Spain has seen one of the biggest reductions in unemployment levels in 2018, with 470,000 new jobs created between April and June. Since 2013, unemployment has fallen from 24.8% to 17.4%.Read More
In the overall Prosperity Index rankings, Jamaica has climbed by 4 positions from 58 to 54 when compared to last year. Since the Prosperity Index began in 2006, 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