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, Sweden has fallen by 2 positions from 4 to 6 when compared to last year. Since the Prosperity Index began in 2006, Sweden has remained at the same position.
In the Prosperity Pillar rankings, Sweden performs best on Economic Quality and Governance and scores lowest on the Social Capital pillar. The biggest positive change, compared to last year, came in Education increasing by 3 places, whereas they dropped 7 places on Safety & Security.
Visit our Rankings table to see how Sweden compares to other countries.