Jordan ranks 8th in region in economic, social wellbeing

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AMMAN — Jordan ranked 8th out of 19 Middle Eastern countries in terms of economic and social well-being according to the Legatum Prosperity Index for 2021, Ammon News reported.اضافة اعلان

Jordan ranked 81st out of more than 170 countries in the world.

The Legatum Prosperity Index is a framework that rates countries based on the prosperity of their populations, reflecting both economic and social well-being.

The index reflects the wealth of a prosperous life, and goes beyond traditional macroeconomic measures of a country’s prosperity, which rely solely on wealth indicators such as per capita income (GDP per individual).

The evaluation is based on 12 pillars, including security and safety, personal freedoms, governance and controls on authority, investment environment, health axis, educational axis, infrastructure, and living conditions.

Three hundred different indicators from more than 70 different data sources were used to build the database.

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