THE LEGATUM PROSPERITY INDEX™ 2017

Creating the Pathways from Poverty to Prosperity

Regional Analysis

Sub-Saharan Africa: Growth from a low base

29 November 2017

Sub-Saharan Africa remains the weakest-performing region in the world, as it has been since 2007. Nonetheless overall Sub-Saharan African prosperity grew considerably this yea...

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29 November 2017

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region ranks sixth in world prosperity, above only Sub-Saharan Africa; and in spite of ever-increasing wealth, overall prosperity in MENA has declined now for two straight years. The re...

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03 November 2016

From the 2016 Prosperity Index:Africa’s prosperity is growing yet still below world average … and the gap between best and worst performing countries remains significant

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03 November 2016

From the 2016 Prosperity Index:In the outskirts of Serenje, a typical middle-of-nowhere place in Zambia, there is no war, nor has there been...

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03 November 2016

From the 2016 Prosperity Index:Where else outside the developed Commonwealth do we see the emergence of strong society?

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