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
Syrian Arab Republic 4 4 4 4 4
Costa Rica 4 4 4 4 4
Marshall Islands 4
Oman 4 4 4 4 4
Saudi Arabia 5 5 4 4 4
Jordan 5 5 4 4 4
Malaysia 5 5 5 5 4
Guam 5 5 5 5 5
Libya 5 5 5 5 5
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 5 4 5
Iraq 5 5 5 5 5
West Bank and Gaza 6 5 5 5 5
Korea, Rep. 5 5 5 5 5
New Caledonia 6 5 5 5 5
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 5 5 5 5 5
Chile 5 5 5 5 5
Algeria 6 6 5 5 5
Ecuador 6 6 5 5 5
Iran, Islamic Rep. 6 6 5 5 5
Tunisia 6 6 6 6 6
Bahamas, The 6 6 6 6 6
Vietnam 6 6 6 6 5
Belize 6 6 6 6 6
Nicaragua 6 6 6 6 5
Honduras 6 6 6 6 6
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 6
Israel 7 6 6 6 6
Lebanon 6 6 6 6 6
Morocco 6 6 6 6 6
Uzbekistan 7 6 6 6 6
Azerbaijan 7 7 6 6 6
Tonga 6 6 6 6 6
Philippines 6 6 6 6 6
Peru 7 6 6 6 6
Micronesia, Fed. Sts. 6 6 6 6 6
Thailand 6 6 6 7 7
Samoa 7 7 6 6 6
El Salvador 7 7 6 6 6
Brazil 7 7 7 6 6
China 6 7 7 7 7
Maldives 7 7 7 6 6
Jamaica 6 6 7 6 6
Mauritius 7 7 7 7 7
Cyprus 7 7 7 7 7
Bermuda 8 8 7
Aruba 7 7 7 7 7
Cabo Verde 7 7 7 7 7
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 7
Turkey 7 7 7 7 7
Indonesia 7 7 7 7 7
Japan 7 7 7 7 8
Cuba 7 7 7 7 7
Antigua and Barbuda 7 7 7 7 7
Guatemala 8 7 7 7 7
Egypt, Arab Rep. 8 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 7 8 8
Seychelles 7 7 7 8 7
Liechtenstein 7 7 7 7 7
Sri Lanka 7 7 7 7 7
New Zealand 7 7 8 7 7
Montenegro 7 7 8 8 8
Kyrgyz Republic 8 8 8 7 7
Dominica 7 8 6 8
Trinidad and Tobago 8 8 8 8 8
Greenland 8 9 8 9 8
Argentina 8 8 8 8 8
Puerto Rico 8 8 8 8 8
Kiribati 8 8 8 8 8
Turkmenistan 8 8 8 8 8
Macedonia, FYR 8 8 8 8 8
Bangladesh 9 8 8 8 8
Palau 8 6 8 7 7
Korea, Dem. Rep. 7 8 8 9 9
Grenada 9 9 8 8 8
Mongolia 9 9 9 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 9 8
South Africa 8 8 9 9 10
Solomon Islands 10 9 9 9 8
Switzerland 9 9 9 9 9
Netherlands 9 9 9 9 9
Spain 9 9 9 9 9
Tajikistan 9 9 9 9 8
Sao Tome and Principe 9 9 9 9 9
Luxembourg 9 9 9 9 9
Faeroe Islands 8 8 9 9 9
France 9 9 9 9 9
Bolivia 10 9 9 9 9
Bosnia and Herzegovina 11 10 9 8 8
Myanmar 9 9 9 9 9
Namibia 9 9 9 10 10
Greece 9 9 9 9 10
Slovenia 10 10 9 10 10
Guyana 10 10 9 9 9
Slovak Republic 10 10 10 10 10
Uruguay 10 10 10 9 9
India 10 10 10 9 9
Finland 9 10 10 10 10
Papua New Guinea 10 10 10 10 9
Barbados 10 10 10 10 10
Italy 10 10 10 10 10
Nepal 11 10 10 10 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 9 10 11 12
Cambodia 11 10 10 10 9
Lao PDR 11 11 10 10 9
Belgium 10 11 10 10 10
Yemen, Rep. 11 11 10 10 10
Kazakhstan 10 10 10 10 10
Ghana 10 10 10 11 11
Bhutan 11 11 10 10 10
Djibouti 11 11 11 10 10
Sweden 10 11 11 11 11
Portugal 10 10 11 10 11
Gabon 11 11 11 11 11
Germany 11 11 11 11 10
Comoros 11 11 11 11 11
Czech Republic 11 11 11 11 11
United Kingdom 11 11 11 11 11
Swaziland 10 10 11 12 12
Croatia 11 11 11 12 12
Senegal 11 11 11 11 11
St. Kitts and Nevis 9 11 12
Sudan 12 11 11 11 11
Kenya 11 11 11 12 12
Moldova 11 11 11 12 12
Eritrea 13 12 12 11 10
Denmark 12 12 12 11 11
Haiti 12 12 12 11 11
Lithuania 13 13 12 12 12
Lesotho 11 11 12 13 14
Timor-Leste 14 13 12 11 11
Madagascar 13 13 12 12 11
Togo 12 12 12 13 13
Romania 12 12 13 12 12
Serbia 12 13 13 13
Belarus 13 13 13 13 14
Benin 13 13 13 13 13
Gambia, The 14 13 13 13 13
Isle of Man 12 13
Estonia 15 15 13 13 14
Congo, Rep. 13 13 13 14 14
Afghanistan 14 14 14 13 13
Cameroon 14 14 14 14 14
Zimbabwe 12 13 14 15 16
Hungary 14 14 14 14 14
Bulgaria 13 14 14 15 14
Latvia 17 16 14 14 14
Russian Federation 16 15 14 14 14
Ukraine 15 15 15 15 14
Tanzania 15 15 15 15 15
Guinea 16 16 15 15 15
Liberia 17 16 15 15 15
Guinea-Bissau 16 16 16 15 15
Cote d'Ivoire 15 15 16 16 17
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
Somalia 19 19 18 17 17
Mozambique 19 18 18 18 17
Nigeria 18 18 18 18 18
Equatorial Guinea 19 18 18 18 18
Malawi 18 18 18 18 18
Chad 19 19 19 19 19
Mali 19 19 19 19 18
Congo, Dem. Rep. 19 19 19 19 19
Niger 21 20 19 19 18
Central African Republic 19 19 20 20 20
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
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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