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
Brazil is 68th in the overall Prosperity Index rankings. Since 2011, Brazil has moved down the rankings table by 13 places.
Brazil performs most strongly in Natural Environment and Personal Freedom but is weakest in Social Capital. The biggest improvement compared to a decade ago came in Safety & Security.
Visit our Rankings table to see how Brazil compares to other countries.