There are 196 countries in the world but one question remains in minds of many people is that how many of them are developed and prosperous. Using the Prosperity Index released by Legatum Institute which assess countries based on several indicators including economy, health care, and education; these are the 10 most prosperous countries in the world.
The world’s largest producer of oil and natural gas outside the Middle East and just 5 million population. Norway is the most prosperous country in the world.
Denmark is well known for its highly modern economy and advanced social welfare system.
Finland has one of the best qualified work forces in the world because of its heavy spending on education, research, and training.
Australia ranks as one of the top places to live on Earth in income, human development, healthcare, and civil rights.
5. New Zealand
New Zealand economy is most based on agriculture, manufacturing and tourism.
Sweden has one of the highest living standards in the world because of its strong economy.
Canada enjoys world’s largest trading relationship with it’s powerful neighbor to the south.
Switzerland is an extremely wealthy country because of its strong financial sector.
Netherlands is known for its high standard of living and powerful economy.
10. United States
The world’s largest economy and strongest military power. USA accounts nearly 25% of world’s GDP.