Country name 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Suriname 6 6 10 1
Bahamas, The 6 6 5 5
Luxembourg 7 7 7 7 7
Oman 7 14
Bangladesh 8 9
New Caledonia 9
Vietnam 9 10 9 10 10
Netherlands 9 9 9 9 9
Grenada 10 12
Brazil 10 10 10 10 12
Lesotho 10 13 10
Norway 10 10 10 10 9
Turkey 10 12 11 11 13
Belize 10 15 11 12
Pakistan 11 11 10 10 9
Kyrgyz Republic 11 10 10 8 7
Australia 11 11 11 10 11
Barbados 11 11 12 11 11
Canada 12 12 12 12 12
Jamaica 12 10 9 8 6
Egypt, Arab Rep. 12 8 9 11 7
Sweden 12 12 13 12 12
Peru 12 12 11 11 12
Panama 12 11 11 10 9
Argentina 12 11 10 11 10
Philippines 13 13 13 13 13
Trinidad and Tobago 13 13 13 13 13
Venezuela, RB 13 13 13 13 13
United States 13 13 13 12 12
Iceland 13 14 17 13 10
Belgium 13 13 13 12 12
Spain 14 14 14 14 15
Greece 14 13 12 13 12
New Zealand 14 13 13 12 12
United Kingdom 14 13 13 13 12
Finland 14 14 15 14 14
Ecuador 14 15 14 15 14
Switzerland 14 13 12 12 12
France 14 15 14 14 14
Chile 15 14 14 13 12
Israel 15 14 13 12 12
Mongolia 15 14 13 12 11
Denmark 15 15 15 15 13
Austria 16 15 14 14 14
Bolivia 16 17 12 10
West Bank and Gaza 16 14 17 14 11
Indonesia 16 16 14 13 15
Cuba 16 16 17 14 14
Puerto Rico 16 15 14 15 15
Ireland 16 15 16 15 15
Hong Kong SAR, China 16 14 13 12 10
Thailand 17 17 16 17 17
Mexico 18 19 20 21 22
Costa Rica 19 17 18 17 17
St. Lucia 19 15 14 14 15
Germany 20 19 19 19 18
Botswana 20 16 14
Latvia 20 19 20 18 19
Poland 20 21 21 20 19
Dominican Republic 21 21 22 21 20
Croatia 21 21 22 22 20
Portugal 22 20 24 25 24
Italy 22 22 22 21 21
Korea, Rep. 23 21 19 19 19
Colombia 24 21 21 20 20
Sri Lanka 24 22
El Salvador 24 21 25 24
Japan 25 24 23 22 22
Hungary 25 25 26 25 25
Estonia 25 25 24 23 23
Romania 26 23 22 23 23
Singapore 26 27 25 25
San Marino 26 26 25 25
Slovak Republic 29 27 27 26 26
Honduras 29 27 27 25
Malaysia 30 30 28 29 29
Czech Republic 30 29 29 28 27
Fiji 32 33 37 37 36
Slovenia 32 30 30 29 29
Macao SAR, China 33 33 34 34 30
Iran, Islamic Rep. 35
Mauritius 44 44 44 45 43
Morocco 44 46 43 40 39
Papua New Guinea
Curacao
St. Vincent and the Grenadines
India 12
Serbia
Haiti 6
Turkmenistan
Guyana 20
Gambia, The
Iraq
Somalia
Cote d'Ivoire
Tanzania
Isle of Man
Cyprus 14 13
Congo, Rep.
Dominica 10 11
Guinea-Bissau
Gabon
Congo, Dem. Rep.
Sint Maarten (Dutch part)
Guinea
Eritrea
Jordan 12
Bahrain
Kazakhstan 14
Tonga
Kenya
Ukraine
Kiribati 3
Palau 3
Korea, Dem. People’s Rep.
Brunei Darussalam
Guatemala 25 24
Bhutan
Kuwait
Rwanda
Comoros
Saudi Arabia 2 2
Lao PDR
Sierra Leone
Zambia 3 2
Ethiopia
Afghanistan
South Sudan
Guam
Benin
Liberia
Belarus
Libya
Syrian Arab Republic 16 10 8
Liechtenstein
Timor-Leste
Lithuania 22 22 22 21
Tunisia
China
Tuvalu
Greenland
Angola
Macedonia, FYR
Burkina Faso
Madagascar
Bulgaria 27
Malawi
Paraguay 11 11 12 10
Djibouti
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Maldives 24
Georgia 6 5 4
Mali
Qatar 2
Malta 25
Russian Federation 23 23 22 22
Marshall Islands 23
Samoa
Mauritania
Sao Tome and Principe 6
Ghana 15
Senegal
Chad
Seychelles
Micronesia, Fed. Sts.
French Polynesia
Moldova 10
Faroe Islands
Monaco
Solomon Islands
Central African Republic
South Africa 12
Montenegro
Bermuda 4
Uruguay 14 14 13
St. Kitts and Nevis
Vanuatu
St. Martin (French part)
Algeria
Sudan
Albania
Swaziland
Equatorial Guinea
Azerbaijan 8 8
Cayman Islands
Tajikistan
Cameroon
Aruba 4 5
Cambodia 4 10
Togo
Nicaragua
Armenia
Niger
Antigua and Barbuda
Nigeria
Turks and Caicos Islands
Northern Mariana Islands
Uganda
Cabo Verde
United Arab Emirates 14
Burundi 1
Andorra
Mozambique
Uzbekistan
Myanmar
American Samoa
Namibia 8 7
Virgin Islands (U.S.)
Nepal 5
Yemen, Rep. 4 11
Lebanon
Zimbabwe 5

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