Country name 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
United Arab Emirates 1 1 1 1 1
Qatar 1 2 2 2 2
Eritrea 2 2 2 2 2
Kuwait 2 2 2 2 2
Timor-Leste 2 2 2 2 2
Oman 2 2 2 2 2
West Bank and Gaza 2 2 2 2 2
Afghanistan 2 2 2 2 2
Rwanda 2 3 3 3 3
Bahrain 2 2 2 2 2
Papua New Guinea 2 2 2 2 2
Angola 2 2 2 2 2
Niger 2 2 2 2 2
Brunei Darussalam 3 3 3 2 2
Solomon Islands 3 3 3 3 3
Zambia 3 3 3 3 3
Kenya 3 3 3 3 3
Sierra Leone 3 3 3 3 2
Uganda 3 3 3 3 3
Botswana 3 3 3 3 3
Gambia, The 3 3 3 3 3
Tanzania 3 3 3 3 3
Swaziland 3 3 3 3 3
Cote d'Ivoire 3 3 3 3 3
Djibouti 3 3 3 3 3
Nigeria 3 3 3 3 3
Burundi 3 3 3 3 3
Saudi Arabia 3 3 3 3 3
South Sudan 3 3 3 3 3
Congo, Dem. Rep. 3 3 3 3 3
Togo 3 3 3 3 3
Sudan 3 3 3 3 3
Ghana 3 3 3 3 3
Comoros 3 3 3 3 3
Burkina Faso 3 3 3 3 3
Chad 3 3 3 3 3
Madagascar 3 3 3 3 3
Liberia 3 3 3 3 3
Jordan 3 3 3 3 3
Cambodia 3 3 3 3 3
Malawi 3 3 3 3 3
Somalia 3 3 3 3 3
Benin 3 3 3 3 3
Mozambique 3 3 3 3 3
Ethiopia 3 3 3 3 3
Fiji 3 3 3 3 3
Yemen, Rep. 3 3 3 3 3
Philippines 3 3 3 3 3
Senegal 3 3 3 3 3
Maldives 3 3 3 4 4
Zimbabwe 3 3 3 3 3
Mauritania 3 3 3 3 3
Syrian Arab Republic 3 3 3 3 3
Namibia 3 3 3 3 3
Cameroon 3 3 3 3 3
Bangladesh 3 4 4 4 4
Kiribati 3 3 3 3 3
Vanuatu 3 3 3 3 3
Bhutan 3 4 4 4 4
South Africa 4 4 4 4 4
Guinea 4 3 3 3 3
Lao PDR 4 4 4 4 4
Libya 4 4 4 4 4
Iraq 4 4 4 3 3
Nicaragua 4 4 4 4 4
Mali 4 4 3 3 3
Micronesia, Fed. Sts. 4 4 4 4 4
Guinea-Bissau 4 4 3 3 3
Nepal 4 4 4 4 4
Honduras 4 4 4 4 4
Guatemala 4 4 4 4 4
Congo, Rep. 4 4 4 4 4
French Polynesia 4 4 4 4 4
Malaysia 4 4 4 4 4
Algeria 4 4 4 4 4
Mongolia 4 4 4 4 4
Tajikistan 4 4 4 4 4
Iran, Islamic Rep. 4 4 4 4 4
Central African Republic 4 4 4 4 4
Haiti 4 4 4 4 4
Venezuela, RB 4 4 4 4 4
Pakistan 4 4 4 4 4
Equatorial Guinea 4 4 4 4 4
India 4 4 4 4 4
Turkmenistan 4 4 4 4 4
Indonesia 4 4 4 5 5
Samoa 4 4 4 4 4
Lesotho 4 4 4 5 5
Paraguay 4 4 4 4 4
Belize 4 4 4 4 4
Peru 4 5 5 5 5
Colombia 4 5 5 5 5
Uzbekistan 4 5 5 5 5
Brazil 5 5 5 5 5
Ecuador 5 5 5 5 5
Myanmar 5 5 5 5 5
Dominican Republic 5 5 5 5 5
Cabo Verde 5 5 5 5 5
Sao Tome and Principe 5 5 5 5 5
Mexico 5 5 5 5 5
Guyana 5 5 4 4 4
Bahamas, The 5 5 5 5 5
Guam 5 5 5 5 5
Morocco 5 5 5 5 5
Bolivia 5 5 5 5 5
Azerbaijan 5 5 5 5 6
El Salvador 5 5 5 5 6
Egypt, Arab Rep. 5 5 5 5 5
Suriname 5 5 5 5 6
Panama 5 5 5 5 6
Korea, Dem. People’s Rep. 5 5 6 6 6
Costa Rica 5 5 5 6 6
Turkey 5 5 6 6 6
New Caledonia 5 5 6 6 6
Mauritius 5 6 6 6 6
Tonga 5 6 6 6 6
Kyrgyz Republic 5 5 5 5 5
Thailand 6 6 6 6 7
Tunisia 6 6 6 7 7
Gabon 6 6 6 6 6
Vietnam 6 6 6 6 6
China 6 6 6 6 7
Sri Lanka 6 6 6 6 6
Korea, Rep. 6 6 7 7 7
Trinidad and Tobago 6 6 6 6 7
Singapore 6 7 7 7 7
Lebanon 6 7 7 7 7
Albania 7 7 7 7 7
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 7 7 7 7 7
Aruba 7 7 7 7 8
Seychelles 7 7 7 8 8
Chile 7 7 7 8 8
Kazakhstan 7 7 7 7 7
Macao SAR, China 7 7 7 7 7
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 7 8 8 8 9
Jamaica 8 8 8 8 8
St. Lucia 8 8 8 8 8
Grenada 8 8 8 8 8
Antigua and Barbuda 8 8 8 7 7
Macedonia, FYR 8 9 9 9 9
Armenia 9 9 9 10 10
Curacao 9 9 10 10 10
Bosnia and Herzegovina 9 10 10 10 11
Moldova 9 9 9 9 9
Cuba 9 9 10 10 10
Argentina 10 10 10 10 10
Israel 10 10 10 10 10
Hong Kong SAR, China 10 10 10 11 11
Cyprus 10 10 10 10 10
Montenegro 10 10 11 11 12
Puerto Rico 11 11 11 11 11
Ireland 11 11 11 11 11
Barbados 11 11 11 11 12
Malta 11 11 11 11 12
Slovak Republic 11 11 11 11 11
Iceland 11 11 11 12 12
Poland 11 12 12 12 12
New Zealand 12 12 12 12 12
Georgia 12 12 12 12 13
Serbia 12 12 13 13 14
Australia 12 12 12 12 12
Canada 12 12 12 12 13
Russian Federation 12 12 12 12 12
Romania 12 13 13 13 14
United States 13 12 12 12 12
Uruguay 13 13 13 13 13
Lithuania 13 13 13 14 14
Slovenia 13 13 13 14 14
Belarus 13 13 13 13 13
Netherlands 13 13 13 13 14
Czech Republic 13 13 14 14 14
Ukraine 14 14 14 14 14
Estonia 14 14 14 15 15
Luxembourg 14 14 14 14 14
Latvia 14 14 15 15 15
Croatia 14 15 15 15 16
Finland 14 15 15 15 15
Hungary 15 15 15 15 15
Switzerland 15 15 15 15 15
Japan 15 15 16 17 17
Austria 15 15 15 15 15
Denmark 15 15 15 15 15
Portugal 15 15 16 16 16
France 15 16 16 16 16
Spain 15 16 16 16 17
Bulgaria 15 16 16 16 17
Germany 16 16 16 16 16
Greece 16 16 16 17 17
Norway 16 16 16 15 15
United Kingdom 16 16 16 16 16
Belgium 16 16 17 17 17
Italy 17 17 17 18 18
Sweden 17 17 17 17 17
St. Martin (French part)
Cayman Islands
Bermuda
Liechtenstein
San Marino
American Samoa
St. Kitts and Nevis
Faroe Islands
Greenland
Dominica
Isle of Man
Monaco
Palau
Turks and Caicos Islands
Northern Mariana Islands
Tuvalu
Andorra
Sint Maarten (Dutch part)
Marshall Islands

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