Malta has the highest turnout for elections in the world, despite not having compulsory voting it ranks higher than a number of countries where voting is compulsory, such as Australia.Read More
Ecuador is 71st in the overall Prosperity Index rankings. Since the Prosperity Index began in 2007, Ecuador has moved up the rankings table by 12 places.
In the Prosperity Pillar rankings, Ecuador performs best on Natural Environment and Health and scores lowest on the Business Environment pillar. The biggest positive change, compared to last year, came in Governance increasing by 14 places, whereas they dropped 30 places on Social Capital.
Visit our Rankings table to see how Ecuador 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