In the overall Prosperity Index rankings, Laos has fallen by 6 positions from 107 to 113 when compared to last year. Since the Prosperity Index began in 2006, 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.
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