New Zealand (8th) is the most prosperous country in Asia-Pacific, due in part to its strong Social Capital (4th). Almost 60% of New Zealanders think most people can be trusted, one of the highest proportions worldwide.Read More
Switzerland is 5th in the overall Prosperity Index rankings. Since 2011, Switzerland has remained at the same position.
Switzerland performs most strongly in Economic Quality and Safety & Security but is weakest in Investment Environment. The biggest improvement compared to a decade ago came in Safety & Security.
Visit our Rankings table to see how Switzerland compares to other countries.