Oct 31, 2013

Global Prosperity Index 2009 vs 2013

Don't know what this ranking of a country means to a common citizen but it is interesting read.

The Legatum Prosperity Index is an annual ranking, developed by the Legatum Institute, of 142 countries. The ranking is based on a variety of factors including wealth, economic growth and quality of life.

Some Key Findings:
  • US Drops out of top 20 in the economy sub-index

  • Mexico overtakes Brazil in the Economy sub-index.

  • Bangladesh overtakes India in overall Prosperity.

  • Latin America and the Caribbean rise above the world average in the Economy sub-index for the first time in 2013.

  • The UK declines from 13th to 16th overall this year.




Source:

http://www.prosperity.com
http://blogs.hbr.org/2013/10/four-major-changes-in-global-prosperity/