In the overall Prosperity Index rankings, China has climbed by 1 position from 83 to 82 when compared to last year. Since the Prosperity Index began in 2006, China has moved up the rankings table by 11 places.
In the Prosperity Pillar rankings, China performs best on Economic Quality and Business Environment and scores lowest on the Personal Freedom pillar. The biggest positive change, compared to last year, came in Social Capital increasing by 8 places, whereas they dropped 7 places on Health.
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