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Libya Falls in Prosperity Index

By John Lee. Libya has fallen one place in this year's Legatum Institute Prosperity Index, ranking in 149th place out of the 167 countries measured. The Index consists of 12 pillars of prosperity, built upon 66 actionable policy areas (elements), and is underpinned by 294 indicators. Denmark, Norway and Switzerland took the top three positions. […]

Libya Rises (Slightly!) in Prosperity Index

By John Lee. Libya has improved its position in this year’s Legatum Institute Prosperity Index, ranking in 133rd place out of the 149 countries measured, up from 136th last year. The index ranks countries according to its nine pillars of prosperity: Economic Quality, Business Environment, Governance, Personal Freedom, Social Capital, Safety and Security, Education, Health […]

Libya Stagnant in Prosperity Index

By John Lee. Libya has made no improvement in this year’s Legatum Institute Prosperity Index, ranking in 136th place out of the 149 countries measured. The index ranks countries according to its nine pillars of prosperity: Economic Quality, Business Environment, Governance, Personal Freedom, Social Capital, Safety and Security, Education, Health and Natural Environment. Despite Libya’s […]

Libya Fails to make it into Prosperity Index

By John Lee. The Legatum Institute has just issued its latest Prosperity Index, but has again been unable to include a ranking for Libya due to a lack of available data. The annually-produced index ranks countries in eight categories including economic success, opportunity, health, and personal freedom. Stephan Clarke, Programme Manager in the Legatum Institute's Prosperity […]