Malaysia is 44th in the overall Prosperity Index rankings. Since the Prosperity Index began in 2007, Malaysia has moved down the rankings table by 8 places.
In the Prosperity Pillar rankings, Malaysia performs best on Economic Quality and Business Environment and scores lowest on the Personal Freedom pillar. The biggest positive change, compared to last year, came in Natural Environment increasing by 6 places, whereas they dropped 1 place on Personal Freedom.
Visit our Rankings table to see how Malaysia compares to other countries.