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Japan is 23rd in the overall Prosperity Index rankings. Since the Prosperity Index began in 2007, Japan has moved down the rankings table by 1 place.
In the Prosperity Pillar rankings, Japan performs best on Safety & Security and Health and scores lowest on the Social Capital pillar. The biggest positive change, compared to last year, came in Education increasing by 2 places, whereas they dropped 1 place on Natural Environment.
Visit our Rankings table to see how Japan compares to other countries.