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

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