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
United Kingdom is 13th in the overall Prosperity Index rankings. Since 2011, United Kingdom has remained at the same position.
United Kingdom performs most strongly in Investment Environment and Infrastructure & Market Access but is weakest in Health. The biggest improvement compared to a decade ago came in Safety & Security.
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