WorldViews: Map: See who’s winning (and who’s not) country by country

By Rick Noack, Ishaan Tharoor, November 5, 2014

Norway is once more the world's most prosperous country, at least according to an annual global prosperity index that released its findings this week.

The map above is a reflection of rankings compiled by the Legatum Institute, a London-based think tank and publisher, which this year evaluated the "prosperity" of 142 countries based on 89 variables that fall under eight sub-indices: "Economy, Entrepreneurship & Opportunity, Governance, Education, Personal Freedom, Health, Safety & Security and Social Capital." (You can explore the data and click through a more complete interactive map here.)

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