THE LEGATUM PROSPERITY INDEX™ 2021

Creating the Pathways from Poverty to Prosperity

Regional Analysis

The 167 countries in the Prosperity Index are divided into seven regions. We have analysed developments in these regions and chronicled the key trends and findings. Just as each country's path to prosperity is different, there are also regional differences in how prosperity is developing.
Regional Analysis

Regional Analysis: The 2021 Index

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 prosperi...

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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 is now demonstrating a similar level of prosperity having very nearly closed the gap....

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