Spain (24th) is the Western European country whose prosperity has improved most in the past decade, driven by a notable improvement in Safety and Security. There has been a sharp decline in property crime,while the percentage of people who have reported stolen property in the last year has fallen from 14% to 8%.Read More
Jamaica is 65th in the overall Prosperity Index rankings. Since 2011, Jamaica has remained at the same position.
Jamaica performs most strongly in Personal Freedom and Governance but is weakest in Natural Environment. The biggest improvement compared to a decade ago came in Economic Quality.
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