Country name 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
Qatar 2 2 2 2 2
United Arab Emirates 2 2 2 2 2
Kuwait 3 3 3 3 3
St. Martin (French part) 3 3 3 3 3
Bahrain 3 3 3 3 3
Brunei Darussalam 3 3 3 3 3
Costa Rica 4 4 4 4 4
Syrian Arab Republic 4 4 4 4 4
Oman 4 4 4 4 4
Guam 5 5 5 5 5
Saudi Arabia 5 5 4 4 4
Jordan 5 5 4 4 4
Malaysia 5 5 5 5 4
Singapore 5 5 5 4 5
Libya 5 5 5 5 5
Panama 5 5 5 5 5
Venezuela, RB 5 5 5 5 5
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 5 5 5 5 5
Hong Kong SAR, China 5 5 5 5 5
Mexico 5 5 5 5 5
Macao SAR, China 5 5 5 5 5
French Polynesia 5 5 5 5 5
Iraq 5 5 5 5 5
Chile 5 5 5 5 5
Korea, Rep. 5 5 5 5 5
Jamaica 6 6 7 6 6
Bahamas, The 6 6 6 6 6
Algeria 6 6 5 5 5
Belize 6 6 6 6 6
Ecuador 6 6 5 5 5
West Bank and Gaza 6 5 5 5 5
Tunisia 6 6 6 6 6
Iran, Islamic Rep. 6 6 5 5 5
New Caledonia 6 5 5 5 5
Vietnam 6 6 6 6 5
Dominican Republic 6 6 6 6 6
Albania 6 6 6 6 6
Honduras 6 6 6 6 6
Fiji 6 6 6 6 6
Colombia 6 6 6 6 6
Thailand 6 6 6 7 7
Paraguay 6 6 6 6 6
Nicaragua 6 6 6 6 5
Tonga 6 6 6 6 6
Kosovo 6 6 6 6 6
Micronesia, Fed. Sts. 6 6 6 6 6
Morocco 6 6 6 6 6
Philippines 6 6 6 6 6
Lebanon 6 6 6 6 6
China 6 7 7 7 7
Iceland 7 7 7 7 7
Israel 7 6 6 6 6
El Salvador 7 7 6 6 6
Peru 7 6 6 6 6
Uzbekistan 7 6 6 6 6
Brazil 7 7 7 6 6
Mauritius 7 7 7 7 7
Samoa 7 7 6 6 6
Liechtenstein 7 7 7 7 7
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 7 7 7 7 7
Cyprus 7 7 7 7 7
Aruba 7 7 7 7 7
Korea, Dem. Rep. 7 8 8 9 9
Seychelles 7 7 7 8 7
Sri Lanka 7 7 7 7 7
Japan 7 7 7 7 8
Australia 7 7 7 7 7
St. Lucia 7 7 7 7 7
Cuba 7 7 7 7 7
Suriname 7 7 7 7 7
Canada 7 7 7 7 7
Dominica 7 8 6 8
Antigua and Barbuda 7 7 7 7 7
Indonesia 7 7 7 7 7
Malta 7 7 7 8 8
Azerbaijan 7 7 6 6 6
Cabo Verde 7 7 7 7 7
Montenegro 7 7 8 8 8
Vanuatu 7 7 7 7 7
Maldives 7 7 7 6 6
Turkey 7 7 7 7 7
New Zealand 7 7 8 7 7
Egypt, Arab Rep. 8 7 7 7 7
Trinidad and Tobago 8 8 8 8 8
Puerto Rico 8 8 8 8 8
Palau 8 6 8 7 7
Guatemala 8 7 7 7 7
Greenland 8 9 8 9 8
Faeroe Islands 8 8 9 9 9
Argentina 8 8 8 8 8
South Africa 8 8 9 9 10
Macedonia, FYR 8 8 8 8 8
Bermuda 8 8 7
Kyrgyz Republic 8 8 8 7 7
Turkmenistan 8 8 8 8 8
Kiribati 8 8 8 8 8
Spain 9 9 9 9 9
Ireland 9 9 9 9 9
Grenada 9 9 8 8 8
Botswana 9 9 10 11 12
Netherlands 9 9 9 9 9
Bangladesh 9 8 8 8 8
Armenia 9 9 9 9 9
Namibia 9 9 9 10 10
United States 9 9 9 9 9
Switzerland 9 9 9 9 9
Mongolia 9 9 9 8 8
France 9 9 9 9 9
Sao Tome and Principe 9 9 9 9 9
Pakistan 9 9 9 9 8
Greece 9 9 9 9 10
Luxembourg 9 9 9 9 9
Finland 9 10 10 10 10
Tajikistan 9 9 9 9 8
Myanmar 9 9 9 9 9
Bolivia 10 9 9 9 9
Solomon Islands 10 9 9 9 8
Guyana 10 10 9 9 9
Barbados 10 10 10 10 10
Uruguay 10 10 10 9 9
Slovak Republic 10 10 10 10 10
Kazakhstan 10 10 10 10 10
Slovenia 10 10 9 10 10
Italy 10 10 10 10 10
Georgia 10 10 10 10 10
India 10 10 10 9 9
Portugal 10 10 11 10 11
Papua New Guinea 10 10 10 10 9
Swaziland 10 10 11 12 12
Austria 10 10 10 10 10
Poland 10 10 10 10 10
Mauritania 10 10 10 10 10
Norway 10 10 10 10 10
Sweden 10 11 11 11 11
Ghana 10 10 10 11 11
Belgium 10 11 10 10 10
Kenya 11 11 11 12 12
Lesotho 11 11 12 13 14
Croatia 11 11 11 12 12
Nepal 11 10 10 10 9
Bosnia and Herzegovina 11 10 9 8 8
Djibouti 11 11 11 10 10
Gabon 11 11 11 11 11
Yemen, Rep. 11 11 10 10 10
United Kingdom 11 11 11 11 11
Cambodia 11 10 10 10 9
Germany 11 11 11 11 10
Comoros 11 11 11 11 11
Moldova 11 11 11 12 12
Senegal 11 11 11 11 11
Lao PDR 11 11 10 10 9
Bhutan 11 11 10 10 10
Czech Republic 11 11 11 11 11
Sudan 12 11 11 11 11
Romania 12 12 13 12 12
Denmark 12 12 12 11 11
Zimbabwe 12 13 14 15 16
Haiti 12 12 12 11 11
Togo 12 12 12 13 13
Isle of Man 12 13
Belarus 13 13 13 13 14
Lithuania 13 13 12 12 12
Eritrea 13 12 12 11 10
Congo, Rep. 13 13 13 14 14
Bulgaria 13 14 14 15 14
Benin 13 13 13 13 13
Madagascar 13 13 12 12 11
Gambia, The 14 13 13 13 13
Timor-Leste 14 13 12 11 11
Cameroon 14 14 14 14 14
Hungary 14 14 14 14 14
Afghanistan 14 14 14 13 13
Cote d'Ivoire 15 15 16 16 17
Ukraine 15 15 15 15 14
Estonia 15 15 13 13 14
Tanzania 15 15 15 15 15
Russian Federation 16 15 14 14 14
Guinea 16 16 15 15 15
Guinea-Bissau 16 16 16 15 15
Latvia 17 16 14 14 14
Liberia 17 16 15 15 15
Burkina Faso 17 17 16 16 16
Ethiopia 17 16 16 15 15
Uganda 18 18 17 17 17
Burundi 18 18 17 17 16
Nigeria 18 18 18 18 18
Malawi 18 18 18 18 18
South Sudan 18 18 18 17 17
Equatorial Guinea 19 18 18 18 18
Congo, Dem. Rep. 19 19 19 19 19
Mozambique 19 18 18 18 17
Chad 19 19 19 19 19
Mali 19 19 19 19 18
Somalia 19 19 18 17 17
Central African Republic 19 19 20 20 20
Zambia 20 21 21 21 21
Niger 21 20 19 19 18
Angola 23 22 22 21 21
Sierra Leone 27 27 27 26 26
Rwanda 37 33 28 22 18
Cayman Islands
Northern Mariana Islands
Andorra
Curacao
Turks and Caicos Islands
Sint Maarten (Dutch part)
Serbia 12 13 13 13
Tuvalu
San Marino
American Samoa
Monaco
St. Kitts and Nevis 9 11 12
Marshall Islands 4

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