 19
Egypt, Arab Rep. 19 19 19 20
Brunei Darussalam 20 17 19 20 24
Oman 20 21 22 22 23
Burkina Faso 22 23
Kuwait 24 23
Tajikistan 23 23 24 24 25
Mali 27
El Salvador 30 29 29 36
Malta 28 29 29 30 30
Indonesia 30 29 30 30 31
Peru 29 30 31
Sri Lanka 30 31
Dominican Republic 33 34 32 32 35
Kenya 26 27 29 32
Swaziland 34 33 33 32
Fiji 32 33 34
Belize 33 33 33 33 34
Ecuador 33 33 33 34 33
Malaysia 35 35 35 35
Bolivia 35 36 37 36
Mexico 36 36 36 36
Suriname 37 36 37 37 35
Uzbekistan 37 36 37 37 37
Spain 36 36 37 37 37
Chile 38 37 37 37 32
Mauritius 36 37 37 37 38
Costa Rica 37 37 37 38 39
Venezuela, RB 36 37 37 38 39
Italy 36 37 38 38 39
Guyana 39
Greece 36 38 38 39 38
China 38 39 39 39 38
Trinidad and Tobago 39 39 40 39 39
Korea, Rep. 38 38 39 39 38
Botswana 38 39 39 39
Macedonia, FYR 39 39 39 40 40
Japan 39 39 39 40 40
Argentina 38 40 40 40 41
Philippines 40 40 39 40 41
San Marino 40 40 41 40
Vietnam 41 41 42
Puerto Rico 45 44 43 42 41
Singapore 43 41 45 42 43
Belgium 41 41 41 42 42
Cyprus 41 42 42 42
Cuba 42 42 42 43
French Polynesia 42 43 42 42
Thailand 42 41 41 42 44
Montenegro 40 40 42 42 42
Serbia 40 40 42 42 42
Netherlands 41 42 42 43 43
Austria 43 43 43 43 43
Honduras 43 43 42
Hong Kong SAR, China 42 43 43 43 44
Panama 42 43 43 44 42
Romania 43 42 43 44 44
Germany 43 43 44 44 44
Brazil 44 44 44
Ireland 44 44 45 45 46
Switzerland 44 44 45 45 46
Australia 45 45 45 45 46
Portugal 45 46 46 46 45
Guam 43 44 46 45
Colombia 44 45 45 46 46
Jamaica 48 47 47 46 47
Czech Republic 46 46 46 46 46
Macao SAR, China 45 45 47 47 47
Slovenia 49 48 49 47 48
Mongolia 47 46 47 47 47
Poland 47 47 47 47
Israel 45 46 46 47 48
Dominica 47
Croatia 46 47 47 47 48
United Kingdom 47 47 48 47 47
United States 47 47 47 47 47
France 46 46 47 47 47
Slovak Republic 47 47 47 48 48
Azerbaijan 48 48
Hungary 49 48 48 48 48
Denmark 48 47 47 48 48
Norway 48 48 48 48 48
Canada 48 48 48 48 48
Bahamas, The 49 49 48 48 49
St. Lucia 52 47 49 49 48
Barbados 48 49 48 49 48
New Zealand 49 50
Greenland 50 50 50
Russian Federation 50 50 50 50 50
Finland 52 51 51 50 50
Bermuda 50 50 50 51 50
Sweden 52 51 51 51 51
Estonia 51 51 51 51 51
Ukraine 51 50 51 51
Belarus 52 52 51 51 51
Lesotho 52
Cayman Islands 52
Iceland 54 54 53 52 53
Lithuania 52 53 52 52 52
Bulgaria 52 52 53 52 53
Latvia 54 53 53 54 52
South Africa
Liechtenstein
Andorra
Liberia
Benin
Luxembourg
Seychelles
Afghanistan
Sudan
Lao PDR
Turks and Caicos Islands
Madagascar
Libya
Malawi 11 11
Congo, Dem. Rep.
Kyrgyz Republic
St. Kitts and Nevis
Maldives 32
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Kosovo
Bangladesh 27
Korea, Dem. Rep.
United Arab Emirates
Marshall Islands
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 48
Mauritania
Senegal
Kiribati
Congo, Rep.
Kazakhstan
Solomon Islands
Micronesia, Fed. Sts.
Chad
Moldova
St. Martin (French part)
Monaco
Cabo Verde
Isle of Man
Bhutan
Iraq
Togo
Morocco 21
Aruba 43
Mozambique
Uganda
Myanmar 34 35 36
Angola 24
Namibia
American Samoa
Nepal
Yemen, Rep. 6
Haiti
Saudi Arabia
New Caledonia 41
Cote d'Ivoire 21
Guinea-Bissau
Sierra Leone
Nicaragua
Sint Maarten (Dutch part)
Niger
Comoros 18
Nigeria
Somalia
Northern Mariana Islands 44
South Sudan
Guinea
Central African Republic
Guatemala
Cameroon 19
Grenada 40 43 43
St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Palau 42
Cambodia
Ghana
Burundi
Papua New Guinea
Syrian Arab Republic
Paraguay 41 42
Tanzania
Georgia 49
Timor-Leste
Gambia, The 34
Tonga 36
Gabon
Tunisia 23
Faeroe Islands
Turkmenistan 40
Ethiopia
Tuvalu
Eritrea 31
Armenia
Equatorial Guinea
Antigua and Barbuda
Djibouti
Uruguay 44
Rwanda 32
Vanuatu
Samoa
Algeria
Curacao
Albania
Sao Tome and Principe
Zambia
Lebanon 14

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