Safety and Security in the United States (19th) has weakened in the past decade, falling 11 ranks to 69th in the world. The country’s low ranking continues to result from high levels of violent crime, with the United States ranking 109th in the world for homicides.Read More
Iran is 126th in the overall Prosperity Index rankings. Since 2011, Iran has moved up the rankings table by 2 places.
Iran performs most strongly in Health and Education but is weakest in Personal Freedom. The biggest improvement compared to a decade ago came in Safety & Security.
Visit our Rankings table to see how Iran compares to other countries.