The Republic of Ireland remain unchanged in 67th position in the latest FIFA world rankings.
Northern Ireland are up five places to 85th, while World Cup-bound England drop two places to 15th
World champions Spain lead the way ahead of European rivals Germany in second with Argentina in third.
World Cup hosts Brazil are ninth.
Ireland play Serbia, who move up one place to 29th, in a friendly in Lansdowne Road on 5 March.