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

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