Country name 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
Bosnia and Herzegovina 55 57 60 60 59
Bulgaria 60 59 58 58 57
Hungary 59 59 59 58 57
Puerto Rico 61 60 62 62 62
Belgium 61 61 61 61 61
Italy 63 62 62 62 62
Montenegro 64 63 62 61 60
Israel 63 63 62 61 61
Liberia 63 63 63 63 62
France 64 63 64 63 63
Namibia 64 64 63 63 63
Sierra Leone 64 64 64 63 63
Spain 66 65 65 65 65
Mali 65 65 65 65 66
Mongolia 66 66 66 66 66
Djibouti 66 66 66 66 66
Greece 66 66 66 66 66
Croatia 67 66 65 65 64
Luxembourg 67 66 66 66 66
South Africa 67 66 66 66 65
Serbia 67 66 66 66 65
Slovenia 66 66 65 65 66
Poland 68 67 66 65 65
West Bank and Gaza 67 67 67 66 66
Macedonia, FYR 67 67 67 66 66
Finland 67 67 67 66 66
Suriname 67 67 67 67 67
Sweden 67 68 68 67 67
Portugal 69 68 68 69 70
Ireland 68 68 68 68 70
Gabon 69 68 68 67 67
Jordan 69 69 69 69 69
Ukraine 69 69 68 68 67
Slovak Republic 69 69 69 68 68
Norway 69 69 71 72 73
Germany 70 70 69 69 69
Lebanon 70 70 70 70 70
Russian Federation 70 70 68 66 65
Netherlands 70 70 70 71 72
Cyprus 70 70 70 70 69
French Polynesia 71 70 70 70 70
Romania 69 70 72 73 72
Belarus 71 70 69 68 67
Moldova 71 70 69 68 67
Latvia 72 71 69 68 68
Austria 70 71 70 70 69
Iraq 71 71 71 70 70
Estonia 72 71 70 70 70
United Kingdom 72 71 71 71 70
Czech Republic 71 71 71 71 71
Nigeria 72 72 71 70 69
Papua New Guinea 71 72 71 72 73
New Caledonia 72 72 71 71 71
Uzbekistan 72 72 72 72 72
Congo, Rep. 72 72 72 72 72
Azerbaijan 72 72 72 72 72
Lithuania 73 72 71 70 70
Canada 73 72 72 72 72
Cuba 72 72 72 72 71
Macao SAR, China 70 72 81 79 78
Egypt, Arab Rep. 74 73 73 72 72
Denmark 71 73 73 73 72
Swaziland 73 73 73 73 72
Haiti 74 74 73 72 71
Yemen, Rep. 74 74 73 72 72
Turkmenistan 74 74 73 73 73
Libya 74 74 74 74 74
Maldives 75 74 73 73 72
New Zealand 74 74 74 74 73
Australia 74 74 74 73 73
Ghana 74 74 75 75 76
United States 74 74 74 74 74
Kyrgyz Republic 74 74 74 74 74
Tunisia 75 74 74 74 73
Congo, Dem. Rep. 75 75 75 74 74
Armenia 75 75 74 74 74
Malta 75 75 74 74 73
Albania 75 75 75 75 74
Georgia 75 75 75 75 75
Sri Lanka 77 75 76 77 78
Tonga 75 75 75 74 74
Angola 75 75 75 75 75
Sudan 75 75 75 75 75
Korea, Rep. 75 75 75 75 74
Tajikistan 76 76 76 75 75
Sao Tome and Principe 76 76 75 75 74
Trinidad and Tobago 75 76 76 76 76
Iran, Islamic Rep. 77 76 75 74 74
Argentina 76 76 76 75 75
St. Lucia 76 76 76 76 76
Samoa 77 76 76 76 75
Guam 77 76 76 76 75
Barbados 76 77 74 75 75
Hong Kong SAR, China 77 77 76 75 75
Kazakhstan 77 77 77 77 77
Kenya 78 77 76 76 75
Solomon Islands 77 77 78 78 78
Chile 78 77 77 76 76
Turkey 78 77 77 76 76
Algeria 77 78 78 77 77
Cameroon 78 78 77 77 77
Mauritania 78 78 78 78 78
Somalia 78 78 78 78 78
Japan 78 78 78 78 77
Uruguay 77 78 78 77 76
Saudi Arabia 79 78 77 76 74
Guinea 79 79 79 79 79
Guinea-Bissau 79 79 79 79 78
Singapore 81 79 80 79 79
Malawi 79 79 79 79 79
Bhutan 79 79 79 79 79
Switzerland 80 79 79 78 78
Colombia 79 79 80 80 81
Myanmar 80 80 80 80 80
Timor-Leste 80 80 79 78 78
Fiji 81 80 79 78 77
Chad 80 80 80 80 80
Comoros 80 80 80 80 79
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 80 80 80 80 79
Jamaica 81 80 80 79 79
Zimbabwe 80 80 80 80 80
Mozambique 81 80 80 80 82
Botswana 80 80 80 80 80
Malaysia 80 80 81 81 81
Brunei Darussalam 81 81 80 80 80
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 81 81 81 80 80
Peru 80 81 82 82 84
Morocco 80 81 80 81 80
Bahamas, The 83 81 79 77 74
Mauritius 81 81 81 81 80
Guyana 81 81 81 81 81
Afghanistan 81 81 81 81 81
Oman 82 82 81 80 80
Panama 81 82 82 81 83
Iceland 80 82 80 80 81
Lao PDR 82 82 82 82 82
Syrian Arab Republic 82 82 82 82 81
Venezuela, RB 81 82 83 83 83
Bolivia 82 82 82 82 82
Uganda 82 82 82 82 82
Kuwait 82 82 83 83 83
Lesotho 83 83 82 82 82
Thailand 83 83 82 82 81
Togo 83 83 83 82 82
Mexico 84 83 83 84 84
Dominican Republic 83 83 82 82 81
El Salvador 83 83 81 81 81
Pakistan 83 83 83 83 83
Indonesia 82 83 84 83 81
Costa Rica 83 83 82 83 83
Philippines 83 84 84 83 84
Vietnam 84 84 84 83 83
Belize 81 84 86 86 85
Ecuador 84 84 84 84 84
India 84 84 84 84 83
Cambodia 85 84 84 84 85
Cote d'Ivoire 85 85 84 83 82
Nicaragua 84 85 84 84 83
China 85 85 85 84 84
Cabo Verde 85 85 85 84 84
Brazil 85 85 83 83 83
Gambia, The 85 85 85 84 84
Zambia 85 85 85 85 85
Vanuatu 87 86 86 85 85
Central African Republic 86 86 86 86 86
Benin 88 87 86 85 84
Guatemala 87 87 87 87 86
Burundi 88 87 86 85 85
Honduras 87 87 88 88 88
Bangladesh 88 87 87 87 87
Bahrain 88 88 87 87 87
Rwanda 89 88 88 87 87
Senegal 89 89 88 88 88
Madagascar 89 89 89 89 89
Korea, Dem. Rep. 89 89 89 89 89
Niger 91 90 90 90 89
Ethiopia 90 90 90 90 90
Nepal 91 91 91 91 91
Burkina Faso 91 91 91 91 91
Paraguay 91 91 90 89 87
Tanzania 91 91 91 91 91
Eritrea 92 92 92 92 91
United Arab Emirates 92 92 92 92 92
Equatorial Guinea 93 93 93 94 93
Qatar 95 95 95 94 93
Kosovo
San Marino
St. Kitts and Nevis
Dominica
Sint Maarten (Dutch part)
Tuvalu
Greenland
Liechtenstein
Kiribati
Marshall Islands
Monaco
Turks and Caicos Islands
South Sudan
American Samoa
Aruba
Micronesia, Fed. Sts.
Bermuda
Northern Mariana Islands
Andorra
Cayman Islands
Faeroe Islands
Curacao
Antigua and Barbuda
Seychelles
Grenada
Isle of Man
Palau
St. Martin (French part)

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