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Canada is 5th Most Prosperous Country in the World

Posted November 04, 2014

Under Economic Issues, International Trade Issues

(Kelowna News)

Wave those maple leaf flags in pride: Canada has ranked 5th for overall prosperity in the world.

The 2014 Legatum Prosperity Index has come out, ranking 142 countries on eight different pillars of prosperity: economy, entrepreneurship and opportunity, governance, education, health, safety and security, personal freedom, and social capital. Canada was in the top ten for six of these pillars, getting second place for education, fourth in social capital, and fifth in personal freedom and economy. Read more here.