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
Iran is 120th in the overall Prosperity Index rankings. Since 2010, Iran has moved up the rankings table by 6 places.
Iran performs most strongly in Living Conditions and Education but is weakest in Personal Freedom. The biggest improvement compared to a decade ago came in Social Capital.
Visit our Rankings table to see how Iran compares to other countries.