Country name 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Oman 8 11
Lesotho 10 17 9
Bangladesh 11 11
Vietnam 13 15 14 14 15
Kyrgyz Republic 18 17 15 14 13
Honduras 19 19 21 21
Philippines 19 19 19 18 18
Indonesia 20 21 18 19 19
Pakistan 20 20 18 18 20
Mongolia 20 20 19 18 17
Belize 20 20 21 19
Panama 21 22 22 22 22
Sri Lanka 22 23
Thailand 22 20 18 18 19
Bahamas, The 22 22 24 27
Barbados 25 27 29 30 29
Mexico 25 25 27 28 29
Egypt, Arab Rep. 25 26 25 25 25
Costa Rica 25 26 25 26 25
El Salvador 25 25 24 24
St. Lucia 25 24 22 24 25
Puerto Rico 26 26 27 28 28
Macao SAR, China 26 25 31 28 27
Ecuador 26 27 26 28 23
Cuba 27 27 24 22 22
Brazil 27 27 27 26 27
Jamaica 27 25 25 25 24
Venezuela, RB 27 29 31 28 29
Peru 28 27 27 25 24
Turkey 28 29 28 28 28
Greece 28 28 30 30 29
Dominican Republic 28 27 28 28 26
Iran, Islamic Rep. 30
Botswana 30 27 26
West Bank and Gaza 31 38 41 42 39
Netherlands 31 31 31 30 29
Fiji 31 33 32 33 28
Australia 31 31 31 31 31
Hong Kong SAR, China 32 31 29 28 28
Canada 32 32 32 32 33
Chile 32 34 31 29 29
Luxembourg 32 33 30 31 30
Iceland 32 34 35 31 31
Morocco 33 32 31 32 30
Argentina 33 34 34 32 31
Suriname 33 31 32 22
Grenada 33 32
New Caledonia 33
Trinidad and Tobago 33 34 37 36 37
Singapore 33 33 32 32
Latvia 33 32 34 33 34
United States 33 34 33 33 33
Malaysia 34 36 34 33 34
Colombia 34 32 31 27 30
New Zealand 34 33 33 32 32
Switzerland 34 33 33 34 34
Norway 34 35 34 34 33
Ireland 35 35 37 37 38
Mauritius 35 35 35 35 37
Denmark 36 36 36 37 36
Croatia 36 37 36 38 36
France 36 36 36 36 36
Romania 37 37 35 36 34
Belgium 37 37 37 37 36
Spain 38 39 40 40 41
United Kingdom 38 38 38 37 37
Finland 39 39 40 40 40
Portugal 39 40 44 45 46
Bolivia 39 40 26 27
Sweden 39 38 38 38 37
Israel 39 38 36 34 34
Korea, Rep. 39 38 34 33 35
Japan 39 39 39 38 38
Italy 39 39 39 39 39
Hungary 40 40 42 42 41
Poland 41 41 41 41 42
Estonia 42 41 42 41 43
Austria 42 41 42 42 43
Germany 47 47 46 46 46
Slovak Republic 48 49 50 49 47
San Marino 50 50 50 50
Czech Republic 50 51 51 51 50
Slovenia 50 49 48 47 46
Georgia 14 14 15
China
Tonga
India 18
Guam
Chad
Bhutan
Central African Republic
Haiti 15
Iraq
Gabon
Cote d'Ivoire
Niger
Isle of Man
Papua New Guinea
Congo, Dem. Rep.
Cyprus 32 32
Greenland
Seychelles
Cayman Islands
St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Congo, Rep.
Tanzania
Jordan 23
Guyana 24
Kazakhstan 24
Northern Mariana Islands
Kenya
Palau 21
Kiribati 10
Curacao
Korea, Dem. Rep.
Bahrain
Guatemala 23 22
Rwanda
Comoros
Senegal
Guinea-Bissau
Azerbaijan 14 14
Ghana 14
Kuwait
South Africa 34
Cameroon
Lao PDR
Aruba 26 27
Zambia 10 9
Armenia
Afghanistan
Syrian Arab Republic 36 32 30
Cambodia 5 7
Timor-Leste
Liberia
Tunisia
Libya
Nicaragua
Liechtenstein
Nigeria
Lithuania 35 35 33 33
Equatorial Guinea
Cabo Verde
Bermuda 25
Burundi 4
Benin
Macedonia, FYR
Paraguay 23 22 22 21
Madagascar
Belarus
Malawi
Gambia, The
Faeroe Islands
Qatar 38
Maldives 16
Russian Federation 36 35 34 35
Sao Tome and Principe 26
Samoa
Mali
Malta 36
Saudi Arabia 24 23
Marshall Islands 16
Serbia
Mauritania
Sierra Leone
Ethiopia
Sint Maarten (Dutch part)
Solomon Islands
Burkina Faso
Micronesia, Fed. Sts.
Somalia
Djibouti
South Sudan
Uruguay 33 34 33
Vanuatu
St. Kitts and Nevis
Algeria
St. Martin (French part)
Albania
Sudan
Tuvalu
Swaziland
Ukraine
Dominica 24 22
French Polynesia
Tajikistan
Nepal 15
Antigua and Barbuda
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Togo
Turkmenistan
Angola
Guinea
Andorra
Eritrea
Turks and Caicos Islands
Myanmar
Uganda
Namibia 19 17
United Arab Emirates 36
Moldova 18
Monaco
Bulgaria 38
Uzbekistan
Montenegro
American Samoa
Brunei Darussalam
Virgin Islands (U.S.)
Mozambique
Yemen, Rep. 13 14
Lebanon
Zimbabwe 19

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