New Zealand (10th) is the most prosperous country in Asia-Pacific, due in part to its strong Social Capital (4th). Almost 60% of New Zealanders think most people can be trusted, one of the highest proportions worldwide.Read More
Malta is 28th in the overall Prosperity Index rankings. Since 2011, Malta has moved down the rankings table by 2 places.
Malta performs most strongly in Social Capital and Living Conditions but is weakest in Natural Environment. The biggest improvement compared to a decade ago came in Natural Environment.
Visit our Rankings table to see how Malta compares to other countries.