The United States is no longer in the top 10 of the world’s most free countries. We are number 15. However, despite our obesity rates and bad eating habits, we are number 1 when it comes to health. We are #33 in safety and security. The United States is #11 in economic strength and overall prosperity.
Scandinavian countries take most of the top spots, with Norway winning the top marks when all of the categories are considered, making it the most prosperous of nations. All of this is according to the Legatum Prosperity Index. See details after the jump. [Read more…]