Estonia (17th) is the most prosperous country in Eastern Europe, ranking in the top 25 for all but one pillar. It has seen particular improvement in its Living Conditions over the past decade, with 88% now able to live on their household income, up from just 59% in 2011.Read More
Hungary is 44th in the overall Prosperity Index rankings. Since 2011, Hungary has moved down the rankings table by 7 places.
Hungary performs most strongly in Economic Quality and Natural Environment but is weakest in Governance. The biggest improvement compared to a decade ago came in Social Capital.
Visit our Rankings table to see how Hungary compares to other countries.