Uruguay (37th) is the most prosperous country in Latin America and the Caribbean, ranking 16th in the world for Personal Freedom and 28th for Governance. More than 90% of survey respondents were satisfied with their degree of freedom to choose what to do with their lives.Read More
New Zealand is 8th in the overall Prosperity Index rankings. Since 2011, New Zealand has moved down the rankings table by 2 places.
New Zealand performs most strongly in Natural Environment and Social Capital but is weakest in Living Conditions. The biggest improvement compared to a decade ago came in Economic Quality.
Visit our Rankings table to see how New Zealand compares to other countries.
16 November, 2020
If this time is about anything, it is for each nation to decide its character and who it wants to be. The decisions we make now will create the foundation for our nations…Read more