Europe’s most westerly country, Portugal, was ranked once again as one of the safest countries in the world.
The Global Peace Index is published annually by the Institute for Economics and Peace and aims to determine which are the safest and the most dangerous countries in the world.
A total of 163 countries are featured in the report that observes, among others, number of internal and external violent conflicts; level of distrust Political instability; potential for terrorist acts, number of homicides as well as military expenditures as a percentage of GDP.
Based on these factors, a score is calculated for each of the 163 nations featured in the report. The lower the score, the higher the nation is ranked in terms of safety.
- New Zealand
- Czech Republic
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