Azerbaijan (92nd) is the least prosperous country in Eastern Europe. Alongside weak Governance and Natural Environment, it performs particularly poorly for Personal Freedom. It ranks 153rd for Freedom of Assembly and Association and 158th for Freedom of Speech and Access to Information, both of which have deteriorated over the past decade.Read More
Iraq is 140th in the overall Prosperity Index rankings. Since 2011, Iraq has moved up the rankings table by 5 places.
Iraq performs most strongly in Living Conditions and Economic Quality but is weakest in Natural Environment. The biggest improvement compared to a decade ago came in Infrastructure & Market Access.
Visit our Rankings table to see how Iraq compares to other countries.