In the overall Prosperity Index rankings, Laos has fallen by 6 positions from 102 to 108 when compared to last year. Since the Prosperity Index began in 2006, Laos has moved down the rankings table by 3 places.
In the Prosperity Pillar rankings, Laos performs best on Economic Quality and Social Capital and scores lowest on the Natural Environment pillar. The biggest positive change, compared to last year, came in Safety & Security increasing by 3 places, whereas they dropped 14 places on Personal Freedom.
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