Azerbaijan (86th) is the least prosperous country in Eastern Europe. Alongside weak Governance and Natural Environment, it performs particularly poorly for Personal Freedom. It ranks 153rd for Freedom of Assembly and Association and 158th for Freedom of Speech and Access to Information, both of which have deteriorated over the past decade.Read More
Syria is 158th in the overall Prosperity Index rankings. Since 2011, Syria has moved down the rankings table by 22 places.
Syria performs most strongly in Living Conditions and Health but is weakest in Social Capital. The biggest improvement compared to a decade ago came in Economic Quality.
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