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

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