Yemen is 147th in the overall Prosperity Index rankings. Since the Prosperity Index began in 2007, Yemen has moved down the rankings table by 2 places.
In the Prosperity Pillar rankings, Yemen performs best on Health and Education and scores lowest on the Economic Quality pillar. The biggest positive change, compared to last year, came in Social Capital increasing by 2 places, whereas they dropped 2 places on Governance.
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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