Country name 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
Slovak Republic 3 3 3 2 3
Russian Federation 2 2 3 3 9
Hong Kong SAR, China 3 3 3 3 4
Luxembourg 6 4 5 4 4
Norway 4 5 4 4 4
Denmark 4 5 4 5 4
Estonia 4 4 4 5 5
Sweden 5 5 5 5 5
Israel 5 5 5 5 5
Macao SAR, China 6 6 5 6
Germany 6 6 6 6 5
United Kingdom 6 6 6 6 6
Singapore 7 6 6 7
Ireland 7 7 7 7 6
Czech Republic 6 6 6 7 8
Finland 9 9 8 7 7
France 9 8 8 7 7
Switzerland 10 8 8 8 8
Netherlands 9 8 8 8 8
Iceland 6 6 8 8 8
Australia 9 9 9 8 8
Barbados 9 9 8 8 9
New Zealand 10 10 10 10 10
Hungary 7 12 11 10 9
Austria 11 12 10 10 10
Bahamas, The 11 11
Suriname 10 11 12 11
Latvia 11 17 14 13
Slovenia 12 11 14 14 13
Belgium 16 15 15 14 14
Lithuania 14 16
Italy 16 15 15 15 14
Spain 21 20 18 17 14
Trinidad and Tobago 20 18 19 17 18
Macedonia, FYR 18 19
Japan 20 19 19 18 18
Grenada 21 19
Croatia 25 22 20 20
Costa Rica 21 18 22 20 21
Uruguay 20 21
Panama 18 19 20 21 21
Argentina 23 23 23 22 22
St. Lucia 23 25 22 22 22
Poland 25 25 24 23 21
Portugal 22 23 23 23 23
Malaysia 26 27 25 24 24
Chile 23 24 26 24
Colombia 27 26 27 30 32
Jamaica 32 33 32 32 33
Egypt, Arab Rep. 42 40 34 30
Dominican Republic 29 31 32 34 32
Mexico 39 37 40 37 36
Greece 42 41 40 38 36
Venezuela, RB 30 33 32 39 39
Ecuador 41 40 37 40 38
West Bank and Gaza 41 42 40 42
Nicaragua 42 41 41 42 41
Sri Lanka 36 36 37 44 42
El Salvador 46 47 45 45 43
Romania 45 42 45 46 47
Philippines 48 49
Paraguay 42 49 50 50
Honduras 46 50 50 50 53
Peru 44 52 55 50 50
Georgia 55 57
Guatemala 55
Thailand 66 65 64 64 61
Morocco 67 69
Turkey 68 70
Pakistan 75 75 67 75 75
Vietnam 86 85 82 84
Zambia 90 91
Burundi 98
New Caledonia
Congo, Rep.
Angola
Guam
Cayman Islands
Bhutan
Mongolia
Guinea
Fiji
Guinea-Bissau
Sao Tome and Principe
Guyana
St. Martin (French part)
Haiti
Myanmar
Gambia, The
Nigeria
Bermuda
Faeroe Islands
Benin
Canada
Belize 22 21
Seychelles
India
South Africa
Indonesia
Brazil 38 35
Iran, Islamic Rep. 41
Bolivia 55 56 58 76
Iraq
Nepal
Congo, Dem. Rep.
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Isle of Man
Armenia
Belarus
Chad
Comoros
Botswana
Cyprus 14
Qatar 0
Curacao
Samoa
Jordan
Senegal
Kazakhstan
Antigua and Barbuda
Kenya 78
Solomon Islands
Kiribati
Greenland
Korea, Dem. Rep.
Ghana
Korea, Rep.
Djibouti
Kosovo
Montenegro
Kuwait
Mozambique
Kyrgyz Republic
Namibia 42
Lao PDR 95
Azerbaijan
Dominica 23 31
Aruba
Afghanistan
Niger
Lesotho 63
Northern Mariana Islands
Liberia
Oman
Libya
Palau
Liechtenstein
Papua New Guinea
China
Ethiopia 93
Bangladesh 85
Central African Republic
Bahrain
Puerto Rico
Cuba
Eritrea
Madagascar
Rwanda 96
Malawi
San Marino
Sudan
Saudi Arabia
Swaziland 30
Serbia
Brunei Darussalam
Sierra Leone
Gabon
Sint Maarten (Dutch part)
Togo
Cameroon 91
Cambodia
Somalia
St. Kitts and Nevis
South Sudan
French Polynesia 19
Equatorial Guinea
Turks and Caicos Islands
Cabo Verde
Uganda
St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Algeria
Andorra
Tajikistan
American Samoa
Bulgaria
Syrian Arab Republic
Malta
Tanzania
Marshall Islands 29
Timor-Leste
Mauritania
Tonga 59
Mauritius
Tunisia
Uzbekistan
Turkmenistan
United Arab Emirates
Tuvalu
United States
Ukraine
Cote d'Ivoire
Albania
Monaco
Burkina Faso
Micronesia, Fed. Sts.
Vanuatu
Moldova 33
Maldives 48
Virgin Islands (U.S.)
Mali
Yemen, Rep. 85
Lebanon
Zimbabwe 77 77

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