Azerbaijan (92nd) is the least prosperous country in Eastern Europe. Alongside weak Governance and Natural Environment, it performs particularly poorly for Personal Freedom. It ranks 153rd for Freedom of Assembly and Association and 158th for Freedom of Speech and Access to Information, both of which have deteriorated over the past decade.Read More
Kazakhstan is 69th in the overall Prosperity Index rankings. Since 2011, Kazakhstan has moved up the rankings table by 17 places.
Kazakhstan performs most strongly in Education and Economic Quality but is weakest in Personal Freedom. The biggest improvement compared to a decade ago came in Health.
Visit our Rankings table to see how Kazakhstan compares to other countries.
16 November, 2020
If this time is about anything, it is for each nation to decide its character and who it wants to be. The decisions we make now will create the foundation for our nations…Read more