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Malta is 25th in the overall Prosperity Index rankings. Since 2011, Malta has remained at the same position.
Malta performs most strongly in Health and Economic Quality but is weakest in Natural Environment. The biggest improvement compared to a decade ago came in Health.
Visit our Rankings table to see how Malta compares to other countries.