2011 Rankings

The following table lists the rankings in each index for the 137 surveyed countries, for an easier overview of a given country’s standing.

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2011 Quality and Power Index

The Quality and Power Index (QPI) is the geometric mean of the QLI and the NPI. It ranks the nations which strike the best balance between quality of life and power.

2011 QPI map - EU

2011 QPI – EU

Due to its debatable nature, the European Union does not appear in the list. The version including the European Union is added here:

Please note that as the European Union does not yet have a common foreign policy, the concept of European power remains largely theoretical.


2010 Rankings

The following table lists the rankings in each index for the 132 surveyed countries, for an easier overview of a given country’s standing.

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2010 Quality and Power Index

The Quality and Power Index (QPI) is the geometric mean of the QLI and the NPI. It ranks the nations which strike the best balance between quality of life and power.

2010 QPI map - EU

2010 QPI – EU

Due to its debatable nature, the European Union does not appear in the list. The version including the European Union is added here:

Please note that as the European Union does not yet have a common foreign policy, the concept of European power remains largely theoretical.