Country name 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Spain 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2
Latvia 1.2 1.1 1.1 1.2 1.3
Macao SAR, China 1.2 1.1 1.1 1.0 0.9
Czech Republic 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.1 1.2
Hong Kong SAR, China 1.2 1.1 1.0 1.0 1.0
Italy 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.3
Bulgaria 1.2 1.1 1.1 1.2 1.3
Russian Federation 1.3 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2
Slovenia 1.3 1.3 1.2 1.2 1.3
Greece 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.2 1.3
Romania 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.3
Germany 1.3 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.4
Belarus 1.3 1.2 1.3 1.3 1.3
Ukraine 1.3 1.3 1.2 1.1 1.1
Estonia 1.4 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.4
Japan 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.3 1.4
Portugal 1.4 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.6
Austria 1.5 1.4 1.4 1.3 1.4
Hungary 1.5 1.4 1.3 1.3 1.3
Slovak Republic 1.5 1.4 1.4 1.3 1.3
Lithuania 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.4
Switzerland 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5
Netherlands 1.5 1.6 1.6 1.7 1.7
Korea, Rep. 1.6 1.5 1.4 1.4 1.5
Poland 1.6 1.5 1.4 1.4 1.4
Belgium 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.7
China 1.6 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.4
Canada 1.6 1.6 1.5 1.5 1.5
Sweden 1.6 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5
Bosnia and Herzegovina 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.5 1.4
Cuba 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6
Croatia 1.7 1.7 1.5 1.4 1.4
Singapore 1.7 1.6 1.5 1.5
United Kingdom 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.6
Barbados 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.7
France 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.9
Denmark 1.8 1.8 1.7 1.7 1.8
Finland 1.8 1.8 1.7 1.7 1.7
Luxembourg 1.8 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.8
Australia 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.8
Moldova 1.8 1.7 1.6 1.5 1.4
Georgia 1.8 1.7 1.7 1.6 1.6
Thailand 1.8 1.8 1.7 1.7 1.7
St. Martin (French part) 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.8
Ireland 1.9 1.9 1.9 1.9 1.9
Norway 1.9 1.9 1.8 1.9 1.9
Trinidad and Tobago 1.9 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.8
Macedonia, FYR 1.9 1.9 1.8 1.8 1.7
Armenia 1.9 1.8 1.8 1.7 1.7
Puerto Rico 1.9 1.9 1.9 2.0 2.0
Montenegro 2.0 1.9 1.9 1.9 1.9
New Zealand 2.0 2.0 1.9 2.0 2.0
United States 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.1
Aruba 2.0 2.0 1.9 1.9 1.9
Malta 2.0 2.0 1.9 1.8 1.7
Cyprus 2.0 1.9 1.9 1.8 1.7
Azerbaijan 2.1 2.1 2.0 2.1 2.0
Korea, Dem. People’s Rep. 2.1 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0
Iceland 2.1 2.0 2.1 2.0 2.1
Mauritius 2.1 2.0 2.0 2.1 2.0
Kazakhstan 2.1 2.0 1.8 1.7 1.8
Chile 2.2 2.2 2.1 2.1 2.1
Antigua and Barbuda 2.2 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.3
Sri Lanka 2.3 2.3 2.2 2.2 2.2
Uruguay 2.4 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.2
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 2.4 2.3 2.2 2.1 2.1
Bahamas, The 2.4 2.4 2.3 2.2 2.1
Brazil 2.5 2.5 2.4 2.4 2.4
Greenland 2.5 2.7 2.5 2.4 2.3
Albania 2.5 2.4 2.3 2.2 2.2
Tunisia 2.5 2.4 2.2 2.1 2.1
Vietnam 2.5 2.4 2.2 2.1 2.0
Lebanon 2.5 2.5 2.4 2.3 2.2
Mongolia 2.6 2.4 2.3 2.2 2.1
Colombia 2.6 2.5 2.5 2.4 2.4
Faroe Islands 2.6 2.5 2.3 2.3 2.6
Indonesia 2.6 2.6 2.5 2.5 2.5
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 2.6 2.6 2.5 2.4 2.4
New Caledonia 2.7 2.7 2.6 2.5 2.6
Turkey 2.7 2.6 2.6 2.5 2.5
Argentina 2.7 2.7 2.6 2.6 2.6
Costa Rica 2.7 2.6 2.6 2.5 2.4
Jamaica 2.7 2.7 2.7 2.6 2.6
French Polynesia 2.7 2.7 2.6 2.5 2.5
St. Lucia 2.8 2.6 2.5 2.4 2.3
Kuwait 2.8 2.9 2.9 2.9 2.8
Kyrgyz Republic 2.8 2.6 2.7 2.6 2.4
Brunei Darussalam 2.8 2.7 2.5 2.4 2.3
Panama 2.8 2.8 2.8 2.7 2.7
Guam 2.9 2.9 2.9 2.8 2.8
Israel 2.9 2.9 3.0 3.0 3.0
Iran, Islamic Rep. 3.0 2.7 2.5 2.4 2.2
Mexico 3.0 2.9 2.9 2.8 2.7
Suriname 3.0 2.9 2.9 2.9 2.8
Grenada 3.0 2.9 2.8 2.7 2.6
Myanmar 3.0 3.0 2.9 2.9 2.9
Bahrain 3.0 2.9 2.9 2.8 2.8
Venezuela, RB 3.0 3.0 2.9 2.9 2.8
South Africa 3.0 3.0 2.9 2.9 2.9
Dominican Republic 3.1 3.0 3.0 2.9 2.9
Morocco 3.2 3.0 2.9 2.8 2.7
Guyana 3.2 3.2 3.1 3.1 3.0
Algeria 3.2 3.0 2.8 2.6 2.5
United Arab Emirates 3.2 3.1 2.9 2.8 2.6
Peru 3.2 3.1 3.1 3.0 2.9
Fiji 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.1 3.1
Malaysia 3.3 3.2 3.1 3.0 2.8
Ecuador 3.3 3.2 3.2 3.1 3.0
Uzbekistan 3.3 3.1 2.8 2.7 2.6
Turkmenistan 3.3 3.2 3.0 2.9 2.8
El Salvador 3.3 3.2 3.1 3.0 2.9
Libya 3.5 3.3 3.2 3.0 2.9
Qatar 3.5 3.5 3.4 3.3 3.2
Egypt, Arab Rep. 3.6 3.5 3.4 3.3 3.2
India 3.6 3.5 3.4 3.4 3.3
Bangladesh 3.6 3.5 3.4 3.3 3.2
Nicaragua 3.6 3.5 3.3 3.2 3.1
Botswana 3.9 3.7 3.6 3.5 3.4
Philippines 4.0 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.8
Maldives 4.0 3.7 3.4 3.2 2.9
Belize 4.0 3.9 3.8 3.7 3.6
Paraguay 4.0 3.9 3.8 3.7 3.6
Kiribati 4.3 4.2 4.2 4.1 4.1
Zimbabwe 4.3 4.2 4.2 4.1 4.1
Syrian Arab Republic 4.4 4.3 4.2 4.1 4.0
Cabo Verde 4.4 4.2 4.0 3.9 3.7
Tonga 4.4 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.3
Bhutan 4.4 4.2 4.0 3.8 3.6
Bolivia 4.4 4.3 4.2 4.1 4.1
Tajikistan 4.5 4.3 4.2 4.1 4.0
Namibia 4.5 4.3 4.2 4.1 4.0
Lesotho 4.5 4.4 4.3 4.2 4.1
Cambodia 4.5 4.3 4.1 4.0 3.8
Honduras 4.5 4.4 4.3 4.1 4.0
Jordan 4.5 4.4 4.3 4.2 4.1
Nepal 4.6 4.5 4.3 4.2 4.0
Micronesia, Fed. Sts. 4.6 4.5 4.5 4.4 4.3
Papua New Guinea 4.7 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.5
Vanuatu 4.7 4.6 4.5 4.5 4.4
Samoa 4.7 4.6 4.6 4.5 4.5
Swaziland 4.7 4.6 4.4 4.3 4.2
Haiti 4.8 4.7 4.5 4.4 4.3
Saudi Arabia 4.8 4.6 4.4 4.2 4.0
Guatemala 4.8 4.8 4.6 4.5 4.4
Gabon 4.9 4.8 4.7 4.6 4.5
Ghana 5.0 4.9 4.8 4.7 4.7
Oman 5.0 4.6 4.3 4.0 3.7
Solomon Islands 5.1 5.0 4.9 4.8 4.7
Congo, Rep. 5.1 5.1 5.1 5.1 5.1
Djibouti 5.2 5.0 4.8 4.6 4.5
Lao PDR 5.2 4.9 4.7 4.5 4.3
Kenya 5.2 5.1 5.1 5.0 5.0
Pakistan 5.2 5.0 4.9 4.7 4.6
Iraq 5.3 5.2 5.1 5.0 4.9
Sao Tome and Principe 5.5 5.4 5.4 5.3 5.3
Central African Republic 5.6 5.6 5.5 5.5 5.4
Mauritania 5.6 5.6 5.5 5.5 5.4
Togo 5.7 5.6 5.5 5.5 5.4
Comoros 5.7 5.6 5.6 5.5 5.4
Sudan 5.7 5.7 5.6 5.5 5.4
Eritrea 5.8 5.7 5.5 5.4 5.3
Tanzania 5.8 5.8 5.7 5.7 5.7
Equatorial Guinea 5.9 5.9 5.8 5.8 5.8
Cameroon 5.9 5.8 5.7 5.7 5.6
Madagascar 5.9 5.8 5.7 5.7 5.5
Mozambique 5.9 5.9 5.9 5.8 5.8
Senegal 5.9 5.8 5.7 5.6 5.6
Gambia, The 6.0 6.0 6.0 5.9 5.9
Rwanda 6.0 5.9 5.8 5.7 5.6
West Bank and Gaza 6.1 5.9 5.7 5.6 5.4
Liberia 6.1 6.1 6.0 5.9 5.9
Cote d'Ivoire 6.2 6.1 6.0 5.9 5.9
Zambia 6.2 6.2 6.1 6.1 6.1
Guinea-Bissau 6.2 6.1 6.0 5.9 5.8
Nigeria 6.2 6.2 6.2 6.1 6.1
Benin 6.3 6.2 6.1 6.1 6.0
Guinea 6.3 6.3 6.2 6.1 6.1
Malawi 6.5 6.4 6.4 6.3 6.3
Sierra Leone 6.5 6.4 6.4 6.3 6.3
South Sudan 6.5 6.4 6.4 6.3 6.2
Timor-Leste 6.6 6.8 7.0 7.1 7.1
Burkina Faso 6.8 6.8 6.7 6.7 6.6
Ethiopia 6.9 6.9 6.8 6.7 6.5
Uganda 7.0 7.0 6.9 6.9 6.9
Mali 7.0 7.0 7.0 6.9 6.9
Angola 7.1 7.0 7.0 6.9 6.9
Congo, Dem. Rep. 7.1 7.1 7.1 7.1 7.1
Yemen, Rep. 7.2 7.0 6.7 6.5 6.3
Burundi 7.3 7.2 7.2 7.1 7.1
Chad 7.4 7.4 7.4 7.4 7.4
Afghanistan 7.6 7.6 7.6 7.6 7.5
Somalia 7.7 7.7 7.7 7.7 7.6
Niger 7.7 7.7 7.7 7.7 7.7
Sint Maarten (Dutch part)
Cayman Islands
Isle of Man
Marshall Islands 5.7
Turks and Caicos Islands
Curacao
Tuvalu
Palau
St. Kitts and Nevis 2.4
Andorra
Bermuda 1.7
Northern Mariana Islands
Monaco
American Samoa
Liechtenstein 1.6
Seychelles 2.1 2.0 2.0 2.1
San Marino
Serbia 1.6 1.5
Dominica 1.9

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