Country name 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
Russian Federation 2 2 3 3 8
Luxembourg 5 3 4 4 4
Slovak Republic 5 4 4 4 5
Hong Kong SAR, China 5 5 5 5 6
Denmark 5 5 6 6 5
Germany 6 6 6 6 6
Estonia 5 5 6 6 5
Macao SAR, China 7 6 6 7
Norway 6 7 7 7 6
Israel 7 8 7 7 8
Sweden 8 8 8 7 7
Netherlands 9 8 8 8 8
France 9 9 8 8 8
Austria 9 10 9 9 9
Czech Republic 8 8 8 9 10
Singapore 10 8 9 10
United Kingdom 10 10 10 9 9
Switzerland 9 10 10 10 10
Australia 11 11 11 11 11
Finland 12 13 11 11 10
Barbados 12 12 12 12 14
Iceland 12 10 11 12 12
New Zealand 13 13 13 13 14
Hungary 9 16 15 13 13
Ireland 16 16 15 14 13
Latvia 12 16 14 13
Japan 15 15 15 14 14
Bahamas, The 15 16
Belgium 16 16 16 16 13
Slovenia 13 13 16 16 15
Lithuania 16 18
Italy 16 16 16 16 16
Suriname 13 17 18 17
Spain 20 20 18 18 15
Trinidad and Tobago 21 20 19 18 19
Grenada 20 18
Macedonia, FYR 19 18
Croatia 24 21 19 20
Costa Rica 23 22 23 21 21
Portugal 21 22 22 22 21
Uruguay 23 23
Argentina 24 25 24 23 23
Poland 26 25 25 23 23
Malaysia 25 25 23 24 23
Egypt, Arab Rep. 26 25 24 23
St. Lucia 26 29 26 27 26
Chile 27 26 28 28
West Bank and Gaza 38 33 29 27
Panama 30 30 31 30 30
Colombia 30 29 30 32 34
Ecuador 34 35 33 33 32
Mexico 37 35 37 34 34
Venezuela, RB 32 34 31 35 36
Greece 40 39 38 36 35
Nicaragua 39 39 37 37 38
Jamaica 37 38 37 38 38
El Salvador 37 38 37 38 35
Romania 37 36 39 41 43
Peru 36 42 45 41 43
Sri Lanka 38 37 38 43 41
Dominican Republic 38 42 43 44 45
Philippines 45 46
Guatemala 45
Honduras 46 49 49 47 49
Paraguay 35 48 49 48
Turkey 49 51
Georgia 54 55
Morocco 55 56
Thailand 61 60 60 61 59
Pakistan 65 65 63 64 64
Indonesia 63 65 64
Vietnam 82 81 79 81
Zambia 78 82
Burundi 94
Greenland
Comoros
Guam
Samoa
Benin
Dominica 22 36
Guinea
Eritrea
St. Martin (French part)
Angola
Guinea-Bissau
Guyana
Tajikistan
Haiti
New Caledonia
Gambia, The
Congo, Dem. Rep.
Belize 26 27
Qatar 1
Cyprus 19
Senegal
Belarus
Solomon Islands
India
Gabon
Swaziland 21
Iran, Islamic Rep. 41
Togo
Iraq
Uganda
Bangladesh 69
Fiji
Isle of Man
Faeroe Islands
Bahrain
Ethiopia 91
China
Cambodia
French Polynesia 24
Antigua and Barbuda
Curacao
Sao Tome and Principe
Jordan
Seychelles
Kazakhstan
Andorra
Kenya 63
South Africa
Kiribati
St. Kitts and Nevis
Korea, Dem. Rep.
Sudan
Korea, Rep.
Algeria
Kosovo
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Kuwait
Bulgaria
Kyrgyz Republic
Turks and Caicos Islands
Lao PDR 90
Ghana
Nigeria
Armenia
Canada
Niger
Afghanistan
Northern Mariana Islands
Lesotho 69
Oman
Liberia
Palau
Libya
Papua New Guinea
Liechtenstein
Bolivia 41 43 46 66
Chad
Cameroon 80
Central African Republic
Puerto Rico
Azerbaijan
Equatorial Guinea
Cayman Islands
Rwanda 93
Madagascar
San Marino
Malawi
Saudi Arabia
Cuba
Serbia
Brazil 36 35
Sierra Leone
Mali
Sint Maarten (Dutch part)
Malta
Cabo Verde
Marshall Islands 27
Somalia
Mauritania
South Sudan
Mauritius
Botswana
Bermuda
Cote d'Ivoire
United Arab Emirates
St. Vincent and the Grenadines
United States
Burkina Faso
Uzbekistan
American Samoa
Djibouti
Syrian Arab Republic
Montenegro
Tanzania
Bhutan
Timor-Leste
Mozambique
Tonga 57
Myanmar
Tunisia
Namibia 30
Turkmenistan
Nepal
Tuvalu
Aruba
Ukraine
Congo, Rep.
Albania
Monaco
Brunei Darussalam
Mongolia
Vanuatu
Micronesia, Fed. Sts.
Moldova 32
Virgin Islands (U.S.)
Maldives 54
Yemen, Rep. 56
Lebanon
Zimbabwe 60 60

Featured indicators

Help/Feedback

User Voice