In the overall Prosperity Index rankings, Costa Rica has remained consistent when compared to last year. Since the Prosperity Index began in 2006, Costa Rica has remained at the same position.
In the Prosperity Pillar rankings, Costa Rica performs best on Personal Freedom and Governance and scores lowest on the Economic Quality pillar. The biggest positive change, compared to last year, came in Safety & Security increasing by 6 places, whereas they dropped 5 places on Business Environment.
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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
03 November, 2016
Particular achievements can be observed in the region’s best-performing sub-indices since 2007: Health and Personal Freedom. The fear is that a decade of prosperity gains will…Read more