Ecuador (89th) has experienced a near two-third reduction in the homicide rate, a five percentage point fall in proportion of people reporting property stolen, and a reduction in politically related terror and violence, leading to a 35-rank rise in safety and security to 79th.Read More
Dominican Republic is 72nd in the overall Prosperity Index rankings. Since 2010, Dominican Republic has moved up the rankings table by 4 places.
Dominican Republic performs most strongly in Personal Freedom and Natural Environment but is weakest in Safety & Security. The biggest improvement compared to a decade ago came in Economic Quality.
Visit our Rankings table to see how Dominican Republic compares to other countries.