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

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