Morocco, Wealthiest Country in North Africa

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London based Legatum Institute; an independent, non-partisan public policy organizationMorocco, Wealthiest Country in North Africa whose research, publications, and programs advance ideas and policies in support of free and prosperous societies around the world has released its latest prosperity index annual ranking.
Prosperity Index 2013 shows that Morocco is the most prosperous country in North Africa. Tunisia ranked the second affluent nation in North Africa, right ahead of Algeria and Egypt.
The index bases its ranking of countries on an array of criteria, such as economy, governance, entrepreneurship, business opportunities, education, fight against corruption, health, human development, individual freedoms, as well as national security.
As to the overall 38 African countries covered in Legatum Institute’s prosperity analysis, Morocco ranks as the third most prosperous nation in Africa, right before North Africa and Botswana, Tunisia ranked fourth, followed by Namibia, Algeria, Ghana, Senegal, Rwanda, Zambia and Egypt while Mauritania ranked 26 on the list.