Country name 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
Singapore 3 3 3 3 3
Iceland 3 3 3 3 3
Japan 3 3 3 3 3
Luxembourg 4 4 4 4 3
Sweden 4 3 3 3 3
Finland 4 4 4 3 3
Norway 4 4 4 4 4
Andorra 4 4 4 4 4
Monaco 4 4 4 4 4
Slovenia 5 5 4 4 4
France 5 4 4 4 4
Italy 5 5 5 4 4
Germany 5 4 4 4 4
San Marino 5 5 5 4 4
Belgium 5 5 5 4 4
Portugal 6 6 5 5 4
Denmark 5 5 5 4 4
Austria 5 5 5 4 4
Switzerland 5 5 5 5 4
Netherlands 5 5 5 5 5
Cyprus 6 6 5 5 5
Czech Republic 6 6 5 5 5
Australia 5 5 5 5 5
Israel 6 6 5 5 5
Spain 6 5 5 5 5
Ireland 6 6 6 6 5
Canada 5 5 5 5 5
United Kingdom 6 6 5 5 5
Korea, Rep. 5 5 5 6 5
Greece 7 7 6 6 6
Cuba 7 7 6 6 6
New Zealand 6 6 6 6 6
Malta 7 7 6 6 6
Croatia 7 7 7 7 6
United States 7 7 7 7 7
Estonia 10 9 8 8 7
Poland 9 8 8 7 7
Malaysia 9 9 8 8 7
Brunei Darussalam 8 8 8 7 7
Hungary 10 10 9 9 8
Bosnia and Herzegovina 9 9 8 8 8
Chile 10 9 9 8 8
Belarus 13 11 10 9 9
Lithuania 10 10 9 9 9
United Arab Emirates 10 10 9 9 9
Slovak Republic 11 10 10 9 9
Serbia 11 11 11 10 9
Costa Rica 12 11 11 10 10
Qatar 11 11 10 10 10
Bahrain 11 11 11 10 10
Kuwait 11 11 11 11 11
St. Kitts and Nevis 15 14 13 12 11
Montenegro 13 13 12 12 11
Seychelles 12 12 12 12 12
Latvia 16 14 14 13 12
Oman 16 15 14 13 13
Macedonia, FYR 15 14 13 13 13
Antigua and Barbuda 15 14 14 13 13
Sri Lanka 16 15 14 13 13
Dominica 14 14 13 13 13
Grenada 14 13 13 13 13
Ukraine 17 16 15 14 14
Mauritius 18 16 15 14 14
Uruguay 15 14 14 14 14
Lebanon 18 17 16 15 14
Tonga 16 16 15 15 14
Bahamas, The 14 14 15 15 15
St. Lucia 15 15 15 15 15
Saudi Arabia 20 19 18 16 15
Bulgaria 19 18 17 16 16
Argentina 19 18 18 17 17
Russian Federation 21 20 19 18 17
Thailand 20 19 18 17 17
Venezuela, RB 19 18 18 17 17
Samoa 19 18 18 17 17
Syrian Arab Republic 21 20 19 18 18
Barbados 15 16 17 17 18
Mexico 23 22 20 19 18
Jamaica 20 20 19 19 19
Belize 22 21 20 20 19
Fiji 21 21 20 20 19
Colombia 22 21 21 20 20
Vanuatu 21 21 20 20 20
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 19 19 19 19 20
Palau 23 22 21 20 20
Panama 22 22 21 21 20
Romania 24 23 22 21 21
Tunisia 26 25 24 22 21
Jordan 24 23 23 22 21
Moldova 27 25 24 23 21
Albania 27 25 24 23 22
Libya 25 24 24 23 22
El Salvador 28 26 25 24 22
Vietnam 26 25 24 23 22
Armenia 28 27 25 24 23
Trinidad and Tobago 25 25 24 24 23
West Bank and Gaza 26 25 24 24 23
Brazil 31 29 27 25 24
China 32 30 28 26 24
Turkey 33 31 28 26 24
Iran, Islamic Rep. 30 28 27 26 24
Paraguay 28 27 26 26 25
Georgia 32 30 28 26 25
Peru 33 30 28 27 25
Algeria 31 30 28 27 25
Suriname 30 29 28 26 25
Ecuador 29 28 27 26 26
Maldives 40 36 33 29 26
Cabo Verde 33 31 29 28 26
Honduras 32 31 30 29 28
Nicaragua 34 33 31 30 29
Philippines 31 30 30 29 29
Solomon Islands 29 29 29 29 29
Dominican Republic 34 32 31 31 30
Egypt, Arab Rep. 38 36 34 32 30
Korea, Dem. Rep. 49 45 39 34 30
Tuvalu 35 34 33 32 31
Kazakhstan 40 38 36 35 33
Marshall Islands 34 33 33 33 33
Iraq 36 36 35 35 34
Guyana 38 37 36 36 35
Guatemala 41 40 38 37 36
Indonesia 43 41 40 38 36
Kyrgyz Republic 45 42 40 39 37
Morocco 44 42 41 39 38
Micronesia, Fed. Sts. 43 42 41 41 40
Mongolia 51 48 45 42 40
Uzbekistan 53 51 50 48 46
Namibia 48 48 48 48 47
Azerbaijan 63 59 56 52 49
Bolivia 60 58 55 52 49
Sao Tome and Principe 59 57 55 53 51
Kiribati 55 54 53 52 51
Eritrea 61 58 56 54 51
Bhutan 62 59 57 54 52
Nepal 64 61 57 55 52
Botswana 53 55 55 54 52
South Africa 50 51 52 53 53
Myanmar 60 59 57 55 54
Gabon 57 56 56 55 54
Bangladesh 67 64 62 59 57
Papua New Guinea 59 58 58 58 57
Zimbabwe 61 61 60 59 58
Gambia, The 64 63 61 60 58
Turkmenistan 66 64 62 60 58
Madagascar 73 69 66 63 60
India 69 67 64 62 60
Ghana 68 66 65 63 61
Yemen, Rep. 72 70 67 65 62
Cambodia 86 82 76 69 62
Senegal 71 70 68 65 63
Sudan 70 68 66 64 63
Kenya 69 68 67 66 65
Tajikistan 76 73 70 67 65
Tanzania 85 81 75 71 66
Haiti 77 75 73 71 69
Comoros 72 71 71 71 70
Timor-Leste 87 83 80 76 72
Mauritania 76 75 74 74 73
Togo 78 77 75 74 73
Congo, Rep. 75 75 75 74 74
Lao PDR 87 85 82 79 77
Uganda 92 89 85 81 77
Ethiopia 93 90 87 83 79
Djibouti 86 85 84 83 81
Swaziland 77 80 81 82 82
Pakistan 89 88 86 84 83
Benin 93 91 89 86 83
Lesotho 79 80 81 82 83
Cameroon 94 92 89 86 83
Rwanda 114 108 101 92 83
Malawi 108 103 97 90 84
Zambia 103 99 95 91 86
Afghanistan 95 94 92 90 88
Burundi 93 92 91 90 88
Niger 104 101 98 94 90
Guinea 108 104 99 95 91
Burkina Faso 97 96 95 94 92
Equatorial Guinea 101 99 97 95 92
Cote d'Ivoire 101 99 97 96 94
South Sudan 113 109 104 100 95
Liberia 127 120 112 105 97
Mozambique 118 112 107 102 97
Guinea-Bissau 107 105 103 101 99
Chad 106 105 104 103 102
Nigeria 115 112 109 106 103
Somalia 103 103 103 103 103
Mali 119 116 113 109 105
Central African Republic 109 109 108 107 107
Congo, Dem. Rep. 112 112 112 112 112
Angola 122 121 120 119 118
Sierra Leone 144 143 141 139 137
New Caledonia
Curacao
Guam
St. Martin (French part)
Sint Maarten (Dutch part)
Northern Mariana Islands
Liechtenstein
Virgin Islands (U.S.)
Turks and Caicos Islands
Hong Kong SAR, China
Bermuda
Kosovo
Puerto Rico
Faeroe Islands
Greenland
Cayman Islands
Aruba
French Polynesia
American Samoa
Macao SAR, China
Isle of Man

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