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Ireland is 12th in the overall Prosperity Index rankings. Since 2011, Ireland has moved up the rankings table by 5 places.
Ireland performs most strongly in Economic Quality and Personal Freedom but is weakest in Health. The biggest improvement compared to a decade ago came in Economic Quality.
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