Country name 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
Italy 15 15 15 15 14
Japan 16 16 15 15 15
Germany 16 16 16 16 16
Spain 17 16 16 15 15
Greece 17 16 16 16 15
Denmark 17 18 18 18 18
Switzerland 18 18 18 18 18
Portugal 18 17 17 17 16
Bulgaria 18 17 17 17 16
Austria 18 18 18 17 17
Belgium 18 18 18 18 18
Hungary 18 18 17 17 17
Slovenia 18 18 17 17 16
Netherlands 18 18 18 19 19
Croatia 18 18 18 18 17
Luxembourg 18 19 19 19 19
Czech Republic 19 18 18 17 17
Sweden 19 19 19 19 19
Finland 19 19 19 19 18
Hong Kong SAR, China 19 19 19 18 18
United Kingdom 19 19 19 19 19
Norway 19 20 20 20 20
France 20 20 19 19 19
Ukraine 20 20 19 19 18
Canada 20 20 20 20 19
Romania 20 20 20 19 19
Estonia 21 20 20 19 19
Latvia 21 20 20 19 19
Russian Federation 21 21 20 20 19
Bosnia and Herzegovina 21 21 21 20 20
Australia 22 21 21 21 21
Lithuania 22 21 21 21 20
Belarus 22 21 21 20 19
United States 22 22 22 22 21
Singapore 22 22 22 22 22
Serbia 22 22 22 21 21
Cuba 23 23 22 22 22
Slovak Republic 23 22 22 21 20
Poland 23 22 22 21 20
Barbados 23 23 23 22 22
Korea, Rep. 23 23 22 22 21
New Zealand 23 23 23 23 23
Malta 23 23 22 22 21
Montenegro 23 23 22 22 22
Aruba 23 23 23 23 23
Georgia 24 24 23 23 23
Ireland 24 24 23 23 22
Cyprus 24 24 24 23 23
Iceland 24 24 24 24 24
Macedonia, FYR 25 24 24 23 23
Uruguay 25 25 25 25 25
Puerto Rico 25 25 25 24 24
Macao SAR, China 26 25 25 24 24
Qatar 26 26 26 26 26
Moldova 27 26 26 25 24
Curacao 27 27 26 26 25
United Arab Emirates 27 26 26 26 26
Kuwait 27 26 26 25 26
Korea, Dem. Rep. 27 27 27 27 26
Thailand 27 27 26 25 25
Mauritius 27 27 27 26 26
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 28 27 27 27 26
China 29 28 28 27 26
Israel 29 29 28 28 28
Argentina 29 29 29 28 28
Antigua and Barbuda 29 29 29 29 29
Armenia 29 29 28 28 27
Sri Lanka 29 29 28 28 27
Chile 30 29 29 29 28
Kazakhstan 30 29 29 29 28
New Caledonia 30 30 29 29 29
Bahrain 30 30 31 31 31
Seychelles 30 30 29 29 29
Trinidad and Tobago 31 30 29 28 27
Guam 31 31 31 31 31
Bahamas, The 31 31 31 30 30
Lebanon 31 31 30 30 29
Suriname 32 32 32 31 31
Albania 32 32 32 31 31
Brazil 32 32 31 31 30
Brunei Darussalam 33 32 32 31 31
Turkey 33 33 32 32 31
Indonesia 34 33 32 32 31
Panama 34 33 33 33 32
Jamaica 34 34 33 33 33
Azerbaijan 34 34 33 33 32
French Polynesia 34 34 33 33 32
Tunisia 34 33 33 32 31
Costa Rica 34 34 33 33 32
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 34 34 33 33 32
Myanmar 34 34 33 32 31
Guyana 35 35 35 35 35
Colombia 35 34 34 34 33
St. Lucia 35 35 34 34 33
Vietnam 36 35 34 33 32
Malaysia 36 35 35 34 34
Mexico 36 35 35 35 34
South Africa 36 35 35 34 34
Venezuela, RB 36 36 35 35 34
India 36 36 35 35 35
Peru 36 36 35 35 34
Ecuador 36 36 36 35 35
Fiji 37 36 36 36 36
Dominican Republic 37 37 36 36 35
Kyrgyz Republic 38 37 37 36 36
Egypt, Arab Rep. 38 37 37 36 36
Morocco 38 37 36 36 35
Libya 38 37 36 35 34
Grenada 38 38 37 37 36
Mongolia 39 38 37 37 36
Tonga 40 39 39 39 39
Turkmenistan 40 39 38 38 37
El Salvador 40 39 39 39 39
Bangladesh 40 39 39 38 38
Philippines 40 40 39 39 39
Oman 40 39 39 38 38
Algeria 40 39 38 37 35
Uzbekistan 40 40 39 39 38
Paraguay 40 40 40 39 39
Jordan 41 40 40 40 40
Samoa 41 41 41 41 41
Bolivia 41 41 40 40 40
Papua New Guinea 41 41 40 40 40
Kiribati 41 41 41 41 40
Saudi Arabia 41 41 40 40 39
Nepal 41 41 41 41 41
Gabon 42 41 41 41 41
Botswana 42 41 40 40 39
Equatorial Guinea 42 42 43 43 43
Iran, Islamic Rep. 42 41 39 38 36
Namibia 42 42 41 41 41
Lesotho 42 42 42 42 41
Timor-Leste 42 44 45 47 49
Congo, Rep. 43 42 42 42 42
Haiti 43 42 42 41 41
Belize 43 42 42 41 41
Ghana 43 42 42 42 42
Vanuatu 43 42 42 42 42
Central African Republic 43 43 43 42 42
Cote d'Ivoire 43 43 42 42 42
Rwanda 43 43 44 45 46
Pakistan 43 43 43 42 42
Solomon Islands 43 43 43 42 42
Comoros 43 43 43 42 42
Djibouti 43 43 43 42 42
Micronesia, Fed. Sts. 44 43 42 42 41
Sierra Leone 44 43 43 43 43
Syrian Arab Republic 44 43 42 42 41
Mauritania 44 44 43 43 43
Bhutan 44 44 43 42 42
Nicaragua 44 43 43 42 42
Liberia 44 44 44 43 43
Mozambique 44 44 44 44 44
Guinea 44 44 44 44 44
Nigeria 44 44 44 44 44
Iraq 44 44 44 43 43
Honduras 44 44 44 43 43
Tajikistan 44 44 44 44 43
Zimbabwe 44 44 43 43 43
Lao PDR 44 44 44 44 44
Sudan 44 44 44 44 44
Guinea-Bissau 44 44 44 44 44
South Sudan 45 45 45 45 45
Cabo Verde 45 44 44 43 43
Malawi 45 45 45 45 46
Madagascar 45 45 45 45 45
Guatemala 45 45 45 44 44
Tanzania 45 45 45 45 45
Benin 45 45 45 45 45
Zambia 46 45 45 46 46
Togo 46 45 45 45 45
Somalia 46 46 46 47 47
Senegal 46 46 46 45 45
Maldives 46 45 45 44 43
Mali 46 46 46 46 46
Cameroon 46 46 46 46 45
Congo, Dem. Rep. 46 46 46 46 46
Kenya 46 46 45 45 45
Cambodia 46 46 45 43 42
Gambia, The 47 46 46 46 46
Ethiopia 47 47 47 47 47
Burkina Faso 47 47 47 47 47
Sao Tome and Principe 47 47 46 45 45
Niger 48 48 48 48 48
Swaziland 48 47 47 46 45
Angola 48 48 48 48 48
Afghanistan 48 48 49 49 49
West Bank and Gaza 48 48 48 48 48
Chad 48 48 49 49 49
Uganda 49 49 49 49 49
Burundi 49 50 50 50 49
Eritrea 50 49 49 49 48
Yemen, Rep. 50 50 50 49 49
American Samoa
Kosovo
Liechtenstein
Marshall Islands
San Marino
Sint Maarten (Dutch part)
Faeroe Islands
St. Martin (French part)
Andorra
Turks and Caicos Islands
Isle of Man
Tuvalu
Greenland
Cayman Islands
Dominica
Northern Mariana Islands
Bermuda
St. Kitts and Nevis
Monaco
Palau

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