Safety and Security in the United States (19th) has weakened in the past decade, falling 11 ranks to 69th in the world. The country’s low ranking continues to result from high levels of violent crime, with the United States ranking 109th in the world for homicides.Read More
Laos is 115th in the overall Prosperity Index rankings. Since 2011, Laos has moved up the rankings table by 6 places.
Laos performs most strongly in Safety & Security and Natural Environment but is weakest in Personal Freedom. The biggest improvement compared to a decade ago came in Infrastructure & Market Access.
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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