Country name 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
Dominican Republic 5 5 7 7 7
Bangladesh 5 4 4 5 5
Congo, Dem. Rep. 5 6 8 8 6
Sudan 5 6 5 6 6
Guatemala 6 5 5 6 6
Cambodia 6 6 5 5 5
Guinea-Bissau 6 7 7 9 11
Madagascar 7 10 8 8 7
Venezuela, RB 7 5 14 13 12
Chad 7 8 7 6 7
Haiti 7 9 8 7 7
Nicaragua 8 7 7 7 8
Guinea 8 7 7 7 7
Indonesia 8 8 7 6 7
Hong Kong SAR, China 8 8 8 9 10
Mozambique 8 6 7 8 8
Singapore 8 9 9 10 10
Vietnam 8 8 8 8 7
El Salvador 9 9 9 10 10
Cameroon 9 9 9 9 9
Sierra Leone 9 11 9 9 11
Paraguay 9 10 10 11 10
Macao SAR, China 9 10 11 13 15
Nepal 9 9 9 9 9
Honduras 9 10 9 10 11
Mali 10 10 12 15 16
Thailand 10 10 10 11 11
Peru 10 11 10 11 12
Rwanda 10 11 10 10 14
Korea, Rep. 10 11 11 12 11
Chile 10 11 11 11 12
Egypt, Arab Rep. 11 10 11 11 12
Cote d'Ivoire 11 10 7 7 6
Mauritania 11 11 11 12 19
Ethiopia 11 11 11 15 20
Turkey 11 12 12 10 12
Georgia 11 8 10 11 11
Argentina 11 10 10 10 11
India 11 11 12 13 13
Jamaica 11 13 15 15 14
Mongolia 11 13 12 16 15
Armenia 11 11 11 11 12
Uganda 11 12 13 13 13
Ecuador 11 11 11 11 12
Philippines 11 12 13 13 12
Switzerland 11 12 11 11 11
Sri Lanka 11 11 10 10 9
Tanzania 12 12 8 12 12
Gambia, The 12 11 11 10 10
Pakistan 12 13 12 11 10
Gabon 12 11 11 15 12
Uruguay 12 13 11 11 12
Trinidad and Tobago 12 13 12 12 11
Bhutan 12 21 22 20 18
Turkmenistan 12 8 13 16 12
Ghana 12 12 12 10 11
Nigeria 12 10 13 14 7
Barbados 12 13 13 13 13
Togo 12 12 10 11 10
Malaysia 12 11 11 10 11
Lebanon 12 14 17 17 17
Azerbaijan 13 12 13 15 16
Mexico 13 12 12 12 11
Senegal 13 14 13 13 13
Syrian Arab Republic 13 12 11 11 11
Cyprus 14 15 17 17 17
Costa Rica 14 13 13 13 13
Bolivia 14 13 14 14 15
Kazakhstan 14 13 12 11 12
Albania 14 10 11 10 9
Romania 14 13 12 7 6
China 14 14 14 15 15
Bahamas, The 14 14 12 11 11
Niger 14 11 14 14 16
Puerto Rico 14 14 14 13 13
Mauritius 14 14 14 14 14
Belize 14 14 15 14 14
Yemen, Rep. 14 14 16 16 15
Benin 14 14 13 13 13
Kenya 15 15 16 16 16
Central African Republic 15 13 12 11 17
United States 15 15 14 14 14
Guyana 15 16 18 18 19
Luxembourg 15 15 16 15 15
St. Lucia 15 16 17 18 18
Panama 15 13 13 13 13
Japan 15 15 15 16 16
Colombia 15 18 20 21 23
Swaziland 15 17 21 21 20
Congo, Rep. 16 13 21 24 15
Tajikistan 16 17 17 10 10
Iran, Islamic Rep. 16 14 13 14 13
Fiji 16 16 17 17 16
Tunisia 16 16 16 16 16
Grenada 17 16 17 16 15
Bulgaria 17 12 12 15 17
Algeria 17 16 17 18 17
Maldives 17 16 18 18 21
Tonga 17 18 19 18 19
Papua New Guinea 17 20 19 18 17
New Zealand 17 17 18 18 18
Ireland 17 17 16 15 15
Greece 17 17 17 17 17
Italy 17 18 18 18 18
Portugal 18 18 18 18 18
Spain 18 18 17 17 17
Australia 18 18 17 17 18
Serbia 18 19 22 20 19
Slovenia 18 18 18 18 18
Zimbabwe 18 17 16 16 18
United Kingdom 18 18 17 17 17
Equatorial Guinea 18 18 13 22 10
South Africa 18 19 19 19 18
West Bank and Gaza 18 22 22 22 23
Macedonia, FYR 19 18 20 20 21
Malta 19 20 19 19 19
Burundi 19 20 17 17 18
Morocco 19 17 18 17 18
Russian Federation 19 19 21 19 15
Germany 19 19 19 19 19
Austria 19 19 19 19 20
Poland 19 19 19 18 18
Kyrgyz Republic 20 19 17 18 19
Czech Republic 20 19 20 19 20
French Polynesia 20 20 20 22 22
St. Kitts and Nevis 20 20 19 19 21
Slovak Republic 20 22 21 21 19
Dominica 20 20 22 22 22
Belarus 21 21 20 20 20
Lithuania 21 21 22 24 22
Bahrain 21 20 19 21 21
Malawi 21 14 18 15 13
Brazil 21 20 20 21 20
Aruba 21 26 24 23 23
Iceland 21 21 21 21 22
Belgium 21 22 21 21 21
Ukraine 21 22 27 25 20
Norway 22 21 21 22 22
Canada 22 21 20 20 19
Antigua and Barbuda 22 21 20 22 23
Finland 22 22 21 21 20
Uzbekistan 22 22 20 21 21
Comoros 22 19 18 16 15
Libya 22 24 24 26 22
Netherlands 22 22 21 21 21
France 23 23 23 22 22
Hungary 23 22 21 21 21
Jordan 24 25 26 24 24
Saudi Arabia 24 25 26 28 26
Denmark 24 24 24 24 24
Cuba 24 27 27 28 29
Latvia 24 22 21 24 23
Estonia 25 22 20 20 21
Croatia 25 22 22 23 24
Namibia 25 25 25 25 25
Oman 25 24 23 26 24
Burkina Faso 25 24 24 22 18
Suriname 25 29 28 39 27
Sweden 26 26 25 26 25
Vanuatu 26 29 21 20 22
Israel 27 27 27 26 26
Brunei Darussalam 27 25 25 30 29
Moldova 27 27 18 14 10
Seychelles 27 29 30 31 27
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 28 28 19 18 19
Botswana 30 26 28 30 27
Qatar 32 33 30 32 26
Kuwait 32 27 27 31 27
Lesotho 33 31 33 38 36
Djibouti 35 30 31 26 29
Eritrea 44 39 30 52 70
Solomon Islands 26 21 23
Sao Tome and Principe
Monaco
Timor-Leste
South Sudan
Somalia
Northern Mariana Islands
Lao PDR
Micronesia, Fed. Sts.
Korea, Dem. Rep.
Cabo Verde
Angola
Marshall Islands
Iraq
St. Martin (French part)
Afghanistan
Montenegro
Myanmar
American Samoa
Kosovo
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Kiribati
Palau
Isle of Man
Tuvalu
Turks and Caicos Islands
San Marino
Andorra
Sint Maarten (Dutch part)
United Arab Emirates
Cayman Islands
Curacao
Faeroe Islands
Guam
Bermuda
Greenland
Samoa
Virgin Islands (U.S.)
Liberia
Liechtenstein
Zambia
New Caledonia

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