Malta has the highest turnout for elections in the world, despite not having compulsory voting it ranks higher than a number of countries where voting is compulsory, such as Australia.Read More
Iraq is 143rd in the overall Prosperity Index rankings. Since the Prosperity Index began in 2007, Iraq has moved up the rankings table by 3 places.
In the Prosperity Pillar rankings, Iraq performs best on Social Capital and Economic Quality and scores lowest on the Safety & Security pillar. The biggest positive change, compared to last year, came in Health increasing by 3 places, whereas they dropped 5 places on Economic Quality.
Visit our Rankings table to see how Iraq compares to other countries.
28 November, 2018
Despite a wide range of scores within MENA (Israel ranks highest at 37th and Yemen lowest at 147th) the region faces a common challenge in Personal Freedom, where all…Read more
29 November, 2017
The Prosperity Index measures four critical aspects of Governance. First, government must share a commitment to the rule of law, meaning that citizens have confidence in the…Read more