Country name 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Russian Federation 2 3 3 9 8
Slovak Republic 3 3 2 3 3
Hong Kong SAR, China 3 3 3 4 3
Estonia 4 4 5 5 4
Luxembourg 4 5 4 4 4
Denmark 5 4 5 4 4
Norway 5 4 4 4 4
Sweden 5 5 5 5 4
Germany 6 6 6 5 5
Czech Republic 6 6 7 8 8
Macao SAR, China 6 6 5 6 7
United Kingdom 6 6 6 6 6
Singapore 7 6 6 7
Iceland 7 8 8 8 7
Ireland 7 7 7 6 6
France 8 8 7 7 6
Switzerland 8 8 8 8 7
Netherlands 8 8 8 8 8
Barbados 9 8 8 9 8
Finland 9 8 7 7 7
Suriname 11 12 11
Latvia 11 17 14 13 11
Slovenia 11 14 14 13 11
Austria 12 10 10 10 9
Hungary 12 11 10 9 8
Italy 15 15 15 14 14
Belgium 15 15 14 14 12
Macedonia, FYR 17 10 18 19 22
Costa Rica 18 22 20 21 21
Trinidad and Tobago 18 19 17 18 17
Panama 19 20 21 21 19
French Polynesia 19
Spain 20 18 17 14 13
Belize 21
Grenada 21 19
Portugal 23 23 23 23 21
Argentina 23 23 22 22 21
Croatia 25 22 20 20 19
St. Lucia 25 22 22 22 25
Colombia 26 27 30 32 42
Malaysia 27 25 24 24 23
Dominican Republic 31 32 34 32 29
Jamaica 33 32 32 33 33
Venezuela, RB 33 32 39 39 40
Brazil 35 22
Sri Lanka 36 37 44 42 44
Ecuador 40 37 40 38 49
Iran, Islamic Rep. 41
Greece 41 40 38 36 35
West Bank and Gaza 41 42 40 42 43
Nicaragua 41 41 42 41 47
Paraguay 42 49 50 50
Romania 42 45 46 47 48
El Salvador 47 45 45 43 46
Honduras 50 50 50 53
Peru 52 55 50 50 52
Bolivia 56 58 76 73
Tonga 59
Thailand 65 64 64 61 60
Pakistan 75 67 75 75 67
Bangladesh 85 84
Vietnam 86 85 82 84 83
Zambia 90 91 91
Cameroon 91
Rwanda 96
New Caledonia
Central African Republic
Equatorial Guinea
Gabon
Belarus
Gambia, The
Mongolia 55
Georgia 55 57 62
Chad
Ethiopia 93
Faroe Islands
Ghana
Comoros
Cuba
Myanmar
Brunei Darussalam
Nigeria
Senegal
Fiji
Greenland
Cayman Islands
Guam
Antigua and Barbuda
Guatemala 55 55
St. Martin (French part)
Guinea
Uzbekistan
Guinea-Bissau
Moldova 33 38
Guyana
Morocco 67 69
Haiti
Nepal
Egypt, Arab Rep. 40 34 30 38
Curacao
Bahrain
Armenia
Chile
Canada
Bahamas, The 11 11
Philippines 48 49 47
Samoa
Djibouti
India 90
Indonesia
Sao Tome and Principe
Cote d'Ivoire
Seychelles
Iraq
Angola
Azerbaijan
St. Kitts and Nevis
Isle of Man
Eritrea
Israel
United States
Botswana
Congo, Rep.
China
Micronesia, Fed. Sts.
Japan
Monaco
Jordan 6
Montenegro
Kazakhstan
Mozambique
Kenya 78
Namibia 42 36
Kiribati
Aruba 3
Korea, Dem. People’s Rep.
New Zealand
Korea, Rep.
Niger
Kuwait
Northern Mariana Islands
Kyrgyz Republic
Oman
Lao PDR
Palau
Cyprus 14 15
Papua New Guinea
Afghanistan
Dominica 23 31
Puerto Rico
Poland 24 23 21 22
Lesotho 63
Liberia
Qatar 0
Libya
Cambodia 88
Liechtenstein
Lithuania 15 16 16
San Marino
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Saudi Arabia
Australia
Serbia
Solomon Islands
Sierra Leone
South Africa
Sint Maarten (Dutch part)
Cabo Verde 44
Benin
Timor-Leste
Somalia
Swaziland 30
South Sudan
Algeria
Congo, Dem. Rep.
Tajikistan
Burundi 98
Sudan
St. Vincent and the Grenadines
United Arab Emirates
Andorra
Turkey
American Samoa
Turks and Caicos Islands
Syrian Arab Republic
Bermuda
Tanzania
Uganda
Burkina Faso
Togo
Bhutan
Bulgaria 12
Tunisia
Maldives 39
Turkmenistan
Mali
Tuvalu
Malta 4
Ukraine
Marshall Islands 29
Albania
Mauritania
Uruguay 20 21 20
Mauritius 7
Vanuatu
Mexico
Madagascar
Virgin Islands (U.S.)
Malawi
Yemen, Rep. 85
Lebanon
Zimbabwe 77 77

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