Nepal is the third highest scoring country in the Asia Pacific for Personal Freedom; tolerance of LGBT individuals in society has improved following anti-discrimination laws in effect since 2015.Read More
Saudi Arabia is 86th in the overall Prosperity Index rankings. Since the Prosperity Index began in 2007, 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