Malta has the highest turnout for elections in the world, despite not having compulsory voting it ranks higher than a number of countries where voting is compulsory, such as Australia.Read More
In the overall Prosperity Index rankings, Iraq has fallen by 1 position from 142 to 143 when compared to last year. Since the Prosperity Index began in 2006, Iraq has moved up the rankings table by 3 places.
In the Prosperity Pillar rankings, Iraq performs best on Social Capital and Economic Quality and scores lowest on the Safety & Security pillar. The biggest positive change, compared to last year, came in Health increasing by 3 places, whereas they dropped 5 places on Economic Quality.
Visit our Rankings table to see how Iraq compares to other countries.
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