THE LEGATUM PROSPERITY INDEX™ 2021

Creating the Pathways from Poverty to Prosperity

Spotlights

Health Spotlight: Why Covid-19 will not reverse the trend towards increasing lif...

27 October 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a major increase in global mortality. Countries around the world reported almost five million deaths from COVID-19 from the beginning of ...

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27 October 2021

Over the last decade, we have seen Education improve in all regions of the world. Before the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, primary and secondary enrolment rates across the world were higher than they were at the start of th...

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27 October 2021

Over the past decade, we have seen little improvement in recorded data on the Natural Environment, at a time when effective stewardship of the planet is desperately needed. The increased levels of preservation efforts over th...

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16 November 2020

We are launching this year’s Legatum Prosperity Index at an extraordinary moment in time. Across the world, COVID-19 is dominating our pol...

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16 November 2020

Almost two decades ago, the then-UK Prime Minister Tony Blair infamously described Africa as a ‘scar on the conscience of the world’. Su...

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16 November 2020

Forging a strong social contract is integral to successful national socio-economic development. The extent to which governments are able to ...

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16 November 2020

Establishing the conditions required for sustained economic growth is a colossal undertaking for any nati...

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16 November 2020

The process of national development entails more than GDP growth. For nations to truly succeed, they must...

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25 November 2019

The Inclusive Societies domain of the Prosperity Index captures the strengths and weaknesses of instituti...

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25 November 2019

Prosperity is much more than material wealth; it also encompasses welfare, security, freedom, and opportu...

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