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

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