Country name 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Macao SAR, China 0 0 0 0 0
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 0 0 0 0 0
Cayman Islands 0 0 0 0 0
Singapore 0 0 0 0 0
Hong Kong SAR, China 0 0 0 0 0
Bermuda 0 0 0 0 0
Monaco 0 0 0 0 0
Kuwait 2 2 2 2 2
Belgium 3 3 3 3 3
Qatar 5 4 4 4 4
Puerto Rico 6 6 6 6 6
Andorra 7 7 7 7 8
San Marino 8 8 7 7 7
Guam 8 7 7 7 7
Iceland 8 8 8 8 8
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 9 9 8 8 7
Malta 9 9 8 8 8
Uruguay 9 9 9 8 8
Israel 9 9 9 9 9
Northern Mariana Islands 10 10 10 10 10
Curacao 12 11 10 10 9
Argentina 12 11 11 11 11
Bahrain 12 12 12 12 12
American Samoa 14 13 13 12 11
Venezuela, RB 13 13 13 12 12
Australia 14 13 13 13 13
Lebanon 15 15 14 14 14
New Zealand 15 15 14 14 14
Chile 15 15 15 14 14
Denmark 15 15 15 15 15
Sweden 16 16 16 16 16
Luxembourg 17 17 17 17 16
Turks and Caicos Islands 19 18 17 16 15
Finland 19 19 18 18 18
Bahamas, The 19 19 18 18 18
Greenland 19 19 19 19 18
Brazil 22 21 20 20 19
Saudi Arabia 21 21 21 20 20
United Arab Emirates 22 21 21 20 20
Jordan 21 21 21 20 20
Korea, Rep. 21 21 21 21 20
Canada 22 22 21 21 21
United Kingdom 22 22 21 21 21
Japan 22 22 22 21 21
Gabon 24 23 22 21 20
United States 22 22 22 21 21
Djibouti 24 24 24 24 23
Libya 24 24 24 24 24
Spain 24 24 24 24 24
France 25 25 25 24 24
Netherlands 26 26 25 24 23
Cuba 26 25 25 25 25
Norway 26 26 26 25 24
Czech Republic 25 26 26 26 26
Mexico 26 26 26 26 25
Switzerland 26 27 27 27 27
Russian Federation 27 27 27 27 27
Germany 27 27 27 27 27
Greece 28 28 28 27 27
Peru 29 28 28 27 27
Oman 28 28 28 28 28
West Bank and Gaza 29 29 28 28 28
Colombia 29 29 29 28 28
Palau 29 29 30 30 30
Brunei Darussalam 31 30 30 29 29
Estonia 30 30 30 30 31
Belarus 32 31 31 31 30
Bulgaria 32 32 32 31 31
Latvia 31 31 32 32 32
Cyprus 32 32 32 31 31
Iraq 31 32 32 32 32
Marshall Islands 33 33 32 32 32
Lithuania 33 33 33 33 33
Italy 33 33 33 33 33
Ukraine 33 33 33 33 33
Suriname 34 34 34 34 34
Austria 34 34 34 34 34
Armenia 34 34 35 35 35
Dominica 35 35 35 35 35
Hungary 35 35 35 35 35
Turkey 37 37 36 36 35
Tunisia 38 38 37 37 37
Iran, Islamic Rep. 39 38 37 37 36
Poland 38 38 38 38 38
New Caledonia 40 39 39 39 38
Bolivia 40 40 39 39 38
Panama 41 40 39 39 38
Dominican Republic 42 41 40 39 38
Malaysia 43 42 41 39 38
Ecuador 42 41 41 40 40
Korea, Dem. People’s Rep. 41 41 41 41 41
Macedonia, FYR 41 41 41 41 41
Ireland 42 42 41 41 41
Algeria 43 42 42 41 40
El Salvador 45 43 42 42 41
Congo, Rep. 43 43 42 42 41
Costa Rica 45 44 43 42 41
Mongolia 43 43 43 43 43
Montenegro 46 45 44 42 41
Slovak Republic 44 44 44 44 44
French Polynesia 44 44 44 44 44
Kazakhstan 44 44 44 44 44
South Africa 45 45 44 44 43
Croatia 45 45 45 45 44
Nicaragua 46 46 46 46 45
Paraguay 47 47 46 45 45
Romania 46 47 47 47 47
Georgia 46 47 47 47 47
Portugal 48 48 47 46 46
Morocco 48 48 47 47 47
Serbia 48 48 47 47 47
Isle of Man 48 48 48 48 48
Cabo Verde 50 49 48 47 47
Botswana 50 49 48 48 47
Sao Tome and Principe 50 49 48 48 47
Jamaica 49 49 49 48 48
Azerbaijan 48 48 49 49 49
Syrian Arab Republic 50 49 49 48 48
Slovenia 49 49 49 49 49
Seychelles 50 50 50 50 50
Philippines 52 52 52 52 52
Mauritania 54 53 52 52 51
Belize 52 52 52 52 52
Aruba 52 52 52 53 53
Fiji 54 53 53 52 52
Gambia, The 56 55 54 53 52
Moldova 54 54 54 54 54
Turkmenistan 55 55 55 54 54
Tuvalu 56 55 55 54 54
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 56 56 56 55 55
Honduras 57 56 56 55 55
Cameroon 57 56 56 55 54
Guatemala 56 56 56 55 55
Liberia 57 57 56 56 56
Mauritius 57 57 57 57 57
Egypt, Arab Rep. 57 57 57 57 57
Ghana 59 58 58 57 56
Cote d'Ivoire 58 58 58 57 56
Albania 61 60 59 59 58
Kiribati 63 61 60 58 57
Senegal 60 60 60 60 60
Indonesia 63 62 60 59 58
Bosnia and Herzegovina 61 61 61 61 61
Equatorial Guinea 61 61 61 61 61
Benin 63 63 62 62 62
Uzbekistan 62 62 62 62 63
Central African Republic 63 63 63 62 62
Zambia 63 64 64 65 65
Faroe Islands 67 65 64 64 64
Kyrgyz Republic 64 64 64 65 65
Grenada 65 65 65 64 64
Sierra Leone 65 65 65 65 64
Guinea-Bissau 67 66 65 64 63
Haiti 67 66 66 65 64
Congo, Dem. Rep. 67 66 66 65 65
China 68 67 66 65 64
Nigeria 67 67 66 66 65
Barbados 67 66 66 66 66
St. Kitts and Nevis 66 67 67 67 67
Zimbabwe 68 67 67 67 66
Antigua and Barbuda 66 67 67 68 68
Pakistan 68 68 67 67 67
Somalia 68 68 67 67 67
Sudan 68 68 68 68 68
Togo 69 68 68 68 67
Namibia 70 69 69 68 68
Angola 70 70 69 68 68
Thailand 70 69 69 69 69
Guinea 70 70 70 69 69
Guyana 71 71 71 71 71
Mozambique 72 71 71 71 71
Comoros 72 72 72 72 72
St. Lucia 71 72 72 72 72
Tajikistan 72 72 73 73 74
India 73 73 73 73 72
Mali 74 74 73 72 72
Maldives 74 74 73 73 72
Madagascar 74 74 73 73 73
Myanmar 74 74 74 73 73
Yemen, Rep. 76 75 75 74 74
Timor-Leste 77 77 76 76 76
Bhutan 79 78 77 76 75
Vietnam 77 77 77 76 76
Micronesia, Fed. Sts. 76 76 77 77 78
Tonga 77 77 77 77 77
Swaziland 77 77 77 77 77
Bangladesh 78 78 77 77 76
Samoa 78 78 78 78 78
Tanzania 79 79 78 78 78
Chad 78 78 78 78 78
Vanuatu 80 79 79 79 78
Afghanistan 80 80 79 79 79
Lao PDR 82 81 80 79 78
Kenya 81 81 81 80 80
Lesotho 82 82 81 81 80
Sri Lanka 82 82 82 82 82
Cambodia 82 82 82 82 81
Eritrea 83 83 83 83 82
Burkina Faso 85 84 83 83 82
South Sudan 84 84 84 84 83
Niger 84 84 84 84 84
Liechtenstein 84 84 84 85 85
Solomon Islands 85 85 85 85 84
Malawi 86 86 86 85 85
Ethiopia 86 86 86 85 85
Papua New Guinea 86 86 86 87 87
Rwanda 89 88 87 86 85
Nepal 89 88 88 87 87
Uganda 88 88 88 88 88
Trinidad and Tobago 90 90 90 89 89
Burundi 93 92 92 92 92
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