Social Progress Index

Image: Taken from Local Europe AB website Published: January 17, 2017 Excerpt: “While Germany fell into the top 15 countries worldwide for liberalism, the country’s traditional parties have been upset over the past year by the sudden success of the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD), which won seats in various state parliaments last year – […]

17 Jan 2017

Check out this deck to see some of the major findings from analysis of performance in 272 regions across the 28 Member States.

11 Oct 2016

The wealth of EU regions is “no guarantee” of social progress; European capital cities do not always deliver better social conditions for citizens than rural areas; and the EU’s new entrants are outperforming old Member States on some measures of social progress. These are the findings of the new EU Regional Social Progress Index, published today by the Social Progress Imperative.

11 Oct 2016

Comparing the like-for-like lived experience of 500 million people, the Index is based on assessments of the things that really matter in people’s lives, like opportunity, basic human needs, health, and access to knowledge and education.

11 Oct 2016