THE LEGATUM PROSPERITY INDEX™ 2021

Creating the Pathways from Poverty to Prosperity

Key Findings

Key Findings of The 2021 Prosperity Index

27 October 2021

Having seen global prosperity improve steadily between 2015 and 2019, this year’s Legatum Prosperity Index finds that prosperity has plateaued for the second year running.

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28 October 2021

The Prosperity Index has been developed as a practical tool to help identify what specific action needs to be taken to contribute to strengthening the pathways from poverty to prosperity and to provide a roadmap as nations ch...

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27 October 2021

The varying performance of the Index’s seven regions provide an illustration of how prosperity has plateaued. Five regions have experienced a deterioration in their prosperity over the last year, whilst Eastern Europe and s...

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16 November 2020

Although North America remains the most prosperous region, it is only slightly more prosperous than it was a decade ago, and Western Europe ...

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25 November 2019

The Inclusive Societies domain of the Prosperity Index captures the strengths and weaknesses of institutions, exploring the formal and infor...

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