Country name 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
Italy 15 15 15 15 15
Japan 16 16 16 15 15
Spain 17 17 16 16 15
Germany 16 16 16 16 16
Greece 17 17 16 16 16
Portugal 18 18 17 17 17
Bulgaria 18 18 17 17 17
Denmark 17 17 18 18 18
Switzerland 18 18 18 18 18
Slovenia 19 18 18 17 17
Hungary 18 18 18 17 17
Austria 18 18 18 18 17
Belgium 18 18 18 18 18
Czech Republic 19 19 18 18 17
Croatia 19 18 18 18 18
Netherlands 18 18 18 18 19
Luxembourg 18 18 19 19 19
Sweden 19 19 19 19 19
Finland 19 19 19 19 19
Hong Kong SAR, China 20 19 19 19 18
United Kingdom 19 19 19 19 19
France 20 20 20 19 19
Norway 19 19 20 20 20
Ukraine 21 20 20 19 19
Romania 21 20 20 20 19
Estonia 21 21 20 20 19
Canada 21 20 20 20 20
Latvia 21 21 20 20 19
Russian Federation 22 21 21 20 20
Bosnia and Herzegovina 22 21 21 21 20
Belarus 22 22 21 21 20
Australia 22 22 21 21 21
Lithuania 22 22 21 21 21
United States 22 22 22 22 22
Serbia 23 22 22 22 21
Slovak Republic 23 23 22 22 21
Poland 23 23 22 22 21
Singapore 22 22 22 22 22
Cuba 23 23 23 22 22
Korea, Rep. 23 23 23 22 22
Barbados 23 23 23 23 22
Montenegro 24 23 23 22 22
Malta 24 23 23 22 22
New Zealand 23 23 23 23 23
Aruba 24 23 23 23 23
Ireland 25 24 24 23 23
Georgia 24 24 24 23 23
Cyprus 25 24 24 24 23
Macedonia, FYR 25 25 24 24 23
Iceland 25 24 24 24 24
Uruguay 25 25 25 25 25
Puerto Rico 26 25 25 25 24
Macao SAR, China 26 26 25 25 24
Kuwait 29 27 26 26 25
Moldova 27 27 26 26 25
Qatar 27 26 26 26 26
United Arab Emirates 27 27 26 26 26
Curacao 27 27 27 26 26
Thailand 28 27 27 26 25
Korea, Dem. Rep. 27 27 27 27 27
Mauritius 28 27 27 27 26
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 28 28 27 27 27
China 29 29 28 28 27
Israel 29 29 29 28 28
Argentina 29 29 29 29 28
Sri Lanka 30 29 29 28 28
Armenia 30 29 29 28 28
Kazakhstan 30 30 29 29 29
Antigua and Barbuda 29 29 29 29 29
Chile 30 30 29 29 29
New Caledonia 30 30 30 29 29
Seychelles 31 30 30 29 29
Trinidad and Tobago 32 31 30 29 28
Bahrain 30 30 30 31 31
Lebanon 32 31 31 30 30
Guam 31 31 31 31 31
Bahamas, The 32 31 31 31 30
Brazil 33 32 32 31 31
Suriname 32 32 32 32 31
Albania 33 32 32 32 31
Brunei Darussalam 33 33 32 32 31
Turkey 34 33 33 32 32
Indonesia 34 34 33 32 32
Panama 34 34 33 33 33
Tunisia 35 34 33 33 32
Azerbaijan 34 34 34 33 33
Jamaica 34 34 34 33 33
Myanmar 35 34 34 33 32
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 35 34 34 33 33
Costa Rica 35 34 34 33 33
French Polynesia 35 34 34 33 33
Colombia 35 35 34 34 34
St. Lucia 35 35 35 34 34
Guyana 34 35 35 35 35
Vietnam 36 36 35 34 33
Malaysia 36 36 35 35 34
South Africa 37 36 35 35 34
Mexico 36 36 35 35 35
Venezuela, RB 36 36 36 35 35
India 36 36 36 35 35
Peru 37 36 36 35 35
Ecuador 37 36 36 36 35
Fiji 37 37 36 36 36
Dominican Republic 37 37 37 36 36
Libya 39 38 37 36 35
Morocco 38 38 37 36 36
Kyrgyz Republic 38 38 37 37 36
Egypt, Arab Rep. 38 38 37 37 36
Grenada 38 38 38 37 37
Mongolia 39 39 38 37 37
Algeria 41 40 39 38 37
Turkmenistan 40 40 39 38 38
Bangladesh 40 40 39 39 38
El Salvador 40 40 39 39 39
Oman 41 40 39 39 38
Tonga 40 40 39 39 39
Philippines 40 40 40 39 39
Uzbekistan 40 40 40 39 39
Paraguay 41 40 40 40 39
Jordan 41 41 40 40 40
Papua New Guinea 41 41 41 40 40
Bolivia 41 41 41 40 40
Saudi Arabia 41 41 41 40 40
Samoa 41 41 41 41 41
Iran, Islamic Rep. 43 42 41 39 38
Kiribati 41 41 41 41 41
Nepal 41 41 41 41 41
Botswana 42 42 41 40 40
Gabon 42 42 41 41 41
Namibia 42 42 42 41 41
Lesotho 42 42 42 42 42
Haiti 43 43 42 42 41
Belize 43 43 42 42 41
Equatorial Guinea 41 42 42 43 43
Congo, Rep. 43 43 42 42 42
Ghana 43 43 42 42 42
Vanuatu 43 43 42 42 42
Central African Republic 43 43 43 43 42
Cote d'Ivoire 43 43 43 42 42
Comoros 44 43 43 43 42
Solomon Islands 44 43 43 43 42
Micronesia, Fed. Sts. 44 44 43 42 42
Pakistan 43 43 43 43 42
Syrian Arab Republic 44 44 43 42 42
Djibouti 44 43 43 43 42
Nicaragua 44 44 43 43 42
Rwanda 44 43 43 44 45
Sierra Leone 44 44 43 43 43
Bhutan 44 44 44 43 42
Mauritania 44 44 44 43 43
Timor-Leste 41 42 44 45 47
Liberia 44 44 44 44 43
Mozambique 45 44 44 44 44
Iraq 45 44 44 44 43
Zimbabwe 45 44 44 43 43
Honduras 45 44 44 44 43
Nigeria 44 44 44 44 44
Guinea 44 44 44 44 44
Cabo Verde 45 45 44 44 43
Tajikistan 44 44 44 44 44
Sudan 45 44 44 44 44
Lao PDR 44 44 44 44 44
Guinea-Bissau 44 44 44 44 44
South Sudan 44 45 45 45 45
Guatemala 45 45 45 45 44
Malawi 45 45 45 45 45
Madagascar 45 45 45 45 45
Tanzania 45 45 45 45 45
Benin 45 45 45 45 45
Maldives 47 46 45 45 44
Togo 46 46 45 45 45
Zambia 46 46 45 45 46
Cambodia 47 46 46 45 43
Senegal 46 46 46 46 45
Kenya 47 46 46 45 45
Cameroon 46 46 46 46 46
Mali 46 46 46 46 46
Somalia 46 46 46 46 47
Congo, Dem. Rep. 46 46 46 46 46
Gambia, The 47 47 46 46 46
Ethiopia 47 47 47 47 47
Sao Tome and Principe 48 47 47 46 45
Burkina Faso 47 47 47 47 47
Swaziland 48 48 47 47 46
Niger 48 48 48 48 48
Angola 48 48 48 48 48
West Bank and Gaza 48 48 48 48 48
Afghanistan 48 48 48 49 49
Chad 48 48 48 49 49
Uganda 49 49 49 49 49
Eritrea 49 50 49 49 49
Burundi 49 49 50 50 50
Yemen, Rep. 51 50 50 50 49
Kosovo
San Marino
Sint Maarten (Dutch part)
Andorra
Faeroe Islands
St. Kitts and Nevis
Isle of Man
St. Martin (French part)
Cayman Islands
American Samoa
Bermuda
Northern Mariana Islands
Monaco
Palau
Greenland
Liechtenstein
Marshall Islands
Turks and Caicos Islands
Tuvalu
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