Malta has the highest turnout for elections in the world, despite not having compulsory voting it ranks higher than a number of countries where voting is compulsory, such as Australia.Read More
Jamaica is 54th in the overall Prosperity Index rankings. Since the Prosperity Index began in 2007, Jamaica has moved up the rankings table by 5 places.
In the Prosperity Pillar rankings, Jamaica performs best on Business Environment and Governance and scores lowest on the Safety & Security pillar. The biggest positive change, compared to last year, came in Natural Environment increasing by 14 places, whereas they dropped 32 places on Social Capital.
Visit our Rankings table to see how Jamaica compares to other countries.
28 November, 2018
The prosperity in the region’s countries remain closely grouped, with the exception of Venezuela, which is ranked 126th. Whilst 15 countries increased their prosperity over…Read more
29 November, 2017
The Prosperity Index measures four critical aspects of Governance. First, government must share a commitment to the rule of law, meaning that citizens have confidence in the…Read more