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
Ukraine is 78th in the overall Prosperity Index rankings. Since 2011, Ukraine has moved up the rankings table by 13 places.
Ukraine performs most strongly in Education and Enterprise Conditions but is weakest in Safety & Security. The biggest improvement compared to a decade ago came in Enterprise Conditions.
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