Sweden is 6th in the overall Prosperity Index rankings. Since the Prosperity Index began in 2007, 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.