Country name 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Jordan 13 12 13 12 11
West Bank and Gaza 11 11 11 12 14
Algeria 12 12 12 12 13
Iraq 13 13 13 13 14
Afghanistan 13 13 14 14 14
Saudi Arabia 16 16 16 16 17
Pakistan 16 16 16 17 18
Iran, Islamic Rep. 14 15 16 17 18
Egypt, Arab Rep. 19 20 18 19 20
Syrian Arab Republic 20 20 19 19 18
Lebanon 19 19 20 20 20
Yemen, Rep. 22 22 23 23 23
Tunisia 24 24 24 24 24
Oman 23 23 24 25 25
Mauritania 23 24 25 25 26
Turkey 26 27 28 26 23
Morocco 29 25 25 27 28
Libya 27 28 29 29 29
Sudan 29 29 30 30 30
Samoa 33 32 31 30 29
Malta 30 30 31 31 29
Comoros 31 31 31 32 32
Bosnia and Herzegovina 33 33 33 32 32
Djibouti 31 32 32 33 33
United Arab Emirates 34 34 35 35 36
Timor-Leste 38 39 37 35 34
Sri Lanka 37 37 36 35 35
Bahrain 35 36 36 36 36
India 34 35 35 36 36
Mali 37 36 36 36 36
Chile 36 35 35 36 37
Somalia 36 36 36 36 37
Italy 35 36 36 37 38
Suriname 36 37 37 37 37
Puerto Rico 35 36 37 37 37
Cuba 38 38 38 38 38
Fiji 39 38 38 38 38
Mexico 39 38 39 39 41
Honduras 44 42 39 39 39
Guyana 39 39 39 39 39
Niger 38 39 39 39 39
Sao Tome and Principe 39 39 40 40 41
Mauritius 41 41 41 40 40
Greece 40 40 40 41 42
Qatar 38 39 40 41 42
Nicaragua 38 39 40 41 42
Costa Rica 37 42 42 42 40
Hungary 41 41 41 42 42
Guatemala 42 42 42 42 43
Luxembourg 41 41 42 42 44
Macedonia, FYR 41 42 42 43 40
Belize 40 41 42 43 44
Swaziland 43 43 43 43 43
Spain 41 40 41 43 45
Montenegro 43 43 43 43 43
Belgium 44 42 43 44 45
Malaysia 45 45 44 44 44
Argentina 43 43 44 45 49
Croatia 45 45 45 45 46
Bulgaria 44 47 46 45 46
Maldives 38 40 42 45 48
El Salvador 45 45 44 45 44
Serbia 45 45 45 46 46
Kuwait 44 45 45 46 45
Nigeria 45 46 46 47 48
Panama 45 46 46 47 47
Cabo Verde 46 46 47 47 48
Turkmenistan 48 48 48 47 47
French Polynesia 48 48 48 48 47
South Africa 50 50 50 48 45
Uzbekistan 47 48 48 48 48
Poland 49 49 48 48 48
Dominican Republic 46 47 48 48 48
New Caledonia 48 48 48 48 48
Moldova 56 54 54 48 47
Japan 49 49 49 49 48
Korea, Rep. 49 49 50 49 50
Ireland 47 48 49 49 50
Israel 48 48 48 49 50
Indonesia 50 50 49 50 50
Germany 49 50 50 50 50
France 48 48 48 50 50
Trinidad and Tobago 47 47 48 50 52
Cote d'Ivoire 49 49 50 50 50
Albania 51 51 51 50 49
Slovenia 51 51 51 50 53
Romania 59 57 51 50 50
Austria 48 49 50 51 50
Czech Republic 52 51 51 51 51
Hong Kong SAR, China 49 50 51 51 51
Philippines 49 53 52 51 50
Latvia 49 50 52 51 51
Singapore 53 52 51 52 52
Belarus 53 52 52 52 51
Ukraine 52 52 52 52 52
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 50 51 52 52 53
Estonia 52 52 51 52 53
Uruguay 52 54 53 52 53
Tonga 49 50 51 53 53
Slovak Republic 53 53 53 53 53
Namibia 49 50 52 53 54
Solomon Islands 53 53 53 54 54
Paraguay 51 52 53 54 54
Guam 56 56 54 54 53
Venezuela, RB 49 53 55 54 53
Ecuador 50 57 55 54 58
Cyprus 50 52 53 54 54
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 53 53 54 54 55
Gabon 55 55 55 54 54
Kyrgyz Republic 56 56 55 54 54
United Kingdom 54 54 55 55 55
Portugal 53 54 54 55 55
Armenia 58 58 56 55 53
Bangladesh 54 55 55 55 55
Russian Federation 54 53 54 55 56
Lithuania 55 53 52 55 52
Macao SAR, China 56 58 57 56 57
Mongolia 56 56 56 56 56
Brunei Darussalam 56 56 56 56 55
Netherlands 53 54 55 56 56
Australia 55 55 55 56 56
Colombia 49 51 54 56 54
Finland 57 57 57 57 56
Brazil 55 55 56 57 58
Georgia 55 58 55 57 56
Jamaica 59 59 58 57 57
Haiti 57 57 57 58 58
Tajikistan 58 58 58 58 58
Peru 58 63 61 59 58
United States 59 59 59 59 58
Liberia 58 58 59 59 59
Sweden 58 59 59 59 59
New Zealand 57 58 59 59 59
Azerbaijan 57 58 58 59 59
Switzerland 58 59 59 60 59
Denmark 60 60 60 60 61
Bhutan 53 56 58 60 62
Norway 60 60 61 61 60
Bolivia 60 60 60 61 61
Canada 59 59 60 61 61
Kenya 63 63 62 61 61
Cameroon 61 62 62 62 62
Guinea 63 64 64 63 64
Barbados 64 64 63 64 65
Sierra Leone 66 65 64 64 65
Chad 64 64 64 64 64
Lesotho 68 67 65 64 63
St. Lucia 62 63 63 64 64
Senegal 64 64 65 65 65
Kazakhstan 65 65 65 65 64
Thailand 65 66 66 66 66
Benin 64 65 66 66 66
Guinea-Bissau 63 64 65 66 66
Angola 68 67 66 66 66
Congo, Rep. 65 66 66 67 67
Bahamas, The 66 66 67 67 67
Vanuatu 70 69 68 67 66
China 71 70 69 68 67
Ghana 73 72 71 70 69
Botswana 70 70 70 71 71
Congo, Dem. Rep. 71 71 71 71 71
Papua New Guinea 71 71 71 71 71
Central African Republic 71 71 71 71 71
Iceland 72 72 71 71 69
Gambia, The 71 71 72 72 72
Vietnam 73 73 73 73 73
Korea, Dem. Rep. 75 74 74 74 74
Myanmar 73 74 74 74 74
Zambia 75 75 74 74 74
Cambodia 76 76 76 75 75
Ethiopia 73 74 75 76 77
Burkina Faso 77 77 77 77 77
Eritrea 75 75 76 77 78
Lao PDR 79 79 78 78 78
Togo 76 77 78 78 79
Malawi 77 78 78 79 79
Uganda 81 81 81 80 79
Zimbabwe 69 73 77 80 83
Equatorial Guinea 80 80 80 80 80
Nepal 82 82 81 81 81
Burundi 85 85 84 84 84
Madagascar 84 84 84 84 84
Rwanda 86 86 86 86 86
Tanzania 87 87 87 88 88
Mozambique 88 88 88 88 88
American Samoa
Tuvalu
Faeroe Islands
San Marino
Kosovo
Isle of Man
Andorra
Monaco
Cayman Islands
Curacao
Greenland
Turks and Caicos Islands
Marshall Islands
Sint Maarten (Dutch part)
Dominica
St. Kitts and Nevis
South Sudan
Kiribati
St. Martin (French part)
Bermuda
Northern Mariana Islands
Micronesia, Fed. Sts.
Aruba
Antigua and Barbuda
Grenada
Liechtenstein
Palau
Seychelles

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