Cyprus is the 28th most prosperous country in the world, according to the recently published Legatum Prosperity Index
The prosperity of 149 countries was measured according to their economic, quality, business environment, social capital, governance, education, health, safety and security, personal freedom and natural environment.
In terms of personal freedom, which takes into account the progress towards basic legal rights, individual liberties and social tolerance, Cyprus ranked 24th
. It holds 25th
place safety and security and 30th
As compared to the Index data of 2017, Cyprus climbed one place.
The researchers share the good news that the overall global prosperity continues to rise and is now at its highest point ever. 113 countries have improved their Prosperity score since 2013, and 95 countries since last year.