Armenia rises three places in Legatum Prosperity Index

Armenia rose three places on the Legatum Prosperity Index this year to 95th.

The country rose eleven places on the Health sub-index to 87th, the result of fewer incidences of tuberculosis and a fall in undernourishment.

However, the country fell four places on the Safety & Security sub-index, to 65th. This was caused by increase in refugees.

The full country profile can be accessed here.

The Legatum Prosperity Index is an annual ranking of 142 countries developed by the Legatum Institute. The ranking is based on a variety of factors, including wealth, economic growth and quality of life.

The 2013 Legatum Prosperity Index™ offers a unique insight into how prosperity is forming and changing across the world.

Norway tops the rating, followed by Switzerland and Canada. Russia ranks 61st, Georgia is 84th. Turkey and Azerbaijan are ranked 87th and 81st respectively. Iran is 101st in the ranking.

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