THE LEGATUM PROSPERITY INDEX™ 2017

Creating the Pathways from Poverty to Prosperity

Key Findings

Global prosperity is at its highest point in the past decade

03 November 2016

From the 2016 Prosperity Index:After a lacklustre performance during the 2008 and 2009 global financial crisis, global prosperity has risen to unprecedented levels.

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03 November 2016

From the 2016 Prosperity Index:Europe has long been a region of stability and prosperity; its citizens are among the healthiest, wealthiest, and safest in the world. Globally, 15 of the top 20 countries are European: Norway (...

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03 November 2016

From the 2016 Prosperity Index:Cambodia, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Vietnam have all seen rapidly rising prosperity over the past decade. However, investment in the fundamental roots of prosperity growth in Cambodia, Ind...

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03 November 2016

From the 2016 Prosperity Index:The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has long looked to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development(...

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03 November 2016

From the 2016 Prosperity Index:Britain is flourishing, helped by a world-class performance in transforming wealth into prosperity. However, ...

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03 November 2016

From the 2016 Prosperity Index:Most countries have seen their prosperity rise over the past decade, but their contributions to global prospe...

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03 November 2016

From the 2016 Prosperity Index:Africa’s prosperity is growing yet still below world average … and the...

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03 November 2016

From the 2016 Prosperity Index:Saudi Arabia was once the kingdom of easy living. Sitting on the world’s...

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03 November 2016

From the 2016 Prosperity Index:Rapid economic and social change breeds uncertainty and fear that populist...

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03 November 2016

From the 2016 Prosperity Index:The Prosperity Index is unique in its combination of objective and subject...

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