Ecuador (83rd) is the country in Latin America and the Caribbean where prosperity has improved the most in the last decade. It has improved in all pillars apart from Economic Quality since 2011, including an impressive 21-rank rise in Personal Freedom, driven by major improvements in both Freedom of Speech and Freedom of Assembly.Read More
Papua New Guinea is 128th in the overall Prosperity Index rankings. Since 2011, Papua New Guinea has moved down the rankings table by 10 places.
Papua New Guinea performs most strongly in Natural Environment and Personal Freedom but is weakest in Living Conditions. The biggest improvement compared to a decade ago came in Personal Freedom.
Visit our Rankings table to see how Papua New Guinea compares to other countries.