Hungary (44th) is the Eastern European country whose prosperity has deteriorated the most over the last ten years. It now ranks 82nd for Governance, with trust in government, the legislature, and the public sector continuing to fall.Read More
Switzerland is 5th in the overall Prosperity Index rankings. Since 2011, Switzerland has moved down the rankings table by 1 place.
Switzerland performs most strongly in Enterprise Conditions and Economic Quality but is weakest in Social Capital. The biggest improvement compared to a decade ago came in Safety & Security.
Visit our Rankings table to see how Switzerland compares to other countries.