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Laos is 113th in the overall Prosperity Index rankings. Since the Prosperity Index began in 2007, Laos has moved down the rankings table by 12 places.
In the Prosperity Pillar rankings, Laos performs best on Economic Quality and Safety & Security and scores lowest on the Social Capital pillar. The biggest positive change, compared to last year, came in Safety & Security increasing by 8 places, whereas they dropped 78 places on Social Capital.
Visit our Rankings table to see how Laos compares to other countries.