Denmark (1st) is the most prosperous country in 2021, ranking in the top ten for all but one pillar. It leads the world in Social Capital, with citizens reporting high levels of confidence in key institutions like the judicial system and courts (86%) as well as strong generalised interpersonal trust (74%).Read More
New Zealand is 10th in the overall Prosperity Index rankings. Since 2011, New Zealand has moved down the rankings table by 3 places.
New Zealand performs most strongly in Social Capital and Governance but is weakest in Safety & Security. The biggest improvement compared to a decade ago came in Social Capital.
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