Côte d’Ivoire (120th) has experienced the greatest improvement in its prosperity of any country in the world in the past decade. It has seen major improvements in all pillars apart from Personal Freedom and Natural Environment, rising 24 places in the global rankings as a result. It has made particularly strong progress in Economic Quality since 2011, with high-tech manufactured exports more than doubling as a share of total exports.Read More
United States is 19th in the overall Prosperity Index rankings. Since 2011, United States has moved down the rankings table by 1 place.
United States performs most strongly in Enterprise Conditions and Infrastructure & Market Access but is weakest in Health. The biggest improvement compared to a decade ago came in Investment Environment.
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28 October, 2021
The Index has been designed to benefit a wide range of users, including political leaders, policymakers, investors, business leaders, philanthropists, journalists, and…Read more
16 November, 2020
If this time is about anything, it is for each nation to decide its character and who it wants to be. The decisions we make now will create the foundation for our nations…Read more