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

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