Nepal (110th) is one of the countries in Asia-Pacific where prosperity has improved the most in the last decade. Primary school enrolment has grown from 80% to 96%, and secondary school enrolment has increased from 47% to 62%.Read More
Papua New Guinea is 130th in the overall Prosperity Index rankings. Since 2011, Papua New Guinea has moved down the rankings table by 13 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.