THE LEGATUM PROSPERITY INDEX™ 2016

Bringing Prosperity to Life

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This year we have extended the Prosperity Index's coverage from 142 to 149 countries and from 89 to 104 variables, and added a Natural Environment sub-index. The result is a more complete understanding of prosperity and how it is created. Here we provide updates on some of the ways in which the Index’s vast array of underlying data can be analysed.
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What is prosperity?

03 November 2016

Watch Legatum Institute's introduction video to the Legatum Prosperity Index.

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Harriet Maltby | 21 March 2017

Harriet says an independent Scotland may succeed. Brexit Britain may flounder. We cannot predict the future. However, we can say with confidence that Scotland’s path to prosperity would be far harder to travel alone. If sov...

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03 November 2016

The Legatum Prosperity Index™ has now been running for a decade. One of its greatest strengths is that it is not just a snapshot in time. Capitalising on ten years' worth of data, we can evaluate long-term changes in prospe...

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03 November 2016

We have already seen that global prosperity is on the rise, however, that rise has not been evenly felt across the world. The map shows how ...

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03 November 2016

Welcome to the tenth anniversary edition of the Legatum Institute’s Prosperity Index.

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03 November 2016

Global prosperity has grown since 2007, but countries grew at different rates and some even saw their prosperity decline. We can think of th...

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