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In the overall Prosperity Index rankings, Afghanistan has fallen by 2 positions from 147 to 149 when compared to last year. Since the Prosperity Index began in 2006, Afghanistan has moved down the rankings table by 1 place.
In the Prosperity Pillar rankings, Afghanistan performs best on Economic Quality and Health and scores lowest on the Social Capital pillar. The biggest positive change, compared to last year, came in Personal Freedom increasing by 1 place, whereas they dropped 11 places on Business Environment.
Visit our Rankings table to see how Afghanistan compares to other countries.