Nepal is the third highest scoring country in the Asia Pacific for Personal Freedom; tolerance of LGBT individuals in society has improved following anti-discrimination laws in effect since 2015.Read More
In the overall Prosperity Index rankings, Egypt has fallen by 5 positions from 117 to 122 when compared to last year. Since the Prosperity Index began in 2006, Egypt has moved down the rankings table by 20 places.
In the Prosperity Pillar rankings, Egypt performs best on Natural Environment and Safety & Security and scores lowest on the Personal Freedom pillar. The biggest positive change, compared to last year, came in Natural Environment increasing by 4 places, whereas they dropped 19 places on Social Capital.
Visit our Rankings table to see how Egypt compares to other countries.
28 November, 2018
Despite a wide range of scores within MENA (Israel ranks highest at 37th and Yemen lowest at 147th) the region faces a common challenge in Personal Freedom, where all…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