In the overall Prosperity Index rankings, Botswana has fallen by 7 positions from 76 to 83 when compared to last year. Since the Prosperity Index began in 2006, Botswana has moved down the rankings table by 26 places.
In the Prosperity Pillar rankings, Botswana performs best on Governance and Personal Freedom and scores lowest on the Safety & Security pillar. The biggest positive change, compared to last year, came in Social Capital increasing by 14 places, whereas they dropped 19 places on Natural Environment.
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