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Sweden is 3rd in the overall Prosperity Index rankings. Since 2011, Sweden has moved down the rankings table by 2 places.
Sweden performs most strongly in Natural Environment and Personal Freedom but is weakest in Enterprise Conditions. The biggest improvement compared to a decade ago came in Health.
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