Country name 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Afghanistan
Albania 7
Algeria
American Samoa 42
Andorra
Angola
Antigua and Barbuda
Argentina 25 25 25 24 23
Armenia
Aruba 16 16
Australia 23 23 22 22 22
Austria 30 30 30 30 30
Azerbaijan 15 14 11 11 11
Bahamas, The 15 15 15 17
Bahrain
Bangladesh 10 10
Barbados 19 19 21 21 20
Belarus
Belgium 28 28 27 26 26
Belize 17 18 18 17
Benin
Bermuda 15
Bhutan
Bolivia 28 30 20 20
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Botswana 26 22 21
Brazil 20 20 20 19 21
Brunei Darussalam
Bulgaria 33 33
Burkina Faso
Burundi 2
Cabo Verde
Cambodia 4 8
Cameroon
Canada 23 23 23 23 23
Cayman Islands
Central African Republic
Chad
Chile 27 27 26 23 23
China 21 20 18 18 17
Colombia 30 28 27 24 26
Comoros
Congo, Dem. Rep.
Congo, Rep.
Costa Rica 23 24 23 23 22
Cote d'Ivoire
Croatia 29 30 30 31 29
Cuba 23 23 21 19 19
Curacao
Cyprus 25 24
Czech Republic 42 42 42 41 40
Denmark 26 26 26 27 25
Djibouti
Dominica 18 18
Dominican Republic 26 26 26 25 24
Ecuador 22 22 21 23 20
Egypt, Arab Rep. 23 22 22 23 21
El Salvador 25 24 25 25 24
Equatorial Guinea
Eritrea
Estonia 34 33 33 32 33
Ethiopia
Faroe Islands
Fiji 31 32 34 34 31
Finland 27 27 28 28 28
France 27 27 26 26 26
French Polynesia 15 16 17 17 17
Gabon
Gambia, The
Georgia 10 9 10
Germany 35 35 34 34 34
Ghana 14
Greece 23 23 23 23 23
Greenland
Grenada 23 24
Guam 12
Guatemala 23 23
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Guyana 23
Haiti 11
Honduras 22 22 23 22
Hong Kong SAR, China 26 24 23 21 20
Hungary 33 33 35 35 34
Iceland 24 25 27 23 22
India 16
Indonesia 18 19 16 18 17
Iran, Islamic Rep. 31
Iraq
Ireland 28 27 29 29 29
Isle of Man
Israel 29 28 26 25 24
Italy 33 33 33 33 32
Jamaica 20 19 18 18 17
Japan 33 33 32 32 31
Jordan 22
Kazakhstan 20
Kenya
Kiribati 7
Korea, Dem. People’s Rep.
Korea, Rep. 33 31 28 27 28
Kuwait
Kyrgyz Republic 15 14 13 12 11
Lao PDR
Latvia 27 26 27 26 27
Lebanon
Lesotho 10 15 9
Liberia
Libya
Liechtenstein
Lithuania 29 29 27 27
Luxembourg 23 23 22 22 21
Macao SAR, China 29 29 32 31 28
Macedonia, FYR
Madagascar
Malawi
Malaysia 32 34 32 32 32
Maldives 19
Mali
Malta 32
Marshall Islands 19
Mauritania
Mauritius 38 38 38 38 39
Mexico 23 23 25 26 27
Micronesia, Fed. Sts.
Moldova 15 15 15 14 14
Monaco
Mongolia 18 17 16 16 14
Montenegro
Morocco 36 35 34 33 32
Mozambique
Myanmar 12 12
Namibia 14 12
Nepal 10
Netherlands 22 22 22 21 20
New Caledonia 23 32
New Zealand 25 24 24 23 23
Nicaragua 14 14 14 15 15
Niger
Nigeria
Northern Mariana Islands 47
Norway 23 23 23 22 22
Oman 8 11
Pakistan 19 19 17 17 18
Palau 14
Panama 18 18 18 18 17
Papua New Guinea 4
Paraguay 19 18 18 17
Peru 22 21 20 19 19
Philippines 17 17 16 16 16
Poland 32 32 32 31 32
Portugal 31 31 35 36 36
Puerto Rico 22 22 22 22 22
Qatar 33
Romania 32 30 29 30 29
Russian Federation 33 30 29 28 28
Rwanda
Samoa
San Marino 41 40 41 40
Sao Tome and Principe 19
Saudi Arabia 21 20
Senegal
Serbia
Seychelles
Sierra Leone
Singapore 30 30 30 29
Sint Maarten (Dutch part)
Slovak Republic 40 39 39 39 37
Slovenia 42 40 39 39 38
Solomon Islands
Somalia
South Africa 24
South Sudan
Spain 30 30 31 31 31
Sri Lanka 22 24 23
St. Kitts and Nevis
St. Lucia 23 20 19 19 20
St. Martin (French part)
St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Sudan
Suriname 24 22 25 14
Swaziland
Sweden 26 26 26 25 25
Switzerland 26 25 24 24 24
Syrian Arab Republic 33 28 26
Tajikistan
Tanzania
Thailand 20 19 17 17 18
Timor-Leste
Togo
Tonga
Trinidad and Tobago 26 26 28 28 28
Tunisia
Turkey 23 24 24 23 24
Turkmenistan
Turks and Caicos Islands
Tuvalu
Uganda
Ukraine 26 25 24 23 21
United Arab Emirates 33
United Kingdom 27 27 27 26 25
United States 24 24 24 23 23
Uruguay 25 25 25
Uzbekistan 19 19 19 19
Vanuatu
Venezuela, RB 22 24 24 23 23
Vietnam 11 13 12 12 12
Virgin Islands (U.S.)
West Bank and Gaza 28 35 38 38 34
Yemen, Rep. 11 14
Zambia 7 6
Zimbabwe 12

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