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

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