Costa Rica is 31st in the overall Prosperity Index rankings. Since the Prosperity Index began in 2007, Costa Rica has remained at the same position.
In the Prosperity Pillar rankings, Costa Rica performs best on Personal Freedom and Governance and scores lowest on the Safety & Security pillar. The biggest positive change, compared to last year, came in Business Environment increasing by 7 places, whereas they dropped 10 places on Social Capital.
Visit our Rankings table to see how Costa Rica compares to other countries.
28 November, 2018
The prosperity in the region’s countries remain closely grouped, with the exception of Venezuela, which is ranked 126th. Whilst 15 countries increased their prosperity over…Read more
29 November, 2017
The Prosperity Index measures four critical aspects of Governance. First, government must share a commitment to the rule of law, meaning that citizens have confidence in the…Read more