Denmark (1st) is the most prosperous country in 2021, ranking in the top ten for all but one pillar. It leads the world in Social Capital, with citizens reporting high levels of confidence in key institutions like the judicial system and courts (86%) as well as strong generalised interpersonal trust (74%).Read More
Spain is 24th in the overall Prosperity Index rankings. Since 2011, Spain has remained at the same position.
Spain performs most strongly in Living Conditions and Social Capital but is weakest in Economic Quality. The biggest improvement compared to a decade ago came in Safety & Security.
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