How do Balkan Countries rank in wealth, life satisfaction or development November 3, 2010Posted by Yilan in Balkan.
The Legatum Prosperity Index is the world’s only global assessment of wealth and wellbeing; unlike other studies that rank countries by actual levels of wealth, life satisfaction or development, the Prosperity Index produces rankings based upon the very foundations of prosperity those factors that will help drive economic growth and produce happy citizens over the long term.
Bulgaria is ranked 46th, Croatia is ranked 38th followed by Greece at 39th, FYR Macedonia ranked 72nd, Romania 51st, Slovenia 21st in the rankings and Turkey ranked 80th among 110 countries worldwide in the 2010 Prosperity Index of the Legatum Institute.
The top three places in the 2010 Prosperity Index ranking are occupied by Nordic countries: Norway, Denmark, and Finland, followed by a number of other countries of Northern and Western Europe. The Central and Eastern European countries and Southern European nations are then scattered in the lower tiers of the ranking. Source: Legatum Prosperity Index