Denmark (1st) is the most prosperous country in 2021, ranking in the top ten for all but one pillar. It leads the world in Social Capital, with citizens reporting high levels of confidence in key institutions like the judicial system and courts (86%) as well as strong generalised interpersonal trust (74%).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.