Country name 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
Italy 14 14 14 14 14
Japan 15 15 14 14 14
Spain 15 15 15 15 14
Greece 15 15 15 15 15
Germany 16 16 15 15 15
Bulgaria 16 16 15 15 14
Slovenia 16 16 15 15 15
Portugal 16 16 16 16 16
Czech Republic 17 16 16 16 15
Hungary 17 17 17 16 16
Austria 17 17 17 17 16
Croatia 17 17 17 17 16
Switzerland 18 17 17 17 17
Belgium 18 18 17 17 17
Hong Kong SAR, China 18 17 17 16 15
Ukraine 18 17 17 16 16
Denmark 18 18 19 19 19
Finland 18 18 18 18 18
Latvia 19 18 17 16 16
Netherlands 19 19 19 19 19
Estonia 19 18 17 17 16
Sweden 19 18 18 18 18
Russian Federation 19 18 18 17 16
Luxembourg 19 19 19 19 19
France 19 19 19 19 19
Romania 19 19 18 17 17
United Kingdom 19 19 19 19 18
Belarus 19 19 18 17 17
Canada 19 19 19 19 18
Norway 20 20 20 20 20
Poland 20 19 19 18 17
Bosnia and Herzegovina 20 20 20 20 19
Slovak Republic 20 20 19 18 18
Lithuania 20 20 19 19 18
Serbia 21 20 20 19 19
Australia 21 21 21 20 20
Korea, Rep. 21 21 21 20 20
Malta 21 21 20 19 19
United States 21 21 21 21 21
Montenegro 22 21 21 21 21
Singapore 22 21 21 21 20
Cuba 22 22 21 21 20
Barbados 22 22 22 21 21
Ireland 22 22 21 21 21
Georgia 23 22 21 20 20
Macedonia, FYR 23 22 22 21 21
Cyprus 23 22 22 21 21
New Zealand 23 23 23 22 22
Aruba 23 23 23 23 22
Iceland 24 23 23 23 23
Macao SAR, China 24 23 22 21 20
Puerto Rico 24 24 23 23 23
Moldova 24 24 23 22 21
Uruguay 25 25 24 24 24
Thailand 25 24 24 23 23
Curacao 25 25 24 23 23
Kuwait 26 26 26 26 26
Qatar 26 26 26 27 27
United Arab Emirates 26 25 25 24 23
Mauritius 26 26 25 25 25
Korea, Dem. Rep. 26 26 26 26 25
China 26 26 25 24 22
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 26 26 25 25 24
Trinidad and Tobago 27 26 25 24 23
Armenia 27 26 25 24 23
Sri Lanka 27 27 26 26 26
Argentina 28 28 28 27 27
Israel 28 28 28 28 28
Kazakhstan 28 28 27 26 26
Chile 28 28 27 27 26
Seychelles 29 28 28 27 26
New Caledonia 29 29 28 28 28
Lebanon 29 29 28 28 28
Antigua and Barbuda 29 29 29 29 29
Bahamas, The 30 29 29 28 27
Brazil 30 30 29 29 28
Guam 31 30 30 30 30
Tunisia 31 30 29 28 27
Brunei Darussalam 31 30 30 30 29
Suriname 31 31 30 30 30
Albania 31 30 30 29 28
Bahrain 31 31 31 30 29
Indonesia 31 31 30 30 30
Turkey 31 31 30 30 29
Myanmar 31 31 30 30 29
Azerbaijan 32 31 30 29 28
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 32 31 31 30 30
Costa Rica 32 31 31 30 29
French Polynesia 32 32 31 30 29
Panama 32 32 32 32 31
Vietnam 32 32 31 30 29
St. Lucia 33 32 32 31 30
Jamaica 33 33 32 32 32
Colombia 33 33 32 32 32
South Africa 34 33 32 32 32
Malaysia 34 33 33 32 31
Libya 34 33 33 32 31
Venezuela, RB 34 34 33 33 32
Mexico 34 34 34 33 33
Peru 34 34 34 33 33
India 35 34 34 33 33
Morocco 35 34 33 33 32
Ecuador 35 35 34 34 33
Guyana 35 35 36 36 36
Dominican Republic 35 35 35 34 34
Algeria 35 34 33 32 31
Fiji 36 35 34 33 32
Kyrgyz Republic 36 35 34 33 33
Mongolia 36 35 34 32 31
Grenada 36 35 34 33 32
Egypt, Arab Rep. 36 35 35 34 34
Iran, Islamic Rep. 36 35 33 31 29
Turkmenistan 37 36 36 35 34
Bangladesh 38 37 36 36 35
Oman 38 37 37 37 36
Uzbekistan 38 37 37 36 35
Tonga 39 38 38 38 38
El Salvador 39 38 38 37 37
Paraguay 39 38 38 37 37
Philippines 39 39 38 38 38
Botswana 39 38 38 37 37
Saudi Arabia 39 38 38 37 36
Jordan 40 39 39 39 39
Bolivia 40 40 40 39 39
Kiribati 40 40 39 39 38
Papua New Guinea 40 40 40 40 40
Nepal 41 40 40 40 40
Namibia 41 40 40 40 40
Belize 41 40 40 39 39
Samoa 41 41 41 40 40
Haiti 41 40 40 39 39
Gabon 41 41 40 40 40
Micronesia, Fed. Sts. 41 40 40 40 39
Syrian Arab Republic 41 41 40 40 40
Lesotho 41 41 41 41 40
Nicaragua 42 41 40 40 39
Bhutan 42 41 39 38 37
Ghana 42 41 41 41 41
Vanuatu 42 41 41 41 40
Comoros 42 42 41 41 41
Congo, Rep. 42 42 42 42 42
Djibouti 42 41 41 40 39
Pakistan 42 41 41 40 40
Cambodia 42 41 40 39 38
Solomon Islands 42 42 42 42 41
Cote d'Ivoire 42 42 42 42 42
Central African Republic 42 42 42 42 42
Zimbabwe 43 42 42 42 42
Cabo Verde 43 42 41 40 39
Maldives 43 41 40 38 37
Equatorial Guinea 43 43 42 42 41
Honduras 43 42 42 41 41
Iraq 43 43 43 42 42
Mauritania 43 43 43 42 42
Sierra Leone 43 43 43 43 43
Liberia 43 43 43 43 43
Tajikistan 43 43 42 41 40
Nigeria 44 44 43 43 43
Mozambique 44 44 44 44 44
Guinea-Bissau 44 44 43 43 43
Sudan 44 44 44 44 43
Lao PDR 44 44 43 42 42
Guinea 44 44 44 44 44
Guatemala 44 44 44 44 44
Togo 45 44 44 44 43
Kenya 45 44 44 43 43
Sao Tome and Principe 45 44 43 43 43
South Sudan 45 45 45 45 44
Tanzania 45 45 45 45 45
Swaziland 45 45 44 44 43
Senegal 45 45 45 45 44
Madagascar 45 45 45 45 45
Benin 45 45 45 45 45
Cameroon 45 45 45 45 45
Malawi 46 46 46 46 46
Zambia 46 46 46 46 46
Gambia, The 46 46 46 46 46
Mali 46 46 46 46 46
Rwanda 46 47 46 46 45
Congo, Dem. Rep. 46 46 46 46 46
Ethiopia 47 47 47 47 46
Burkina Faso 47 47 47 47 47
Somalia 47 47 47 47 48
Angola 48 48 48 48 48
West Bank and Gaza 48 47 47 47 47
Niger 48 48 48 48 49
Eritrea 48 47 46 45 45
Timor-Leste 49 50 50 50 49
Chad 49 49 49 49 49
Yemen, Rep. 49 49 48 48 47
Uganda 49 49 49 49 49
Afghanistan 49 49 50 50 49
Burundi 49 49 48 48 47
Turks and Caicos Islands
St. Martin (French part)
Bermuda
Monaco
Tuvalu
American Samoa
Palau
Faeroe Islands
Andorra
Sint Maarten (Dutch part)
Kosovo
Dominica
San Marino
Liechtenstein
Isle of Man
St. Kitts and Nevis
Marshall Islands
Northern Mariana Islands
Greenland
Cayman Islands

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