Country name 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
Lao PDR 4
Maldives 17
Philippines 17 19 19 19 18
Northern Mariana Islands 19
Pakistan 20 20 20 18 18
Mongolia 20 20 20 19 18
Indonesia 20 20 21 18 19
Sri Lanka 21 22 23
Panama 21 21 22 22 22
Belize 22 20 20 21 19
Thailand 22 24 22 19 20
Bahamas, The 22 22 22 24 27
Honduras 22 19 19 21 21
Paraguay 23 23 22 22
Mexico 25 25 24 27 28
Egypt, Arab Rep. 25 26 25 25
Costa Rica 25 25 26 25 26
Barbados 26 25 27 29 30
Dominican Republic 26 28 27 28 28
Jamaica 26 27 25 25 25
St. Lucia 26 25 24 22 24
Brazil 26 27 27 27 26
Puerto Rico 27 26 26 27 28
Ecuador 27 26 27 26 29
El Salvador 27 25 25 24 25
Cuba 27 27 27 24 22
Turkey 27 28 29 28 28
Venezuela, RB 28 27 29 31 28
Greece 28 28 28 30 29
Macao SAR, China 30 26 25 31 28
Suriname 30 33 31 32 22
Cyprus 30 31
Canada 31 31 31 32 32
Morocco 32 33 32 31 32
Australia 32 31 31 30 30
Chile 32 32 34 31 29
Netherlands 32 31 31 31 30
Peru 32 28 27 27 28
Hong Kong SAR, China 32 32 31 29 28
Trinidad and Tobago 33 33 34 37 36
Malaysia 33 34 36 34 33
United States 34 33 34 33 33
New Zealand 34 34 33 33 32
Iceland 34 33 35 34 33
Uruguay 34 33 34
Norway 35 34 35 34 34
Luxembourg 35 32 33 30 31
Argentina 35 33 34 34 32
Singapore 35 33 33 32 32
Syrian Arab Republic 35 36 32
Mauritius 36 35 35 35 35
United Arab Emirates 36
France 36 36 36 36 36
Romania 37 37 36 34 33
Denmark 37 36 36 37 37
Colombia 37 34 32 31 27
Ireland 38 37 38 39 38
Switzerland 38 36 35 35 35
United Kingdom 38 38 38 38 37
Belgium 38 37 37 37 36
Finland 38 38 39 39 39
Spain 39 38 39 40 40
Bolivia 39 39 40 26
Hungary 39 39 40 41 41
Israel 39 39 38 36 34
Sweden 39 39 39 38 38
Japan 39 39 39 39 38
Italy 40 39 39 39 39
Korea, Rep. 40 39 38 34 33
Portugal 40 39 40 44 43
Poland 41 41 41 41 41
Estonia 41 42 42 42 41
Austria 43 43 42 42 43
Slovak Republic 47 48 49 50 49
Germany 48 47 47 46 46
San Marino 50 50 50 50 50
Czech Republic 51 50 50 50 49
Slovenia 51 50 49 47 46
Grenada 33 32
Uganda
Guyana 24
Faeroe Islands
Haiti 15
Niger
Cayman Islands
Seychelles
Cameroon
Togo
Georgia 14 14
Benin
Cambodia 5
Oman 8
India
Central African Republic
Cabo Verde
Guinea-Bissau
Iran, Islamic Rep. 30
Tajikistan
Iraq
Algeria
Guinea
Fiji
Isle of Man
Chad
Gambia, The
Belarus
Guatemala 23
Ghana 14
Somalia
Greenland
Guam
Senegal
St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Dominica 24 22
Gabon
Burundi 4
French Polynesia 19
South Sudan
Jordan
Antigua and Barbuda
Kazakhstan 24
Angola
Kenya
Curacao
Kiribati
Andorra
Korea, Dem. Rep.
American Samoa
Ethiopia
Turks and Caicos Islands
Burkina Faso
Congo, Rep.
Uzbekistan
Nepal 15
Bulgaria
New Caledonia 33
West Bank and Gaza 31 38 41 42
Nicaragua
Zambia 10
Nigeria
Palau
China
Papua New Guinea
Bangladesh 11
Armenia
Bahrain
Comoros
Azerbaijan 14
Rwanda
Aruba 26
Afghanistan
Liberia
Libya
Qatar 38
Liechtenstein
Russian Federation 36 35 34
Sao Tome and Principe
Samoa
Lithuania 35 35 33
Eritrea
Saudi Arabia 24
Brunei Darussalam
Serbia
Macedonia, FYR
Sierra Leone
Madagascar
Sint Maarten (Dutch part)
Malawi
Botswana 30 27
Solomon Islands
Bosnia and Herzegovina
South Africa
Mali
Djibouti
Malta
St. Kitts and Nevis
Marshall Islands 16
St. Martin (French part)
Mauritania
Sudan
Equatorial Guinea
Swaziland
Cote d'Ivoire
Congo, Dem. Rep.
Micronesia, Fed. Sts.
Taiwan, China
Moldova
Tanzania
Monaco
Timor-Leste
Bhutan
Tonga
Montenegro
Tunisia
Bermuda
Turkmenistan
Mozambique
Tuvalu
Myanmar
Ukraine
Namibia 19
Croatia 36 37 36 38
Kuwait
Kyrgyz Republic 18 17 15 14
Albania
Vanuatu
Vietnam 13 15 14 14
Latvia 33 32 33 33
Virgin Islands (U.S.)
Lebanon
Yemen, Rep. 13 14
Lesotho 17 9
Zimbabwe 19

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