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