Safety and Security in the United States (19th) 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
Cabo Verde is 80th in the overall Prosperity Index rankings. Since 2011, Cabo Verde has moved up the rankings table by 1 place.
Cabo Verde performs most strongly in Safety & Security and Governance but is weakest in Economic Quality. The biggest improvement compared to a decade ago came in Investment Environment.
Visit our Rankings table to see how Cabo Verde compares to other countries.