Azerbaijan (86th) is the least prosperous country in Eastern Europe. Alongside weak Governance and Natural Environment, it performs particularly poorly for Personal Freedom. It ranks 153rd for Freedom of Assembly and Association and 158th for Freedom of Speech and Access to Information, both of which have deteriorated over the past decade.Read More
Romania is 47th in the overall Prosperity Index rankings. Since 2011, Romania has moved up the rankings table by 3 places.
Romania performs most strongly in Safety & Security and Personal Freedom but is weakest in Social Capital. The biggest improvement compared to a decade ago came in Social Capital.
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