In the overall Prosperity Index rankings, Australia has fallen by 1 position from 12 to 13 when compared to last year. Since the Prosperity Index began in 2006, Australia has moved down the rankings table by 10 places.
In the Prosperity Pillar rankings, Australia performs best on Social Capital and Education and scores lowest on the Economic Quality pillar. The biggest positive change, compared to last year, came in Personal Freedom increasing by 2 places, whereas they dropped 3 places on Education.
Visit our Rankings table to see how Australia compares to other countries.