|=28||United Arab Emirates||87||2002|
|Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile)||79.43||2002|
|High income OECD countries average (profile)||76.74||2002|
|=49||Trinidad and Tobago||75||2002|
|OPEC countries average (profile)||73.45||2002|
|Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile)||73||2002|
|Eurozone average (profile)||72||2002|
|European Union average (profile)||71.64||2002|
|NATO countries average (profile)||71.59||2002|
|Europe average (profile)||69.22||2002|
|Non-religious countries average (profile)||68.33||2002|
|Tourist destinations average (profile)||68.11||2002|
|Former Spanish colonies average (profile)||66.95||2002|
|Cold countries average (profile)||63.49||2002|
|Catholic countries average (profile)||63.49||2002|
|Heavily indebted countries average (profile)||63.45||2002|
|Latin America and Caribbean average (profile)||63.03||2002|
|Emerging markets average (profile)||62.24||2002|
|Eastern Europe average (profile)||59.06||2002|
|=90||Republic of Macedonia||59||2002|
|Christian countries average (profile)||58.93||2002|
|Sparsely populated countries average (profile)||56.35||2002|
|=107||Saint Vincent and the Grenadines||56||2002|
|Former Soviet republics average (profile)||55.07||2002|
|Religious countries average (profile)||53.86||2002|
|=112||Northern Mariana Islands||53||2002|
|=116||Serbia and Montenegro||52||2002|
|Muslim countries average (profile)||51.47||2002|
|Former British colonies average (profile)||49.44||2002|
|Hot countries average (profile)||48.82||2002|
|East Asia and Pacific average (profile)||48.31||2002|
|=126||Sao Tome and Principe||48||2002|
|Former French colonies average (profile)||43.68||2002|
|=134||Bosnia and Herzegovina||43||2002|
|=138||Central African Republic||42||2002|
|Landlocked countries average (profile)||41.83||2002|
|Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile)||37.17||2002|
|=148||Antigua and Barbuda||37||2002|
|failed states average (profile)||35.4||2002|
|=158||Saint Kitts and Nevis||34||2002|
|=168||Democratic Republic of the Congo||31||2002|
|South and Central Asia average (profile)||29.15||2002|
|South Asia average (profile)||23.2||2002|
|=195||Papua New Guinea||18||2002|
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