Top 10 most Peaceful Countries in the World 2016

Global Peace Index is an effort of the Institute for Economics and Peace to measure peacefulness in countries of the world. Institute of Economics and Peace release Global Peace Index every year to give the list of peaceful countries in the world.

Global Peace Index is measured by taking an account of three domains, that include Militarization, Societal Safety and Security and Ongoing Domestic and International Conflict. Recently, Global Peace Index 2016 is released and among the top 10 most peaceful countries in the world, where the country with least score is the most peaceful and the country with the highest score is the least peaceful.

According to Global Peace Index 2015, the impact of violence was massive on global economy last year and costed more than US$ 14 Trillion. This post unveils the Top 10 most Peaceful Countries in the World 2016.

10. Slovenia

sloveniaCentral European nation is particularly highly ranked on society safety. Slovenia, a country in Central Europe, is known for its mountains, outdoor recreation and ski resorts.

Slovenia is also an incredible travel destination with a unique culture nad unexpected relevation. The country stands tenth in the list of top 10 peaceful countries in the world 2016.

Score: 1.408

9. Japan

JapanLand of Rising Sun, Japan is next on this list, which is not only technologically advanced but also offer a peaceful and safe environment to live and grow.

Japan not only leads in technology in the world, but also has a strong and stable economy with a GDP of more than US$4 Trillion.

Score: 1.395

8. Canada

CanadaCanada, the second-largest country in the world is also among the most peaceful countries in the world. Excellent Job Opportunities, Good Health Facilities, Low Crime Rate and Good Governance make Canada a suitable place to live.

Score: 1.388

7. Switzerland

SwitzerlandSwitzerland, the country known for chocolate, watches and banks is also among the most peaceful countries in the world.

Switzerland provides its citizens various facilities that include Health Facilities, Job Opportunities, Good Salary Package and Excellent Education System.

Score: 1.370

6. Czech Republic

Czech RepublicWith a score of 1.341, Czech Republic stand in 6th place in the list of most peaceful countries in the World 2016. Czech Republic is among the countries with the highest per capita income and among the largest economies in Europe. Czech Republic offer a peaceful life with numerous opportunities to grow in terms of education and occupation.

Czech Republic is also one of the most beautiful countries in the Europe to visit as it offers various magnificent places to see. Prague, the capital city of Czech Republic is a beautiful city and offer numerous attractions for tourists. Some of the tourist attractions of Czech Republic are Prague Castle, Prague’s Charles Bridge, Kutna Hora, The Bohemian Paradise and Hluboka Castle.

Score: 1.360

5. Portugal

portugalPortugal stands firm on fifth position in the list of top 10 Peaceful Countries in the world 2016.

The country has the low crime rates, great standards of living and a stable government. Portugal lies on the westernmost country of mainland Europe and bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the west and south and by Spain to the north and east.

Score: 1.356

4. New Zealand

New ZealandNew Zealand is the next most peaceful country in the world, which is known worldwide for Educational System, Strong Judiciary System, Advanced Health Facilities, High Standard of Living, Low Crime Rate and Natural Beauty.

Score: 1.287

3. Austria

AustriaAustria is another peaceful country and placed at 3rd position in the list of top 10 most peaceful countries in the world 2015. Austria is known for High Standard of Living, Cleanliness, Low Crime Rate and Good Transportation Systems. These factors make Austria a safe and peaceful country to live.

Austria has various beautiful places and historical monuments, which attracts millions of tourists every year. Schonbrunn Palace, Grossglockner Alpine Road, Hofburg Imperial Palace, Hohensalzburg Castle and Vienna State Opera are some of the tourist attractions in Austria.

Score: 1.278

2. Denmark

DenmarkDenmark is another European Country in this list and second most safest country in the world to live. Located in Northern Europe, Denmark is among the highest-income economies in the world and has a GDP of more than $250 Billion.

Healthcare Facilities, Gender Equality and Good Governance are the major factors that make this country as one of the best countries in the world to live. Also, Denmark has many places to visit like Museums, Parks and Galleries. Copenhagen Zoo, Tivoli Gardens, National Museum and Louisiana Museum of Modern Art are some of the popular tourist attractions in Denmark.

Score: 1.246

1. Iceland

IcelandFirst spot of the top 10 most peaceful countries in the world is occupied by Iceland. High Literacy Rate, Democracy, Health Facilities and Low Crime Rate make Ireland, the most peaceful country in the world.

Iceland is among the most developed countries in the world and owns GDP of over $15 Billion. Iceland is also known for its natural beauty and some of the popular tourist attractions includes Kirkjufell Mountain, Landmannalaugar, Vatnajökull National Park and Gullfoss Waterfall.

Score: 1.192

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