Country name 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
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 4 4 4 4
Jordan 5 4 4 4 4
Guam 5 5 5 5 5
Malaysia 5 5 5 4 4
Libya 5 5 5 5 4
Singapore 5 5 4 5 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 5 5 5 5 5
Chile 5 5 5 5 5
West Bank and Gaza 5 5 5 5 5
Algeria 6 5 5 5 5
Ecuador 6 5 5 5 5
Iran, Islamic Rep. 6 5 5 5 5
Bahamas, The 6 6 6 6 6
Belize 6 6 6 6 6
Vietnam 6 6 6 5 5
Tunisia 6 6 6 6 6
Honduras 6 6 6 6 5
Nicaragua 6 6 6 5 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 7
Jamaica 6 7 6 6 7
Tonga 6 6 6 6 6
Morocco 6 6 6 6 6
Lebanon 6 6 6 6 6
Thailand 6 6 7 7 7
Israel 6 6 6 6 6
Philippines 6 6 6 6 6
Micronesia, Fed. Sts. 6 6 6 6 6
Uzbekistan 6 6 6 6 5
Palau 6 8 7 7 7
Peru 6 6 6 6 6
El Salvador 7 6 6 6 6
Brazil 7 7 6 6 6
China 7 7 7 7 6
Samoa 7 6 6 6 6
Mauritius 7 7 7 7 7
Azerbaijan 7 6 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 6 6 5
Seychelles 7 7 8 7 7
Iceland 7 7 7 7 7
Canada 7 7 7 7 7
Cuba 7 7 7 7 7
Cabo Verde 7 7 7 7 6
Indonesia 7 7 7 7 7
Vanuatu 7 7 7 7 6
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 8 8 8
Liechtenstein 7 7 7 7 6
Japan 7 7 7 8 8
Montenegro 7 8 8 8 8
Egypt, Arab Rep. 7 7 7 7 7
Guatemala 7 7 7 7 7
New Zealand 7 8 7 7 7
Korea, Dem. Rep. 8 8 9 9 9
Trinidad and Tobago 8 8 8 8 8
Bermuda 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 7 7 7
Kiribati 8 8 8 8 7
South Africa 8 9 9 10 11
Faeroe Islands 8 9 9 9 9
Bangladesh 8 8 8 8 7
Grenada 9 8 8 8 8
Greenland 9 8 9 8 9
Armenia 9 9 9 9 9
United States 9 9 9 9 9
Netherlands 9 9 9 9 9
Spain 9 9 9 9 9
Mongolia 9 9 8 8 8
Ireland 9 9 9 9 9
Namibia 9 9 10 10 11
Switzerland 9 9 9 9 8
Pakistan 9 9 9 8 8
Sao Tome and Principe 9 9 9 9 9
France 9 9 9 9 9
Solomon Islands 9 9 9 8 8
Tajikistan 9 9 9 8 8
Botswana 9 10 11 12 13
Luxembourg 9 9 9 9 9
Bolivia 9 9 9 9 9
Myanmar 9 9 9 9 9
Greece 9 9 9 10 10
St. Kitts and Nevis 9 11 12
Slovenia 10 9 10 10 10
Guyana 10 9 9 9 9
Uruguay 10 10 9 9 9
Finland 10 10 10 10 10
Barbados 10 10 10 10 10
India 10 10 9 9 9
Papua New Guinea 10 10 10 9 9
Italy 10 10 10 10 10
Slovak Republic 10 10 10 10 10
Georgia 10 10 10 10 10
Poland 10 10 10 10 10
Bosnia and Herzegovina 10 9 8 8 8
Mauritania 10 10 10 10 10
Austria 10 10 10 10 10
Kazakhstan 10 10 10 10 10
Nepal 10 10 10 9 9
Portugal 10 11 10 11 11
Swaziland 10 11 12 12 13
Ghana 10 10 11 11 11
Norway 10 10 10 10 10
Cambodia 10 10 10 9 9
Belgium 11 10 10 10 10
Yemen, Rep. 11 10 10 10 10
Djibouti 11 11 10 10 10
Lao PDR 11 10 10 9 9
Gabon 11 11 11 11 11
Germany 11 11 11 10 10
Kenya 11 11 12 12 12
Bhutan 11 10 10 10 9
Croatia 11 11 12 12 12
Comoros 11 11 11 11 11
Sweden 11 11 11 11 11
United Kingdom 11 11 11 11 11
Senegal 11 11 11 11 11
Lesotho 11 12 13 14 15
Moldova 11 11 12 12 12
Sudan 11 11 11 11 11
Czech Republic 11 11 11 11 11
Haiti 12 12 11 11 11
Romania 12 13 12 12 12
Denmark 12 12 11 11 11
Eritrea 12 12 11 10 10
Togo 12 12 13 13 13
Serbia 12 13 13 13 14
Lithuania 13 12 12 12 11
Zimbabwe 13 14 15 16 16
Madagascar 13 12 12 11 11
Timor-Leste 13 12 11 11 10
Belarus 13 13 13 14 14
Benin 13 13 13 13 13
Congo, Rep. 13 13 14 14 14
Gambia, The 13 13 13 13 12
Bulgaria 14 14 15 14 14
Cameroon 14 14 14 14 14
Afghanistan 14 14 13 13 13
Hungary 14 14 14 14 14
Estonia 15 13 13 14 13
Russian Federation 15 14 14 14 15
Cote d'Ivoire 15 16 16 17 17
Tanzania 15 15 15 15 15
Ukraine 15 15 15 14 15
Guinea 16 15 15 15 15
Latvia 16 14 14 14 14
Guinea-Bissau 16 16 15 15 15
Liberia 16 15 15 15 14
Ethiopia 16 16 15 15 14
Burkina Faso 17 16 16 16 16
Uganda 18 17 17 17 16
Burundi 18 17 17 16 16
South Sudan 18 18 17 17 16
Nigeria 18 18 18 18 18
Equatorial Guinea 18 18 18 18 18
Malawi 18 18 18 18 18
Mozambique 18 18 18 17 17
Somalia 19 18 17 17 16
Congo, Dem. Rep. 19 19 19 19 19
Chad 19 19 19 19 18
Mali 19 19 19 18 18
Central African Republic 19 20 20 20 20
Niger 20 19 19 18 17
Zambia 21 21 21 21 20
Angola 22 22 21 21 20
Sierra Leone 27 27 26 26 25
Rwanda 33 28 22 18 15
Marshall Islands 4 5
Monaco
Northern Mariana Islands
American Samoa
Dominica 8 6 8
Cayman Islands
Curacao
San Marino
Andorra
Sint Maarten (Dutch part)
Isle of Man 13
Tuvalu
Turks and Caicos Islands

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