Denmark no. 3 in Prosperity Index 2015

Denmark takes a top position in the global Legatum Prosperity Index, scoring high on entrepreneurship & opportunity, education, social capital and governance.
Denmark has taken a step up from the 4th to the 3rd place in the global Legatum Prosperity Index, only surpassed by Norway and Switzerland.

Denmark receives its highest rankings within the entrepreneurship & opportunity, social capital and governance categories.


“Denmark ranks 2nd in the entrepreneurship & opportunity sub-index, covering areas such as business environment, business start-up costs, digital infrastructure and R&D expenditure. This is further testament to The World Bank’s recent Ease of Doing Business Report 2016, ranking Denmark no. 1 in Europe and no. 3 in the world”,  says Claus Lønborg, CEO, Copenhagen Capacity – Invest in Greater Copenhagen.

The Prosperity Index ranks 142 countries worldwide across eight categories: the Economy, Entrepreneurship & Opportunity; Governance; Education; Health; Safety & Security; Personal Freedom; and Social Capital.

Download data about Denmark and the full report.

Read more: World Bank – Denmark easiest country for business in Europe.