Country name 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Burundi 7 8 8 8 8
Trinidad and Tobago 10 10 10 11 11
Nepal 11 12 12 13 13
Rwanda 11 12 13 14 15
Uganda 12 12 12 12 12
Malawi 14 14 14 15 15
Papua New Guinea 14 14 14 13 13
Ethiopia 14 14 14 15 15
Solomon Islands 15 15 15 15 16
Burkina Faso 15 16 17 17 18
Niger 16 16 16 16 16
South Sudan 16 16 16 16 17
Liechtenstein 16 16 16 15 15
Eritrea 17 17 17 17 18
Lesotho 18 18 19 19 20
Cambodia 18 18 18 18 19
Lao PDR 18 19 20 21 22
Sri Lanka 18 18 18 18 18
Kenya 19 19 19 20 20
Afghanistan 20 20 21 21 21
Vanuatu 20 21 21 21 22
Tanzania 21 21 22 22 22
Bhutan 21 22 23 24 25
Chad 22 22 22 22 22
Samoa 22 22 22 22 22
Bangladesh 22 22 23 23 24
Vietnam 23 23 23 24 24
Timor-Leste 23 23 24 24 24
Tonga 23 23 23 23 23
Swaziland 23 23 23 23 23
Yemen, Rep. 24 25 25 26 26
Micronesia, Fed. Sts. 24 24 23 23 22
Myanmar 26 26 26 27 27
Mali 26 26 27 28 28
Maldives 26 26 27 27 28
Madagascar 26 26 27 27 27
India 27 27 27 27 28
Mozambique 28 29 29 29 29
Comoros 28 28 28 28 28
Tajikistan 28 28 27 27 26
St. Lucia 29 28 28 28 28
Guyana 29 29 29 29 29
Angola 30 30 31 32 32
Guinea 30 30 30 31 31
Namibia 30 31 31 32 32
Thailand 30 31 31 31 31
Togo 31 32 32 32 33
Somalia 32 32 33 33 33
China 32 33 34 35 36
Pakistan 32 32 33 33 33
Zimbabwe 32 33 33 33 34
Sudan 32 32 32 32 32
Nigeria 33 33 34 34 35
Faroe Islands 33 35 36 36 36
Haiti 33 34 34 35 36
Congo, Dem. Rep. 33 34 34 35 35
Barbados 33 34 34 34 34
Guinea-Bissau 33 34 35 36 37
St. Kitts and Nevis 34 33 33 33 33
Antigua and Barbuda 34 33 33 32 32
Sierra Leone 35 35 35 35 36
Grenada 35 35 35 36 36
Kyrgyz Republic 36 36 36 35 35
Zambia 37 36 36 35 35
Benin 37 37 38 38 38
Indonesia 37 38 40 41 42
Central African Republic 37 37 37 38 38
Kiribati 37 39 40 42 43
Uzbekistan 38 38 38 38 37
Equatorial Guinea 39 39 39 39 39
Bosnia and Herzegovina 39 39 39 39 39
Albania 39 40 41 41 42
Senegal 40 40 40 40 40
Ghana 41 42 42 43 44
Cote d'Ivoire 42 42 42 43 44
Egypt, Arab Rep. 43 43 43 43 43
Liberia 43 43 44 44 44
Mauritius 43 43 43 43 43
Cameroon 43 44 44 45 46
Honduras 43 44 44 45 45
Guatemala 44 44 44 45 45
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 44 44 44 45 45
Gambia, The 44 45 46 47 48
Tuvalu 44 45 45 46 46
Turkmenistan 45 45 45 46 46
Mauritania 46 47 48 48 49
Moldova 46 46 46 46 46
Fiji 46 47 47 48 48
Belize 48 48 48 48 48
Philippines 48 48 48 48 48
Aruba 48 48 48 47 47
Sao Tome and Principe 50 51 52 52 53
Seychelles 50 50 50 50 50
Cabo Verde 50 51 52 53 53
Botswana 50 51 52 52 53
Syrian Arab Republic 50 51 51 52 52
Slovenia 51 51 51 51 51
Jamaica 51 51 51 52 52
Portugal 52 52 53 54 54
Isle of Man 52 52 52 52 52
Azerbaijan 52 52 51 51 51
Morocco 52 52 53 53 53
Serbia 52 52 53 53 53
Paraguay 53 53 54 55 55
Georgia 54 53 53 53 53
Romania 54 53 53 53 53
Nicaragua 54 54 54 54 55
Montenegro 54 55 56 58 59
South Africa 55 55 56 56 57
Croatia 55 55 55 55 56
El Salvador 55 57 58 58 59
Costa Rica 55 56 57 58 59
Kazakhstan 56 56 56 56 56
French Polynesia 56 56 56 56 56
Slovak Republic 56 56 56 56 56
Mongolia 57 57 57 57 57
Algeria 57 58 58 59 60
Congo, Rep. 57 57 58 58 59
Malaysia 57 58 59 61 62
Ireland 58 58 59 59 59
Ecuador 58 59 59 60 60
Dominican Republic 58 59 60 61 62
Panama 59 60 61 61 62
Korea, Dem. People’s Rep. 59 59 59 59 59
Macedonia, FYR 59 59 59 59 59
Bolivia 60 60 61 61 62
New Caledonia 60 61 61 61 62
Iran, Islamic Rep. 61 62 63 63 64
Poland 62 62 62 62 62
Tunisia 62 62 63 63 63
Turkey 63 63 64 64 65
Dominica 65 65 65 65 65
Hungary 65 65 65 65 65
Armenia 66 66 65 65 65
Austria 66 66 66 66 66
Suriname 66 66 66 66 66
Italy 67 67 67 67 67
Ukraine 67 67 67 67 67
Marshall Islands 67 67 68 68 68
Lithuania 67 67 67 67 67
Bulgaria 68 68 68 69 69
Cyprus 68 68 68 69 69
Belarus 68 69 69 69 70
Iraq 69 68 68 68 68
Latvia 69 69 68 68 68
Brunei Darussalam 69 70 70 71 71
Estonia 70 70 70 70 69
West Bank and Gaza 71 71 72 72 72
Colombia 71 71 71 72 72
Palau 71 71 70 70 70
Peru 71 72 72 73 73
Oman 72 72 72 72 72
Greece 72 72 72 73 73
Germany 73 73 73 73 73
Russian Federation 73 73 73 73 73
Switzerland 74 73 73 73 73
Netherlands 74 74 75 76 77
Mexico 74 74 74 74 75
Norway 74 74 74 75 76
Cuba 74 75 75 75 75
Czech Republic 75 74 74 74 74
France 75 75 75 76 76
Spain 76 76 76 76 76
Libya 76 76 76 76 76
Djibouti 76 76 76 76 77
Gabon 76 77 78 79 80
United States 78 78 78 79 79
Canada 78 78 79 79 79
Japan 78 78 78 79 79
Brazil 78 79 80 80 81
United Kingdom 78 78 79 79 79
United Arab Emirates 78 79 79 80 80
Jordan 79 79 79 80 80
Korea, Rep. 79 79 79 79 80
Saudi Arabia 79 79 79 80 80
Turks and Caicos Islands 81 82 83 84 85
Greenland 81 81 81 81 82
Bahamas, The 81 81 82 82 82
Finland 81 81 82 82 82
Luxembourg 83 83 83 83 84
Sweden 84 84 84 84 84
Chile 85 85 85 86 86
Denmark 85 85 85 85 85
Lebanon 85 85 86 86 86
New Zealand 85 85 86 86 86
American Samoa 86 87 87 88 89
Australia 86 87 87 87 87
Venezuela, RB 87 87 87 88 88
Curacao 88 89 90 90 91
Argentina 88 89 89 89 89
Bahrain 88 88 88 88 88
Northern Mariana Islands 90 90 90 90 90
Uruguay 91 91 91 92 92
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 91 91 92 92 93
Israel 91 91 91 91 91
Malta 91 91 92 92 92
Iceland 92 92 92 92 92
San Marino 92 92 93 93 93
Guam 92 93 93 93 93
Andorra 93 93 93 93 92
Puerto Rico 94 94 94 94 94
Qatar 95 96 96 96 96
Belgium 97 97 97 97 97
Kuwait 98 98 98 98 98
Macao SAR, China 100 100 100 100 100
Singapore 100 100 100 100 100
Hong Kong SAR, China 100 100 100 100 100
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 100 100 100 100 100
Cayman Islands 100 100 100 100 100
Bermuda 100 100 100 100 100
Monaco 100 100 100 100 100
St. Martin (French part)

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