In the overall Prosperity Index rankings, Afghanistan has climbed by 2 positions from 148 to 146 when compared to last year. Since the Prosperity Index began in 2006, Afghanistan has moved up the rankings table by 2 places.
In the Prosperity Pillar rankings, Afghanistan performs best on Economic Quality and Business Environment and scores lowest on the Natural Environment pillar. The biggest positive change, compared to last year, came in Health increasing by 5 places.
Visit our Rankings table to see how Afghanistan compares to other countries.