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
Ecuador is 89th in the overall Prosperity Index rankings. Since 2010, Ecuador has moved up the rankings table by 12 places.
Ecuador performs most strongly in Natural Environment and Health but is weakest in Social Capital. The biggest improvement compared to a decade ago came in Safety & Security.
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