In the overall Prosperity Index rankings, New Zealand has fallen by 1 position from 1 to 2 when compared to last year. Since the Prosperity Index began in 2006, New Zealand has moved down the rankings table by 1 place.
In the Prosperity Pillar rankings, New Zealand performs best on Social Capital and Personal Freedom and scores lowest on the Safety & Security pillar. The biggest positive change, compared to last year, came in Health increasing by 1 place, whereas they dropped 3 places on Economic Quality.
Visit our Rankings table to see how New Zealand compares to other countries.