In the overall Prosperity Index rankings, Malaysia has fallen by 4 positions from 38 to 42 when compared to last year. Since the Prosperity Index began in 2006, Malaysia has moved down the rankings table by 6 places.
In the Prosperity Pillar rankings, Malaysia performs best on Business Environment and Economic Quality and scores lowest on the Personal Freedom pillar. The biggest positive change, compared to last year, came in Social Capital increasing by 3 places, whereas they dropped 8 places on Personal Freedom.
Visit our Rankings table to see how Malaysia compares to other countries.
23 August, 2017
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