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
Guatemala is 102nd in the overall Prosperity Index rankings. Since 2010, Guatemala has moved down the rankings table by 10 places.
Guatemala performs most strongly in Economic Quality and Social Capital but is weakest in Education. The biggest improvement compared to a decade ago came in Economic Quality.
Visit our Rankings table to see how Guatemala compares to other countries.