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Syria is 159th in the overall Prosperity Index rankings. Since 2011, Syria has moved down the rankings table by 20 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.
Visit our Rankings table to see how Syria compares to other countries.