Malta has the highest turnout for elections in the world, despite not having compulsory voting it ranks higher than a number of countries where voting is compulsory, such as Australia.Read More
United Arab Emirates is 39th in the overall Prosperity Index rankings. Since the Prosperity Index began in 2007, United Arab Emirates has moved up the rankings table by 5 places.
In the Prosperity Pillar rankings, United Arab Emirates performs best on Health and Economic Quality and scores lowest on the Personal Freedom pillar. The biggest positive change, compared to last year, came in Education increasing by 10 places, whereas they dropped 16 places on Natural Environment.
Visit our Rankings table to see how United Arab Emirates compares to other countries.
28 November, 2018
Despite a wide range of scores within MENA (Israel ranks highest at 37th and Yemen lowest at 147th) the region faces a common challenge in Personal Freedom, where all…Read more
29 November, 2017
The Prosperity Index measures four critical aspects of Governance. First, government must share a commitment to the rule of law, meaning that citizens have confidence in the…Read more