Spain has seen one of the biggest reductions in unemployment levels in 2018, with 470,000 new jobs created between April and June. Since 2013, unemployment has fallen from 24.8% to 17.4%.Read More
In the overall Prosperity Index rankings, Saudi Arabia has fallen by 8 positions from 78 to 86 when compared to last year. Since the Prosperity Index began in 2006, Saudi Arabia has moved up the rankings table by 1 place.
In the Prosperity Pillar rankings, Saudi Arabia performs best on Health and Social Capital and scores lowest on the Personal Freedom pillar. The biggest positive change, compared to last year, came in Governance increasing by 5 places, whereas they dropped 18 places on Safety & Security.
Visit our Rankings table to see how Saudi Arabia compares to other countries.
28 November, 2018
Despite a wide range of scores within MENA (Israel ranks highest at 37th and Yemen lowest at 147th) the region faces a common challenge in Personal Freedom, where all…Read more
29 November, 2017
The Prosperity Index measures four critical aspects of Governance. First, government must share a commitment to the rule of law, meaning that citizens have confidence in the…Read more