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
Suriname is 82nd in the overall Prosperity Index rankings. Since 2011, Suriname has moved down the rankings table by 18 places.
Suriname performs most strongly in Natural Environment and Personal Freedom but is weakest in Health. The biggest improvement compared to a decade ago came in Enterprise Conditions.
Visit our Rankings table to see how Suriname compares to other countries.