Uruguay (38th) is the most prosperous country in Latin America and the Caribbean, ranking 16th in the world for Personal Freedom and 28th for Governance. More than 90% of survey respondents were satisfied with their degree of freedom to choose what to do with their lives.Read More
Austria is 14th in the overall Prosperity Index rankings. Since 2011, Austria has moved down the rankings table by 1 place.
Austria performs most strongly in Natural Environment and Safety & Security but is weakest in Economic Quality. The biggest improvement compared to a decade ago came in Social Capital.
Visit our Rankings table to see how Austria compares to other countries.