Experts on the prosperity of countries have determined the place of Belarus in the world
This is stated in the ranking compiled by the analytical organization Legatum Institute. Compared to last year, Belarus has fallen by 2 positions, and during 10 years (since 2009) has risen in the ranking by 7 positions. According to the Legatum Institute, Belarus ' strengths are education and living conditions. The weakest side, according to the compilers of the rating, is personal freedom. The biggest improvement over a decade ago was in the business environment. The authors analyzed each country on a number of indicators: security, health, freedom, investment climate, environment, and the like. Denmark, Norway, Switzerland, Sweden, Finland, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Germany, Luxembourg and Iceland are in the top ten of the world prosperity rankings. Neighboring countries Russia and Ukraine are below Belarus in the ranking, ej.by reports.