Monaco is 4th most stable and prosperous country

A British company has listed Monaco as the 4th most prosperous and stable country. According to a report in the Times newspaper, Jane's Information Group carried out research into 235 countries and dependent territories. A number of criteria were used to rank the countries, including political structure, social and economic trends, military and security risks and external relations. Monaco scored 98 out of a possible 100 points. Our close neighbours France and Italy came 22nd and 27th respectively in the list of the top 50 countries.