The evaluation framework is structured around three pivotal pillars. The first pillar, contributing significantly to the Human Development Index, meticulously assesses healthcare, education, and the overall well-being of the population. Additionally, this pillar takes into account dedicated programs aimed at enhancing various social aspects of life.
The second pillar hones in on economic factors, scrutinizing trade development, investment facilitation, and legal frameworks within the country. The third pillar revolves around good governance, evaluating the efficiency of public services, the treatment of public servants, the establishment of laws and policies, and the government’s commitment to enforcement.
Combining the insights gleaned from these pillars, Rwanda distinguished itself by securing the fourth position among the 12 African nations acknowledged for harboring the most prosperous citizens. Noteworthy is Rwanda’s score of 0.534 in the capacity-building category, marked as average on the scale. In economic terms, Rwanda attained a commendable score of 52.20%, while in good governance, it excelled with a score of 61.32%, resulting in an overall impressive score of 56.76%.
The top-ranking countries in this comprehensive report are Mauritius, Botswana, and Seychelles, securing the first, second, and third positions, respectively. Following Rwanda in fifth place is Namibia. Zooming into East Africa, Tanzania holds the ninth spot, while Kenya clinches the tenth position among the 12 nations recognized for nurturing prosperous populations.