Countries such as Azerbaijan and Angola have seen dramatic drops in resource rents over the last 10 years, while at the same time their non-resource economies have grown. As a result, their reported GDP figures have not grown as much as the underlying economy has.Read More
Sao Tome and Principe is 93rd in the overall Prosperity Index rankings. Since 2009, Sao Tome and Principe has moved up the rankings table by 3 places.
Sao Tome and Principe performs most strongly in Safety & Security and Personal Freedom but is weakest in Investment Environment. The biggest improvement compared to a decade ago came in Economic Quality.
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