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Italy is 34th in the overall Prosperity Index rankings. Since the Prosperity Index began in 2007, Italy has moved down the rankings table by 7 places.
In the Prosperity Pillar rankings, Italy performs best on Safety & Security and Personal Freedom and scores lowest on the Business Environment pillar. The biggest positive change, compared to last year, came in Natural Environment increasing by 19 places, whereas they dropped 3 places on Personal Freedom.
Visit our Rankings table to see how Italy compares to other countries.