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In the overall Prosperity Index rankings, Ireland has remained consistent when compared to last year. Since the Prosperity Index began in 2006, Ireland has moved up the rankings table by 1 place.
In the Prosperity Pillar rankings, Ireland performs best on Personal Freedom and Safety & Security and scores lowest on the Health pillar. The biggest positive change, compared to last year, came in Safety & Security increasing by 10 places, whereas they dropped 2 places on Health.
Visit our Rankings table to see how Ireland compares to other countries.