Norway leads the 2010 list ranking the prosperity of 110 of the world's nations by the London analytical center Legatum Institute.
Norway also topped the 2009 rankings.
"The Prosperity Index seeks to understand how economic fundamentals, health, freedom, governance, safety, education, entrepreneurial opportunity, and social capital influence a country's economic growth and the happiness of its citizens," the group says.
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