Country name 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
Jordan 13 13 12 13 12
West Bank and Gaza 11 11 11 11 12
Algeria 12 12 12 12 12
Iraq 12 13 13 13 13
Afghanistan 14 13 13 14 14
Saudi Arabia 17 16 16 16 16
Pakistan 16 16 16 16 17
Iran, Islamic Rep. 13 14 15 16 17
Egypt, Arab Rep. 19 19 20 18 19
Syrian Arab Republic 21 20 20 19 19
Lebanon 19 19 19 20 20
Yemen, Rep. 22 22 22 23 23
Tunisia 24 24 24 24 24
Oman 22 23 23 24 25
Mauritania 22 23 24 25 25
Turkey 30 26 27 28 26
Morocco 30 29 25 25 27
Libya 26 27 28 29 29
Sudan 29 29 29 30 30
Samoa 34 33 32 31 30
Malta 30 30 30 31 31
Comoros 30 31 31 31 32
Bosnia and Herzegovina 34 33 33 33 32
Djibouti 31 31 32 32 33
United Arab Emirates 33 34 34 35 35
Timor-Leste 39 38 39 37 35
Sri Lanka 38 37 37 36 35
Bahrain 34 35 36 36 36
India 34 34 35 35 36
Mali 37 37 36 36 36
Chile 36 36 35 35 36
Somalia 36 36 36 36 36
Italy 35 35 36 36 37
Suriname 36 36 37 37 37
Puerto Rico 36 35 36 37 37
Cuba 38 38 38 38 38
Fiji 39 39 38 38 38
Mexico 39 39 38 39 39
Honduras 46 44 42 39 39
Guyana 39 39 39 39 39
Niger 36 38 39 39 39
Sao Tome and Principe 39 39 39 40 40
Mauritius 40 41 41 41 40
Greece 40 40 40 40 41
Qatar 38 38 39 40 41
Nicaragua 37 38 39 40 41
Costa Rica 39 37 42 42 42
Hungary 41 41 41 41 42
Guatemala 42 42 42 42 42
Luxembourg 40 41 41 42 42
Macedonia, FYR 41 41 42 42 43
Belize 39 40 41 42 43
Swaziland 43 43 43 43 43
Spain 39 41 40 41 43
Montenegro 44 43 43 43 43
Belgium 43 44 42 43 44
Malaysia 43 45 45 44 44
Argentina 42 43 43 44 45
Croatia 45 45 45 45 45
Bulgaria 46 44 47 46 45
Maldives 36 38 40 42 45
El Salvador 45 45 45 44 45
Serbia 45 45 45 45 46
Kuwait 44 44 45 45 46
Nigeria 44 45 46 46 47
Panama 44 45 46 46 47
Cabo Verde 46 46 46 47 47
Turkmenistan 48 48 48 48 47
French Polynesia 48 48 48 48 48
South Africa 49 50 50 50 48
Uzbekistan 47 47 48 48 48
Poland 49 49 49 48 48
Dominican Republic 46 46 47 48 48
New Caledonia 49 48 48 48 48
Moldova 57 56 54 54 48
Japan 50 49 49 49 49
Korea, Rep. 48 49 49 50 49
Ireland 46 47 48 49 49
Israel 47 48 48 48 49
Indonesia 51 50 50 49 50
Germany 49 49 50 50 50
France 48 48 48 48 50
Trinidad and Tobago 47 47 47 48 50
Cote d'Ivoire 49 49 49 50 50
Albania 52 51 51 51 50
Slovenia 52 51 51 51 50
Romania 59 59 57 51 50
Austria 48 48 49 50 51
Czech Republic 52 52 51 51 51
Hong Kong SAR, China 49 49 50 51 51
Philippines 50 49 53 52 51
Latvia 50 49 50 52 51
Singapore 51 53 52 51 52
Belarus 53 53 52 52 52
Ukraine 53 52 52 52 52
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 50 50 51 52 52
Estonia 52 52 52 51 52
Uruguay 52 52 54 53 52
Tonga 49 49 50 51 53
Slovak Republic 52 53 53 53 53
Namibia 49 49 50 52 53
Solomon Islands 53 53 53 53 54
Paraguay 50 51 52 53 54
Guam 55 56 56 54 54
Venezuela, RB 49 49 53 55 54
Ecuador 49 50 57 55 54
Cyprus 44 50 52 53 54
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 53 53 53 54 54
Gabon 55 55 55 55 54
Kyrgyz Republic 57 56 56 55 54
United Kingdom 54 54 54 55 55
Portugal 52 53 54 54 55
Armenia 58 58 58 56 55
Bangladesh 55 54 55 55 55
Russian Federation 54 54 53 54 55
Lithuania 55 55 53 52 55
Macao SAR, China 56 56 58 57 56
Mongolia 56 56 56 56 56
Brunei Darussalam 55 56 56 56 56
Netherlands 52 53 54 55 56
Australia 54 55 55 55 56
Colombia 46 49 51 54 56
Finland 56 57 57 57 57
Brazil 55 55 55 56 57
Georgia 58 55 58 55 57
Jamaica 60 59 59 58 57
Haiti 57 57 57 57 58
Tajikistan 58 58 58 58 58
Peru 61 58 63 61 59
United States 59 59 59 59 59
Liberia 58 58 58 59 59
Sweden 57 58 59 59 59
New Zealand 57 57 58 59 59
Azerbaijan 57 57 58 58 59
Switzerland 58 58 59 59 60
Denmark 60 60 60 60 60
Bhutan 51 53 56 58 60
Norway 60 60 60 61 61
Bolivia 60 60 60 60 61
Canada 58 59 59 60 61
Kenya 64 63 63 62 61
Cameroon 61 61 62 62 62
Guinea 63 63 64 64 63
Barbados 63 64 64 63 64
Sierra Leone 66 66 65 64 64
Chad 64 64 64 64 64
Lesotho 69 68 67 65 64
St. Lucia 61 62 63 63 64
Senegal 64 64 64 65 65
Kazakhstan 64 65 65 65 65
Thailand 65 65 66 66 66
Benin 63 64 65 66 66
Guinea-Bissau 63 63 64 65 66
Angola 68 68 67 66 66
Congo, Rep. 65 65 66 66 67
Bahamas, The 66 66 66 67 67
Vanuatu 71 70 69 68 67
China 71 71 70 69 68
Ghana 72 73 72 71 70
Botswana 69 70 70 70 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 71 72 72 71 71
Gambia, The 71 71 71 72 72
Vietnam 73 73 73 73 73
Korea, Dem. Rep. 75 75 74 74 74
Myanmar 73 73 74 74 74
Zambia 75 75 75 74 74
Cambodia 76 76 76 76 75
Ethiopia 71 73 74 75 76
Burkina Faso 77 77 77 77 77
Eritrea 74 75 75 76 77
Lao PDR 79 79 79 78 78
Togo 75 76 77 78 78
Malawi 77 77 78 78 79
Uganda 81 81 81 81 80
Zimbabwe 64 69 73 77 80
Equatorial Guinea 80 80 80 80 80
Nepal 82 82 82 81 81
Burundi 85 85 85 84 84
Madagascar 84 84 84 84 84
Rwanda 86 86 86 86 86
Tanzania 87 87 87 87 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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