In the overall Prosperity Index rankings, Jordan has fallen by 5 positions from 86 to 91 when compared to last year. Since the Prosperity Index began in 2006, Jordan has moved down the rankings table by 22 places.
In the Prosperity Pillar rankings, Jordan performs best on Safety & Security and Health and scores lowest on the Personal Freedom pillar. The biggest positive change, compared to last year, came in Personal Freedom increasing by 3 places, whereas they dropped 10 places on Education.
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