Country name 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
Italy 15 15 15 15 15
Japan 16 16 16 15 15
Germany 16 16 16 16 16
Spain 17 17 16 16 15
Greece 17 17 16 16 16
Denmark 17 17 18 18 18
Switzerland 18 18 18 18 18
Portugal 18 18 17 17 17
Bulgaria 18 18 17 17 17
Austria 18 18 18 18 17
Belgium 18 18 18 18 18
Hungary 18 18 18 17 17
Slovenia 19 18 18 17 17
Netherlands 18 18 18 18 19
Croatia 19 18 18 18 18
Luxembourg 18 18 19 19 19
Czech Republic 19 19 18 18 17
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
Norway 19 19 20 20 20
France 20 20 20 19 19
Ukraine 21 20 20 19 19
Canada 21 20 20 20 20
Romania 21 20 20 20 19
Estonia 21 21 20 20 19
Latvia 21 21 20 20 19
Russian Federation 22 21 21 20 20
Bosnia and Herzegovina 22 21 21 21 20
Australia 22 22 21 21 21
Lithuania 22 22 21 21 21
Belarus 22 22 21 21 20
United States 22 22 22 22 22
Singapore 22 22 22 22 22
Serbia 23 22 22 22 21
Cuba 23 23 23 22 22
Slovak Republic 23 23 22 22 21
Poland 23 23 22 22 21
Barbados 23 23 23 23 22
Korea, Rep. 23 23 23 22 22
New Zealand 23 23 23 23 23
Malta 24 23 23 22 22
Montenegro 24 23 23 22 22
Aruba 24 23 23 23 23
Georgia 24 24 24 23 23
Ireland 25 24 24 23 23
Cyprus 25 24 24 24 23
Iceland 25 24 24 24 24
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
Moldova 27 27 26 26 25
Curacao 27 27 27 26 26
United Arab Emirates 27 27 26 26 26
Kuwait 29 27 26 26 25
Korea, Dem. Rep. 27 27 27 27 27
Thailand 28 27 27 26 25
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
Antigua and Barbuda 29 29 29 29 29
Armenia 30 29 29 28 28
Sri Lanka 30 29 29 28 28
Chile 30 30 29 29 29
Kazakhstan 30 30 29 29 29
New Caledonia 30 30 30 29 29
Bahrain 30 30 30 31 31
Seychelles 31 30 30 29 29
Trinidad and Tobago 32 31 30 29 28
Guam 31 31 31 31 31
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
Indonesia 34 34 33 32 32
Panama 34 34 33 33 33
Jamaica 34 34 34 33 33
Azerbaijan 34 34 34 33 33
French Polynesia 35 34 34 33 33
Tunisia 35 34 33 33 32
Costa Rica 35 34 34 33 33
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 35 34 34 33 33
Myanmar 35 34 34 33 32
Guyana 34 35 35 35 35
Colombia 35 35 34 34 34
St. Lucia 35 35 35 34 34
Vietnam 36 36 35 34 33
Malaysia 36 36 35 35 34
Mexico 36 36 35 35 35
South Africa 37 36 35 35 34
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
Kyrgyz Republic 38 38 37 37 36
Egypt, Arab Rep. 38 38 37 37 36
Morocco 38 38 37 36 36
Libya 39 38 37 36 35
Grenada 38 38 38 37 37
Mongolia 39 39 38 37 37
Tonga 40 40 39 39 39
Turkmenistan 40 40 39 38 38
El Salvador 40 40 39 39 39
Bangladesh 40 40 39 39 38
Philippines 40 40 40 39 39
Oman 41 40 39 39 38
Algeria 41 40 39 38 37
Uzbekistan 40 40 40 39 39
Paraguay 41 40 40 40 39
Jordan 41 41 40 40 40
Samoa 41 41 41 41 41
Bolivia 41 41 41 40 40
Papua New Guinea 41 41 41 40 40
Kiribati 41 41 41 41 41
Saudi Arabia 41 41 41 40 40
Nepal 41 41 41 41 41
Gabon 42 42 41 41 41
Botswana 42 42 41 40 40
Equatorial Guinea 41 42 42 43 43
Iran, Islamic Rep. 43 42 41 39 38
Namibia 42 42 42 41 41
Lesotho 42 42 42 42 42
Timor-Leste 41 42 44 45 47
Congo, Rep. 43 43 42 42 42
Haiti 43 43 42 42 41
Belize 43 43 42 42 41
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
Rwanda 44 43 43 44 45
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
Syrian Arab Republic 44 44 43 42 42
Mauritania 44 44 44 43 43
Bhutan 44 44 44 43 42
Nicaragua 44 44 43 43 42
Liberia 44 44 44 44 43
Mozambique 45 44 44 44 44
Guinea 44 44 44 44 44
Nigeria 44 44 44 44 44
Iraq 45 44 44 44 43
Honduras 45 44 44 44 43
Tajikistan 44 44 44 44 44
Zimbabwe 45 44 44 43 43
Lao PDR 44 44 44 44 44
Sudan 45 44 44 44 44
Guinea-Bissau 44 44 44 44 44
South Sudan 44 45 45 45 45
Cabo Verde 45 45 44 44 43
Malawi 45 45 45 45 45
Madagascar 45 45 45 45 45
Guatemala 45 45 45 45 44
Tanzania 45 45 45 45 45
Benin 45 45 45 45 45
Zambia 46 46 45 45 46
Togo 46 46 45 45 45
Somalia 46 46 46 46 47
Senegal 46 46 46 46 45
Maldives 47 46 45 45 44
Mali 46 46 46 46 46
Cameroon 46 46 46 46 46
Congo, Dem. Rep. 46 46 46 46 46
Kenya 47 46 46 45 45
Cambodia 47 46 46 45 43
Gambia, The 47 47 46 46 46
Ethiopia 47 47 47 47 47
Burkina Faso 47 47 47 47 47
Sao Tome and Principe 48 47 47 46 45
Niger 48 48 48 48 48
Swaziland 48 48 47 47 46
Angola 48 48 48 48 48
Afghanistan 48 48 48 49 49
West Bank and Gaza 48 48 48 48 48
Chad 48 48 48 49 49
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
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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