Spain has seen one of the biggest reductions in unemployment levels in 2018, with 470,000 new jobs created between April and June. Since 2013, unemployment has fallen from 24.8% to 17.4%.Read More
In the overall Prosperity Index rankings, United Kingdom has fallen by 1 position from 6 to 7 when compared to last year. Since the Prosperity Index began in 2006, United Kingdom has moved up the rankings table by 5 places.
In the Prosperity Pillar rankings, United Kingdom performs best on Natural Environment and Business Environment and scores lowest on the Health pillar. The biggest positive change, compared to last year, came in Social Capital increasing by 7 places, whereas they dropped 5 places on Health.
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