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

Latin America and the Caribbean is the third-highest ranking region in prosperity, but is being caught up by Asia and Eastern Europe. Prosperity in the region effectively stayed the same this year and levels are still just be...

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29 November 2017

At its heart, Governance is a relationship between a nation’s people and those who lead them. The nature of a country’s Governance has a...

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29 November 2017

Latin America and the Caribbean is the third-highest ranking region in prosperity and one of four regions (on a population weighted basis) t...

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03 November 2016

From the 2016 Prosperity Index:With literacy rates higher than 90 percent, improved democracy levels, large reductions in absolute poverty, ...

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03 November 2016

From the 2016 Prosperity Index:Venezuela has seen the biggest decline in prosperity over the past decade,...

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03 November 2016

From the 2016 Prosperity Index:In 2001 Jim O’Neill, then chief economist at Goldman Sachs, coined the f...

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03 November 2016

From the 2016 Prosperity Index:Where else outside the developed Commonwealth do we see the emergence of s...

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03 November 2016

From the 2016 Prosperity Index:Unlike any other region in the world, Latin American prosperity follows th...

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