Spain (24th) is the Western European country whose prosperity has improved most in the past decade, driven by a notable improvement in Safety and Security. There has been a sharp decline in property crime,while the percentage of people who have reported stolen property in the last year has fallen from 14% to 8%.Read More
Nicaragua is 113th in the overall Prosperity Index rankings. Since 2011, Nicaragua has moved down the rankings table by 11 places.
Nicaragua performs most strongly in Natural Environment and Health but is weakest in Governance. The biggest improvement compared to a decade ago came in Health.
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