Today the world strive to bring about peace around the world. While some countries are in war and crisis some other countries are peaceful. Considering safety and security, domestic and international conflict and degree of militarization Global Peace index ranked countries like Singapore ahead of United States, Germany, Japan and so many other countries.
According to the Global Peace index, the most peaceful country in the world is Iceland with an index of 1.07. Here are the top 10 most peaceful countries in the world according to the Global peace index
1. Iceland (1.07)
Iceland is a nordic island country located in North Atlantic. With a population of 360,390 it is the most sparsely populated country in Europe. Iceland is the most peaceful country in the world with a Global peace index of 1.07.
2. New Zealand (1.22)
New Zealand is a sovereign island country located in the South Western pacific. New Zealand has a total land mass of 260,000 square kilometers. New Zealand has a peace index of 1.22
3. Portugal (1.27)
Portugal is a country in Southern Europe. Portugal has a remarkable cultural, architectural and linguistic influence across the globe. Portugal has a peace index of 1.27.
4. Austria (1.29)
Austria is located in Central Europe. Austria has a population of 9 million people. Austria is a perfect spot for hiking vacation because of its mountainous landlock. Austria has a peace index of 1.29
5. Denmark (1.32)
Denmark is located in the Jutland, Western Europe. Two third of Denmark’s land are islands. Denmark has over 400 islands. Denmark has a population of 5.8 million and the official language is danish. Denmark has a peace index of 1.32
6. Canada (1.33)
Canada is a country in North America. Canada is the second largest country and the most peaceful country in North America. Canada has a peace index of 1.33
7. Singapore (1.35)
Singapore is a sovereign city state located in East Asia. Singapore is the most peaceful country in Asia with a peace index of 1.35. Singapore is relatively peace and secure.
8. Slovenia (1.36)
Slovenia is a country in Central Europe. Slovenia is known for its mountainous and ski resorts and lakes. Slovenia is a peace loving and safe country with a peace index of 1.32.
9. Japan (1.37)
Japan is an island country located in East Asia. Japan has recorded the most spontaneous economic growth since world war 2. Japan has a peace index of 1.37.
10. Czech Republic (1.38)
Czech Republic is located in Central Europe. Czech is bordered by Germany, Australia and Slovakia. Czech Republic is ranked one of the most peaceful and safest countries in the world.