Country name 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Bulgaria 58 58 57 57 56
Hungary 59 58 57 58 58
Bosnia and Herzegovina 60 60 59 59 58
Belgium 61 61 61 61 61
Puerto Rico 62 62 62 60 60
Montenegro 62 61 60 61 60
Italy 62 62 62 61 61
Israel 62 61 61 61 61
Liberia 63 63 62 62 62
Namibia 63 63 63 64 65
France 64 63 63 63 63
Sierra Leone 64 63 63 62 62
Slovenia 65 65 66 65 64
Spain 65 65 65 66 66
Mali 65 65 66 66 66
Croatia 65 65 64 64 63
Mongolia 66 66 66 66 66
Poland 66 65 65 63 64
Serbia 66 66 65 65 65
South Africa 66 66 65 65 65
Djibouti 66 66 66 66 66
Greece 66 66 66 65 65
Luxembourg 66 66 66 65 66
Macedonia, FYR 67 66 66 66 66
Finland 67 66 66 67 67
West Bank and Gaza 67 66 66 64 65
Suriname 67 67 67 66 66
Sweden 68 67 67 67 68
Gabon 68 67 67 67 66
Portugal 68 69 70 69 70
Ukraine 68 68 67 66 65
Ireland 68 68 70 71 71
Russian Federation 68 66 65 69 68
Slovak Republic 69 68 68 68 68
Jordan 69 69 69 69 69
Latvia 69 68 68 67 65
Belarus 69 68 67 66 65
Germany 69 69 69 68 68
Moldova 69 68 67 66 64
French Polynesia 70 70 70 69 69
Lebanon 70 70 70 70 71
Austria 70 70 69 69 69
Netherlands 70 71 72 72 73
Estonia 70 70 70 68 67
Cyprus 70 70 69 69 72
Iraq 71 70 70 70 70
Norway 71 72 73 72 72
Nigeria 71 70 69 68 67
United Kingdom 71 71 70 70 70
New Caledonia 71 71 71 71 71
Czech Republic 71 71 71 71 70
Lithuania 71 70 70 68 66
Papua New Guinea 71 72 73 73 74
Romania 72 73 72 72 72
Uzbekistan 72 72 72 72 72
Congo, Rep. 72 72 72 71 72
Azerbaijan 72 72 72 72 72
Canada 72 72 72 72 72
Cuba 72 72 71 71 70
Egypt, Arab Rep. 73 72 72 74 73
Haiti 73 72 71 70 69
Denmark 73 73 72 73 72
Swaziland 73 73 72 72 72
Yemen, Rep. 73 72 72 71 71
Maldives 73 73 72 72 71
Turkmenistan 73 73 73 74 74
Libya 74 74 74 74 74
Australia 74 73 73 73 72
Tunisia 74 74 73 72 72
United States 74 74 74 74 74
Barbados 74 75 75 76 76
Kyrgyz Republic 74 74 74 74 74
New Zealand 74 74 73 73 73
Armenia 74 74 74 73 73
Malta 74 74 73 73 72
Congo, Dem. Rep. 75 74 74 74 74
Ghana 75 75 76 76 77
Albania 75 75 74 74 73
Iran, Islamic Rep. 75 74 74 74 74
Sudan 75 75 75 75 75
Tonga 75 74 74 73 73
Georgia 75 75 75 75 74
Angola 75 75 75 75 75
Sao Tome and Principe 75 75 74 74 73
Korea, Rep. 75 75 74 74 73
Tajikistan 76 75 75 75 75
Trinidad and Tobago 76 76 76 76 76
Argentina 76 75 75 75 74
Sri Lanka 76 77 78 78 77
St. Lucia 76 76 76 75 76
Guam 76 76 75 74 74
Samoa 76 76 75 75 74
Hong Kong SAR, China 76 75 75 74 73
Kenya 76 76 75 74 73
Chile 77 76 76 76 75
Kazakhstan 77 77 77 76 76
Turkey 77 76 76 75 73
Cameroon 77 77 77 77 77
Saudi Arabia 77 76 74 73 74
Solomon Islands 78 78 78 78 79
Uruguay 78 77 76 76 76
Somalia 78 78 78 77 77
Japan 78 78 77 77 76
Mauritania 78 78 78 78 78
Algeria 78 77 77 76 75
Guinea 79 79 79 79 78
Malawi 79 79 79 80 81
Switzerland 79 78 78 78 78
Guinea-Bissau 79 79 78 78 79
Fiji 79 78 77 77 76
Timor-Leste 79 78 78 76 74
Bhutan 79 79 79 79 79
Bahamas, The 79 77 74 75 75
Myanmar 80 80 80 80 80
Jamaica 80 79 79 78 78
Comoros 80 80 79 79 79
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 80 80 79 79 77
Colombia 80 80 81 81 82
Chad 80 80 80 80 80
Singapore 80 79 79 79 78
Morocco 80 81 80 80 79
Botswana 80 80 80 80 80
Zimbabwe 80 80 80 79 81
Iceland 80 80 81 82 82
Brunei Darussalam 80 80 80 80 80
Mozambique 80 80 82 82 83
Macao SAR, China 81 79 78 77 76
Malaysia 81 81 81 80 81
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 81 80 80 80 80
Mauritius 81 81 80 80 80
Guyana 81 81 81 81 81
Oman 81 80 80 79 78
El Salvador 81 81 81 80 79
Afghanistan 81 81 81 81 81
Costa Rica 82 83 83 83 82
Panama 82 81 83 82 82
Peru 82 82 84 83 83
Syrian Arab Republic 82 82 81 81 81
Lao PDR 82 82 82 81 81
Thailand 82 82 81 80 81
Bolivia 82 82 82 82 82
Lesotho 82 82 82 81 80
Dominican Republic 82 82 81 81 80
Uganda 82 82 82 83 83
Venezuela, RB 83 83 83 84 82
Togo 83 82 82 82 82
Kuwait 83 83 83 82 82
Brazil 83 83 83 83 82
Mexico 83 84 84 83 82
Pakistan 83 83 83 84 84
Vietnam 84 83 83 83 83
Cambodia 84 84 85 83 81
Cote d'Ivoire 84 83 82 82 82
Ecuador 84 84 84 84 84
India 84 84 83 83 83
Philippines 84 83 84 83 82
Nicaragua 84 84 83 83 83
Indonesia 84 83 81 85 85
Gambia, The 85 84 84 84 84
China 85 84 84 84 83
Cabo Verde 85 84 84 84 84
Zambia 85 85 85 85 85
Vanuatu 86 85 85 84 84
Benin 86 85 84 83 81
Belize 86 86 85 84 84
Central African Republic 86 86 86 86 86
Burundi 86 85 85 84 84
Guatemala 87 87 86 86 86
Bangladesh 87 87 87 86 86
Bahrain 87 87 87 87 86
Honduras 88 88 88 89 88
Rwanda 88 87 87 86 85
Senegal 88 88 88 88 88
Korea, Dem. People’s Rep. 89 89 89 88 88
Madagascar 89 89 89 89 90
Niger 90 90 89 89 89
Paraguay 90 89 87 87 87
Ethiopia 90 90 90 90 90
Nepal 91 91 91 91 90
Burkina Faso 91 91 91 91 90
Tanzania 91 91 91 91 91
Eritrea 92 92 91 91 91
United Arab Emirates 92 92 92 92 92
Equatorial Guinea 93 94 93 93 93
Qatar 95 94 93 92 92
Faroe Islands
Dominica
Micronesia, Fed. Sts.
Aruba
St. Martin (French part)
Bermuda
Cayman Islands
Tuvalu
American Samoa
Northern Mariana Islands
Turks and Caicos Islands
Grenada
Isle of Man
Palau
Liechtenstein
San Marino
St. Kitts and Nevis
Greenland
Kiribati
Sint Maarten (Dutch part)
South Sudan
Seychelles
Andorra
Antigua and Barbuda
Marshall Islands
Curacao
Monaco

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