Countries such as Azerbaijan and Angola have seen dramatic drops in resource rents over the last 10 years, while at the same time their non-resource economies have grown. As a result, their reported GDP figures have not grown as much as the underlying economy has.Read More
Brazil is 69th in the overall Prosperity Index rankings. Since 2009, Brazil has moved down the rankings table by 12 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.