Côte d’Ivoire (120th) has experienced the greatest improvement in its prosperity of any country in the world in the past decade. It has seen major improvements in all pillars apart from Personal Freedom and Natural Environment, rising 24 places in the global rankings as a result. It has made particularly strong progress in Economic Quality since 2011, with high-tech manufactured exports more than doubling as a share of total exports.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.
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