Denmark (1st) is the most prosperous country in 2021, ranking in the top ten for all but one pillar. It leads the world in Social Capital, with citizens reporting high levels of confidence in key institutions like the judicial system and courts (86%) as well as strong generalised interpersonal trust (74%).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.