Safety and Security in the United States (19th) has weakened in the past decade, falling 11 ranks to 69th in the world. The country’s low ranking continues to result from high levels of violent crime, with the United States ranking 109th in the world for homicides.Read More
Peru is 59th in the overall Prosperity Index rankings. Since 2011, Peru has moved up the rankings table by 2 places.
Peru performs most strongly in Natural Environment and Health but is weakest in Living Conditions. The biggest improvement compared to a decade ago came in Safety & Security.
Visit our Rankings table to see how Peru compares to other countries.