Top 10 most Prosperous countries in Africa in 2021 by the Legatum Prosperity Index. Cabo Verde 🇨🇻 and Ghana 🇬🇭 are the most prosperous countries in West Africa.
Here is a list of 10 countries that are prosperous in Africa
1. Mauritius 🇲🇺 ( 45)
2. Seychelles 🇸🇨 (50)
3. Cabo Verde 🇨🇻 ( 80)
4. Botswana 🇧🇼 (82)
5. South Africa 🇿🇦 ( 85)
6. Morocco 🇲🇦 (91)
7. Namibia 🇳🇦 (92)
8. Tunisia 🇹🇳 ( 96)
9. Sao Tome and Principe 🇸🇹( 98)
10. Ghana 🇬🇭 ( 99)
The Legatum Prosperity Index is an annual ranking developed by the Legatum Institute, an independent educational charity founded and part-funded by the private investment firm Legatum. The ranking is based on a variety of factors including wealth, economic growth, education, health, personal well-being, and quality of life.
Its purpose is to highlight the strengths and weaknesses of nations to determine the economic choices that need to be made to further build inclusive societies, open economies, and empower people to drive prosperity.
The most prosperous countries in the world have high levels of freedom, safety and security, education, and health. These countries also have healthy natural environments and conditions that allow for economic prosperity such as protection of investments, favorable business regulations, and market infrastructure.