In the overall Prosperity Index rankings, Iran has climbed by 1 position from 109 to 108 when compared to last year. Since the Prosperity Index began in 2006, Iran has moved up the rankings table by 5 places.
In the Prosperity Pillar rankings, Iran performs best on Social Capital and Health and scores lowest on the Personal Freedom pillar. The biggest positive change, compared to last year, came in Health increasing by 16 places, whereas they dropped 2 places on Natural Environment.
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28 November, 2018
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29 November, 2017
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