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Denmark is the world's most prosperous country

The Legatum Institute's 2019 Prosperity Index ranks Denmark as the most prosperous country in the world

Denmark takes first place in te Legatum Institute Properity Index 2019. And Norway takes the second place.

The index is based on the analysis of 167 countries - covering 99,4% of the world's population on 12 pillars: Safety and Security, Personal Freedom, Governance, Social Capital, Investment Environment, Enterprise Conditions, Market Access & Infrastructure, Economic Quality, Living Conditions, Health, Education and Natural Environment.

Denmark is the strongest performing country and tops this year’s Prosperity Index. It ranks in the top 10 for every pillar as well as being the highest ranked for Living Conditions.

See Denmark's and other countries' scores here.