THE LEGATUM PROSPERITY INDEX™ 2018

Creating the Pathways from Poverty to Prosperity

Key Findings

2018 Key Findings: Prosperity is growing, but not equally

28 November 2018

Global prosperity continues to rise and is at its highest ever point; the median score has moved up the equivalent of 15 places since 2007. Since 2013, 113 countries have impr...

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28 November 2018

Since 2007, the Legatum Prosperity Index has evaluated long-term changes in global prosperity, pinpointing drivers of progress and highlighting those nations that have made the greatest strides forward.

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28 November 2018

This year is the largest overall prosperity gain North America has seen since 2007; the region has improved after a small fall last year, making it the number one region. Canada improved in all pillars except Social Capital. ...

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29 November 2017

In 2017, Western Europe became the most prosperous region in the world, with its nations holding seven of the top 10 ranks. However, this re...

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29 November 2017

In 2017, North America fell behind Western Europe to become the second most prosperous region in the world. Prosperity in North America decl...

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29 November 2017

At the most basic level, there is little point in having high wealth, good services or a beautiful natural environment without the freedom t...

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29 November 2017

Material wealth, security, high quality services and a good environment are all important for prosperity....

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03 November 2016

From the 2016 Prosperity Index:Compared to other top 20 countries, North American prosperity has seen mar...

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03 November 2016

From the 2016 Prosperity Index:At the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, US vice presid...

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