Ecuador (85th) is the country in Latin America and the Caribbean where prosperity has improved the most in the last decade. It has improved in all pillars apart from Economic Quality since 2011, including an impressive 21-rank rise in Personal Freedom, driven by major improvements in both Freedom of Speech and Freedom of Assembly.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.
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