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
Saudi Arabia is 71st in the overall Prosperity Index rankings. Since 2009, Saudi Arabia has moved up the rankings table by 14 places.
Saudi Arabia performs most strongly in Social Capital and Enterprise Conditions but is weakest in Personal Freedom. The biggest improvement compared to a decade ago came in Education.
Visit our Rankings table to see how Saudi Arabia compares to other countries.