THE LEGATUM PROSPERITY INDEX™ 2021

Creating the Pathways from Poverty to Prosperity

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The Prosperity Index measures prosperity across 167 countries of the globe, which together contain 99.4% of the world's population. With 300 country-level indicators, grouped into 67 policy focused elements, we measure the current state of prosperity and how it has changed over the past decade.
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Executive Summary 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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