Countries such as Azerbaijan and Angola have seen dramatic drops in resource rents over the last 10 years, while at the same time their non-resource economies have grown. As a result, their reported GDP figures have not grown as much as the underlying economy has.Read More
Jamaica is 64th in the overall Prosperity Index rankings. Since 2009, Jamaica has moved down the rankings table by 1 place.
Jamaica performs most strongly in Personal Freedom and Health but is weakest in Natural Environment. The biggest improvement compared to a decade ago came in Economic Quality.
Visit our Rankings table to see how Jamaica compares to other countries.