Spain (24th) is the Western European country whose prosperity has improved most in the past decade, driven by a notable improvement in Safety and Security. There has been a sharp decline in property crime,while the percentage of people who have reported stolen property in the last year has fallen from 14% to 8%.Read More
Laos is 115th in the overall Prosperity Index rankings. Since 2011, Laos has moved up the rankings table by 2 places.
Laos performs most strongly in Natural Environment and Safety & Security but is weakest in Personal Freedom. The biggest improvement compared to a decade ago came in Economic Quality.
Visit our Rankings table to see how Laos 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