Safety and Security in the United States (19th) has weakened in the past decade, falling 11 ranks to 69th in the world. The country’s low ranking continues to result from high levels of violent crime, with the United States ranking 109th in the world for homicides.Read More
United Kingdom is 12th in the overall Prosperity Index rankings. Since 2011, United Kingdom has moved up the rankings table by 2 places.
United Kingdom performs most strongly in Living Conditions and Investment Environment but is weakest in Health. The biggest improvement compared to a decade ago came in Education.
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