Safety and Security in the United States (20th) has weakened in the past decade, falling 11 ranks to 69th in the world. The country’s low ranking continues to result from high levels of violent crime, with the United States ranking 109th in the world for homicides.Read More
Botswana is 82nd in the overall Prosperity Index rankings. Since 2011, Botswana has moved down the rankings table by 2 places.
Botswana performs most strongly in Governance and Economic Quality but is weakest in Natural Environment. The biggest improvement compared to a decade ago came in Economic Quality.
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