And The Most Peaceful Country Is….

The 14th annual Global Peace Index was just released, revealing that global peacefulness has fallen overall. There are still good stories though.

  • 81 countries have improved their peacefulness.
  • Iceland once again ranks as the most peaceful country in the world, an honor it has held since 2008.
  • As for the United States, it lands at 121, out of 163 countries on the list.

 

Top Ten Most Peaceful Countries

  1. Iceland
  2. New Zealand
  3. Portugal
  4. Austria
  5. Denmark
  6. Canada
  7. Singapore
  8. Czech Republic
  9. Japan
  10. Switzerland

As for the least peaceful nation, Afghanistan once again lands the “honor,” a position it has held for two years.

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