Mauritania is 142nd in the overall Prosperity Index rankings. Since the Prosperity Index began in 2007, Mauritania has moved down the rankings table by 5 places.
In the Prosperity Pillar rankings, Mauritania performs best on Safety & Security and Health and scores lowest on the Natural Environment pillar. The biggest positive change, compared to last year, came in Social Capital increasing by 7 places, whereas they dropped 6 places on Economic Quality.
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